Pittsburgh August 29, 2016
8 Places To Get Tacos That Are Out Of This World Good In Pittsburgh
Get your Taco Tuesday fix any day of the week at these eight places that serve some of the best tacos in Pittsburgh. Whether you’re in the mood for a traditional taco or you’re craving a fish taco, you’ll find just the right dish to satisfy that taco craving.
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1. Las Palmas – 700 Brookline Boulevard
Indulge in authentic, delicious Mexican tacos at Las Palmas taco stand then wander around the grocery store to pick up the perfect ingredients to make your own authentic dish at home. Las Palmas is open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
2. PGH Taco Truck – 964 Perry Highway
Stop by the PGH Taco Truck the next time you see it parked in your neighborhood. Catering to carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans, the taco truck's menu features such tacos as the Thai peanut chicken taco and the spicy jerk chicken taco.
3. Edgar Tacos – 2627 Penn Avenue
Treat yourself to authentic tacos at Edgar Tacos, where you'll have a full menu from which to choose. Popular tacos include the chorizo taco and the chicken taco. And, of course, you don't get your tacos without ordering a Mexican hot chocolate from this popular taco stand. Drop by Edgar Tacos Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
4. Round Corner Cantina – 3720 Butler Street
Kick that taco craving to the curb at the Round Corner Catina where you can choose from such tacos as the carnitas taco, the chicken taco, and the rolled potato taco. Round Corner Cantina welcomes guests Monday and Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
5. El Burro – 1108 Federal Street
Head to the North Side for authentic tacos - like the shrimp taco, the shredded beef taco, or the carnitas taco - at El Burro. The popular taco joint caters to carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Stop by El Burro Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
6. Reyna's Taco Shack/Reyna Foods – 2023 Penn Avenue
Travel to Mexico without ever leaving Pittsburgh when you visit Reyna's Foods and Reyna's Taco Shack. Stroll through the authentic Mexican grocery store, where you'll find traditional snacks and foods, before ordering a few tacos, such as the lengua taco. Reyna's Foods is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
7. La Palapa – 1925 East Carson Street
Go ahead. Treat your taste buds to traditional tacos from La Palapa's restaurant or the food stand outside. Tacos on offer generally feature chicken, beef, or pork, although you'll also find vegetarian options. Visit the La Palapa Tuesday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. La Palapa's is closed on Mondays.
8. Penn Avenue Fish Company – 308 Forbes Avenue
Order what some call Pittsburgh's best fish tacos at Penn Avenue Fish Company on Forbes Avenue. Penn Avenue Fish Company offers a full range of seafood options, such as squid fries, and welcomes guests Monday and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Friday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
These eight spots serve some of the best tacos in Pittsburgh, several of which are among the
many food trucks that travel throughout the city and beyond.