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The 10 Best Taco Places Near Alameda

Updated: October 6, 2021

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Alameda when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. For this definitive list of the best tacos we analyzed top review sites and incorporated millions of expert and diner reviews. Visit these food trucks and taco windows for the best fish tacos in Alameda. Don’t forget extra guac!

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Cholita Linda

Latin, $$, AlamedaLatin, $$Alameda, Bronze Coast
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Canasta Kitchen

Mexican, AlamedaMexicanAlameda, West End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

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Rico Rico Taco

Mexican, $$, OaklandMexican, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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    Eater
  • Hoodline

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    Hoodline

La Grana Fish

Mexican, $, OaklandMexican, $Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

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    Eater
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    Eater

Taqueria Sinaloa

Food Truck, $, OaklandFood Truck, $Oakland, Rancho San Antonio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

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    Eater
  • Hoodline

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    Hoodline

Tacos Sinaloa

Food Truck, $, OaklandFood Truck, $Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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    Eater

Taco Coma

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

Tacos el Gordo

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

Xingones

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

Degrees Plato

Bar, $$, OaklandBar, $$Oakland, Laurel
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 28808 Alameda restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Alameda restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what 510 Families, Eater and Alameda Magazine had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in 510 Families - East Bay Restaurants With Play Areas For Kids, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Fruitvale and Alameda Magazine - Best Of Alameda 2019: Best New Restaurant. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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