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The 5 Best Taco Places In St. Louis

Updated: November 5, 2021

When last did you have a carne asada taco? If you can’t answer it’s time to visit these taco spots in St. Louis. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in St. Louis.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taco Circus

Mexican, $, Southwest GardenMexican, $St. Louis, Southwest Garden
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Riverfront Times, 2019

    Best Taco

    Riverfront Times, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Tex-Mex spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Chaparritos

Mexican, $, Gravois ParkMexican, $St. Louis, Gravois Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    St. Louis' 4 top spots for low-priced tacos

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Tex-Mex spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

El Toluco Taqueria & Grocery

Mexican, $, St. LouisMexican, $St. Louis
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tower Taco

Mexican, $, Benton Park WestMexican, $St. Louis, Benton Park West
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    St. Louis' 4 top spots for low-priced tacos

    Hoodline, 2019

The Taco and Ice Cream Joint

Mexican, $, Gravois ParkMexican, $St. Louis, Gravois Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be so tough. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5278 restaurants in St. Louis, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 147 lists and articles from experts at Hoodline and Riverfront Times and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - The 4 best Tex-Mex spots in St. Louis, Hoodline - St. Louis' 4 top spots for low-priced tacos and Riverfront Times - Best Taco. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in St. Louis Tacos.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Take fish taco to the next level

    When having fish taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Caipirinha, a popular cocktail.

  • A great drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for 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.

  • Mojito and 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

  • A whole lotta taco

    Joey Chestnut broke the world record by eating the most taco in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 126 tacos.

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    1,653 pounds is the record for the biggest flour taco. We hope people were hungry!

  • National Tacos Day in The United States

    Can’t get enough taco? You’re not alone. National Tacos Day is celebrated every year on October 4 in The United States.

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