The taco just might be the perfect food. Perfectly seasoned meat, beans, homemade salsa…it’s like heaven in a little corn tortilla. Utahns love Mexican food, so we have hundreds of restaurants offering delicious Mexican fare all over the state. This list includes just restaurants with tacos as their specialties, so you won’t find more general (but super tasty) restaurants such as Red Iguana. Check out these 12 perfect places for tacos in Utah.
1. Tacos Don Rafa, Salt Lake City
This taco cart in front of Sears has been there for years - it competes with Tacos El Toro, though there's really no competition. Both serve up amazing tacos. Can't decide which to patronize? Eat at one on Monday and the other on Tuesday! 800 S. State Street, Salt Lake City.
2. Tacos El Toro, Salt lake City
Same location as Tacos Don Rafa. See my suggestion above - don't try to choose - eat at both! 800 S. State Street, Salt Lake City.
3. Giliberto's Mexican Taco Shop, Moab
When you really, really need your tacos 24/7, Giliberto's is your place. 396 S. Main Street, Moab
4. 180 Tacos and Global Street Eats, Provo
This delicious taco place offers flavors from all over the world, served up taco-style. 3368 North University Avenue, Provo.
5. Tacos Hidalgo, Salt Lake City
You'll go crazy over the $1 tacos, and the owners are usually right there to make sure you're getting fresh, delicious, quality food. 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.
6. Tacqueria 27, Three Locations
This upscale place is more expensive than a taco cart, but the homemade guacamole and incredible atmosphere makes up for the extra cost. Three locations in downtown Salt Lake City, Holladay and on Foothill Drive in Sugarhouse.
7. Tacos El Jefe, Cedar City
The tacos are to die for, but save some room for the carne asada fries, too. 755 S Main Street, Cedar City.
8. El Coyote Charro, St. George
This place ranks high for its pinto beans and its chorizo. 969 N 3050 E., St. George.
9. Chunga's, Salt Lake City
Al Pastor tacos...yum. 180 S. 900 W., Salt Lake City.
10. Tacos El Ray, Logan
Authentic Mexican food...and $1 street tacos! 310 S Main Street, Logan.
11. Tony's Tacos, Heber
The carne asada is really tasty, but the homemade hot sauce will really spice up your life! 461 S Main Street, Heber.