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The 13 Best Taco Places Near Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in Wilmington. 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 Wilmington. Don’t forget extra guac!

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Mr. Taco Mexican Grill 2

Mexican, WilmingtonMexicanWilmington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Tex-Mex Burrito

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Jalapeno Grill

Mexican, $, WilmingtonMexican, $Wilmington, Little Italy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos El Pollito

Food Truck, WilmingtonFood TruckWilmington
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

Santa Fe Mexican Grill - Wilmington

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington, Wawaset
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

El Camino Mexican Kitchen

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mexican Post

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Taco Grande

Latin, $$, WilmingtonLatin, $$Wilmington, Riverfront
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Taqueria El Amigo

Mexican, $, NewportMexican, $Newport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Los Jarritos

Mexican, $, New CastleMexican, $New Castle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Atexquita

Mexican, $, Penns GroveMexican, $Penns Grove
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Atilano's Tacos

Mexican, Penns GroveMexicanPenns Grove
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Los Taquitos De Puebla

Mexican, $$, New CastleMexican, $$New Castle
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best Tacos in Wilmington. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 16402 restaurants, and 770 lists and articles from top sources like . Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

Mr. Taco Mexican Grill 2, Happy Days With Taco Mix, and El Diablo Burritos are the highest-rated taco spots to get a quick lunch in Wilmington.

El Diablo Burritos, Tex-Mex Burrito, and Jalapeno Grill are the highest-rated taco spots that are good for groups in Wilmington.

El Diablo Burritos, Jalapeno Grill, and Del Pez Mexican Gastropub are the highest-rated vegetarian taco spots in Wilmington.

There are 24 taco spots in Wilmington.

Mr. Taco Mexican Grill 2, Happy Days With Taco Mix, and El Diablo Burritos are the highest-rated taco spots for lunch in Wilmington.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • A next-level pairing for Aguafesca

    Experts recommend pairing a pulled pork taco with a glass of Aguafesca, a popular cold drink.

  • 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.

Factoids about Tacos

  • The history of fish taco

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

  • Hungry for taco?

    taco is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Joey Chestnut agrees. If you want to break their record for most tacos eaten in 8, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 126!

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

Parking information

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