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The 9 Best Taco Places In Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in Oakland. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Drop in on these family-run taquerias and local shops for the greatest chorizo tacos in Oakland.

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Rico Rico Taco

Mexican, $$, LakeshoreMexican, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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La Grana Fish

Mexican, $, Fruitvale StationMexican, $Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Taqueria Sinaloa

Food Truck, $, Rancho San AntonioFood Truck, $Oakland, Rancho San Antonio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Tacos Sinaloa

Food Truck, $, HawthorneFood Truck, $Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Taco Coma

Food Stand, Coliseum IndustrialFood StandOakland, Coliseum Industrial
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Tacos el Gordo

Food Truck, $, MelroseFood Truck, $Oakland, Melrose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Xingones

Mexican, $, Old CityMexican, $Oakland, Old City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Degrees Plato

Bar, $$, LaurelBar, $$Oakland, Laurel
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Tacos Los Amigos

Food Stand, $, MelroseFood Stand, $Oakland, Melrose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like 510 Families and Eater, 28808 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered 510 Families - East Bay Restaurants With Play Areas For Kids, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Fruitvale and Eater - 22 Destination-Worthy Tacos in the East Bay as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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