The Best Nacho Spots in Minneapolis

Despite seeming like the simplest of Mexican snacks to assemble, there’s just something so alluring about nachos. That perfect combination of chip and cheese can not only make an easy enough treat to assemble but perfect for sharing at parties and get-togethers. Minneapolis certainly hasn’t skimped on the Mexican food and there are plenty of options around the city to find that perfect plate of nachos with your name on them. Here are a few places to check out for the best nachos in town.

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Sonora Grill

3300 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

For Mexican dishes served with a light and comforting atmosphere, Sonora Grill has been serving the Longfellow neighborhood with quality and traditional Mexican delights. Their nachos come topped with cheese, beans, tomato, peppers, huitlacoche crema, green onion & guacamole, with additional meat choices of chicken or pork. Open seven days a week.


Rusty Taco

522 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

As one of the most local and notable Mexican chains, Rusty Taco is easily one of the more unique and contemporary Mexican places around Minneapolis. Their menu of nachos comes in varieties of BBQ brisket, grilled chicken, beef, or grilled steak. And if cheese isn’t quite your speed, they also have plenty of chip sides with salsa, pico de gallo, queso, guacamole, and black beans. Open seven days a week.

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The Lowbrow

4244 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409

A place of great comfort and modern allure, The Lowbrow is the place to be for locally-sourced dishes. Take a gander at their snack menu for nachos of house-made tortilla chips smothered in cheese, with scallions, jalapeños, salsa, and sour cream. The nachos are gluten-free and can additionally be topped with ground beef or pork. Open seven days a week.

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Pineda Tacos Plus

330 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408

Even though the name may make it seem like some premium joint, Pineda Tacos Plus is a fairly casual counter-side establishment for ordering cheap and tasty Mexican food. Their nachos come piled with cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos, and your choice of meat. Open seven days a week.

Taqueria Los Ocampo

801 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407

As a local chain with traditional flair, Taqueria Los Ocampo has a unique variety of appetizing Mexican food. Under menu item #23, their nachos come stacked either chicken or beef and covered in lettuce, beans, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, sour cream, cilantro, and guacamole. Open seven days a week.

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El Norteño Authentic Mexican

4000 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

As the title implies, El Norteño Authentic Mexican is the place to go for some authentic Mexican cuisine. Based in the Longfellow neighborhood, this is a family-owned business that takes great influence from Chihuahua, Mexico. Their nacho appetizers come in a bountiful variety of choir, chorizo, beans, chicken, beef, and shrimp. So loaded are these nachos you may just order them as the main course. Open Tuesday through Saturday.

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