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16 Shops to Get Your Taco Fix in Las Vegas and Henderson Right Now

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No one needs to be told why to eat a taco – they’re a universally loved and craved food, perfect for any time of day or night. And Las Vegas is teeming with options for a warm handmade tortilla piled high with marinated and grilled meat with bright, spicy sauces. Here is a look at 16 tacos to take a bite out of in Las Vegas and Henderson right now.

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El Norte Taco Shop

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Stop by this northwest taco shop for fresh-tasting, lightly battered fish tacos. Slaw adds the right amount of crunch and the tangy dressing keeps things cool.

El Dorado Cantina at Tivoli Village

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El Dorado Cantina at Tivoli Village offers street tacos — simply filled tacos — or their more dressed-up signature tacos with a choice of meat such as steak or chicken, or customers can choose the vegetarian option of roasted chilies and poblano peppers.

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Tacos El Gordo

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All three Tacos El Gordo locations offer Tijuana-inspired tacos filled with asada, buche, tripa, and brisket. The Strip location gets busy late at night, but waiting in line is part of the experience. If you’re in a hurry, opt to order online and skip the wait.

An array of tacos and drinks at Tacos El Gordo
An array of tacos and drinks at Tacos El Gordo
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Tacotarian

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The four locations of Tacotarian are testament to their ability to satisfy both meat and plant-based eaters with their all-vegan menu of Mexican specialties. Mushroom tacos and jackfruit birria are favorites. Plenty of gluten free options are also available.

Bajamar Seafood & Tacos

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Baja-style tacos find a home north of the Stratosphere and on Blue Diamond Road. Spicy shrimp or octopus, marlin adobada, and vegetarian options feature on the menu; ceviche tostadas are a specialty as well.

Bajamar Seafood &amp; Tacos
Bajamar Seafood & Tacos
Bajamar Seafood & Tacos

Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop

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Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop specializes in birria, offered with either goat or beef. In addition to the classic style, they’ve got quesabirria, which adds melty cheese to the classic taco. Tripa, buche, cabeza, and classic fillings are also available.

Three tacos with a cup of stew to the left
Quesabirria tacos at Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop
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Abuela's Tacos

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This no-frills taco shop loads up its handmade tortillas with heaping scoops of lengua and barbacoa, and other meat choices, all for around $2.50 each. And you’d be remiss not to order the Hot Cheetos taco.

The Taco Stand

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The tight menu at the Taco Stand features six options — carne asada, al pastor, pollo asado, camaron, pescado, and nopal tacos — with corn tortillas made in-house as they’re ordered. Burritos, carne asada fries, and quesadillas round out the menu. A salsa bar features everything from super spicy habanero to chipotle and cilantro sauces. Customers can pick up hot peppers, carrots, and pico de gallo.

Three types of tacos
Tacos at The Taco Stand
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Bomb Tacos

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Tacos at this restaurant are all around $3 or $4 and available with spiced and flavorful carne asada and grilled chicken or shrimp diablo in crunchy rolled and soft shell varieties. Crispy potato and mushroom asada satisfy the vegan crowd.

Three colorful tacos
Bomb Tacos
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Tacos & Beer

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Aptly named, Tacos & Beer specializes in exactly two things. Order a taco platter and choose from carne asada, carnitas, barbacoa, or beer-battered avocado tacos, among others. For around $15, the platters come with two sides. Wash it all down with any of its robust offering of beers.

Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos

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All six Frijoles and Frescas locations feature eight different types of meat including fried pork or beef head, and each taco comes with beans, cheese, avocado, sour cream, and pico de gallo. The Desert Inn location has a drive-thru for quick pick-up.

Frijoles &amp; Frescas Grilled Tacos
Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos
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Panchos Vegan Tacos

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Vegan tacos find a home at three locations on East Tropicana Avenue, Anthem, and Fort Apache Road. Vegan meats come in street tacos, potatoes stuffed dorados tacos, and all go for less than $4 each. Diners can go through the drive-thru at the Fort Apache location or order online at vegantacos.net.

A vegan ‘Taco Tueday’ favorite now available for takeout and delivery at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
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Me Gusta Tacos

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Customers can kick up their meals from mild to the 9 out of 10 rated salsa habanero. On the menu, tacos served on warm corn tortillas with choices such as Korean kalbi, carne asada, and carnitas.

Me Gusta Tacos
Me Gusta Tacos
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Taco Y Taco Mexican Eatery

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Be sure to visit this Mexican eatery with plenty of time; patrons stand at a different station dependent upon what they want to order. While confusing initially, the food is well worth it. Meat options are many like typical carne asada and carnitas, but also featured are buche or pork stomach, cabeza or beef head, and tripe. Also available is the soyrizo, a soy-based meat product with spices as a vegetarian option. The tacos are served on a soft corn tortilla, topped with onions, cilantro, and a choice of up to eight different salsas. Takeout and delivery available at both locations.

Pinches Tacos

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Handmade tortillas swaddle every taco at all three locations of Pinches Tacos, also found at the Downtown Container Park and The Gramercy. Al pastor, fish with Veracruz-style slaw, lengua, and nopal are among the fillings.

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Taco Man Grill

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Fish tacos with handmade tortillas for the shell highlight the menu at this Henderson taco shop. On the burrito front, Taco Man Grill has a hot Cheetos creation served with carne asada, guacamole, and nacho cheese.

