7 Best Taco Spots in Philadelphia

7 Best Taco Spots in Philadelphia

7 Best Taco Spots in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PATacos in Philly - If you're in the mood for some tacos, Philadelphia's many Mexican restaurants offer many flavors and textures.  From classic steak to street tacos, Philadelphia is home to some of the best taco joints in the region. While there are several options, the best Philadelphia tacos incorporate fresh and flavorful ingredients. Here's a list of the best spots for our staff.

Where to Find The Best Tacos in Philadelphia

1. Los Gallo's

If you're looking for authentic Mexican food, try Los Gallo's in South Philadelphia. This colorful counter-serve specializes in traditional tacos and offers many fillings. As a bonus, the place is BYOB, so you can bring your drinks. This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Philadelphia, so don't be afraid to try their specialty. You're sure to find various options that will delight your taste buds. 951 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148


Located in Fishtown, LMNO offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The restaurant features an outdoor patio stretching to Front Street during warmer months. The menu includes a variety of tacos ranging from classic to crispy, with a rotating selection of margaritas. 1739-1749 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

3. Distrito

There's no better place to grab some tacos in Philadelphia than at Distrito in Philadelphia. This authentic Mexican cantina boasts colorful walls, a karaoke room, and potent margaritas. It also offers a full bar, but be warned: the drinks can get intense! Whether you want a traditional taco or something a little more adventurous, Distrito is sure to hit the spot. 3945 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

4. Sor Ynez

Tacos may not be on the regular menu but are a great special during happy hour on Tuesdays through Fridays from 4 to 6.30 p.m. and weekends. The tortillas are made from Masa Cooperativa blue corn and stuffed with chicken adobo, carnitas, or carrots & mole. Weekend tacos are quesabirrias (grilled fish), breakfast, and classic tacos.1800 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

5. Juno

If you're looking for some of the best tacos in Philadelphia, head to Juno. This relaxed open-air Mexican eatery serves classic fare with a unique twist. The food is served daily from mid-morning through late night, with a weekend brunch. Check out Juno's breakfast and lunch menu if you're in the mood for a Mexican-inspired brunch. In addition to tacos, Juno's menu features ceviche and nachos. Known for its authentic Mexican cuisine, the restaurant's chef hails from Veracruz, Mexico. 1033 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

6. Rosy's Taco Bar

The contemporary vibe at Rosy's Taco Bar is a fun way to experience authentic Mexican food without breaking the bank. You can find a variety of Mexican cocktails, quesadillas, and tacos to enjoy here. The casual atmosphere is also perfect for happy hour. The staff is friendly, and you can even order food in advance. The service is top-notch, and the atmosphere is casual and fun. 2220 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

7. Taco Riendo Restaurant

Taco Riendo's standard menu includes more than two dozen tacos competing for your attention with daily specials. There are plenty of seats: besides a colorful interior and an umbrella-covered patio, there is also a large outdoor seating area. 1301 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff

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