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July 18, 2023

An Insider's Guide to the Best Tacos in H-Town

Does the perfect taco exist? Well, it’s not a secret that we have an abundance of taco joints to choose from, but where can we get the best taco? We call on the taco king Marco A. Torres, the Taco Columnist at the Houston Chronicle, to take us on a tour through the city one taco at a time.


Best Tacos Spots

  • Taconazo (4003 Fulton Street)
  • Alamo Tamale & Taco (809 Berry Road)

Inside the loop

Downtown area 

Heights

Montrose

Northwest 

  • Los Dos De Nuevo Leon (in the CVS parking lot 6504 West Little York, corner of Bingle & North Houston-Rosslyn)

Northeast

  • Tita's Taco House (320 Wilson Road in Humble)
  • Tacos Flores (4806 FM 1960 in Humble/Atascocita)
  • Manuel's Mexican Resturant 529 (13083 West Lake Houston 
  • Parkway in Summerwood/Humble)

West side

East side 

Southside 

Wild cards 

  • Urbe (1101 Uptown Park)
  • El Tiempo Market & Taqueria (5526 Washington Ave)


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