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Our Latest Reviews

Sonnysoderstrom 13 days ago

Enchiladas Verde

Me and my friend come here once a week after work. Super reliable, delicious every time!

Shscharosch about 1 month ago

Green Wet Burrito

Tasted delicious, looked exactly like picture, you never see that. Green sauce was good and it was a lot of food!

Heidi about 2 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

We've been craving Mexican food since we left So. Cal. at the end of June. Moderno Mexicano did not disappoint! We started with the Moderno #1, Guacamole & Chips and knew we were in the right place. We went straight to the tacos for dinner one order of Al Pastor Tacos and one order of Cochinita Pibil Pork Tacos. If you want some heat go for the Al Pastor and for just great flavor Cochinita. They also have a good selection of tequila's. We will definitely go back for more.

Connor about 2 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

Fresh off the spit, so good!

4thatfilm about 2 months ago

Enchiladas Veganas

Excellente Enchiladas wrapped nice, fresh filled and we loved their Ancho Chile sauce on top. Every salsa is top quality and good drinks, consistent every time. Great service, well spaced for people and nice decor. Definitely the best Mexicana in Belltown!

Adam 2 months ago

Tres Salsas & Chips

Best chips and salsa in the city. I've often ordered a second round just to get extra green salsa.

Lovinoreos 3 months ago

Margarita for 2

This was the perfect break after a long hard week. The service was welcoming and warm. The atmosphere is friendly and inviting and CLEAN! Will defy be back!

Lstehlik 3 months ago

Barbacoa Taco

So good. Just enough spice with a cold Victoria lager beer. Friendly staff. I just love this place. If you're DT don't pass this one up.

Alec 3 months ago

Margarita for 2

Yummy margaritas!

Sally 6 months ago

Papas Fritas & Aioli

They have really good tacos and the best french fries. The staff is very friendly, the food is made with love. I do not understand why there are not lines down the block. Also they have drinks.

Ja24 7 months ago

Camarones Taco

Shrimp tacos perfectly prepared. If you want to pass on the rice and beans, you can get a 4th taco instead! Fantastic little find on 2nd Ave that won't break the bank. This is my new fave for the Mexican crave.

Morse 7 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

I'm always searching for a great taco and Moderno has them in all varieties. The Al Pastor pork taco is perfect - meat is seasoned just right, great spices and sauces, and the authentic pineapple slice just makes this taco outstanding. Eat them while they are hot...Yummmm!! I will be back for more. Love this place!

Chb2 8 months ago

Enchiladas Verde

Excellent food and great service. I've lived across the street for years and this was my first visit. I will certainly be back!!

Maggtor 8 months ago


This was enough food for two! Will absolutely be back to have again.

Dead 10 months ago

Taquitos del Rancho

I find myself coming here maybe once a week or so, as I I live in the area. I'm a vegetarian and find that there's plenty of stuff for me to eat, but I find myself usually getting the Taquitos del Rancho. I find vegetarian taquitos hard to find in this city, and I love my cheese. The salsa that comes with it has some nice kick to it and I'm a big fan of the cabbage slaw that comes with it. They have a nice selection of local beers as well as margarita on tap which is kinda cool. What gets me though is the agave selection. I don't think I've had the same one twice. From tequila, to mezcal, and even the hard to find sotol, there's stuff in every price range. I always sit at the bar and the bartender always seems more than happy to point me in the right direction as well as make some fun cocktails when I'm not in the mood for straight liquor and beer. Overall a very clean place that I'd highly recommend giving a shot.

Vasquez 10 months ago

Camarones Taco

My first time dining here was a very memorable experience. It set the tone for a perfect evening, before heading to the Moore theater for a wonderful night of music. The tacos were absolutely scrumptious. The marriage between the fresh ingredients, led to these amazing tacos packed with the most vibrant of flavors. I will definitely be back !......For sure !

Cutsdonebyerick 10 months ago

Carne Asada

Best carne asada in town!!! I love that they have corn tortillas and they have a great guacamole you can add to go along with it. Also the bar tenders are super attentive, and will make you the best cocktails. (Mexican mule is my favorite!)

