Vancouver Cheap Eats: Tacos

Nov 11 2016, 1:12 am

Tacos: You either love them or love them. Packed full of flavour with seemingly endless options, tacos have popped up on most menus across the city.

If you’re looking for the best tacos while sticking to a $10 budget, look no further than these five Vancouver restaurants.

La Taqueria 

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At $3 each, feel free to mix and match to satisfy your hunger for tacos at La Taqueria. Fan favourites include the Pescado (their must-try original recipe), Tinga De Pollo (chicken with chorizo in a chipotle tomato sauce), and the Rajas Con Crema (roasted poblano peppers with creamed corn).

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

Address: 2549 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-2549


Photo courtesy Tacofino

Photo courtesy Tacofino

If you haven’t tried Tacofino’s Fish Taco for $6 yet, find the location nearest you and order one ASAP. They also have a range of other delicious fillings including Pork Al Pastor, Lamb Birria and ‘Vegetable Scrapple’ for just $6 to $7.

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

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


For tacos with attitude and real Mexican flavour, head to Tacomio. Grab one for $3 or four for $10. Their Papas con chorizo features their house made chorizo and their Puerco borracho that includes braised pork shoulder, local craft beer and all the fixings, are definitely worth a try.

Address: 435 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-868-7041

Bandidas Taqueria

Healthy, affordable, and fresh, Bandidas Taqueria serves up some of the best vegetarian tacos around. With six options to choose from, deciding on just three for $8.50 won’t be the easiest decision, but your tastebuds will thank you.

Address: 2781 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-8224

Los Amigos Taqueria

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Think Mexican street style Taqueria coupled with a relaxed cozy ambiance. Order any four tacos for $9.99 or any four veggie tacos for $7.99. From Nopales to Bistek to Lengua, they have something for everyone.

Address: 1118 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-0220

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