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The 10 Best Taco Places in Downtown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Downtown when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. 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 Downtown. Don’t forget extra guac!

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Veggie Grill

New American, American, $8 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, DowntownNew American, American, $8 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Happy Cow

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Cantina de San Patricio

Mexican, $12 avg. main dish, Seattle, DowntownMexican, $12 avg. main dishSeattle, Downtown
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2018

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2018

QDOBA Mexican Eats

Mexican, Seattle, DowntownMexicanSeattle, Downtown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

Tacos Chukis

Mexican, $4 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, South Lake UnionMexican, $4 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019
  • Foursquare

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    Foursquare

Little Neon Taco

Mexican, $8 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, First HillMexican, $8 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, First Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019

Casco Antiguo

Mexican, $11 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, Pioneer SquareMexican, $11 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, Pioneer Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Fitt, 2019

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    Fitt, 2019

Copal

Latin, Mexican, $8 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, Pioneer SquareLatin, Mexican, $8 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, Pioneer Square
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love

    SeattleMet, 2018

Cactus Restaurants

Mexican, $12 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, South Lake UnionMexican, $12 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • 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

Marination

Asian, Mexican, $3 avg. price for 2 tacos, Seattle, Denny TriangleAsian, Mexican, $3 avg. price for 2 tacosSeattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Fitt, 2019

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    Fitt, 2019

Villa Escondida

Mexican, $10 avg. main dish, Seattle, BelltownMexican, $10 avg. main dishSeattle, Belltown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    13 of Seattle's Most Marvelous Mexican Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Tacos spots in Downtown can take way too long. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 4854 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1116 lists and articles from experts at Eater, Seattle Magazine and SeattleMet and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - 13 of Seattle's Most Marvelous Mexican Restaurants, Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten restaurants offer the best Tacos in Seattle.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • A next-level match for veggie taco

    Experts often pair veggie taco with a glass of Mojito, a popular cocktail.

  • A great drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Knowing what to pair with 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.

Fun facts about Tacos

  • For the love of taco

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

  • March = Tacos festival

    Did you know that every year in March foodies in Corpus Christi, United States celebrate their passion for Tacos? The Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festivalis held annually.


  • A whole lotta taco

    In 2017, Joey Chestnut became the proud world-record holder for eating the most taco by having 126 in one sitting.

Savings on Tacos

Gauge the price of Tacos around town with the Tacos Price Index. Belltown has the most expensive Tacos, while Denny Triangle has the cheapest Tacos in town. These average prices of 2 tacos are a great way to gauge overall restaurant pricing.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 2 tacos# Tacos shops
Belltown$1311
South Lake Union$1116
Pioneer Square$88
Downtown$830
First Hill$88
Minor$35
Denny Triangle$33

Parking information

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