Chicago October 11, 2017
Your Tastebuds Will Go Crazy For This Amazing Taco Trail Through Chicago
Chicago is a land of many diverse foods, and with our plethora of Latin communities, it’s no surprise that tacos are one of our specialties. While there are a million different places you could try, we suggest this taco trail that leads to some awesome eateries.
If you consider yourself a foodie, this is the ultimate Chicago food hunt. Keep scrolling for directions and details.
Prepare for the food adventure of a lifetime. This short, 20-minute trip will take you to some of the best tasting tacos in all of Chicago. Don't forget the TUMS.
1. Jarabe - 2255 W Taylor Street
This eatery specializes in both classic Mexican fare as well as more rare dishes. It also operates a food truck and catering services, and the tacos are made with everything from lamb to mushrooms.
2. Carnitas Uruapan - 1725 W 18th Street
Serving authentic Mexican cuisine, this family-owned restaurant specializes in carnitas from a region of Mexico known as Michoacan. Pork lovers will never want to leave this stop on the taco trail.
3. Fogata Village - 1820 S Ashland Avenue
Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this amazing hot spot is known for its spicy meat, cheeses, and more. It serves up classic Mexican tacos and even offers delivery.
4. La Cebollita Grill - 1807 S Ashland Avenue
The tacos at this joint are made with beef tongue, Mexican sausage, chicken, pork, or steak. There are also vegetarian options. The restaurant also serves up breakfast fare as well as lighter eats like taco salads.
5. La Vaca Margarita Bar - 1160 W 18th Street
Here you'll find all your Mexican favorites — from enchiladas to burritos. Patrons enjoy classic meat and veggie tacos as well as epic drink specials. If you're going to have liquor on this taco trail, now is the time. Just make sure you have a designated driver!
6. Rubi's - 800 S Desplaines Street, #A21
Known for their handmade tortillas which you can see being made, this stand is open for breakfast and lunch only on Sundays at the Maxwell Street Market. Of course, if you take this trail any other day, you can just skip this location. Otherwise, we encourage you to shop around and walk those tacos off here.
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