Where to find the best tacos in Calgary

Oct 4 2019, 9:00 am

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.

Best tacos in Calgary

AÑEJO Restaurant

Best Tacos Calgary 2019


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
Phone: 587-353-2656


Native Tongues Taqueria

Best Tacos Calgary 2019


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
Phone: 403-263-9444


Blanco Cantina

Best Tacos Calgary 2019


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
Phone: 403-228-1854


Taiko Taco & Canteen

Best Tacos Calgary 2019


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
Phone: 403-605-6716

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Gringo Street

Best Tacos Calgary 2019


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
Phone: 403-474-1411


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