The Most Authentic Tacos Can Be Found At This Hidden Gem In Cincinnati

Tacos are so popular and delicious that we’ve dedicated an entire day of the week to them. Taco Tuesday isn’t the only day to enjoy these flavorful, handheld favorites, however, and we have more and more amazing places to get a true taste of authentic Mexican cuisine. One such place is Taqueria San Marcos in Norwood, which appears from the outside and inside more like a classic ’50s diner than a Mexican restaurant. But once you have a seat, order, and try some of their authentic tacos and other dishes, you’ll quickly realize you’ve stumbled upon a true hidden gem in Cincinnati.

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Taqueria San Marcos jumps out on the corner with its bright red and white exterior, and it’s even more enticing inside with some of the best and most authentic tacos in the city. Have you tried this hidden gem in Cincinnati? Where do you get the most authentic tacos in town? Let us know in the comments!

Taqueria San Marcos is located at 5201 Carthage Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45212 in Norwood.

For more of the best tacos in Cincinnati, check out our taco trail through the city in our previous article here.