When it comes to eating and drinking, Las Vegas is a mecca for amazing food and beverages. In fact, the city boasts a number of celebrity chefs, the most Court of Master Sommeliers of any city in the U.S., and the best access to the rarest ingredients in the world! From Michelin-rated restaurants to hole-in-the-wall gems, Las Vegas’s culinary scene has grown significantly. We’re even willing to bet that you can pick any kind of cuisine and the odds are you can find it within walking distance. Japanese, Mexican, Thai, Indian, Cuban – you name it and Las Vegas has it!
Since it’s technically still summer and we’re thinking a salt-rimmed margarita with a side of carne asada tacos sounds delicious right now, we’re highlighting our favorite places to find the best tacos in Las Vegas.
Pink Taco Mexican Cantina
With its trademark homemade pink tacos, Pink Taco Mexican Cantina at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a must-try. Thrillist named the classic Pink Tacos, made with fresh corn tortillas and black beans topped with chicken, salsa roja, pickled onions, and avocado, as one of the best tacos in Las Vegas! Pink Taco not only serves up the food that keeps you coming back, but it also provides an unmatchable atmosphere complete with friendly servers. This folk-art bedecked hotspot is adorned with classic low-rider bicycles, unique tables, and an assortment of authentic Mexican craftwork. The music is loud and the food is killer.
Tip: Make a trip for Taco Tuesdays where you can have all-you-can-eat tacos for $19.99. Count us in!
Taco Y Taco Mexican Eatery
At Taco Y Taco Mexican Eatery you may find the ordering system a bit confusing at first, but the food is 100% worth it! Depending on what you want to indulge in, you’ll stand in one of four lines to place your order. You can choose from tacos, burritos, bowls, and a list of specialties all made-to-order. Once your food as arrived at your table, you’ll already be ready for seconds of some of the best tacos in Las Vegas!
Tip: Arrive early so you can scout the menu and get the hang of ordering
El Dorado Cantina
Dinner and entertainment are in close proximity at El Dorado Cantina. Enjoy taco time Las Vegas at this health-conscious cantina that shares real estate with Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club next door. Not only is its location unique, the food is too. El Dorado Cantina puts health first serving non-GMO meat and organic vegetables and fish.
Tip: When you’re craving that 2 a.m. taco, remember this cantina is open 24 hours.
Tacqueria El Buen Pastor
This popular food truck, Taqueria El Buen Pastor, has locations in Henderson and at the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas. Serving authentic Mexican cuisine, this food truck has even showed up on The Zimmern List! This traditional taco stand serves 100 perfect original tacos from Guadalajara, Mexico, is affordable, and is simply fantastic!
Tip: Try the Al Pastor and discover one of the best tacos in Las Vegas.
Offering two locations for locals and tourists alike to enjoy, Pinches Tacos serves up some of the best tacos in Las Vegas for a casual yet delicious Mexican dinner. When you stop by one of these locations to enjoy a delicious taco or maybe even an enchilada to spice things up, you will be served nothing but the highest quality. Wash everything down with a signature margarita on the rocks and you will be one happy customer!
Tip: Order the Gringo Taco. It’s deep fried and delicious!
Now that you know where to go for tacos throughout Las Vegas, it’s time to get out there and try them for yourself! After you’ve enjoyed your Mexican feast, make your way back to the Hard Rock casino to test your luck and to join in on all the fun. The blackjack table is calling your name!