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The 10 Best Taco Places In Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

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

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Tacos Chukis

Mexican, $, Capitol HillMexican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Tacos in Seattle

    Foursquare

Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

La Cocina Oaxaquena

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill

    Infatuation, 2018

Rocket Taco

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love

    SeattleMet, 2018

Carmelo's Tacos

Food Stand, $, Capitol HillFood Stand, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Find Some of the Best Takeout Windows in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

Poquitos

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Ceviche in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Nacho Borracho

Mexican, $, Capitol HillMexican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Summit Public House

Bar, $, Capitol HillBar, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best Tacos in Capitol Hill. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Infatuation and Seattle Magazine – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Eater - Where to Find Some of the Best Takeout Windows in Seattle, Infatuation - The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill and Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • The perfect complement to fish taco


    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.

Fun facts about Tacos

  • Amazing Tacos in Corpus Christi

    Corpus Christi, United States is the proud home of the annual Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival, held every March to celebrate everything that is good about Tacos.


  • A whole lotta taco

    Joey Chestnut took the world-record for eating the most taco by having 126 in one sitting in 2017.

  • National Tacos Day in United States

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

Parking information

Parking in Capitol Hill can be notoriously tough. 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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