There are plenty of taco joints in Philadelphia that we can all hit to get our fix!

Our city is a food city. No doubt about it. We have an abundance of delicious places in the city that require at least one visit in your lifetime.

But did you know Philly also has a wealth of places to get a bangin’ taco? Like, so many.

Ah, tacos. Meat, cheese, and veggies, all nestled in a warm tortilla shell. How can you not love them? They’re versatile and can fit the needs of almost any person.

There are a number of taco joints in Philadelphia that warrant a whole trip just to try their selections. They are one of the few perfect foods, and these places found ways to make them even more perfect. Now that’s talent.

An exhaustive list of every great place in Philadelphia to get an even better taco would take too long, so here we have 7 that are absolute must-visits when you’re in the city.

Just a smattering so you don’t get overwhelmed by the wealth of amazing tacos in this food-rich city.

  • El Techo

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    Adding different elements to the tacos we know and love elevates your game as a restaurant. And that’s exactly what El Techo does! Their cool selection will leave your mind blown. Their tacos, on their housemade corn tortillas, are beautifully unique. They really got creative, adding pumpkin seed salsa and sweet potato chorizo into classics.

  • Blue Corn

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    Sometimes a simple menu is best. Blue Corn proves that! But don’t get it twisted. Just because the taco portion of the menu isn’t flashy doesn’t mean the food doesn’t pack a punch. They feature daily additions to their taco lineup as well. You can find something for everyone here.

  • Philly Tacos

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    People from all over the city talk about the Tacos Al Pastor at Philly Tacos. Tacos Al Pastor features roasted and marinated slow-cooked pork. The melt-in-your-mouth meat finds its home so nicely in a taco. The brightness of the onion, cilantro, lime, pineapple, and radishes brings out the smokey deliciousness of the pork. You really can’t go wrong.

  • Los Gallos

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    Los Gallos has an insane selection of tacos. Don’t let it overwhelm you, though. Instead, just keep going back to try everything they have. Yes, I promise, it’s a good use of your time and money. They really do serve food that’s THAT good.

  • Taqueria Amor

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    If you love tacos, hit up Taqueria Amor. Get it? Amor? Love? I crack myself up. They have the most fun selection of tacos anywhere. Where else can you get a stellar Korean BBQ Broccoli or Carolina BBQ Shrimp taco? Seriously! Their cauliflower taco is to die for. Yes, a taco with no meat is still really really good.

  • Mission Taqueria

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    Come for the tacos, and stay for the tempting margaritas. That’s what will happen when you visit Mission Taqueria. All of their tortillas are handmade with fresh masa, ground from heirloom corn imported from Mexico. They go all out. Which also means the entire menu is gluten-free.

  • South Philly Barbacoa

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    This unassuming eatery will knock your socks off. South Philly Barbacoa specializes in slow-cooked barbacoa-style tacos. Barbacoa refers to the way the meat is cooked; low and slow. It’s a major hot spot for great tacos located in South Philly’s Italian Market. It’s small, but it’s mighty.

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