The little restaurant that could

Restaurant Mexico deserves a sweet trophy for marathon-worthy endurance.

It was one of a handful of popular downtown Tempe restaurants that got the boot when developers decided to demolish their old digs at University and Forest. And while it wasn't the first time the business has picked up and moved into a new location for that reason, hopefully it'll be the last.

Now Restaurant Mexico has a new home at 423 S. Mill Avenue, and it just opened for business (Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.).

Finally, I can get my mole fix!

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >