By: Andrew Silverstein

Let's be honest here.  Most Mexican food in America is cheap.  Maybe that steers some people away from it, maybe it doesn't.  But, even if you're vaguely familiar with your neighborhood's culinary landscape, you know cheap prices don't always mean cheap flavor or quality.  Sometimes the food's even better than the high-end, ultra-modern places that'll easily charge 20 bucks a plate. With that in mind, there are a ton of great Mexican restaurants in New Port Richey that'll never break the bank.  Here are our five favorites.

El Cerrito Mexican Restaurant & Grill
Restaurant $$
6911 Congress St (corner Massachusetts & Congress), New Port Richey FL, 34653
Authentic Mexican food is a rich, enchanting mix of flavor, color and texture; its presentation is as important as its taste. El Cerrito Restaurant & Grill...
Carmelitas Mexican Restaurant NPR
Restaurant $
8526 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey FL, 34653-6458
Carmelita's has been a 727 area institution for over 25 years now. Their inviting, casual atmosphere is a great place to kick back and enjoy some authentic Mexican cuisine. Enjoy all-you-can-eat tacos os Tuesdays from less than 10 bucks or dine on a wide variety of classic Mexican cuisine including tostadas, burritos, chimichangas =, and more.
10900 S.R. 54 Suite 100, New Port Richey FL, 34655
The service is fast at Tijuana Flats (think Panera-style but with Mexican food) but the food definitely doesn't suffer a bit. Sit back and revel in the quirky, casual decor as you look over their hot sauce bar featuring over 40 hot sauces from sweet to insanely hot. The menu is loaded with customizable tex-mex classics including quesadillas, flautas, burritos, tacos, and much more.
La Alameda Mexican Resturant
Restaurant $$
6520 Massachusetts Ave, New Port Richey FL, 34653
Is a friendly place to eat authentic mexican food Es un lugar para comer comida autentica mexicana
Lapaisitamarket Bodega
Shopping $$
4966 US Highway 19, New Port Richey FL, 34652
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