What is The Best Mexican Restaurant on Long Island?

Photographer: Caitlin Bensel, Food Stylists: Margaret Monroe Dickey and Karen Shroeder-Rankin, Prop Stylist: Kay E. Clarke

No need to go south of the border to enjoy great Mexican food, but with so many local restaurants specializing in the cuisine, it’s no easy task to figure out which is best.

Long Islanders voted CaraCara Mexican Grill the Best Mexican Restaurant on Long Island in the 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest, recapturing the title they held for three consecutive years from 2014 to 2016!

Upscale Mexican cuisine served amid plush banquettes, mood lighting and pop portraits of Frida Kahlo sets the mood at CaraCara Mexican Grill, which serves authentic, upscale Mexican food in a comfortable setting.

Couples, families, and singles will feel at home both in CaraCara’s Dining Room, and in their Tequila Lounge. There is also a Children’s Menu available as well as football specials during all NFL games!

Feliz Hora (Happy Hour!) Monday through Friday 4 -7 p.m. in CaraCara’s Tequila Lounge. Weekend Brunch is 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. and a special prefix dinner menu for $23.95 offered Sunday through Tuesday.

CaraCara Mexican Grill offers a taste of Mexico that will delight along with drink specials that go down easy. Catering for events is also available at this conveniently located, authentic Mexican dining experience.

To find all the other 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island program through Aug. 31.

CaraCara Mexican Grill is located at 354 Main St. in Farmingdale. It can be reached at 516-777-2272 or caracaramex.com