Taco Man Grill
Taco Man Grill
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El Norte Taco Shop

Stop by this northwest taco shop for fresh-tasting, lightly battered fish tacos. Slaw adds the right amount of crunch and the tangy dressing keeps things cool.

El Dorado Cantina at Tivoli Village

El Dorado Cantina at Tivoli Village offers street tacos — simply filled tacos — or their more dressed-up signature tacos with a choice of meat such as steak or chicken, or customers can choose the vegetarian option of roasted chilies and poblano peppers.

<span data-author="-1">A plate of tacos in a circular pattern</span>
El Dorado Cantina
El Dorado Cantina/Twitter

Tacos El Gordo

All three Tacos El Gordo locations offer Tijuana-inspired tacos filled with asada, buche, tripa, and brisket. The Strip location gets busy late at night, but waiting in line is part of the experience. If you’re in a hurry, opt to order online and skip the wait.

An array of tacos and drinks at Tacos El Gordo
An array of tacos and drinks at Tacos El Gordo
Tacos El Gordo [Official Site]

Tacotarian

The four locations of Tacotarian are testament to their ability to satisfy both meat and plant-based eaters with their all-vegan menu of Mexican specialties. Mushroom tacos and jackfruit birria are favorites. Plenty of gluten free options are also available.

Bajamar Seafood & Tacos

Baja-style tacos find a home north of the Stratosphere and on Blue Diamond Road. Spicy shrimp or octopus, marlin adobada, and vegetarian options feature on the menu; ceviche tostadas are a specialty as well.

Bajamar Seafood &amp; Tacos
Bajamar Seafood & Tacos
Bajamar Seafood & Tacos

Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop

Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop specializes in birria, offered with either goat or beef. In addition to the classic style, they’ve got quesabirria, which adds melty cheese to the classic taco. Tripa, buche, cabeza, and classic fillings are also available.

Three tacos with a cup of stew to the left
Quesabirria tacos at Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop
Los Arcos Birrieria y Taco Shop/Facebook

Abuela's Tacos

This no-frills taco shop loads up its handmade tortillas with heaping scoops of lengua and barbacoa, and other meat choices, all for around $2.50 each. And you’d be remiss not to order the Hot Cheetos taco.

The Taco Stand

The tight menu at the Taco Stand features six options — carne asada, al pastor, pollo asado, camaron, pescado, and nopal tacos — with corn tortillas made in-house as they’re ordered. Burritos, carne asada fries, and quesadillas round out the menu. A salsa bar features everything from super spicy habanero to chipotle and cilantro sauces. Customers can pick up hot peppers, carrots, and pico de gallo.

Three types of tacos
Tacos at The Taco Stand
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Bomb Tacos

Tacos at this restaurant are all around $3 or $4 and available with spiced and flavorful carne asada and grilled chicken or shrimp diablo in crunchy rolled and soft shell varieties. Crispy potato and mushroom asada satisfy the vegan crowd.

Three colorful tacos
Bomb Tacos
Bomb Tacos/Facebook

Tacos & Beer

Aptly named, Tacos & Beer specializes in exactly two things. Order a taco platter and choose from carne asada, carnitas, barbacoa, or beer-battered avocado tacos, among others. For around $15, the platters come with two sides. Wash it all down with any of its robust offering of beers.

Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos

All six Frijoles and Frescas locations feature eight different types of meat including fried pork or beef head, and each taco comes with beans, cheese, avocado, sour cream, and pico de gallo. The Desert Inn location has a drive-thru for quick pick-up.

Frijoles &amp; Frescas Grilled Tacos
Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos
Frijoles & Frescas Grilled Tacos/Facebook

Panchos Vegan Tacos

Vegan tacos find a home at three locations on East Tropicana Avenue, Anthem, and Fort Apache Road. Vegan meats come in street tacos, potatoes stuffed dorados tacos, and all go for less than $4 each. Diners can go through the drive-thru at the Fort Apache location or order online at vegantacos.net.

A vegan ‘Taco Tueday’ favorite now available for takeout and delivery at Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos/Facebook

Me Gusta Tacos

Customers can kick up their meals from mild to the 9 out of 10 rated salsa habanero. On the menu, tacos served on warm corn tortillas with choices such as Korean kalbi, carne asada, and carnitas.

Me Gusta Tacos
Me Gusta Tacos
Me Gusta Tacos/Facebook

Taco Y Taco Mexican Eatery

Be sure to visit this Mexican eatery with plenty of time; patrons stand at a different station dependent upon what they want to order. While confusing initially, the food is well worth it. Meat options are many like typical carne asada and carnitas, but also featured are buche or pork stomach, cabeza or beef head, and tripe. Also available is the soyrizo, a soy-based meat product with spices as a vegetarian option. The tacos are served on a soft corn tortilla, topped with onions, cilantro, and a choice of up to eight different salsas. Takeout and delivery available at both locations.

Pinches Tacos

Handmade tortillas swaddle every taco at all three locations of Pinches Tacos, also found at the Downtown Container Park and The Gramercy. Al pastor, fish with Veracruz-style slaw, lengua, and nopal are among the fillings.

Pinches Tacos
Pinches Tacos
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Taco Man Grill

Fish tacos with handmade tortillas for the shell highlight the menu at this Henderson taco shop. On the burrito front, Taco Man Grill has a hot Cheetos creation served with carne asada, guacamole, and nacho cheese.

Taco Man Grill
Taco Man Grill
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