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The 9 Best Taco Places In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in Denver. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in Denver.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

El Chingon Mexican Bistro

Mexican, $$, BerkeleyMexican, $$Denver, Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Dos Santos

Mexican, $$, City Park WestMexican, $$Denver, City Park West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Adelitas Cocina Y Cantina

Mexican, $$, Platt ParkMexican, $$Denver, Platt Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Tacos in Denver: A Local’s Guide

    Female Foodie

Los Carboncitos

Mexican, $, HighlandMexican, $Denver, Highland
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2014

    The 7 most important tacos in Denver

    Thrillist, 2014
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Lola Coastal Mexican

Bar, $$, HighlandBar, $$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today

Tacos Tequila Whiskey

Mexican, $$, City ParkMexican, $$Denver, City Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today

Comal Heritage Food Incubator

Latin, $$, GlobevilleLatin, $$Denver, Globeville
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2018

    Where to Find Denver’s Best Mexican Food

    Eater, 2018
  • Eater, 2021

    The 38 Standout Restaurants in Denver

    Eater, 2021

El Camino Community Tavern

Mexican, $$, West HighlandMexican, $$Denver, West Highland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Tacos in Denver: A Local’s Guide

    Female Foodie
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Kachina Cantina - Denver

Mexican, $$, Union StationMexican, $$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Tacos in Denver: A Local’s Guide

    Female Foodie
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

How does it work?

Choosing the right spot for Tacos can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 7480 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 681 lists and articles from Eater and USA Today and others were carefully reviewed by boam. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - The 38 Standout Restaurants in Denver, USA Today - Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver and Eater - Where to Find Denver’s Best Mexican Food. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Tacos connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Denver Tacos.

Frequently asked questions

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Onefold, and Little Beast Street Food are the highest-rated taco spots for lunch in Denver.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Onefold, and Brutø are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Denver.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Onefold, and Little Beast Street Food are the highest-rated taco spots to get a quick lunch in Denver.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Onefold, and Little Beast Street Food are the highest-rated late-night spots for tacos in Denver.

Mr Peralta Mariscos, El Rio Grande Restaurant & Cantina, and Blue Tide Tacos are the highest-rated taco spots that are good for groups in Denver.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Pair Mojito with 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.

  • The best drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Knowing what to pair with pulled pork taco can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of Aguafesca. This, light, cold drink balances the salty pulled pork taco.

  • The perfect match for your ground beef

    Experts recommend pairing a ground beef with a glass of American Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Factoids about Tacos

  • The history of fish taco

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • The world record from Mexico

    1,653 pounds is the record for the biggest flour taco. We hope people were hungry!

  • National Tacos Day in The United States

    Can’t get enough taco? You’re not alone. The United States celebrates National Tacos Day every year on October 4.

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