Best tacos in Scottsdale

Since Cinco de Mayo is only a few days away, today we’re bringing you the best taco places in Scottsdale so that you can celebrate the holiday properly with a traditional Mexican dish in your hand.

This small, hand-sized corn or wheat tortilla topped with a filling like beef, pork, chicken, seafood, beans, veggies, cheese, etc. is one of the most popular and loved Mexican street food.

Let’s see the list of where to get some of the best tacos in Scottsdale.

Barrio Queen

They are serving authentic Mexican dishes in settings adorned with artwork by local artists. They offer 25 taco options so there is no way you won’t be able to find something that you like, right?

More unique choices include Nopalitos (tender sautéed cactus, jalapeno peppers, red onions and tomatoes topped with queso fresco), Carne Asada Y Huevo (grilled steak marinated in fresh orange and garlic, topped with a fried egg, diced red onions and fresh cilantro) or Cochinita Pibil (the Queen’s acclaimed pork marinated in sour orange and achiote paste, topped with picked red onions and homemade pico de gallo).

On May fifth from 4 p.m.–9 p.m. you can enjoy drink specials such as The Barrio Smack Down made with Watermelon Redbull, jalapeno infused tequila, lime juice and nectar and Cinco Cerveza Buckets – you can mix and match any five (5) Modelo Especial or Model Negra 12oz bottles for $20.

Available for the takeout will be Cinco TKO Box with 5x tacos, 5x enchiladas, 5x authentic quesadillas, 5x churros and 5x sides.

At all locations, you will be able to enjoy escape the cage-match and live music from 5-9 p.m.


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Phone: +14806564197

Blanco tacos + Tequila

They offer a fresh twist on Mexican cuisine with a variety of tacos. You can choose from Grilled Mahi (topped with avocado, cabbage, baja sauce and pico de gallo), Carne Asada (topped with charred scallion relish, crushed avocado and spicy garlic butter) or Grilled Avocado (topped with spicy yogurt, cabbage, pickled onion and cotija cheese). Mix and match them when you order any three. Blanco Tacos is currently offering a Family Meal To-Go, which includes tacos, enchiladas and sides for only $50.

Phone: +14803056692

Los Sombreros

Family-owned restaurants are often the best ones since they’re combing traditional family recipes with new twists. This family-owned restaurant is bringing the soul of Central Mexico to the Sonoran Desert. Los Sombreros offers a large menu of starters, salads, enchiladas, tacos and more. When ordering tacos, choose from Alambre Ribeye Steak (topped with poblano peppers, bacon, jack cheese, onion and cilantro), Veggie Black Bean (topped with carrots, zucchini, cauliflower, squash, avocado and crema) and Crispy Potato (topped with spicy tomato, potatoes, carrots, crema, queso fresco, onions, tomatoes and cilantro) and more.

It’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Time on May 5th. Celebrate it with $5 La Casa Margaritas, $5 En Fuego Shots, outdoor games and live music.


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Phone: +14809941799

The Mission

This modern latin cuisine offers something for everyone, from margaritas featuring hand-pressed juices to meats cooked over pecan and mesquite woods and, of course, the tacos. You must try Butternut Squash Tacos (topped with black bean sofrito, cumin, lime, pepitas, pickled jalapeno and cotija), Tecate Battered Mahi Mahi (topped with citrus escabeche, green olive aioli, cilantro and cotija) and the Tecate Creekstone Skirt Steak (topped with morita salsa, avocado, lime, cilantro and cotija).


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Phone 1: +14806365005
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Phone 2: +14802927800
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Mr. Mesquite Taqueria

They offer smoky, mesquite-grilled chicken, steak or veggies on your choice of a corn or flour tortilla, with a slew of fresh, delicious toppings to pile on. Perfect for the night birds since they’re open until 3 a.m.


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Phone: +14807584859


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