This charming Ardmore restaurant offers a plethora of tacos, from shrimp with fresh queso to awide selection of iron skillet variations like pineapple and guajillo marinated pork, grilled skirt steak, and mouth-watering vegetable tacos stuffed with roasted corn and avocado.
105 Coulter Ave., Ardmore.
El Tio Mexican Restaurant
Red booths and orange walls give this Berwyn joint a bright atmosphere. The authentic Mexican offerings include flautas (fried corn tortillas filled with shredded chicken), tostadas and taco varieties like shrimp, tilapia and build your own. Finish your meal with sweet, caramel-drizzled churros.
680 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn.
This hole-in-the-wall eatery offers mouth-watering Guatemalan cuisine like steak tacos and the intriguing pork and pineapple tacos. The menu boasts other options like pollo frito and ribs.
6 Main St., Phoenixville.
This BYOB’s traditional Mexican dishes, outdoor seating and festive décor make it the perfect place for date night or a friends dinner. Bring along a bottle of wine to accompany Hidalgo’s flavorful flautas, complete with fresh queso and homemade salsa. If you’re in the mood for something spicier, try the Tacos Huastecos—freshly made corn tortillas topped with marinated steak, onions, cilantro and the chef’s secret hot sauce.
30 W. State St., Media.
This trendy spot, which has locations in Media and West Chester, has fresh juice perfect for pairing with tacos. The Tijuana street taco is stuffed with braised beef, chicken, or pulled pork topped with sweet white onion and hot sauce. Or try the slow cooked pulled pork taco, finished off with a roasted poblano crema and tomatillo salsa. There’s even a vegetable option of potato, kale, white bean and cotija cheese, so there’s something for every palette.
21 W. State St., Media; 8 W. Gay St., West Chester.
La Rancherita Mexican Taqueria
Savor La Rancherita’s handmade tortillas, wrapped around savory fillings. Chicken fried tacos are a favorite and sure to satisfy your hankerings. The bright, colorful atmosphere makes for a fun setting, too.
323 E. Gay St., West Chester.
Los Sabores De Mexico
Los Sabores is a feast for the senses, from the colorful décor and murals to the flavorful taco options. Challenge your taste buds with cactus and Oaxaca cheese tacos or enjoy the classics like chorizo and asada tacos.
505 E. Gay St., West Chester.
Tired Hands Fermenteria
Known for its great beers, Tired Hands Fementeria’s sips go perfectly with tacos. You can go wrong with options like the chicken verde taco, pastrami taco, or the pork belly taco with spicy Korean slaw. Tired Hands also offers curry cauliflower tacos for a delightful vegan alternative.
35 Cricket Terrace, Ardmore.
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