Love tacos? If you are planning a trip to Arizona, we promise you will be surprised with the local options. In Phoenix, tacos are loved by local people, and there is an array of incredible Mexican restaurants and fusion eateries that serve varieties tacos, including some unusual ones. Tacos are not just about the crispy shell and smoked meat, at least not here in Arizona! Here people love to experiment. From tacos that contain cow’s tongue, to vegan tacos and ones with Blue cheese, the choices are many. In this post, we are sharing more on trying tacos in Phoenix.
What are the best tacos in Phoenix?
This one is a bit hard to answer, because there are options for different tastes. If you are a vegan, you will find eateries that serve many options in that category too. In fact, many people are surprised to find potato tacos on the menu. Just top that taco with some cheese, and you are ready for a divine experience. If you are looking for a more ‘out of the box’ experience, we recommend that you check for manta ray tacos, which are available at select outlets. Many eateries have great fish tacos too, although Arizona is far away from the sea.
Don’t miss the Arizona Taco Festival
The Arizona Taco Festival happens in October, where some of the best eateries and taco trucks come together for a fun-filled event in Phoenix. This is not a standard food fair, but an ultimate destination for taco lovers. In 2020, plans are on for a special tent that allows guests to taste some of the best tequilas, from some of biggest brands from Mexico. The event is likely to open bookings soon, and we recommend that you try getting your entry tickets. There will be special competitions and events, including a taco eating competition, so go out and have fun with the local people.
Taco in Phoenix is an experience you cannot afford to miss. There is nothing called an ‘ideal’ taco in Arizona. Almost every eatery has its own specialties, and nothing beats the amazing classic taco with shredded beef or chicken, with cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce. If you have an appetite for odd things, do check the odd ones out, which need some daring, especially at the event we mentioned. As you get around Phoenix, do try some of the street tacos that offer value for money!