Northwest Arkansas is blessed with many restaurants and food trucks that offer some of the best authentic street tacos in the country. From the meat that is seasoned perfectly to the vegetables and condiments that all blend together to give their tacos their unique flavor and texture, the establishments we’ve listed below will meet and exceed your expectations of what a delicious street taco should taste like:
Trick Dilly $
216 North Main Street, (479) 276-1391
Their menu is developed from locally sourced ingredients including seasonal and specialty items. They are proud to serve gourmet tacos individually from their truck or do catering for special events. Foodies love this place, no doubt about that, and locals love the consistent tasty food and reasonable prices.
Yeyo’s Mexican Grill $
122 W Central Ave, (479) 640-9245
Fresh produce, grown locally at the Rio’s Family Farm tops off their truly different tasting tacos, tacos that transport you to the bohemian streets of old Mexico. Local patrons rave about their delicious brand of tacos, and visitors can’t wait to get back for more. Catering is available.
Green Goat Gourmet $
617 N College Ave, (479) 310-5444
Though a food truck primarily specializing in Cuban food including medianoche and empanadas, the Green Goat is also one of our top taco contenders for their to-die-for mojo pork tacos with house salsa, queso fresco, signature cilantro sauce and green onions.
Mangos Gourmet Taco Shop $
2050 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, (479) 301-2793
You can’t beat these made-from-scratch tacos, they are fresh and good for you and your youngsters. Guacamole is also soooo very good. Make it an outing for your entire family. Outdoor seating provided. If you want to try something besides their delicious tacos, try the Habanero Enchiladas with Mango Sauce.
Tacos 4 Life $$
1572 N College Ave, (479) 966-4150
When you dine at Tacos 4 Life, you are at the same time feeding starving children. This company donates .22 cents for each meal sold to Feed My Starving Children. What a wonderful business philosophy to have in this day and time. But their humanitarian philosophy is not all that is wonderful about Tacos 4 Life, their tacos are pretty special too. The Fish and Southwest Chicken Tacos are delicious and filling, but if you are craving something different in the way of tacos, give the Mango Habanero Tacos a try.
Social Taco $$
2882 W Walnut Ste 1, (479) 633-8055
Offers a wide array of Chef-driven gourmet tacos including beef, pork, fish, veggie and chicken based specialties. If you enjoy experiencing tacos that are out of the ordinary, you love Social Taco. The house-made sangria and the margaritas made with fine tequilas are the perfect way to quench your thirst. And the amazing Scratch Carrot Cake, surprisingly, makes an excellent dessert.
Taqueria Vega $
1553 W Hudson Rd, (479) 936-8801
While Taqueria Vega is noted for its delectable homemade tortillas, authentic Mexican food, delicious guacamole, and amazing ceviche, people drive for miles around to sample their incredible street tacos said to be so good that others pale in comparison. NWA is lucky to have this wonderful restaurant. Do yourself a favor and check it out for lunch sometime soon.
Taqueria El Rancho $
715 E Jefferson St, (479) 524-0083
According to their customers, they have the best Mexican and Salvadorian food in town. The portions are large. The burritos are big enough for two or you can take the left-overs home for another delicious meal. Their tacos are to-die-for. Not one person has anything negative to say about this place.
Don Pedro’s Tacos $
300 W Sunset Ave, (479) 361-8686
This is authentic Mexican food regardless of which menu item you choose. Don Pedro’s buys their pigs whole and cuts them on the premises, so you can be assured that you are getting the freshest carnitas in the region when you dine at Don Pedro’s. Of course, try the Carnitas Tacos, which are heavenly, but also give the delicious tortas and the soups a try. Terrific place to take the entire family!
Taqueria Guanajuato $
103 N Thompson St, (479) 750-1949
Terrific friendly service, delicious authentic Mexican food and very reasonable prices are the rule here. Who could ask for more? Try them for Taco Tuesdays, you’ll be pleased.
Fish City Grill $$
2203 S Promenade Blvd, Ste 3110, Rogers, AR
Known as a bustling local fish food joint including oysters, catfish, crab and shrimp, but also loudly acclaimed for their amazing
Serafin’s Fish and Honey Chipotle Shrimp Tacos. Some folks say these are the best fish tacos on the planet. Give them a try and decide for yourself.
Los Bobos Taqueria $
404 W Dickson St, Fayetteville, AR
Only open Thursday – Saturday from 6 PM – 3 AM, this is a good place to get your taco on late night in Fayetteville. Featuring a limited menu of scrumptious beef, marinated pork, chicken and Mexican sausage tacos and tortas, Los Bobos is an authentic Mexican Taqueria and a welcome addition to famed Dickson Street.