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The 5 Best Taco Places In Covington

Updated: July 5, 2022

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in Covington. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great taco joints featured on this list. Drop in on these family-run taquerias and local shops for the greatest chorizo tacos in Covington.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Frida 602

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wander Cincinnati, 2019

    The 17 Best Places to Get Tacos in Cincinnati

    Wander Cincinnati, 2019
  • Wander Cincinnati, 2020

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky

    Wander Cincinnati, 2020

Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Agave & Rye - Covington

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zapata Cantina

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria San Miguel

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be a full-time job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5724 Covington restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 232 top lists and articles from the likes of Wander Cincinnati. These spots have been featured in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky and Wander Cincinnati - The 17 Best Places to Get Tacos in Cincinnati. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Olla, Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina, and Frida 602 are the highest-rated taco spots for dinner in Covington.

Olla, Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina, and Frida 602 have outdoor seating and tacos in Covington.

Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina, Agave & Rye - Covington, and Zapata Cantina are the highest-rated taco spots for a pick-up order in Covington.

Olla, Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina, and Frida 602 are the highest-rated taco spots to get a quick lunch in Covington.

There are 7 taco spots in Covington.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Mojito and veggie taco


    If your food palns include Tacos, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Mojito, with its hits of mint, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • A next-level match for pulled pork taco

    When having pulled pork taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Aguafesca, a popular cold drink.

Fun facts about Tacos

  • March = Tacos festival

    Corpus Christi, The United States is the proud home of the annual Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival, held every March to celebrate everything that is good about Tacos.


  • Once upon a time

    The next time you bite into a deliciousfish taco remember to thank Mexico who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • Think you can handle some taco?

    Do you like taco? Probably not as much as Joey Chestnut. They ate a whopping 126 in 8 minutes, A world record!

Parking information

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