A true Denver-ite has at least one or two favorite taco joints. But if you’re still searching for a place that leaves you craving for more, Andra Zeppelin at Denver Eater prepared a list of the best tacos in town. We broke it down by neighborhood. Perhaps your new go-to is near your home!
Moontower’s food truck and restaurant in Capitol Hill serves both breakfast and lunch, priding themselves on having unique ingredients.
Machete offers a contemporary menu of twenty choices for tacos. Their incredible cantina earned them a spot in the new Union Station.
This taco bistro lives up to its name! You have to check out their Caprese, Philly steak, Vindaloo and Marg’s Chicken.
Formerly known a Pinche Tacos, in 2010 this wildly popular food truck added eateries in City Park and Highlands. Thrillist named then one of the 2014 top Mexican restaurants in the nation.
Chef Troy Guard offers adventurous taco choices like lamb neck, beer-battered Mahi, and octopus.
Denver’s legendary taco spot! With 30+ years under their belt, El Taco offers some of the best carne asada, lengua, and al pastor tacos in town.
One of the community taverns on Highlands Square. Be sure to try signature dish – al pastor tacos (house-marinated pork shoulder with salsa de arbol).
A family-run operation on Tennyson Street, people rave about their Chicharon taco (pork green chile and Oaxaca cheese).
The battle for the best taco on Federal is fierce. According Denver Eater this whole in the wall is the clear winner!
Got a late night craving? Los Carboncitos is open until 1:30 am Thurs – Sat. Try the slow roasted Al Pastor pork.
This LoHi favorite is newly remodeled and offers incredible Carnitas tacos.
This modern taco joint offers chef Sterling Robinson’s famous fish tacos and a great tequila selection.
This family-owned cantina takes particular pride in its veggie taco (sautéed portobello mushrooms, vegetables, cabbage, and pico de gallo served on a house-made, handcrafted corn tortilla).
RIVER NORTH (RiNo)
Originally a hot pink food truck, Comida is one of the restaurants at RiNo’s community hub, The Source. They’re known for unusual fillings (i.e. chorizo escabeche, Negro Modelo-braised sirloin and etc.).