Tacos Worth Tasting

Top Tacos in Aurora

In a city filled with dozens of ethnic eateries, there are a few taco spots that standout amongst the crowd. For happy hour or a quick bite, here are Aurora tacos worth tasting.

15343 E 6th Ave Ste. A | get directions

This hometown taco joint isn’t anything fancy. Local diners come here for big, classic Mexican flavor and some of the best street tacos around. Enjoy carnde asada, barbacoa, al pastor, pollo and many more tacos all loaded with fresh veggies. Did we mention each taco is only $1.50 a piece? Hit up their salsa bar to add a little extra fire and flavor to your tacos. This locally-loved taco place is a must-stop.

2501 Dallas St. | get directions

Nestled inside Stanley Marketplace, Comida is home to tasty street tacos blended with the perfect combination of Mexican and American South flavor. Their cantina menu is bursting with creativity, try their Pork Carnitas, slow-cooked pork shouldered marinated in Stella Atoris where flavors of sweet and spicy meet. Or try the Sombra Shroom, slow-cooked mushrooms, roasted garlic mash, cotija, and more. Open for happy hour, diners love their grilled and classic versions of tacos.

1742 S Chambers Rd | get directions

Complete with trendy-tiny dining space, Tacos El Mateate is a fast-casual dining spot that doesn’t flake on flavor. Diners eat up their street style tacos in classic flavors, like pescado, and Mexican favorites like, Lengua (beef tongue). Dress up your tacos with the self-serve salsa bar or order a heaping pile of carne asada fries to a pair with your meal.

12028 E Mississippi Ave | get directions

A classic dine-in experience, street style tacos, and an expansive menu can all be found at Takero Mucho. From carnde asada, chorizo, and barbacoa tacos, diners rave about their homemade tortillas and salsas paired with each taco. For visitors looking for something aside from tacos, their menu includes classic Mexican fare complete with tortas, horchata, and more.

15264 E. Hampden Ave. | get directions

Settle in for a classic American-Mexican dining experience that you’ve come to love. Las Hadas’ menu has a special section dedicated to tacos, including carne asada, camaron, pescado, and more. Or go big with the tacos rancheros, paired with rib eye steak or chicken, fried onions, tomatoes, potatoes, and more. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, locals enjoy their menu with seemingly endless options.

2222 S Havana Street I | get directions

Looking for lunch? Grab a basket of authentic Mexican-style street tacos at Taqueria Corona. Their classics are covered in freshly chopped cilantro and onions, not to mention their house-made salsas to add a little extra flair to your food. Their simple yet delicious carne asada tacos pair well with a freshly squeezed lime.

12131 E Iliff Ave Ste D | get directions

An afternoon happy hour or an evening dinner, both are suitable at Casa Gutierrez. This festive Mexican restaurant is filled with tacos to try and margaritas to taste. Discover their selection of street tacos, including an al carbon topped with chopped veggies. If you have a sweet tooth, their homemade Mexican dessert is definitely worth a try.


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