Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Tacos"

  (5 restaurants)     Aired on: July 13, 2015 
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Carnitas Uruapan Restaurant
1725 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-2654
www.carnitasuruapanchi.co...
  • Carnitas Tacos
    pork carnitas ordered by the pound & taco w/ soft corn tortilla assembled at the table; come w/ sides of jalapeno peppers, smoky chipotle salsa & traditional tomato-jalapeno salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
188 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 1975; family owned & operated
2
Los Guachos Taqueria
5221 Godown Rd
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 538-0211
los-guachos.com
  • Gringas (Al Pastor Taco)
    grilled flour tortilla, melted cheese, onions, cilantro, pineapple & signature marinated pork (pastor) cooked on a spit roast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
530 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos)
3
Ricky's Fish Tacos
1400 N Virgil Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 395-6233
  • Fish Tacos
    Ensenada-style: battered fish, cabbage, pico de gallo, salsa in a warm white corn tortilla; recommend adding tangy crema sauce offered on side of truck; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1000 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos)
4
Veracruz All Natural
1108 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760
veracruztacos.com
  • Migas Breakfast Taco
    corn tortilla taco w/ eggs, tortilla chips, avocado, pico de gallo & cheese
4.5 out of 5
452 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); est. 2008; taco truck; multiple locations; featured by Rachael Ray, Rolling Stone & Austin Eater
5
La Taqueria
2889 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 285-7117
  • Burritos
    no rice as filler, but rather lingua (cow's tongue)
  • Carne Asada Tacos Dorados
    not on menu; "hard & soft" taco shell (2 shells: crispy on the inside, soft on the outside) w/ carne asada (thin sliced steaks), melted monterey jack cheese, beans, homemade salsa, green hot sauce, avocado & sour cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2965 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); #55 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1973; long lines
 Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Tacos"  (5 restaurants)     Aired on: July 13, 2015