LA is a taco town. Consider this your checklist of the best of the best.
October 20, 2023
Seven spots for chivo, res, questacos, and smoky consommé.
November 21, 2023
The best Taco Tuesday specials in Los Angeles, organized by neighborhood.
November 11, 2019
When you're keeping it plant-based, but still want amazing tacos.
September 30, 2022
August 24, 2020
Birrieria San Marcos in Van Nuys does both excellent Jalisco-style and Tijuana-style beef birria.
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Birriera Gonzalez has multiple locations across LA and our favorite Tijuana-style birria.
Tacos Los Cholos in Huntington Park is the smoky taquería we send out-of-towners to first.
Angel's Tacos is a great taco chain with sidewalk stands all over LA, and the Eagle Rock location is our favorite of the bunch.
October 11, 2023
This Eastside seafood truck is home to one of the best tacos you’ll find in the city.
September 14, 2023
Tacos La Rueda is a Sonoran-style taquería in Bellflower where the asada is juicy, the tripe is extra crispy, and the flour tortillas defy gravity.
September 13, 2023
Rely on Taquería Carne & Asada in San Gabriel for quick service and decent tacos on warm, freshly made corn tortillas.
August 7, 2023
This Highland Park stand makes incredible seven-layer tacos.
July 26, 2023
Tigres Fuego is a casual, counter-service taco spot in Redondo Beach. Their breakfast burrito is a South Bay treasure.
July 24, 2023
Chuy’s Tacos Dorado is a semi-hidden walk-up window in the Arts District. It's one of the best affordable lunch options in the area.
June 30, 2023
Roadside Taco in Studio City is a great spot for a last-minute big group dinner.
June 15, 2023
Maíz Picante is a modern taquería in Oak Park that you can take anyone to, vegans included.
June 9, 2023
Taqueria La Unica is a modern taquería in North State that offers all kinds of Mexican street food classics, like excellent tacos al pastor.
Interstellar is the best cafe near the Santa Monica Promenade. The Korean-owned spot serves excellent burritos, katsu, bulgogi, and more.
May 23, 2023
Ditroit is an excellent Mexican spot in the Arts District, and the more casual sibling restaurant to Damian.
February 23, 2023
Angel's Tijuana Tacos is a fantastic all-around taco stand with multiple locations throughout LA, including Echo Park.
January 23, 2023
Simón is a mariscos truck in Silver Lake that serves dishes that would impress us in a fine-dining restaurant.
October 19, 2022
Leo's Tacos is one of the most dependable taco trucks in LA.
October 6, 2022
Healthy, organic Mexican in Venice.
Sugar Taco is a casual plant-based Mexican spot in West Hollywood with delicious seitan carne asada and jackfruit carnitas.
El Cocinero is a barebones strip mall spot in Van Nuys that serves vegan Mexican lunch options, including great tacos.
This plant-based, organic Mexican pop-up in Koreatown serves incredible tacos on hand-pressed blue corn tortillas.