Great taquerias have solid beers, margaritas, and killer tacos. Find the best in your area and discuss what makes them great (or less than awesome) with other taco-craving Chowhounds.


Carnitas Michoacan

by equinoise 9 months ago

No one has mentioned this place yet? A friendly, no-frills taqueria on Beacon Avenue, it is probably the most reliable cheap meal I have learned of in the past half-dozen years or so. The eponymo...

Does anyone remember Taco Viva from the '80s and '90s?

by Big Bad Voodoo Lou 9 years ago

I grew up in Miami in the '80s, and back then there was a fast food chain called Taco Viva, but it wasn't nearly as ubiquitous as Taco Bell is today. (Neither was Taco Bell, on that note.) It was...

Castro's Surf N Turf | King City - Salinas Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In November I slid into this taqueria counter located in a gas station convenience store shortly before 7pm closing. At that point, it had been open for ten months. Today it's still flying under th...

The Never Ending Search for an Authentic Taqueria Salsa Roja Recipe

by Moose 9 years ago

I've been working at this for a couple of years, and still haven't gotten it anywhere close to what I taste at better So Cal Taquerias. I've cranked out some pretty tasty salsas, but they just don'...

El Chipotle Taqueria | Soquel, Santa Cruz County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

In July I asked a friend to pick a spot near her office for our business lunch meeting. She suggested El Chipotle Taqueria in Soquel commenting that it's "not that Chipotle", rather a friendly fami...

Sonora Taqueria & La Tarte Bakery (San Rafael)

by Malcolm Ruthven 9 years ago

Sonora Taqueria & La Tarte Bakery are two different places, a taqueria and a Russian bakery, in Terra Linda (north San Rafael), in the same complex of businesses as Scotty's Market. I had a late...

El Rincon Zacatecano Taqueria in Manchester, NH

by cynergyou 8 years ago

I had lunch here today and was really impressed. The food was really fresh and tasty. I had noticed this restaurant in the past, but never stopped by to try it out. I went there today with s...

what's your favorite taco place in Manhattan?

by foodwhisperer 7 years ago

Where is your favorite taco place in Manhattan? I did search the boards but the threads are really old. I think the gargon steak taco at Otto's Tacos I thought was really good. It had lots of stu...

Taqueria Taco Chula in Palm Beach Gardens

by freakerdude 4 years ago

Finally, PBG gets a real deal Mexican taco joint and it's just 2 miles from home. Taco Chula opened up about 6 weeks ago on Military just south of PGA in the plaza with Dunkin Donuts and Charlies M...

Quetzaly Taqueria in Malden

by hcraddock 5 years ago

Just stumbled across this place that quietly opened about a month ago in Maplewood Square. It seems to be authentically Mexican, not just Salvadoran + tacos like most of the options in Malden/Ever...

Cruz Blanca Cerveceria & Leña Brava

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Hit the ground running with a first bite after arriving at O'Hare yesterday at new Bayless spot, Cruz Blanca Cerveceria. Food ordering is at the counter and a buzzer alerts you when its ready to pi...

Tacos de Chapulines @ Mi Casita Oaxaqueña in Santa Rosa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

A couple weekends ago, I spotted signs on Old Redwood Highway pointing toward "Taqueria, Now Open!". I pulled into the parking lot and recognized this as the spot where a taco truck used to offer u...

Las Delicias del Mero, Mero! Mexican Grill | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Las Delicias del Mero, Mero! Mexican Grill opened a year ago in south San Jose. The owner/chef, Hector Plascenia, previously worked at Día de Pesca and Orale, both known for Mexican-style seafood s...

Saigon Deli Sandwich & Taco Valparaiso

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 5 years ago

Saigon Deli Sandwich & Taco Valparaiso has been written up in the local and national media, but I don't see any posts about it here. A visiting friend had seen the East Bay Express article (http...

Please help a sad girl find some Mexican food in Seattle

by a_brown 8 years ago

First off, let me say how much I love Seattle. Have lived here for a year this time and have moved all over for my whole life. As far as good Mexican food; I grew up in southern California and late...

Dos Toros recipes in NYC

by gmoon1905 5 years ago

I would like to know all the recipes of Dos Toros in New York. Where do they get flour tortillas (if they make em, what is the portion of each ingredient tho I know where do they get their corn on...

Burritos, tacos, mexican foods journey

by gmoon1905 5 years ago

Hello, all best ppl. With all my passion for burritos, I will fly out to the States from Korea to try best burritos in the States and open a taqueria here in Korea. I will be in the States from...

out-of-the-way Ypsilanti (MI) taquería

by Jim M 5 years ago

Ypsilanti is turning into quite a hub for Latin American food. Who'd've thunk it? There are new Guatemalan and Salvadoran places I haven't tried yet (will report back later). I really like Taquería...

Castro's Bakery & Deli | King City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Before heading home from King City, I stopped to check out Castro's. Even at 8pm, the counter was busy with folks buying treats and I had to wait a bit for service. The flan looked good and tha...