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The 7 Best Taco Places In Raleigh

Updated: June 21, 2022

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Raleigh when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. We created this list of best taco spots by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in Raleigh.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

bartaco North Hills

Mexican, $$, Six ForksMexican, $$Raleigh, Six Forks
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    3 top spots for tacos in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in Raleigh's Six Forks neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

La Santa Modern Mexican Food

Mexican, $$, HillsboroughMexican, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Raleigh's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019

Los tacos de garcia

Food Truck, $$, Northeast RaleighFood Truck, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

13 Tacos & Taps

Mexican, $$, North RaleighMexican, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Salt & Lime Cabo Grill

Mexican, $$, North RaleighMexican, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Jose and Sons

Mexican, $$, Northwest RaleighMexican, $$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Mexican restaurants in Raleigh

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Raleigh, NC

    Three Best Rated

Chubby's Tacos

Mexican, $, Northwest RaleighMexican, $Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2021
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Raleigh, NC

    Three Best Rated

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best Tacos in Raleigh. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 3295 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 212 lists and articles from Three Best Rated, Trip 101 and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Raleigh, NC, Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In Raleigh, North Carolina and Hoodline - The 4 best Mexican restaurants in Raleigh to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

bartaco North Hills, Meat & Bite, and Lechón Latín BBQ Joint are the highest-rated spots for tacos delivery in Raleigh.

There are 50 taco spots in Raleigh.

Los tacos de garcia, El Taco Feliz, and Gym Tacos are the highest-rated food trucks that serve tacos in Raleigh.

Tazza Kitchen Village District is the highest-rated taco spot that is good for a date night in Raleigh.

bartaco North Hills, Tazza Kitchen Village District, and 13 Tacos & Taps are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Raleigh.

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.

  • 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.

  • Take chipotle chicken taco to the next level

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

Factoids about Tacos

  • The fastest eater

    If you think you could break the record set by Joey Chestnut for most fish taco eaten in 5, then you’re gonna have to do better than 23 tacos.

  • National Tacos Day

    If it’s October 4, then you best not forget to grab a little taco for National Tacos Day.

  • The origin of fish taco

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

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