Mexican food is a large part of San Diego’s culinary culture. After all, the city is only 15 miles from the Mexico United States border. Exceptional authentic Mexican food is readily available almost anywhere you turn. From street tacos to fusion restaurants that elevate the dining experience, it’s almost impossible to go wrong. Tacos using fresh corn tortillas, tangy ceviches, homemade tamales, super-secret mole recipes, and carnitas are just the beginning.