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Where To Eat Tacos In Dublin

We've been lamenting for years about the lack of dedicated taco joints in Dublin, but now after so long of such little choice, there now seem to be options coming out of our ears (although there's still not enough corn ears going into freshly made tortillas for our liking). Of course any new venture can be hit or miss, so we've done the hard work for you (it’s a tough job) and rounded up some of our favourites to try on your next taco trail. In no particular order, let’s taco ’bout tacos…

Los Chicanos

Los Chicanos has been a labour of love for owner Scott Holder. He actually sourced this truck around four years ago in LA, but due to some unlucky shipping issues and a painstaking renovation process it only opened up this summer at Elliot’s Cash and Carry, off Camden Street. Despite the delays, they've been a roaring success so far with a dedicated following and even an invitation to cater at the Mexican embassy – can’t get a better endorsement than that. We loved the lamb barbacoa with tomatillo mint salsa, and the salsa macha cauliflower with jalapeño crema and white cabbage.

El Milagro

We posted about El Milagro making their mark in Malahide Marina a while ago and since then they've expanded to UCD's Thursday market and Herbert Park's Sunday market, giving you even more opportunity to try these sensational tacos. The owner Julian is originally from Mexico and it shows in the quality of the ingredients he uses and the flavours that pack a punch. The tortillas are handmade from Mexican-run Balam, and you can taste the difference.


The OG modern Mexican restaurant in Dublin, 777 is a bit more spenny than other places but the quality of their food is second to none and their margaritas are some of the best, and most potent, in town. You are always guaranteed a good time here - this is the place to go to kickstart a big night out.


One of our favourites, Órale operates out of Eatyard and have just launched their new autumnal menu, including a gorgeous McNally pumpkin taco which we can’t wait to try. We are also waiting with bated breath for their (hopeful) return to Dun Laoghaire when their pesky staffing issues are sorted.

El Grito

El Grito was one of our first experiences in Dublin of real Mexican food at reasonable prices. Their tiny shop in Temple Bar was always welcoming and we wondered would their move to a larger premises on Mountjoy Square cause them to lose some of the charm? Luckily on a recent visit, we found that they’ve managed to maintain the charm, their dedicated customer base, and their inexpensive price point.