There are so many places in Calgary to get tacos (one of the all-time greats, right up there with pizza and charcuterie).
We made a shortlist that will come in handy when you’re craving a taco…or five.
While there are a ton of awesome spots to head when you’re looking for tacos, these spots below just have that certain something that makes them amazing.
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This 17 Avenue staple is a Calgary favourite for tacos. Once your server has hand-mixed the guacamole at your table, you can order from its comprehensive taco menu, offering one, three, or six at a time.
Address: 2116 4 Street SW
Aside from its killer elotes (Mexican grilled corn on the cob), Native Tongues offers tacos de guisado and taco al carbon – tacos that are grilled over charcoal and served Mercado or ‘family style’ that take 30 minutes to cook.
Address: 235 12 Avenue SW
Because of its uber-comfortable seating and casual atmosphere, Blanco is the perfect place for taco and margarita-fuelled shenanigans. Choose from beef brisket, ground beef, pulled chicken, and chopped pork fillings served with salsa rojo and drizzled with sour cream and salsa fresca upon request.
Address: 723 17 Avenue SW
Taiko offers eight delicious varieties of Asian fusion tacos. Calgary’s favourite hawker-style Asian taco food truck, Taiko Taco, Zilford’s Fried Chicken, and a mini put spot called Lucky Putt have all opened a brick and mortar spot together recently.
Address: 3851 Manchester Road SE
Gringo Street offers a whopping 15 kinds of tacos, so you know this is an amazing spot to head for this offering. This spot has a killer vibe and atmosphere, no wonder it’s always on top of people’s lists.
Address: 524 17 Ave SW unit 101, Calgary