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The 5 Best Taco Places Near Ellicott City

Updated: May 2, 2022

Is there a more iconic street food than the taco? Visit these Ellicott City spots for the best al pastor ever. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great taco joints featured on this list. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in Ellicott City.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Ellicott CityMexican, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

La Palapa Grill & Cantina

Mexican, $$, Ellicott CityMexican, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Taqueria La Patrona

Food Truck, ColumbiaFood TruckColumbia
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Uncle Julio's

Mexican, $$, ColumbiaMexican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Cinco de Mayo

Mexican, $$, ColumbiaMexican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be so tough. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5655 restaurants, and 131 lists and articles from top sources like . The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The ten options above are the best of Ellicott City Tacos.

Most common questions

mad chef kitchen & bar, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant have outdoor seating and tacos in Ellicott City.

mad chef kitchen & bar, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated late-night spots for tacos in Ellicott City.

mad chef kitchen & bar, Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, and QDOBA Mexican Eats are the highest-rated spots for tacos delivery in Ellicott City.

mad chef kitchen & bar, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated taco spots that are good for groups in Ellicott City.

Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, and QDOBA Mexican Eats are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Ellicott City.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • The perfect complement to chipotle chicken taco


    When having chipotle chicken taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Tequila, a popular spirit.

  • The best drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • 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.

Interesting facts about Tacos

  • National Tacos Day

    Hooray! Hooray for National Tacos Day! Grab a bite of some taco to celebrate National Tacos Day on October 4.

  • Amazing Tacos in Corpus Christi

    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.


  • History lesson

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

Parking info

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