National Taco Day
Tacos are undoubtedly one of mankind's greatest achievements. A food rich in history, older in fact than sliced bread... perhaps the best thing before sliced bread. A versatile hand held treat with endless combinations that has brought joy to the world for generations. Today we celebrate the taco's glory. October 4, is National Taco Day.
Celebrate your love of this Mexican delicacy with some of our favorite Wichita taco spots.
Tacos at a chophouse? Yes, yes indeed.
AVI Seabar & Chophouse is a Wichita destination for Sterling Silver steaks and fresh seafood. The seafood is where the tacos come in. AVI's Fish tacos are some of the best in town. Featuring shrimp & fresh fish, lightly breaded on honey-lime coleslaw garnished with avocado cream.
Bourbon Street Sports Bar & Grill
It's the perfect storm... National Taco Day and Taco Tuesday.
Bourbon Street Sports Bar and Grill features 99¢ fried flour tacos every Tuesday.
All of Bourbon Street's food is hand made from scratch and as they put it "tastes like it came straight from your mama's kitchen." If you're looking to have some fun they also feature With our 8 soft tip dart boards, 6 valley style pool tables, a large outdoor patio area and sand volley ball court.
Blue River Mexican Grill
Known for burritos, Blue River Mexican Grill is let's you create your own tacos.
Locally owned and operated; they specialize in making small batches of fresh food throughout the day ensuring you get nothing but the best. Their food is inspired by the Blue River region between Mexico and Belize, features artfully seasoned meat, flavorful homemade salsa, and fresh house made guacamole.
Deano's Grill and Tapworks
Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday at Deano's Grill and Tapworks. For $7 you can get two tacos with your choice of meat be it fish, shrimp, steak, or chicken and a side of tasty shoestring onions. You can catch a game on any of Deano's 23" big screen TV's and wash down those tacos with any of the 23 beers they have on tap or one of their great signiture cocktales.
Nestled on the at the edge of Oldtown along Douglas Ave., District Taqueria is known for their street style tacos with an extra twist. Thier menu offers quite the assortment of taco options so choosing can be a little daunting but worth the effort. They also serve up some tasty queso and have a full bar to wash everything down with.
El Mexico Cafe
Locally owned and operated for 45 years, El Mexico Cafe on south Seneca is serves up some of the best Mexican food in town. Whether it's their legendary chips & salsa, house made chili-con-queso or any of our delectable appetizers you'll instantly be be transported to old Mexico from the start. Their Tacos & Margaritas win awards year after year.
Tacos are a Margarita’s specialty, served soft or fried with chicken, fish or tilapia.
Margarita’s is conveniently located one mile from downtown Wichita and offers a variety of unique and tasty Mexican food made fresh daily. They also have a wide selection of margaritas, domestic beers, import beers and wine. Margarita’s can accommodate large groups for lunch, dinner or special occasions with upstairs seating for 100. They also feature a live house band.
Playa Azul prides themselves in making great Mexican Food... and tacos. Their goal is to provide an outstanding and unique experience and some of the best traditional dishes from central area of Mexico. Serving lunch and dinner. They offer a large selection of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas, enchiladas, chimichangas, tamales, specialty Mexican dishes, Mexican combos and much more.
Ruben's Mexican Grill
Ruben's Mexican Grill in Delano is just the place to go when you're in the mood for fresher, lighter Mexican food in a great atmosphere. At Ruben's, you'll find great service in a relaxed atmosphere. Located right in the heart of the Delano district on Douglas, we're an easy drive from anywhere in Wichita but especially convenient to Downtown and Old Town.
One of Wichita's largest pool halls Side Pockets Sports Bar, offesr 4 beef tacos for $5.95. If you want to catch a game while you chow down than great news, they have 19 flat screen televisions, and 3 12ft. HD projectors. And in between tacos you can keep yourself entertained by playing on any of there 6 big, professional 9ft pool tables and 17 regular bar tables. To go with their tacos they also feature $3 premium bottles and $3.75 Long Island Iced Teas.
South Rock Billiards
Southrock Billiards Sports Bar & Grill offers a great Taco Tuesday special of two Large Flour Tacos with Chips for $3.95. Also this tuesday Southrock will feature, a mini 8-Ball Tournament and Absolut Vodka drinks $4.50 (Did we mention it's also national vodka day?) They offer Happy hour is twice every day from 6pm-7pm & 9pm-10pm. Relax, have a drink, eat some tacos, and play pool. Southrock Billiards also offers free pool from 2pm to 5pm.
Taqueria El Fagon
Featured on our Wichita's Best Holes in the Wall article. Taqueria El Fagon is a hidden gem on in southeast Wichita. If you want authentic street tacos, El Fogon is the spot for you. They also have great tortas and horchata. They have seven different tacos to choose from, but choosing can hard so might as well get them all.
Uno Mas ICT
One of Wichita's favorite food trucks and recently opened taqueria. Uno mas serves up gourmet "street" style tacos with a modern twist. Guests can choose their own tortilla type, filling, and salsa 'heat' level. Whether you go with tacos al pastor, carnitas, or one of their specials like bang bang shrimp you'll definitely be saying one more por favor.
Americans ate over 4.5 billion taco's last year according to NationalTacoDay.com Also tacocat spelled backwards is still tacocat.