Who Has The Best Tacos In Fort Worth?

Vote Now to Decide Which Ranks Number One

There is no better go-to meal than a handheld, neatly packaged taco, easily devoured in a few bites. All tacos are good, but some are better than others and Fort Worth has some of the best tacos we’ve tried. We’ve listed some of the top places in town, varying from classic and traditional to modern and bold. We need your help deciding which taco is the best in Fort Worth. Take a look at our top eight and vote to let us know what is the ultimate in the Best Taco in Forth Worth Challenge!

Austin City Taco

Austin City Taco

With the flavor and style of Austin, Texas, Austin City Tacos has a quirky menu full of oak smoked chicken and brisket, freshly pressed tortillas, bacon jam, jalapeño sauce, “Cheat Day Queso”, and frozen margaritas. Chef Juan Rodriguez also features a new taco every month. February’s taco is the “Winchester”, toasted coconut shrimp, sweet and spicy orange marmalade glaze, topped with cilantro cabbage, queso fresco, and cilantro on a warm tortilla.

Taco Heads

Taco Heads

Sarah Castillo opened Taco Heads in 2008 with her mother, who used their multi-generational family recipes to create the menu. It first opened as a taco truck on West 7th, but is now a brick and mortar restaurant in the Cultural district. The tacos are classic, ranging from crispy beef, steak, wild caught fish, shredded chicken, brisket, and al pastor. Their breakfast tacos are served all day and they offer a fresh cut chile pineapple for dessert.

Paco’s Mexican Cuisine

Paco’s Mexican Cuisine

Owner Francisco Islas created his casual Mexican restaurant with authentic flavors from Pachuca, Mexico. This is a neighborhood favorite and visitors swear by their Birria Tacos. It doesn’t stop at tacos, they also have a menu full of tortas, enchiladas, quesadillas, flautas, fajitas and breakfast tacos. See full menu here.

Salsa Limon

Salsa Limon

Salsa Limon is dedicated to serving authentic Oaxacan dishes including their tacos, which are served either on corn or Capitan style on grilled flour tortillas with the best quality meats and pickled cabbage garnish. Add cheese to your taco and they will grill the cheese into the taco, adding an additional creaminess. The tacos al pastor come authentic with pineapple on top of the roasted pork shoulder rubbed with achiote spice and citrus.

Mariachi’s Dine In

Mariachi’s Dine In

Mariachi’s has quickly jumped to the top of many locals’ go-to taco spots and for good reason. Located inside a convenience store, this hole-in-the-wall restaurant serves authentic Mexican street tacos, mariachi tacos, breakfast burritos, burgers, elote and they even have an entire vegan menu. 

Esperanza's Restaurant & Bakery

Esperanza's Restaurant & Bakery

Esperanza’s is an extension of the beloved Joe T. Garcia’s. The namesake local restaurant has grown over the years with the local community. They make traditional Mexican comfort food at an affordable price. Don’t feel like cooking in the morning? Stop by Esperanza’s for a breakfast menu full of mexcian dishes and favorite tacos to pair with their killer bloody marys. 

Panther City Barbecue

Panther City Barbecue

Panther City BBQ started in 2014 in Fort Worth by some friends with a pit and a passion for smoked meats. All of their meats are cooked on-site in a smoker over 100% Post Oak wood. Some favorites include cracked pepper sausage, prime brisket, pork belly burnt ends, pork belly bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers and brisket elote. Every Wednesday, they feature their incredible Flacos Tacos with brisket or barbacoa until they run out for the day.

Maestro Tacos

Maestro Tacos

The creator of Maestros, Chef Miguel Mendoza, spent sixteen years as a butcher in Monterrey, Mexico. When he moved to Fort Worth, he set out to create a Taqueria that reminded him of home. Using all family recipes and fresh locally sourced ingredients, Miguel brought Monterrey to Fort Worth. All of their products are made in house daily, down to their salsa and tortillas. The menu is small but the tacos do not disappoint. Fan favorites include the birra, carnitas, barbacoa and trompo slow cooked over a pineapple core and shaved off for each taco. See full menu here.

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