You don’t need Taco Tuesday or a holiday to eat a taco, but a national holiday doesn’t hurt. Here are five Utah Valley locations to grab a taco on National Taco Day. Most of these suggestions came from our followers on Instagram.
Street Tacos Don Joaquin
Looking for traditional street tacos? Street Tacos Don Joaquin has the basic street taco menu from el pastor to chorizo and onto chicken tacos. The tacos are made with only the tortilla and the meat so you can choose your toppings. Don Joaquin is located in Provo and Springville.
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Three words: Buffalo Chicken Taco. 180 Tacos has a variety of unique tacos that any Utah foodie would salivate over. The restaurant has one location at 3368 N. University Ave. in Provo.
If you’re looking for a restaurant that’s different from the classic downtown restaurants, Oteo is the place to go. From a unique fried empanada to a traditional taco, Oteo’s is a local favorite — just ask Mary Crafts-Homer. Oteo is located at 139 S. State St. in Lindon.
From carne asada to fish tacos, Pepe’s Grill has all the classic street tacos with the delicious toppings. Pepe’s has two locations: one in Spanish Fork and one at University Place in Orem.
Bajio Mexican Grill
Get a splash of flavor. The shrimp tacos — a customer favorite — will give you a taste of the sea in landlocked Provo. The Provo location of Bajio is located at the Shops at Riverwoods.
This is a crowd favorite, as our readers picked Los Hermanos as their favorite traditional Mexican restaurant for the 2017 Best of Utah Valley. And by looking at their lengthy menu, it’s no surprise. (P.S. This downtown Provo restaurant has a brother location in Lindon, so there is no excuse if you don’t want to brave the downtown dinner rush traffic.)
Other suggestions by our readers included Taco Amigo, San Marcos Tacos and Taqueria El Gallo Oro de Jalisco.