You need to stop at these taquerias!
There’s nothing better to lighten up your day than a delicious Mexican taco. And luckily, Charleston has plenty of options for taco fans. From the classic version to the most fusion ones with local fish and ingredients.
1. Rebel Taqueria
Have some tacos and cold beer at this taqueria in North Charleston. Their taco menu includes pork carnitas with bbq ranch, carne asada with chipotle steak sauce, fish fry with lemon pepper sauce, and coconut veggies with beet purée.
Where: 📍1809 Reynolds Avenue
2. Mex 1 Coastal Cantina
This cantina has a friendly, laidback atmosphere that will make your Baja Mexican tacos even tastier. Their taco menu is divided into fish tacos and classic tacos. If you order the Thunderbomb (lightly fried seasonal fish in authentic Baja batter, shredded red cabbage, guacamole sauce, and pineapple salsa) $1 is donated to the Warrior Surf Foundation.
Where: 📍817 St Andrews Boulevard
3. Taco Boy
Taco Boy is a Mexican-inspired taqueria that cooks with fresh ingredients and offers yummy festive drinks. You can either order a taco platter or single tacos. The menu includes fish tacos, beef tacos, carne asada, fried chicken, and vegetarian options.
Where: 📍217 Huger Street
4. Cantina 76
The menu at Cantina 76 includes a large assortment of imaginative tacos as well as other Mexican delicacies like enchiladas, nachos, ensaladas, quesadillas, and chimichangas. Their sauces, dressing, and salsas are made in-house daily.
Where: 📍819 Coleman Boulevard
5. Taqueria Espres
The best option if you’re looking for authentic Mexican tacos. The prices are accessible and the place is cozy. Well worth the visit!
Where: 📍2604 Ashley Phosphate Road
6. El Pincho Taco
Another place with authentic-tasting Mexican food in a casual environment. Eat your tacos and order a margarita flight to brighten up your meal. The patio is dog-friendly!
Where: 📍615 Meeting Street
7. El Alteño
El Alteño will be your new happy place. This taco truck features homemade tortillas for their tacos. Food is always fresh and unbeatable.
Where: 📍10390 US-78, Summerville
Featured image by Jeswin Thomas.