The 10 Best Taco Restaurants in Orlando to Taco Bout (Talk About!)

Oct 05, 2021

The 10 Best Taco Restaurants in Orlando to Taco Bout (Talk About!)
By Erik Sandberg

The 10 Best Taco Restaurants in Orlando to Taco Bout (Talk About!)

It doesn’t take much to get someone in a tizzy when they are jonesing for some tasty tacos, but the number one reason to really get a taco temper tantrum going is when that taco fiend can’t find the best Taco Restaurant to go to. This fiesta foody fit of rage can grow exponentially, especially when you are visiting from out of town on vacation enjoying all the things to do in Orlando and you have no clue where to find the best tortilla towered high with all your favorite fixings…

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But fear not my frantic filled tortilla forager with your fiercely voracious appetite that can’t wait to sink its teeth into the most mouth-watering tacos Orlando has to offer, we have the list you’re looking for! So, without any further alliteration here are The 10 Best Taco Restaurants in Orlando to Taco Bout (Talk About!).


1 | Cilantro's Taqueria | On the hunt for the best tacos, served up hot and fresh to order that won’t break the bank? Cilantro’s Taqueria is the place for you! With locations in Orlando and nearby Ocoee, you won’t have to travel far to enjoy your favorite takes on the taco. From succulent carne asada, savory al pastor, all the way to my favorite…street corn, they have something for everyone. Plus, with large portion sizes, you will not leave Cilantro’s Taqueria hungry.

Where: 11103 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, FL 34761 | Who: 407-614-1456

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2 | Tin & Taco | If American-fusion tacos are your thing then look no further than Tin & Taco! With seven locations in the Greater Orlando area, this trendy little jaunt offers up some delicious takes on the handheld delight we all know as the taco. With their signature parmesan-crusted tortilla shells, purists might turn up their noses, but for those willing to give it a go, they will be treated to a serious game changer. Speaking of game-changers, when visiting Tin & Taco, make sure to give the Mac Attack a try, you will not be disappointed.

Where: 40 W Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801| Who: 407-425-4340

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3 | Gringos Locos | Now with Five locations throughout Orlando, Gringos Locos offers up some of the best tacos in all the City Beautiful. Open late till 3 am every ay no matter when a craving for tacos hits you, chances are you’ll be able to head out to Gringos Locos to satisfy the calling. The local favorite Double D taco featuring a crunchy corn shell wrapped in a soft flour shell with generous queso spread keeping the two together and filled with your choice of protein all topped with cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, and sour cream, is sure to make your taco touring tummy smile.

Where: 2406 E Robinson St, Orlando, FL 32803 | Who: 407-896-5626

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4 | Black Rooster Taqueria | The Farm to Taco concept that is Black Rooster Taqueria serves up some of the freshest tacos in all of Orlando. Their modern take on Mexican cuisine is a must-try while on your Orlando taco pilgrimage. Though subject to availability, if you get the opportunity to try their Pork Fat tacos make sure you do. Plus, if you’re in need of something to warm your soul, their Pozole Verde is exactly what to order.

Where: 1323 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803 | Who: 407-601-0994

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5 | MX Taco | Conveniently positioned in the middle of Orlando’s Milk District on North Bumby, MX Taco doles out a variety of mouth-watering tacos at an alarming rate. Whether you’re noshing on their Chilorio (braised chile beef) tacos, Hongo sikil pak ( mushrooms with pumpkin pesto), or their famous Tacos Al Pastor (achiote pork) just to name a few, you will with a doubt be coming back for more real soon. Also, make sure to leave room for their avocado ice cream… so good!

Where: 207 N Bumby Ave, Orlando, FL 32803 | Who: 407-730-5241

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6 | Border Grill Fresh-Mex | Located right next to Universal Orlando Resorts, this diamond in the rough is a delicious oasis away from all the over-priced theme park restaurants. With all your authentic Mexican cuisine favorites available, including their tried and true tacos, you and your family are sure to leave Border Grill Fresh-Mex satisfied, especially after a long day at the theme parks.

Where: 5695-A Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32819 | Who: 407-352-0101

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7 | Sloppy Taco Palace | Now if a late-night local dive bar ever married a legit taqueria, I believe at least one of their offspring would be something like the local Southwest Orlando favorite, Sloppy Taco Palace. Featuring over the top Tex-Mex, Americanized taco favorites paired up with some of the finest brews around. So, if you’re looking for a spot to kick back and relax after a hot Orlando day while enjoying some great grub and drinks, STP is a wonderful choice.

Where: 4892 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32811 | Who: 407-574-6474

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8 | The Ocoee Taco Company | Located in Orlando’s nearby west suburb Ocoee, the appropriately named Ocoee Taco Company serves up tacos that will have you adding them to your regular dining rotation in no time. Offering all the favorites, from carne asada, pollo asado, estilo pastor, and more, Ocoee Taco Company’s simple yet perfect tacos are well worth the drive outside of Orlando.

Where: 40 Taylor St, Ocoee, FL 34761 | Who: 407-614-2990

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9 | El Alacrán Taquería | El Alacrán, meaning “the Scorpion” in Spanish, is about as authentic a taco joint you’re going to find in the greater Orlando area. Don’t let its name scare you though, El Alacrán serves some of the best tacos and Mexican cuisine around. If you’ve had your fill of tacos for a while, El Alacrán puts together some mean tortas that are sure to satisfy even the hungriest visitors.

Where: 758 S Bluford Ave, Ocoee, FL 34761 | Who: 407-614-8306

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10 | The Whole Enchilada Fresh Mexican Grill & Bar | Located in downtown Winter Garden, just west of Orlando, The Whole Enchilada packs in a fun a festive experience with some tasty tacos to boot! Situated right on historic Plant Street and serving up great tacos along with all your other favorite Mexican fare, you’ll be able to enjoy a beautiful evening on their rooftop which is sure to give an extra punch to your dining experience. You won’t go wrong with whatever you choose on the menu, but if it were me. I would steer towards their Bae-Watch tacos, featuring some off-the-hook mahi-mahi.

Where: 129 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | Who: 407-347-9699

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So Many Tacos!!!

As you can see there is no shortage of restaurants in Orlando to get your taco fix. The only problem you might come across now is deciding which one of these tasty Orlando taco temples is your favorite. So, the next time you’re visiting Orlando and that taco craving hits you, be sure to use this handy dandy list to help you find the best tacos around.


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