No matter the city, restaurant lovers are going to find at least a couple of destinations for tacos. Whether it be casual taquerias, ambitious Mexican restaurants, or even a reliable food truck, excellent tacos can be found everywhere from Dallas to Denver.
Here now, find the best destinations for tortillas and fillings across Eater cities. Dai Due Taquiera is delivering wild game tacos in downtown Austin. Delicate squash blossoms provide the filling for one seasonal taco at D.C.’s Taqueria Nacional. Braised brisket is stuffed in a crunchy shell at Bomb Tacos in Las Vegas. Los Angeles, meanwhile, boasts 38 different tacos that Eater writers deem essential to the city’s collection. New York critic Robert Sietsema finds fine tacos al pastor at upper Manhattan’s Taco Mix, and yes, goat eyeball tacos at Staten Island’s Taqueria Puebla.
Use this roundup as an immediate cheat sheet for Cinco De Mayo, then bookmark it for future taco consumption.