The tacos found in Colorado vary from authentic Mexican-style street tacos to creative taco fusions. No matter if you’re seeking breakfast tacos, meat-centric tacos or even a veggie taco, there is a taco in Colorado for you. From spicy to sweetly marinated, you mouth will water but your hunger will be cured at these 10 best taco places in Colorado!
Tacos Tequila Whiskey, previously known as Pinche Tacos, makes some of the best tacos in Denver. This food truck-turned-restaurant has gained a huge popularity for serving some of the best Mexican street tacos around. Grab some tequila or whiskey and the pork belly or beef tongue tacos and go to town.
Visit Comida’s two brick-and-mortar locations or spot the restaurant's hot pink food truck traveling around the Front Range. Although Comida makes classic Mexican tacos, the restaurant also serves up inspiring and creative mixes on the taco. A popular favorite is the bacon-jalapeno griddled tacos, which are a delicious cross between the taco and the quesadilla made with bacon and three different cheeses.
If you want more out of your taco, head to Los Chingones in Denver. With an emphasis on unique flavors and ingredients, the adventurous eater will enjoy the menu here. The tacos may not be entirely authentic but they sure are good. The daily special is always a surprise—it could change from a fried tofu taco to a taco made with camel meat or even fried worms.
A salsa bar? Sounds great to us! Aurora’s Tacos Selene is an authentic experience. The service is swift, the prices are reasonable, and the explosion of flavors are to die for. Choose from excellent tacos, tortas, burritos, quesadillas and more. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed! This place is the real deal.
Fuzzy’s has an intense following, as its fans live by the restaurant’s legendary sauce made with feta and their ridiculously good Baja-style tacos. Fuzzy’s has several locations across the state. Reviews have described the selection at Fuzzy’s as a “thing of beauty,” according to their site.
Tacos made with handmade corn tortillas and locally-sourced ingredients is what you’ll find at Machete Tequila + Tacos. The grilled flank steak taco is a delicious favorite. However, you can’t leave Machete without pairing your taco choice with the restaurant’s impressive tequila options.
Open for three decades now, El Taco De Mexico is obviously doing something right. You can’t go wrong with an order of beef tacos. All of the authentic Mexican dishes are top notch, including lengua tacos and carne asada tacos.
Illegal Pete’s is typically known for its made-to-order burritos but this local chain does have six different options for tacos. All the food made at Illegal Pete’s is all natural, including the meats that are antibiotic-free and hormone-free. The queso here is something that every taco or burrito should be smothered with. Depending on the day you show up at Illegal Pete’s, you may find some live music at this restaurant and live music venue.
Get a made-from-scratch taco with locally-sourced Colorado tortillas at Dam Good Tacos in Fort Collins. This restaurant is a hotspot for college students and FoCo locals. Sure, you can get a regular Mexican-style taco, but definitely try the creative taco recipes found on the menu.
This traditional Mexican restaurant serves up some hearty meat-filled tacos but the mushroom taco will make any meat-eater happy. Get some great Mexican food for brunch, lunch, dinner and even a late-night snack. Head to Adelitas for Taco Tuesday to get in on featured specials.