We have a confession to make. We love tacos. We love them so much that there have been days that the only food that makes it into our bellies starts with a T and ends with an OHHHHH. We think it’s safe to say that you love tacos too, so when we put together this list of Orlando Restaurants that can satisfy your cravings for a taco, we agreed the best thing to do would be to share it on our blog. What do tacos have to do with Digital Marketing? Everything.
People can get pretty passionate about tacos, and at the risk of making some polarized friends, we’re going to give these restaurants a little bit of a ranking. Keep in mind, this list is by no means complete so if you feel like we missed a really tasty taco, send us a note.
Last updated – January 2017
We wish we could say this place was the OG taco restaurant in Orlando, but it’s not. What is OG about this place, is their tortillas – handmade and delivered quickly to your hungry hands.
1323 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
It may not be BYOB anymore but in the middle of Mills 50 there’s no better place to get Asian fusion tacos at the very beginning or the very end of your night (4am on Fridays & Saturdays).
932 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
The newest taco kid on the block with on-point restaurant design and menu options. We’re sure to be regulars here before the month is up.
2103 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Delicious palm-sized tacos are ordered in a sushi-like fashion with a pencil and selection menu. If you’re into minimal server chat, this is the place for you. They leave you completely alone unless you have your “dragonfly card” up for more tacos, tequila or extra salsa. You’ll want extra salsa.
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd #28, Orlando, FL 32819
Mexican for Americans
This place is fancy. Take your Mom here to celebrate her birthday. With tacos.
151 Welbourne Avenue East, Winter Park, FL 32789
Try the jalapeno margarita, with your tacos. They are even better at lunch with your co-workers.
4963 New Broad St., Orlando, FL 32814
2380 S Orange Ave #77, Orlando, FL 32806
5695 Vineland Road, Suite A, Orlando, FL 32819
It doesn’t look like much from the outside, but Don Julio knows how to make a strong margarita and a darn good taco.
South Chickasaw Trail. Orlando, FL 32825
4275 West Lake Mary Blvd. Lake Mary, FL 32746
We can’t possibly explain this place. Go and try it for yourself.
925 Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32807
Want a free tequila shot next to your birthday tacos? This is the place for you.
6996 Piazza Grande Ave., Orlando, FL 32835
*Also has locations in Winter Park, Longwood, UCF, Oviedo and Sanford.
We’d heard of a Chinese buffet but a Mexican buffet? No way! Enter El Potro, where they serve lunch trough style Monday-Saturday, and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.
501 North Orlando Drive. Suite 217, Winter Park, FL 32789
981 Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka, FL 32703
4666 South Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32811
Mexican for Mexicans
This place offers horchata by the pitcher…and tacos, of course.
7124 Aloma Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792
Located behind Bombshell’s Tavern inside a Mexican grocery on a seedy stretch of Edgewater, you’ll find the best and quite possibly the cheapest tortas in Orlando.
5214 Satel Dr, Orlando, FL 32810
Feeling adventurous? Try the tacos de lengua – lengua is Spanish for tongue.
3090 Aloma Ave # 145, Winter Park, FL 32792
Eat your tacos al fresco and pair them with a fancy margarita – choices include avocado, spicy pineapple, bourbon, or the classic, always enjoyable, Mezcal-rita.
433 W New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
Tacos so authentic you might even forget you’re in America. Tip: Brush up on your basic Spanish before you arrive.
3558 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806
Do you like cheap tacos and house-made Rum Chata? Of course you do!
4433 Hoffner Avenue
Belle Isle, FL 32812
331 N Orange Ave
Orlando Fl 32801
2194 S Chickasaw trail
Orlando Fl 32825
Legit tacos in yet another unsuspecting location with beautiful views of the I-4 underpass.
822 Formosa Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Tacos and groceries? Two birds, one stone.
4130 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806
Unassuming exterior, immaculate interior. There won’t be a single frijole or grain of rice on your plate by the end of your meal.
3000 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806
American + Fusion Tacos
Cool concept, great service and food that makes you want to go back an embarrassing amount of times in one week.
2950 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806
Can’t go wrong with a great fish taco. Even better when it’s $2 on a Tuesday.
761 N Orange Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Fast casual tacos in all kinds of funky styles. Wipeout, Treehugger and Voodoo are among a few favorites.
2522 Aloma Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792
*Also has locations in Hunter’s Creek, Waterford Lakes, UCF Area, and Altamonte Springs.
Probably one of the most unsuspecting places for an amazing taco. The La Vaca Tahkaw with braised brisket might just change your life.
1326 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
9680 N. Narcoosssee Rd, Orlando, FL
Opening Spring 2017
Looking for sweet over savory? Look no further than Peterbrooke’s Choco-Taco – a significant step up from the 7-11 version.
300 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Americans Pretending to be Mexicans
Go here for a beer. If you’re feeling adventurous order queso.
499 West Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park, FL
717 W Smith St, Orlando, FL 32804
Think of this place as Will’s Pub but with tacos.
4892 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32811
When you’re drinking, every taco is delicious. If you can’t decide between crunchy or soft, order the Double D’s and get the best of both worlds. Bonus: there is queso involved!
22 E Washington St., Orlando, FL 32801
2406 E.Robinson St. Orlando, FL 32803
*Downtown South location coming soon.