Rwilb48582 11 months ago

Tinga de Pollo

I have ordered this dish the last 3x I have dined here and sure it will be what I order again the next time. This would be in the top 3 favorite chicken dishes I have ordered in a restaurant and the most favorable and memorable in the last 3 years I have lived here. Its like "cake for breakfast" kind of good!

Punjabidivya4 26 days ago

Enchiladas Veganas

The meal was wholesome and delicious. The chilli sauce accompanied the black beans very well. The texture was appealing and ingredients were good quality. All in all a nourishing and tasty dish!

Seattlenate about 2 months ago

Enchiladas Verde

Quite good! The enchiladas verdes were delivered quickly, and rested in a fresh green salsa with a cream drizzle. They paired perfectly with the house margarita. I'll definitely be back again, and would recommend Moderno Mexicano to my friends.

Sara about 2 months ago

Burrito a la Mexicana

This is one of the few places in Seattle with authentic Mexican food. The vibes are great, drinks are bomb, and they now have a patio! Highly recommend!

Connor about 2 months ago

Burrito Regular

Love this! I get it with al pastor as the meat. Soo good!

Jose 2 months ago

Burrito Regular

Great burrito, well seasoned meats, can't go wrong for a quick on the go meal. Love having authentic Mexican good in downtown Seattle! Gracias!

Homefinder8 3 months ago

Margarita for 2

Awesome margarita for a couple of friends getting to know the city.

Jasonbcalderwood 3 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

The Al pastor was so juicy and delicious... it's all I've been thinking about. Looking forward to goin back . J.

Marcia 3 months ago

Sopa de Tortilla

Best soup ever!

Steve 3 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

Some of the best Al Pastor tacos in the city. Hands down!!

Ricecakes 7 months ago

Al Pastor Taco

Delicious food and wonderful service!! I highly recommend this restaurant.

Sfgiants81169 7 months ago

Taquitos Ahogados

The tangy, savory tomatillo broth is the best…. Then they add some crunchy cabbage and drop in a few taquitos…… you've got yourself a dream dish here! Thanks Moderno Mexicano From a choosy mexican food lover!

Allisonhill209 7 months ago

Sopa de Tortilla

The Tortilla soup was awesome! Nice and spicy and much needed for a cold day.

Matt 8 months ago


Absolutely Amazing! The flavors are out of this world! A must have Molcajete!

Micki4800 8 months ago

Enchiladas Verde

We popped in for dinner before a show at the Moore Theatre. Great convenient location. It's causal dining, but c'mon, who doesn't love Mexican food. No one I know! Tacos Al Pastor are definitely a go-to for me usually, so I finagled my hubby to get them, and I'd try the green enchiladas. The waiter told us that their Tacos Al Pastor were recently written up in the Seattle Times, so that sold us too. Both dishes were very flavorful. Not huge portions, but still pretty filling. I tried a higher end margarita, I want to say it was $15, but well worth it. My preference is not too sweet, and of course with a one-drink punch. I hear happy hour is the time to come for tacos, so we'll be back to check it out!

Almostvenus 10 months ago


I stopped here for a quick dinner before a show, and it appeared I was not the only one to do so. My boyfriend and I decided to look for something to share and settled on some nachos, the full size. The waitress suggest that we get the half size which was still plenty. We added barbacoa beef which was flavorful and didn't make the nachos soggy. I think we had the Cadillac margarita, which as tasty as well as a barrel aged Manhattan. They had a couple different barrel aged drinks which I thought was pretty cool. I will definitely keep this place in mind next time I'm in the downtown area.

Tactuslady 10 months ago

Enchiladas Queso

These enchiladas are so dooooope! All of the servers are super nice. This is my favorite place to go for an after work meal.

Parduecrystal 10 months ago

Papas con Rajas Taco

These tacos are perfect for the vegetarian or anyone opting to go meatless for a meal. So tasty and well-seasoned, each bite is a burst of flavor. The tacos pair so well with the rice and beans that come with the entree. This is what tacos should taste like! Will definitely be returning and trying more tacos.

Maxmarsh 11 months ago

Barbacoa Taco

These tacos are amazing! Lots of flavors that have remarkable depth and a touch of heat. I recommend ordering the entree which includes the best refried beans and rice.


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