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Top Tacos 2021

Which Tampa Restaurant Serves Up
Your Favorite Taco?


Which of these tacos keeps you coming back for more? Scroll down to view all the tacos, then click the VOTING CLOSED button at the top or bottom of this page. You can choose up to 3 of your favorites and get a chance to win free tacos from the participating restaurants.

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Fish Tacos

Salt Shack on the Bay

5415 W Tyson
Tampa, FL 33611

Fresh mahi served on two flour tortillas, toped shredded cheese, avocado, jicama slaw, cilantro and tomato salsa and drizzled with chili horseradish

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Alafia Tacos

Tiki Docks Bar & Grill

10704 Palmetto St.
Riverview, FL 33569

Three blackened shrimp, blackened North Atlantic cod, pork belly, avocado or grouper tacos served with house-made Hawaiian slaw, mango pineapple salsa, queso fresco, Key lime mustard and fresh cilantro.

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Ancho Grilled Angus Steak Tacos

Mekenita Cantina

6707 N. Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604

Topped with charred tomato guajillo lime salsa

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1910 N. Ola Ave.
Tampa, FL

Beef quesabirria tacos with Monterey Jack cheese, white onion and cilantro, served with beef consommé, lime, chacha rojo and chacha verde

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Grilled Baja Shrimp Taco

JOTORO Kitchen + Tequila Bar

615 Channelside Drive #114
Tampa, FL 33602

Blackened shellfish seasoned with Thai-chili lime and fresh cilantro

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Tacos al Pastor

Lolis Mexican Cravings

8005 Benjamin Road
Tampa, FL 33634

Pork in Mexican achiote sauce with pineapple

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Chicken Taco

Cafe Dufrain

710 Harbour Post Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

Street corn salsa, chipotle crema, cotija cheese

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Quesabirria Tacos

Catrinas Tacos and Tequila

1611 N. Howard Ave.
Tampa, FL 33607

A cross between a taco and a quesadilla with beef birria and cheese, served with traditional beef stew

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Gaspar’s Tacos

Gaspar's Grotto

1805 E. 7th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605

Chicken, pork or fresh fish of the day topped with Grotto slaw, queso fresco, purple onions and Gaspar's Grotto's own taco seasoning sauce

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Carnitas Tacos


205 WestShore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609

Marinated pork on a bed of shredded cabbage topped with black bean salsa, pickled red onions and queso fresco

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Octopus, Shrimp and Chicharrón Tacos

Rene's Mexican Kitchen

4414 N. Nebraska Ave.
Tampa, FL 33603

Grilled large shrimp, octopus and chicharrones

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