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What's your favorite Mexican dish?

Do you gravitate towards the large burritos stuffed with delectable meats, veggies, beans, rice, and all that good stuff? How about some tacos or warm enchiladas? Do you prefer guacamole or sour cream? This writer can never say no to a quesadilla or burrito bowl. The options are endless.

It's no secret that most of us love this type of cuisine, and further evidence of this are the many Mexican restaurants that exist in Maine. But among all these options, which ones are the best of the best in the Pine Tree State? We're not talking about the larger nationwide chain restaurants like Taco Bell and Chipotle (even though those places are *chef's kiss*), but the local businesses that help make the state and region unique.

We took to Facebook to ask for your thoughts, and received lots of responses recommending different establishments statewide.

So, without further ado, let's look at 16 of the best Mexican restaurants in Maine, as recommended by locals. Many of these places boast authentic cuisine and high-quality ingredients, and of course, give you some chips and salsa to snack on. It doesn't get any better than that.

Yum: These Are 16 of the Best Mexican Restaurants in Maine

There are also plenty of great Mexican eats over in New Hampshire. Here's a look at some of the best Mexican restaurants in the Granite State. How many have you been to?

These Are 20 of the Best Mexican Food Restaurants in New Hampshire

Brunswick, Maine, is home to countless fantastic restaurants. Here's a look at 30 of them. Which ones have you visited?

30 Delicious Restaurants in Brunswick, Maine

Here are 30 great food spots to satisfy your appetite the next time you are in the popular and pretty college town.

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