Here's where to find the best tacos in Seattle

Jan 22 2021, 10:30 pm

Whether a soft-shell or hard-shell taco is more your move, you’ll probably enjoy the eats at these Seattle restos.

No need to continue to taco ’bout it, here are seven of our favorite restaurants for the best tacos in Seattle that are definitely worth your while.

La Carta de Oaxaca


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Enjoy three types of tacos during dinner at this Mexican joint. Make your way over from 5 to 11 pm, when the dinner menu is out in full force.

Location: 5431 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Phone: 206-782-8722

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Rancho Bravo Tacos


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What started as a food truck has since expanded into a four-location restaurant franchise. Although they’ve grown in locations, they haven’t (and hopefully will never) change their winning recipes.

Location: 1001 East Pine Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-322-9399
Location: 211 NE 45th Street, Seattle

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SeƱor Moose Cafe


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Don’t let the unique name fool you, we can assure you thatĀ SeƱor Moose Cafe’s tacos are some of the best. Enjoy four types of tacos and Chilaquiles tossed tortilla chips with fixings on the top.

Location: 5242 Leary Avenue NW, Seattle
Phone: 206-784-5568

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Little Neon Taco


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The restaurant prides itself on being a modern Mexican taqueria, which is exactly what it is. Try out one of their many tacos, including a pork belly taco, fried oyster taco, mushroom taco, and more, all served on house-made corn tortillas.

Location: 1011 Boren Avenue, Seattle


Tacos Chukis


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Tacos Chukis was born when one recent UW grad didn’t know what to do with his life. After riding a bicycle 1,700 miles to his hometown of Tijuana, he was greeted by his family and one dish: tacos. It was then and there that he’d decided to bring a taqueria to Seattle. Since then, the spot has grown into four locations, each with the perfect tacos.

Location:Ā 2203 E Union Streer, Seattle
Location:Ā 1608 S Roberto Maestas Festival Street, Seattle
Location:Ā 832 Dexter Avenue N, Seattle
Location:Ā 219 Broadway E, Seattle
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Vegan tacos? They’ve got ’em. Barrio is perfect for those looking for upscale tacos, as the spot serves up Mexican-style northwest fare and Latin-inspired cocktails.

Location: 1420 12th Avenue, Seattle
Phone: 206-588-8105

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Carnitas Michoacan


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While we admit, their website isn’t the most developed, we can assure you that their flavors certainly are. Enjoy over 20 kinds of tacos at this homegrown restaurant.

Location: 2503 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle
Phone: 206-323-3688

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