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Something to Taco About

01:00 March 25, 2021
By: Natalie Adams

There has been a recent surge in the best places in New Orleans to hit up for Taco Tuesday, get guac'd or enjoy margaritas. Check out all these new spots that have been popping up.

1. Araña Taqueria Y Cantina

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3242 Magazine Street

Araña hit New Orleans in August of 2014 and has been serving authentic mexican food and beverages. Check out their $1 Taco Tuesday deals that go until 1 a.m.

2. Tacos and Beer

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1622 St. Charles Avenue

Tacos and Beer has 3 locations to choose from in New Orleans, Hammond and Slidell to get your taco and beer fix or check out the rest of their authentic mexican menu ranging from fajitas to burritos.

3. Izzo's Illegal Burrito

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4041 Magazine Street

Opened February 4, 2015, Izzo's is the latest addition to a small-scale chain in southern Louisiana and Mississippi. Features a signature "Roll your Own" concept that has helped it grow from it's roots in Baton Rouge.

4. Casa Borrega

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1719 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.

Specializes in the unique street food of Mexico, Casa Borrega renders the street food that has made it's way as one of the UNESCO World Heritage's by utilizing the distinctive tastes and flavors of the region.

5. Tacueax Locueax

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Tacueax Locueaux is one of the many new food trucks in the area and is serving a menu of latin inspired tacos fused with Asian, Creole and Cajun culinary ideas.

6. Mizado Cocina

5080 Pontchartrain Blvd.

Bottomless Brunching and Happy Hour are sure crowd pleasers but Mizado also offers contemporary and artistic style on Latin flavors to create a fun and lively environment.

7. Johnny Sánchez

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930 Poydras Street

Johnny Sánchez is an authentic farm-to-table experience, a collaboration between locally renowned John Besh and Aaron Sánchez. They capitalize on New Orleans' access to fresh produce all year and create tasty and sustainable meals in the CBD.

8. Rollin Fatties

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Central Business District

Serving the CBD with delicious tacos and authentic mexican cuisine, Rollin Fatties was ranked #1 Food Truck by the Times-Picayune and has the chops to back it up.

9. Tacos & Tequila

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800 S. Peters Street

A neighboorhood based restaurant in a sea of upscale dining, tacos and tequila strives to offer low-priced tacos, burritos and authentic mexican food without sacrificing taste or quality. Tacos and Tequila makes everything from scratch on a low scale and keeps the bar fully stocked.

10. Del Fuego Taquiera

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4518 Magazine Street

Full of latin flavor and casual vibes Del Fuego perfects the laid-back but tasty atmosphere by creating all of the dishes by scratch.

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