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The 7 Best Taco Places Near Santa Clara

Updated: October 14, 2021

Is there a more iconic street food than the taco? Visit these Santa Clara 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. Visit these food trucks and taco windows for the best fish tacos in Santa Clara. Don’t forget extra guac!

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taqueria La Veracruzana

Mexican, $, Santa ClaraMexican, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Puesto Santa Clara

Mexican, $$$, Santa ClaraMexican, $$$Santa Clara
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Santa Clara

    Three Best Rated

Iguanas Burritozilla

Mexican, $, Santa ClaraMexican, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Dia de Pesca

Mexican, $, San JoseMexican, $San Jose, Rose Garden
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    Top 10 Places To Find Great Mexican Food In San Jose

  • Trip 101

    10 Mexican Restaurants In San Jose

    Trip 101

Alams Taqueria

Food Truck, $8 avg. main dish, San JoseFood Truck, $8 avg. main dishSan Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0


Mexican, San JoseMexicanSan Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Mariscos Costa Alegre

Mexican, $$, San JoseMexican, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 2955 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101, CultureTrip and Three Best Rated, 28999 Santa Clara restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In San Jose, CultureTrip - Top 10 Places To Find Great Mexican Food In San Jose and Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Santa Clara. 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. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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 perfect complement to pulled pork taco

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

Fun facts about Tacos

  • A long time ago

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

  • The largest flour taco ever

    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!

  • Think you can handle some taco?

    Joey Chestnut holds the record for eating the most taco in the world by finishing no fewer than 126 in one sitting. Could you top that?

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around Santa Clara To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Tacos spot.

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