Everyone loves tacos, and it’s not hard to find great ones in West Virginia. Whether you like fish tacos or beefy ones, you’re sure to find something on this list that you’ll love. Here are some of West Virginia’s best.
1. El Mariachi
El Mariachi is a family owned and operated small chain with locations in Vienna, Bever, Parkersburg, and Summersville. They have taco lunch specials every day.
2. Ole Jose Grill & Cantina, Pineville
Owner and chef Carlos Prado serves up authentic Mexican food. If you want something a little different, the restaurant also serves traditional wood-fired pizzas. There's something for everyone here.
3. Mi Cocina de Amor, Charleston
Mi Cocina serves dishes from the Sonora region of Mexico. The food is made from recipes that have been handed down for generations. In addition to the fantastic tacos, you can also enjoy live jazz music on Saturdays.
4. Maria's Taqueria, Shepherdstown
This little shop provides many of the fresh ingredients for their tacos from within the same county. They also often have live music.
5. Mi Degollado, Charles Town and Shepherdstown
A local favorite in both locations, Mi Degollado has been making all their food in their own kitchens since 1999. You can get your tacos in salad form as well as the usual way.
6. Flying Fish, Morgantown
This place has enormous fish tacos! Just one taco is big enough to be a meal, but they are tasty enough that you might still want two.
7. Ortega's Taco Shop, Ranson
This tiny shop has incredible Taco Tuesday deals, and quick service.
8. Thunderbird Taco, Lewisburg
This new restaurant in downtown Lewisburg has many creative taco options, including gluten-free tacos.
9. Tricky Fish, Charleston
This beach-themed bar and grill has both steak and seafood tacos. as well as pulled pork tacos. The food is fresh and creative.
10. Viva Mexico, Inwood
The owner, Rosa, is passionate about sharing her recipes with all her guests. People travel from miles around for this great food and friendly service. You'll feel like part of the family here.
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