tacosA 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 Tacos

609 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203

Moontower’s food truck and restaurant in Capitol Hill serves both breakfast and lunch, priding themselves on having unique ingredients.



Machete Tequila + Tacos

2817 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Machete offers a contemporary menu of twenty choices for tacos. Their incredible cantina earned them a spot in the new Union Station.


Margs Taco Bistro

This taco bistro lives up to its name! You have to check out their Caprese, Philly steak, Vindaloo and Marg’s Chicken.



Tacos Tequila Whiskey

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.



Los Chingones

2461 Larimer Street #102, Denver, CO 80205

Chef Troy Guard offers adventurous taco choices like lamb neck, beer-battered Mahi, and octopus.



El Taco De Mexico

714 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

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.



El Camino

3628 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211

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).


El Chingon

4326 Tennyson Street, Denver, CO 80212

A family-run operation on Tennyson Street, people rave about their Chicharon taco (pork green chile and Oaxaca cheese).


El Taco Veloz

The battle for the best taco on Federal is fierce. According Denver Eater this whole in the wall is the clear winner!


Los Carboncitos

722 N Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80214

Got a late night craving? Los Carboncitos is open until 1:30 am Thurs – Sat. Try the slow roasted Al Pastor pork.


Taqueria Patzcuaro

This LoHi favorite is newly remodeled and offers incredible Carnitas tacos.



North County

94 Rampart Way, Denver, CO 80230

This modern taco joint offers chef Sterling Robinson’s famous fish tacos and a great tequila selection.



Adelitas Cocina Y Cantina

1294 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210

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).




3350 Brighton Blvd #105, Denver, CO 80216

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.).


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