7 Best Tacos in Fort Worth

March 20th, 2020 by

Tacos might be one of the greatest foods ever invented, and Fort Worth, Texas, has an abundance of places to get a great taco. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite from a drive-through on your commute home, a stand or food truck to stop at during a walk, a family-friendly restaurant to take the kids to, or an upscale eatery to impress a date, you can find a taco place in Fort Worth that will meet your needs and satisfy your taco craving. Check out our list of the seven best places to get delicious tacos in Fort Worth.

Taco Heads

Aptly named for taco lovers, the Taco Heads menu can be found in Dallas and on numerous food trucks as well as the restaurant in Fort Worth. They also offer catering services and provide breakfast tacos to numerous coffee shops in the DFW area. Taco Heads was founded in 2008 by Sarah Castillo, who wanted to create the perfect taqueria experience for anyone who loves tacos by using her family’s recipes that were handed down through generations. You can order breakfast tacos all day, try one of the signature tacos like the charred avocado and roasted corn vegan option, or choose from traditional carnitas, chicken, brisket, or beef tacos. Every Monday at Taco Head is $5 Margarita Monday.

Address: 1812 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Salsa Limón

Find Mexico City-style tacos at the professional taqueria Salsa Limón in Fort Worth. Committed to excellence in both quality and flavor, Salsa Limón offers burritos, tortas, quesadillas, bowls, salads, and breakfast as well as amazing tacos. Choose from asada, pollo, pastor, barbacoa, chorizo, lengua, tripa, granjero, or vegetarian fillings. Happy hour is every day from 2 to 7 p.m. The taqueria also offers catering services.

Address: 4200 S. Fwy Suite 1099, Fort Worth, TX 76115 and five other locations

Velvet Taco

Velvet Taco claims to make art, not just tacos. With the tortilla as a canvas, the variety of masterpieces you can get with fillings and toppings at Velvet Taco in Fort Worth is endless. You can choose from over 20 different worldwide flavors or create your own taco masterpiece. Each week, Velvet Taco offers a “WTF” Weekly Taco Feature, with limited-time recipes that explore flavors from all over the world. Some of their constant specialty tacos include spicy tikka chicken, buffalo chicken, picnic chicken, fried paneer, falafel, Cuban pig, Korean pork, Kobe bacon burger, shrimp and grits, and chicken and waffle. Try Velvet Taco for a different take on traditional Mexican food.

Address: 2700 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

OMG Tacos

OMG Tacos is a Southern California style taqueria in two locations close to Fort Worth. All food is cooked fresh to order, and you can customize the menu to your heart’s content. Both locations of OMG Tacos are open from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. and offer lunch specials, happy hour, Taco Tuesday specials, vegetarian and gluten-free options, and kid-friendly options as well as take-out, delivery, and catering. Begin by choosing a corn or flour tortilla, then add steak, chicken, pork, lengua, pastor, barbacoa, or veggies, and add all the toppings you can imagine. All tacos come with fresh-chopped onion and cilantro unless you request otherwise. You can get quesadillas, burritos, tortas, nachos, rice bowls, and fries as well as tacos.

Address: 744 S. Central Expressway #220, Richardson, TX, 75080

Or: 5800 Windhaven Parkway #200, The Colony, TX 75056

Torchy’s Tacos

Torchy’s Tacos divides its menu into seven sections: Breakfast Tacos, Damn Good Tacos, Not a Taco, Chips + Dips, Eats + Treats, Kids, Drinks, and Happy Hour. The “Not a Taco” section offers salads and burritos, while the “Damn Good Tacos” section lists 14 different and interesting tacos, from traditional Mexican-style ones to fried avocado tacos or grilled jalapeno sausages. They also offer a changing Taco of the Month promotion. In addition to loads of flavor, the tacos all have different kitschy names, such as “Mr. Orange,” “Brushfire,” and “Trailer Park.” Torchy’s Tacos began as a single food trailer in Austin, Texas, but they now have over 60 popular locations in several states, including two in Fort Worth.

Address: 5030 S. Hulen St., Fort Worth, TX 76132

Or: 928 Northton St., Fort Worth, TX 76104

La Superior Foods, Inc.

The motto at La Superior is “Always fresh, always superior.” This location in Fort Worth is both a tortilla shop, bakery, and a restaurant offering authentic, handmade, traditional Mexican tacos, created with their in-house tortillas. They offer fresh barbacoa tacos as well as chicharron, menudo, tamales, refried beans, and a variety of homemade salsas. You can choose from many fresh, handmade tortillas, including: White flour, wheat, jalapeno, chipotle, yellow corn, or white corn. Take your tacos to go or eat them at a table in a corner of the bakery.

Address: 2608 Lydon Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106

Melis Taqueria

You might need to hit an ATM before stopping at this famous family-owned taco stand that was one of the first-ever started in Fort Worth because they only accept cash payments. That inconvenience is worth a trip to Melis Taqueria, where you can order the best street tacos, burritos, tortas, and tamales. This is a walk-up taco stand, so you can enjoy your tacos at one of the outdoor picnic tables or take them home with you. The menu offers authentic Mexican food. In addition to the traditional carnitas, barbacoa, lengua, chicken, and other kinds of tacos, you can also get a bacon and egg breakfast taco, and on weekends, you can order menudo by the pound.

Address: 4304 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107

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