November 03, 2015

27 tacos in Orlando worthy of Taco Tuesday

If you live in Orlando chances are you've had a good taco or two. But have you buried your face in every single one of them? To be fair, we couldn't possibly list every single taco in the City Beautiful, but here are a few worth trying.

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La Sirena Gorda Cabana
118 S. Palmetto Ave., 407-391-3955
Don't let the name fool you: The Fat Mermaid's Hut is prettier than you might think. Let yourself be enchanted by the sonorous call of its black bean, chicken or beef tacos.
Photo via locu.com
La Sirena Gorda Cabana
118 S. Palmetto Ave., 407-391-3955
Don't let the name fool you: The Fat Mermaid's Hut is prettier than you might think. Let yourself be enchanted by the sonorous call of its black bean, chicken or beef tacos.
Photo via locu.com
Tako Cheena
932 N. Mills Ave., 407-757-0626Do you trust me? I may not have a magic carpet, but I do have the next best thing: a 3 House Tako Special with your choice of Thai Peanut Chicken, Korean Beef or Asian Braised Beef for $7.98.
Photo via Yelp
Tako Cheena
932 N. Mills Ave., 407-757-0626
Do you trust me? I may not have a magic carpet, but I do have the next best thing: a 3 House Tako Special with your choice of Thai Peanut Chicken, Korean Beef or Asian Braised Beef for $7.98.
Photo via Yelp
Black Rooster Taqueria
1323 N. Mills Ave., 407-601-0994 
This chicken tinga taco with pulled roasted chicken, chipotle chile-tomato sauce, lettuce and crema fresca might just be taco nirvana. Photo by Rob Bartlett
Black Rooster Taqueria
1323 N. Mills Ave., 407-601-0994
This chicken tinga taco with pulled roasted chicken, chipotle chile-tomato sauce, lettuce and crema fresca might just be taco nirvana.

Photo by Rob Bartlett
Tortas El Rey
6127 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-850-6980
Mexican sausage taco. Need we say more?
Photo via Yelp
Tortas El Rey
6127 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-850-6980
Mexican sausage taco. Need we say more?
Photo via Yelp
Border Grill
5695-A Vineland Road, 407-352-0101
To add some interesting flavor to their al pastor tacos (marinated pork), Border Grill puts some cilantro and onion. Each meal comes with a healthy dosage of rice and beans, so show up hungry.
Photo via Yelp
Border Grill
5695-A Vineland Road, 407-352-0101
To add some interesting flavor to their al pastor tacos (marinated pork), Border Grill puts some cilantro and onion. Each meal comes with a healthy dosage of rice and beans, so show up hungry.
Photo via Yelp
Taco68 
Inside the Basement, 68 E. Pine St.
This "Mexican-fusion specialty taco shop" pops up inside the Basement downtown between 4 and 9 p.m.Photo via Taco68 on Facebook
Taco68
Inside the Basement, 68 E. Pine St.
This "Mexican-fusion specialty taco shop" pops up inside the Basement downtown between 4 and 9 p.m.

Photo via Taco68 on Facebook
Gringos Locos
22 E. Washington St., 407-841-5626, also 2406 E. Robinson St., 407-896-5626
They've got street tacos, crunchy tacos, and the uber-popular Double Ds if you can't choose.
Photo via  tombofett/Instagram
Gringos Locos
22 E. Washington St., 407-841-5626, also 2406 E. Robinson St., 407-896-5626
They've got street tacos, crunchy tacos, and the uber-popular Double Ds if you can't choose.

Photo via tombofett/Instagram
Rubio's Coastal Grill
510 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 800-354-4199
San Diego-based chain Rubio's is known for their delicious variety of fish tacos.
Photo by Nicole S. on Yelp.
Rubio's Coastal Grill
510 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 800-354-4199
San Diego-based chain Rubio's is known for their delicious variety of fish tacos.

Photo by Nicole S. on Yelp.
El Tenampa
11242 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-850-9499
Come for the carne asada tacos, stay for the live mariachi band.
Photo via Yelp
El Tenampa
11242 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-850-9499
Come for the carne asada tacos, stay for the live mariachi band.
Photo via Yelp
Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food
6000 Universal Studios Plaza, 407-224-3663
Antojitos' carne asada tacos infuse salsa and queso into their recipe. That's right, loaded steak tacos.
Photo via Yelp
Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food
6000 Universal Studios Plaza, 407-224-3663
Antojitos' carne asada tacos infuse salsa and queso into their recipe. That's right, loaded steak tacos.
Photo via Yelp