Where to find the best tacos in Vancouver

Oct 4 2019, 9:00 am

There may actually be more taco spots in Vancouver than there are tiny dogs in Yaletown – and that’s saying something.

There are so many options for this offering (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 Vancouver

Molli Café

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A hidden gem that keeps getting props for having the most “legit” tacos in town, Molli Café serves up authentic Mexican tacos on Burrard Street. If you haven’t heard about this Mexican cafeteria-style spot, don’t waste any time, just go try it yourself.

Address: 1225 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-6554

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La Mezcaleria

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La Mezcaleria offers delicious authentic tacos from two locations in Vancouver. This spot’s tacos pair perfectly with their handcrafted cocktails and an order of queso fundido… because there’s never a bad time for queso fundido.

Address: 68 E Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6447

Address: 1622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-8226

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Tacofino

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What can we say other than this is a classic no-brainer when it comes to grabbing tacos. This family of restaurants now has several brick and mortar eateries and trucks – giving you tons of chances to snag one of their fresh-to-death creations. Note: taco menus may vary depending on the location – meaning a taco crawl is inevitably in order.

Address: 15 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-899-7907

Address: 1025 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-8226

Address: 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-253-8226

Address: 8 E 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-709-0015

Address: 122-1050 W Pender, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428 8453

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Chancho Tortilleria

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This over-the-counter spot has a menu completely focused on artisanal tortillas made fresh daily in the Lenin tortilla machine. Chancho recently moved around the corner to Davie Street, where it serves up authentic Mexican tacos with pork belly, shoulder, and veggie options too.

Address: 560 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-339-9219

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La Taqueria

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When you’re craving tacos it’s hard to resist a La Taqueria location. La Taq always brings their A-game when it comes to serving up awesome tacos, and when you pair it with one of their margaritas or the housemade horchata you’ll be in foodie heaven.

Address: 586 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-565-0512

Address: 322 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-4406

Address: 2450 Yukon Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-2549

Address: 2521 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-4011

Address: 213 – 1305 Welch Street, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-971-4744

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Sal Y Limón

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This East Vancouver Mexican eatery has a menu with everything you could want to put on a fresh tortilla – as long as it can be topped with fresh onions and cilantro. Sal Y Limón is widely known as one of the best places to get delicious tacos in Vancouver.

Address: 701 Kingsway #5, Vancouver
Phone: 604-677-4247

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The Pawn Shop

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For delicious tacos, but at an unbelievably cheap price, head to The Pawn Shop YVR. On any day of the week between 3 and 6 pm get tacos for $1.49 each. If you are feeling peckish later on, this same deal runs from 11 pm till close from Sunday to Thursday.

Address: 1117 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-7474

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Las Margaritas

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In addition to a selection of burritos and delicious nachos, Las Margaritas offers a great selection of tacos. Expect varieties like garlic and chile shrimp and baja fish to name a few.

Address: 1999 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-650-4533

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