This Amazing Taco Trail In Southern California Takes You To 8 Tasty Restaurants
There’s nothing better than devouring a tasty taco from one of Southern California’s local eateries. Whether your taste buds are craving fish tacos, crunchy beef tacos, or perhaps a plate of shredded chicken tacos, your mouth will soon be watering when you take a look at the variety of tacos available along this Southern California Taco Trail.
Do you see any of your favorites on this list? Take a look at the interactive map and customize your own route. Make a day of it and try to hit as many taco stands as you can in a single day. Now that sounds like a delicious road trip! There are many more top spots in Southern California that serve amazing tacos, but this list will get you started with eight of our favorites.
Here are eight of our favorite taco shops that serve up some of the best tacos in Southern California. Just click on this interactive map and get ready to hit the road.
Please note, Taco Beach is temporarily open for take-out only at 2099 Bellflower Blvd in Long Beach.
Chances are you’re craving a towering plate of tacos right now. Are any of your favorite spots on this list? Join the conversation in the comments and let us know who you think serves the best tacos in Southern California!
For more food-inspired goodness, you might want to check out these 11 Restaurants in Southern California that have amazing outdoor patios. Between the taco road trip and these amazing outdoor spots, you’ll have quite a few things to add to your weekend adventure list.
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What are the best Mexican restaurants in Southern California that aren't on this trail?
For one of the best Mexican restaurants in Southern California, make your way to La Casita Mexican Restaurant in Idyllwild that boasts a delicious menu and an enchanting setting. On those beautiful California days, sit outdoors protected by towering pine trees. Peek at the menu that features such delicious dishes as burritos, tacos, and enchiladas. If you want a bit of everything, dig into one of the combo meals.
If you like discovering hidden gems, you’ll definitely want to check out La Noche Buena in Los Angeles. The itsy bitsy eatery in Southern California serves such Mexican classics as tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.
Where can I find the best margaritas in Southern California?
Nothing pairs better with a delicious Mexican meal than a tasty margarita. For some of the best margaritas in Southern California, pull up a chair at Ortega 120 in Redondo Beach. The southern California eatery features such margaritas as the house margarita and the pomegranate ginger margarita. Sip your drink as you dine on a popular Mexican dish – tacos, quesadillas, or a Mexican-style sandwich, for example.
Are there any other food trails in Southern California I should take?
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re absolutely going to love the ice cream trail in Southern California. The ice cream trail boasts 10 of the best ice cream shops in the southern part of the state, taking you to such popular spots as Cauldron in Santa Ana. Order one of the ice cream shop’s famous “puffle cones,” something you really have to experience yourself. The ice cream shop also sells a variety of flavors of homemade ice cream, so you’ll always have something new to try.
For gourmet ice cream, head over to Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream with several locations in San Diego. There, you can try the ice cream flight, which allows you to try several flavors of ice cream.