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The 15 Best Taco Places In Detroit

Updated: July 7, 2022

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Detroit when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great taco joints featured on this list. Visit these food trucks and taco windows for the best fish tacos in Detroit. Don’t forget extra guac!

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taqueria Mi Pueblo

Mexican, $, DetroitMexican, $Detroit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    21 Top-Notch Spots for Tacos in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2022
  • Detroit Metro Times, 2020

    25 essential Detroit-area taco spots offering carryout and curbside

    Detroit Metro Times, 2020

Las Cazuelas

Mexican, $, DetroitMexican, $Detroit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2022

    21 Top-Notch Spots for Tacos in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2022

El Taco Veloz

Mexican, $, MidtownMexican, $Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    21 Top-Notch Spots for Tacos in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2022

Pequeño Cantina

Mexican, $$$, BagleyMexican, $$$Detroit, Bagley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Dine and Drink on the Avenue of Fashion

    Eater, 2021

Jose's Tacos

Mexican, $, DowntownMexican, $Detroit, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    4 top spots for tacos in Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Detroit, Michigan

    Trip 101, 2019

Bakersfield

Mexican, $$, MidtownMexican, $$Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    4 top spots for tacos in Detroit

    Hoodline, 2019

Detroit Loves Tacos

Mexican, $$, West Side IndustrialMexican, $$Detroit, West Side Industrial
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Torta Express

Food Truck, Hubbard-RichardFood TruckDetroit, Hubbard-Richard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

El Taquito

Food Stand, $, Southwest DetroitFood Stand, $Detroit, Southwest Detroit
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Los Altos Restaurant

Mexican, $, DetroitMexican, $Detroit
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    20 Great Independent Mexican Restaurants in Metro Detroit

    Eater, 2022

Taqueria Lupita's

Mexican, $, Hubbard-RichardMexican, $Detroit, Hubbard-Richard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • City Seeker

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Detroit

    City Seeker
  • City Seeker

    Best Latin in Detroit

    City Seeker

La Rosita

Mexican, $, DetroitMexican, $Detroit
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Detroit's 3 favorite Mexican grocery stores (that won't break the bank)

    Hoodline, 2020

La Salsa Mexican Cuisine

Mexican, $, Oakwood HeightsMexican, $Detroit, Oakwood Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Mi Pueblo Express

Mexican, $, DetroitMexican, $Detroit
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Condado Tacos - Midtown

Mexican, $, MidtownMexican, $Detroit, Midtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We pored over ratings for 11294 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Detroit and 792 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and City Seeker had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - Where to Dine and Drink on the Avenue of Fashion, City Seeker - Best Latin in Detroit and Eater - 20 Great Independent Mexican Restaurants in Metro Detroit. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Tacos connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Detroit Tacos.

Frequently asked questions

Pequeño Cantina, Ruckus Taco, and Detroit Loves Tacos are the highest-rated taco spots for dinner in Detroit.

Pequeño Cantina, Ruckus Taco, and Detroit Loves Tacos are the highest-rated late-night spots for tacos in Detroit.

Pequeño Cantina, Ruckus Taco, and Detroit Loves Tacos are the highest-rated taco spots for lunch in Detroit.

Detroit Loves Tacos, Las Cazuelas, and Bakersfield are the highest-rated spots for tacos delivery in Detroit.

Bakersfield, Taqueria Mi Pueblo, and Condado Tacos - Midtown are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Detroit.

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 great 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 complement to chipotle chicken taco


    Experts suggest pairing a chipotle chicken taco with a glass of Tequila, a popular spirit.


Interesting facts about Tacos

  • Celebrating Tacos

    Did you know that in The United Statesthey hold a lucha libre wrestling competition at the Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival which takes place in Texas?

  • A tasty history lesson

    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.

  • Celebrating a love for taco

    To celebrate their passion for taco, people in The United States decided to hold an annual National Tacos Day every October 4.

Parking info

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