Have you been in the mood for exceptional tacos and haven’t been quite sure where to go to get them? Since there is no shortage of selection in the GTA, the choice as to where to dine can be a tough one–especially when places that serve this Mexican mainstay are plentiful across cities.
When it come to great tacos, every ingredient counts. Is the tortilla soft and able to contain all of the delicious ingredients? Is it perfectly spiced and memorably tasty? If it has fish in it, is it fried to perfection?
Both Mississauga and Brampton are known for their respective food scenes and both offer a ton of commendable taco joints—but only one city can have the absolute best selection.
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People looking for a great Mexican staple can try the taboon tacos at the relatively new City Centre gem Alijandro’s Kitchen, enjoy the sizeable portions at the family-run Senor Burrito in the Sheridan Centre area, try the hefty tacos at the Streetsville-located El Mariachi Tacos and Churros, sample the beloved fish tacos at the authentically Mexican Border MX or take in the great decor at our number one pic, El Jefe. While El Jefe is our number one, all of the aforementioned restaurants are ideal locations for the perfect taco.
Diners in the mood for a great taco can check out Harbourside Fish and Chips for some reliably tasty fish tacos, the industrial area gem MexiCados Burritos and Bowls, the Queen St. located Fresh Burrito Mexican Grill, the always on-trend downtown hotspot Carve on Lot 5 and the exceptionally cool—and exceptionally tasty—J. Red & Co. While J.Red is number one, diners should know that Brampton offers a lot of great options when it comes to tacos.
We asked you which city has the best tacos and you voted.
Here are the results!
Judging from social media, it looks like Instagram users sided with Mississauga by a fairly striking margin—79 per cent to 21 per cent.
What city do you visit when you’re in the mood for some tacos?