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The 8 Best Taco Places Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Ballard 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. Drop in on these family-run taquerias and local shops for the greatest chorizo tacos in Ballard.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

La Carta de Oaxaca

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries

    USA Today

Senor Moose Cafe

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries

    USA Today

Asadero Ballard

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Absolute Best Tacos in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2017
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

El Borracho Ballard

Mexican, $, BallardMexican, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019

If you travel further

Red Star Taco Bar

Bar, $$, FremontBar, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Tacos in Seattle

    Foursquare
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    The Seattle Met Breakfast Taco List

    SeattleMet, 2017

El Camino

Mexican, $$, FremontMexican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries

    USA Today
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Ceviche in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

El Chupacabra

Mexican, $, Phinney RidgeMexican, $Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Fish Tacos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Burritos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

El Legendario Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, FremontMexican, $Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be so tough. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what USA Today, Seattle Magazine and Infatuation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - 10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries, Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle and Infatuation - The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Tacos connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Seattle Tacos.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • The perfect complement to ground beef


    Experts recommend pairing a ground beef with a glass of American Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Interesting facts about Tacos

  • Amazing Tacos in Corpus Christi

    The Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival is held every March in Corpus Christi, United States, celebrating the local foodies’ passion for Tacos.

  • A day about taco

    Love taco? So do people in United States. The country celebrates National Tacos Day every year on October 4.

  • The world-record holder

    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 in the area

Ballardis notorious for tricky parking. 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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