Things to Do: Explore the MoCo Mexican Food Trail

Explore the MoCo Mexican Food Trail

Morgan County is home to a multitude of delicious Mexican restaurants. From burritos and tacos to quesadillas, fajitas and more, Decatur Morgan County Tourism has rounded up a list of Mexican restaurants you’ll want to get a taste of. Head out for lunch or dinner today and explore the MoCo Mexican Food Trail.

About the MoCo Mexican Food Trail 

So, what exactly is the MoCo Mexican Food Trail? The MoCo Mexican Food Trail is a compiled list of local Mexican spots across Morgan County.

Whether you like it spicy or mild, be sure you bring your appetite because the portions on this trail are sure to fill you up! And remember, we love all the chips and salsa too, but don’t fill up on it—you’ll want to save room for all the tacos, nachos, guacamole, margaritas and more offered along the MoCo Mexican Food Trail.

More about the trail

Before you can explore the MoCo Mexican Food Trail, let’s take a look at some of the restaurants you can find along the way throughout Decatur and Hartselle.

  • Camino Real Mexican Restaurant: Founded in Decatur, Camino Real Mexican Restaurant offers a wide variety of Mexican dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients available. Be sure to try their most popular item, the “Burrito Real,” filled with either ground beef or chicken, Mexican rice, beans and all the toppings!
  • Casa Santiago Mexican Grill: Known for their specialty menu and seafood options, Casa Santiago is a Decatur must. Plus, the margaritas are delicious! They now even have two locations, one located at 2401 Sixth Ave. SE and the other at 2812 Spring Ave. SW, Suite A.
  • El Portal: With two locations in Hartselle, El Portal is a local favorite and was voted as Hartselle’s Best Mexican Restaurant in 2020. Prepared with the freshest ingredients, El Portal offers an array of Mexican food, including burritos a la carte!

Now that you’ve got a taste, are you ready to see more of what the MoCo Mexican Food Trail has to offer? Check out the full MoCo Mexican Food Trail list.


So next time you’re craving Mexican food, head on out and explore the MoCo Mexican Food Trail—we know you won’t be disappointed! And once you’re done falling in love with the tastes of Decatur, come on by Summer Key Apartments and fall in love with your new home!

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