Tacos can be pretty simple and easily made in most places but it takes a special kind of restaurant to make them in ways that completely blow other tacos out of the water. Trying to hunt down great tacos can be kind of tough when the only way to get tacos is usually at the Taco John’s in nearly every town, but when you find a good place, you get hooked. These 8 restaurants in South Dakota are exactly those kind of places that will raise your taco expectations for life.
1. Que Pasa - Rapid City
Though the atmosphere in Que Pasa is totally chill whether you eat inside, on the patio, or up on the rooftop, their tacos are hot! The amount of work that goes into each taco is crazy - everything down to the tortillas is made by hand, and even the guacamole is prepared individually for each and every order. The quality in the workmanship shows in the superb taste of the food, tacos especially!
Que Pasa is located at 502 Main St, Rapid City.
2. El Columpio - Mitchell
With such a unique interior to draw you in initially, El Columpio will keep you coming back for the tacos alone. The menu is extensive and full of everything from fajitas to enchiladas to, of course, a variety of tasty taco treats. After you've tried their food it's no surprise to see that this place gets amazing reviews across the board. Go check it out for yourself!
El Columpio is located at 804 E Spruce St, Mitchell.
3. Macho Nacho - Sioux Falls
The crazy colorful exterior really draws the eye to this Mexican restaurant. You can choose the toppings on your taco to create your perfect combination on top of their homemade tortillas and the result will always be fantastic. The food is fast, fresh, and utterly delicious every single time.
Macho Nacho is located at 3308 E 10th St, Sioux Falls.
4. Los Amigos - Elk Point
You'll be welcomed into Los Amigos as an amigo or amiga yourself and be treated to a huge menu of awesome, authentic Mexican cuisine. The tacos are to die for. You can get them in combination with other great choices to have a completely filling meal that definitely won't be your last at this place.
Los Amigos is located at 105 W Main St, Elk Point.
5. NOSH Mobile Eatery - Rapid City
A lot of people love street tacos and the NOSH food truck provides outstanding examples of exactly that, and a whole lot more. Everything is freshly made to order and the result is mouthwateringly good. If you spot them in Rapid City, you have to stop by and try!
NOSH Mobile Eatery changes locations around Rapid City daily, view their
to see where they are located today.
6. Cheyenne Crossing - Lead
You won't find better Indian tacos anywhere else than this roadside stop out near Lead. The unique building is right along Highway 14A and near 385. You can enjoy their amazing Indian tacos right in the heart of the Black Hills just miles away from Spearfish Canyon. Cheyenne Crossing is delicious, scenic, and just all around good.
Cheyenne Crossing is located at 21415 US Hwy 14A, Lead.
7. Maria's Mexican - Custer
Now this place has some good eats! Their authentic Mexican food is homemade right there and served to you hot and fresh. The tacos - whether they be big or small - are exceptional in every way. For a restaurant this small, it will blow you away with how great everything they make is. This place is not to be missed!
Maria's Mexican is located at 721 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer.
8. Sabor a Mexico - Rapid City
Sabor a Mexico makes their food with great ingredients and passion. The hard work and love they put into their genuine homemade Mexican dishes shows in the excellent taste. The tacos are more than awesome and will fill you up with no room to spare, but you'll be ready to come back the very next day.
Sabor a Mexico is located at 208 E North St, Rapid City.