10 Places to Celebrate Taco Tuesday in Memphis

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Every week, we LOVE to celebrate Taco Tuesday! There's nothing better than coming back to work and spending Tuesday afternoon in a Taco Coma. Here's a list of a few of our favorite places around Memphis where you can celebrate this weekly holiday -- in no particular order.

Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana

Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana offers 100% authentic Mexican food, just as you would find it in Mexico City, right here in Memphis.

A long-standing favorite of Memphians, the family-owned restaurant group prides itself on a commitment to absolute freshness and uncompromising authenticity.

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El Mezcal

El Mezcal is one of our favorite places to head to on Taco Tuesday, and they have several locations in and around Memphis.  Plus, they have daily lunch specials, including a Taco Tuesday lunch special that’s pretty hard to beat.

1492 Union Ave – Memphis
​402 Perkins Ext, Suite A – Memphis
694 Germantown Pkwy, Suite 48 – Memphis
9045 Hwy 64, Suite 101 – Lakeland
​9947 Wolf River Blvd, Suite 111 – Collierville
11615 Airline Rd – Arlington
8834 US-51, Millington
7424 US-64 – Bartlett

(Source: El Mezcal via Facebook)

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El Mero Taco

The El Mero Taco food truck is a favorite, and they bring a different style of taco to the table.  Take one look at their menu, and you’ll see it’s Mexican food meets Southern food, like Fried Chicken Taco, or Brisket Quesadilla.

Head over to their Facebook page to find out where they’ll be parked next!

(Source: El Mero Taco via Facebook)

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Maciel's Tortas and Tacos

This award-winning taco shop boasts some of the best Mexican-style food in the city, and just opened up a second location not too long ago. Plus, they’ve got more kinds of tacos on their menu than you can count on both hands.

Check out the Facebook page for both their Main Street location and their Highland Street location.

(Source: Maciel’s Tortas and Tacos via Facebook)

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Babalu's Tapas and Tacos

It will be really hard, but try not to fill up on delicious guacamole before you try a few tacos!  The steak, pollo, and carnitas are without a doubt worth trying, and there’s two locations to choose from in Memphis!

Check out the Facebook page for both their Overton Square and East Memphis locations!

Click here to check out their menu!

(Source: Babalu’s via Facebook)

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Las Delicias

Prepare your tastebuds for some authentic Mexican tacos, on tortillas made fresh in the kitchen of Las Delicias.  Not only are the tacos legit, but Las Delicias was once named the #1 Mexican restaurant in the Memphis Flyer.

Las Delicias has 3 locations to choose from:

  • 4002 Park Avenue
  • 3727 South Mendenhall
  • 5689 Quince Road

Click here to check out their menu!

(Source: Las Delicias via Website)

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Elena's Taco Shop

Elena’s Taco Shop is serving up some of the best tacos in Memphis, with a little bit of a SoCal twist. Not only do they have a pretty big menu, but their taco selections are excellent, and you can also choose between a corn or flour tortilla.

Elena’s Taco Shop has 2 locations to choose from in Memphis:

  • 6105 Summer Ave
  • 8610 Ricky Bell Cove

Click here to check out their menu!

(Source: Elena’s Taco Shop via Facebook)

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Soul Fish Cafe

We can’t leave out our seafood fanatics on Taco Tuesday!  If you’re looking for some delicious fish, shrimp, or seafood tacos, Soul Fish Cafe serves up some of the best in town.

Check out their Midtown, East Memphis, or Germantown locations!

Click here to see the menu.

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Sticking with the seafood trend, the tacos at Humdingers feature a twist from South Africa — the legendary Piri Piri spice!  Not only can you try this with fish, but Humdingers also offers shrimp and chicken tacos.

Humdingers is located on Poplar Avenue.

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Swanky's Taco Shop

Swanky’s has been serving up delicious tacos y tortas since 2004, and also offer some of the best margaritas in town to wash it all down with.

Swanky’s has a location in Germantown and in East Memphis.

Check out their menu here!

(Source: Swanky’s Taco Shop via Facebook)

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