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The 13 Top Tacos in Dallas

Soft or crunch, meaty or veggie, here’s where to order up the best tacos in the Metroplex

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On a plastic plate or in a silver cart, just get us our tacos hot.
| Bill Addison/Eater

There are so many great spots to get them in Dallas, in Fort Worth, and all around the Metroplex when it comes to tacos. From crunch to soft and meaty to vegan, one thing about Dallas tacos is that one feels compelled to stick to old-school ideas about what a taco must be.

Here are some of the best, most inventive, most comforting, and most delicious tacos around DFW.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Resident Taqueria

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9661 Audelia Rd #112
Dallas, TX 75238
(972) 685-5280
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Get your taco made to order and stuffed with options like pecan smoked chicken, house-made chorizo, and caramelized cauliflower. Throw in a side of the garlicky pinto beans if you know what’s good for you.

2. Birrieria Aguinaga

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2829 W Northwest Hwy #520
Dallas, TX 75220
(214) 353-2773
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This Jalisco-style joint does fantastic birria. Try it with lamb meat, which is the house specialty. Their tortilla de maiz street tacos are also a great option.

3. El Vecino Tex Mex

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718 N Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75218
(469) 802-6060
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El Vecino is a neighborhood favorite for good old-fashioned Tex Mex. Their classic crispy taco plate is the way to go to fix your taco craving.

4. E Bar Tex-Mex

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1901 N Haskell Ave. #120
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 824-3227
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Hit up this Dallas establishment for a plate of tacos de carnitas, in which slow-cooked pulled pork is smothered with onions, chipotle aioli sauce, queso fresco, and cilantro. It’s also a heck of a place to find a good time. 

5. Revolver Taco Lounge

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2701 Main St Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 272-7163
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Revolver is a great spot to push the boundaries of what you order in your taco. These tacos are a work of art, from duck breast to scallops to wagyu. 

6. Salsa Limón

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411 N Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201
(972) 803-4388
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Asada, pastor, and legua — oh my! The menu of taco fillings at Salsa Limón is extensive enough that it will take multiple trips to try them all. And it’s always a good idea to add a side of pickled cabbage.

7. El Palote Panaderia

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2537 Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227
(972) 807-2673
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Not surprisingly, Dallas’s premiere vegan Tex Mex spot is a delicious destination for tacos. They’re made with soy-based chicharrones. Pro-tip: don’t skimp on the dipping sauce.

8. Coco’s Fire & Ice

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410 N Bishop Ave #106
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 781-0222
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Jalisco and Guanajuato cuisine inspires the food here, so they go heavy on the fish and mole sauce — both are remarkable. Fish tacos are the way to go, or splurge and order lobster tacos. 

9. El Chingon Fort Worth

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2800 Bledsoe St #100
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 870-9997
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El Chingon will be right up your alley if you’re looking for badass Mexican food. The whitefish tacos are a home run, as is el pastor done badass style — with the ingredients wrapped with fried cheese.

10. Del Sur Tacos

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720 E Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 982-0004
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This one is for the Lucha libre fans or folks who like a success story. Del Sur went from a gas station operation to a storefront with an extensive Tex Mex menu. The tacos are a la carte, and the cochinita pibil is a must-order.

11. Taco Y Vino

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213 W Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 372-0022
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Tacos and wine? Yes, please. This adorable Bishop Arts spot offers six tacos and a bottle of wine for $40 — and you can mix and match any way you like. Hard to beat that deal.

12. Gonzalez Restaurant

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367 E Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 946-5333
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Go for all the vibes of an old-school Mexican food joint. Get soft and crispy tacos — the tortillas are too good to pick just one.

13. Maskaras Mexican Grill

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2423 W Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75233
(469) 466-9282
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This spot tucked away near the Oak Cliff nature preserve is a Mexican food gem. Order the taco plate, with street tacos and one “Taco Maskaras,” featuring carne asada, queso derretido, pico, and guac.

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1. Resident Taqueria

9661 Audelia Rd #112, Dallas, TX 75238

Get your taco made to order and stuffed with options like pecan smoked chicken, house-made chorizo, and caramelized cauliflower. Throw in a side of the garlicky pinto beans if you know what’s good for you.

9661 Audelia Rd #112
Dallas, TX 75238

2. Birrieria Aguinaga

2829 W Northwest Hwy #520, Dallas, TX 75220

This Jalisco-style joint does fantastic birria. Try it with lamb meat, which is the house specialty. Their tortilla de maiz street tacos are also a great option.

2829 W Northwest Hwy #520
Dallas, TX 75220

3. El Vecino Tex Mex

718 N Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75218

El Vecino is a neighborhood favorite for good old-fashioned Tex Mex. Their classic crispy taco plate is the way to go to fix your taco craving.

718 N Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75218

4. E Bar Tex-Mex

1901 N Haskell Ave. #120, Dallas, TX 75204

Hit up this Dallas establishment for a plate of tacos de carnitas, in which slow-cooked pulled pork is smothered with onions, chipotle aioli sauce, queso fresco, and cilantro. It’s also a heck of a place to find a good time. 

1901 N Haskell Ave. #120
Dallas, TX 75204

5. Revolver Taco Lounge

2701 Main St Suite 120, Dallas, TX 75226

Revolver is a great spot to push the boundaries of what you order in your taco. These tacos are a work of art, from duck breast to scallops to wagyu. 

2701 Main St Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75226

6. Salsa Limón

411 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201

Asada, pastor, and legua — oh my! The menu of taco fillings at Salsa Limón is extensive enough that it will take multiple trips to try them all. And it’s always a good idea to add a side of pickled cabbage.

411 N Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201

7. El Palote Panaderia

2537 Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75227

Not surprisingly, Dallas’s premiere vegan Tex Mex spot is a delicious destination for tacos. They’re made with soy-based chicharrones. Pro-tip: don’t skimp on the dipping sauce.

2537 Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227

8. Coco’s Fire & Ice

410 N Bishop Ave #106, Dallas, TX 75208

Jalisco and Guanajuato cuisine inspires the food here, so they go heavy on the fish and mole sauce — both are remarkable. Fish tacos are the way to go, or splurge and order lobster tacos. 

410 N Bishop Ave #106
Dallas, TX 75208

9. El Chingon Fort Worth

2800 Bledsoe St #100, Fort Worth, TX 76107

El Chingon will be right up your alley if you’re looking for badass Mexican food. The whitefish tacos are a home run, as is el pastor done badass style — with the ingredients wrapped with fried cheese.

2800 Bledsoe St #100
Fort Worth, TX 76107

10. Del Sur Tacos

720 E Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75203

This one is for the Lucha libre fans or folks who like a success story. Del Sur went from a gas station operation to a storefront with an extensive Tex Mex menu. The tacos are a la carte, and the cochinita pibil is a must-order.

720 E Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75203

11. Taco Y Vino

213 W Eighth St, Dallas, TX 75208

Tacos and wine? Yes, please. This adorable Bishop Arts spot offers six tacos and a bottle of wine for $40 — and you can mix and match any way you like. Hard to beat that deal.

213 W Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75208

12. Gonzalez Restaurant

367 E Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX 75208

Go for all the vibes of an old-school Mexican food joint. Get soft and crispy tacos — the tortillas are too good to pick just one.

367 E Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208

13. Maskaras Mexican Grill

2423 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX 75233

This spot tucked away near the Oak Cliff nature preserve is a Mexican food gem. Order the taco plate, with street tacos and one “Taco Maskaras,” featuring carne asada, queso derretido, pico, and guac.

2423 W Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75233

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