Pittsburgh May 07, 2017
Your Tastebuds Will Go Crazy For This Amazing Taco Trail Through Pittsburgh
Put on your most comfy walking shoes. Make sure you’re hungry – for tacos, in particular – because you’re in for a delicious treat when you embark on this epic taco trail through Pittsburgh. Of course, if you prefer to drive, you can do that instead. Either way, treat yourself to a delectable dining experience.
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The epic taco trail through Pittsburgh spans just under eight miles, making it ideal whether you prefer to walk or to drive. Follow the taco trail as it is or add/subtract a few stops along the way. Or simply use it as inspiration to create your own taco trail that will allow you to experience some of Pittsburgh's best tacos.
1. Edgar Tacos - 2627 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Start your epic taco journey at Edgar Tacos, known for their authentic, fresh tacos. Choose from a variety of tacos, including carne asada tacos, chorizo tacos, and chicken tacos. Pair with a burrito or chicken nachos. Edgar Tacos is open Monday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2. Penn Avenue Fish Company - 2208 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Next stop: Penn Avenue Fish Company where you can order the fish tacos or the taco del dia. Tacos are made with fresh fish/meat, cabbage, avocado, and pineapple salsa wrapped in a soft tortilla. Stop by Penn Avenue Fish Company Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3. Bakersfield - 940 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Head to Bakersfield to satisfy your taco craving. You'll find an eclectic range of tacos, including fish, braised chicken, grilled short rib, braised pork, or hongos, the latter of which is topped with mushrooms, bell peppers, and kale slaw.
Dine on authentic Mexican tacos and other dishes at Bakersfield Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
4. Bea Taco Town - 110 Smithfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Enjoy a traditional - or a vegetarian - taco at Bea Taco Town, the next stop on our epic taco trail through Pittsburgh. Meat eaters can opt for the traditional taco or the OMG taco, the latter of which features steak or pork plus sauteed cactus and other condiments. Vegetarians will want to try the veggie taco that is filled with rice, beans, guacamole, peppers, and cheese. Eat at Bea Taco Town Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bea Taco Town also has locations at 633 Smithfield Street and 2957 Banksville Road, both of which feature hours on the weekend.
5. El Milagro Mexican Restaurant - 1542 Beechview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Indulge in authentic Mexican food - and tacos, of course - at El Milagro Mexican Restaurant. Peruse the menu that features chorizo tacos, carnitas tacos, chicken tacos, steak tacos, and pork tacos as well as such Mexican dishes as tortas, fajitas, and chicken chilaquiles. El Milagro Mexican Restaurant welcomes guests daily - except Wednesday - from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
6. Las Palmas Carniceria - 700 Brookline Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
End this scrumptious taco trail through Pittsburgh at Las Palmas Carniceria, a taco stand and a Mexican grocery store. Buy everything you need to make the perfect Mexican meal then head outdoors to order a fresh taco. Order the veggie, the chorizo, or the chicken taco, among others, then top with your favorite condiments. Las Palmas Carniceria is open daily from from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Transform a regular day in Pittsburgh into something epic. Embark on this mouthwatering taco trail through Pittsburgh, or if you’re really up for an adventure, combine the taco trail with this
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