The 4 Best Taco Places In McAllen

Updated: June 30, 2022

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in McAllen. 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 McAllen.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taco Palenque North 10th

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Taco Palenque South 10th

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria El Zarape

Mexican, $, McAllenMexican, $McAllen
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

100% Antojitos Mexicanos

Mexican, $, McAllenMexican, $McAllen
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Tacos can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 1254 McAllen restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 McAllen restaurant reviews, and 9 lists and articles – looking closely at what Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in McAllen, TX. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Tacos aficionado in you will rejoice.

Frequently asked questions

Las Rocas, Prasad Foods, and Super Burgers are the highest-rated taco spots for take-out in McAllen.

Salomé on Main is the highest-rated taco spot that is good for a date night in McAllen.

Prasad Foods is the highest-rated vegan taco place in McAllen.

Prasad Foods, Taco Bell, and La Costa Grill are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in McAllen.

Las Rocas, Prasad Foods, and Super Burgers have outdoor seating and tacos in McAllen.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Mojito with your 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 pairing for Tequila

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

  • 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.

Interesting facts about Tacos

  • Once upon a time

    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.

  • Most taco ever?

    In 2017, Joey Chestnut became the proud world-record holder for eating the most taco by having 126 in one sitting.

  • March = Tacos festival

    Ever seen a lucha libre wrestling competition? Then consider visiting Corpus Christi in March for the Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival.

Parking in the area

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