13 Taco Hot Spots to order from on Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco De Mayo is a time to celebrate the Mexican culture! Many confuse the day as independence for Mexico, but it’s actually a day that marks a failed invasion by the French. Cinco De Mayo is all about celebrating Mexican heritage and what better way to do that than by throwing a fiesta?! Normally you could get festive by visiting your fave Mexican restaurants but due to quarantine, you’ll have to party it up at home. Not sure where to start? We can help you find delicious traditional foods for pick up or delivery.

Here Are our Top 13 Taco Hot Spots To Order From On Cinco De Mayo.

Taco Gus

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Tacos Gus is a hidden gem tucked away in the heart of Kensington Market and it’s great place to check out if you are looking for authentic Mexican with great flavours. Known for being the “real deal” when it comes to original Mexican tacos, this spot have you coming back for more once you get a taste. You’ll find tasty corn tortillas, tender meats like barbacoa, lamb, pastor, asada, and many other menu items that you’ll fall in love with.

Azteca Restaurant 

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Azteca Restaurant has a wicked selection to choose from including fajitas, tamales, enchiladas, mains, sides, salsas, and even specialty drinks from Mexico. You can order these Mexican delights on UberEATS or SkipTheDishes. 

Good Hombres

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Good Hombres is offering pre-orders for pick up between 3:30 p..m. until 8:30 p.m. and delivery on UberEATS. You can choose its Build Your Own Tacos kit that comes with 12 tortillas, meat, fillings, and salsa. Don’t forget to check out the restaurant’s delicious feature options like pescado tacos, tamales, and ceviche.

Cinco Mexican Restaurant

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Cinco Mexican Restaurant is located in the trendy Roncesvalles area and it’s offering a quarantine menu with a large selection of gourmet and street tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, burritos, churros, and an array of sides. Cinco recently introduced meal kits and fresh produce and groceries to come in the early weeks of May. Available for pick up or take out, you can call or text your order, or order directly from UberEATS or DoorDash.

Playa Cabana

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Playa Cabana, is an iconic Toronto taco hot spot that has many sister locations but right now its only location open is the one at 111 Dupont. You can get all your favourite Playa Cabana menu items here and there’s even a selection of alcohol available for take-out or delivery on UberEATS. Bonus points for these guys because to show gratitude for the frontline workers, the restaurant is offering 50% off take out when you present your medical ID.

El Trompo

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El Trompo is located in Kensington Market and it specializes in authentic Mexican tacos. This place will win your heart with dishes like nachos, fajitas, quesadillas, and of course dessert. With this line up of food, it’ll be a Taco Tuesday to remember!

Campechano

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Campechano keeps it simple with a curated selection of tacos, desserts, Mexican drinks, and of course, guacamole! These items are available for preorder or they are open on UberEATS on Taco Tuesdays only — how fitting! 

Itacate

Itacate is open Tuesday to Saturday for take-out and delivery of its tasty traditional Mexican dishes. For delivery, there’s a minimum order of $25 and a $5 delivery charge. What’s amazing is that on Tuesdays starting at 2 p.m., this local business gives free meals to any family neighbours, health care workers, and those who have recently lost their jobs.

Carmelita’s Restaurant

Carmelita’s Restaurant is a casual Mexican eatery in the Junction with raving reviews. This spot offers up a selection of all-day breakfast, pupusas, quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and so much more.

Mad Mexican Taco House

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Mad Mexican Taco House offers a selection of tasty Mexican cuisine like traditional tacos, tortas, entrees, delicious desserts, and more just waiting for you to dig into. You can also pick up a selection of beers, ciders, and wines during market hours.

La Tortilleria

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La Tortilleria doubles as a taco house and market so whether you want to order in your tacos or get the ingredients to make authentic tacos yourself, this spot has you covered! Its fresh and authentic ingredients will have you feeling like you’re on the streets of Mexico eating tacos on a warm night. The tacos here will have you wishing it could be Taco Tuesday every day!

Tacos El Asador

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Tacos El Asador, a Bloor Street West favourite, has tacos, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas, pupusas, and more ready for you to order. You can choose from all your favourite options like al pastor, carnitas, chicken, fish, shrimp, vegetarian, to name a few. The dishes here are simple yet delicious, full of flavour, and very filling.

Rebozos Taqueria

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Rebozos Taqueria is a family-owned and operated business run by a husband and wife duo. Recognized for its quality food and unique flavours, this taqueria won “Best Taco of Toronto” on the Food Wars with its beef tongue taco. With classic carnitas, chicken and beef tacos, enchiladas, pozole, and more ready to be delivered within the GTA, this taco spot needs to be on your radar!

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