7 Best Taco Restaurants
Apr 13, 2019

The taco has a special place in every Colorado Springs dweller’s food preference list. The restaurants and cuisines know this very well, and the number of great taco places has been on the rise for quite some time. We have sorted out the bests of the bests for preparing an honest shortlist for all the taco lovers out there. If you are from Colorado Springs and love tacos, you shouldn’t miss out on these great restaurants!

Pueblo Viejo

  • Google Ratings: 4.3/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4.5/5

If you are a fan of traditional tortillas that are found in the streets of Mexico and want to have those delicacies in the comfort of your hometown, then Pueblo Viejo is the place you are looking for. Pueblo Viejo has a diverse range of burritos you won’t find anywhere else. From full-veg to all-meaty, they have got your preference covered.  And if you love some tequila or margaritas with your tacos, then the full bar is there just for you! Pueblo Viejo should make one of the top spots of any taco restaurant list out there. Online delivery and event catering services are also available.

El Taco Rey

  • Google Ratings: 4.5/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4/5

El Taco Rey features some of the most experienced taco makers of Colorado. They emerged as a family business back in 1976 and have seen immense growth and success over the last two decades under the great Aguilar family. Such growth and success didn’t come for nothing. The best thing about El Taco Rey is their determination to maintain top-notch quality. They only use choice beef and the best guacamole and locally grown ingredients for preparing everything on the menu. You must try their avocado pork burrito if you are ever in Colorado Springs.

Carlos Miguel’s Mexican Bar and Grill

  • Google Ratings: 4.1/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4/5

Those who are looking for delicious tacos while partying love Carlos Miguel’s. Carlos Miguel’s has a wide variety of Mexican street food options, along with an extensive house-selected single barrel bourbon program. Be sure to check the Mexican traditionals and house options if you pay a visit to this great restaurant. They serve over 10 different burritos and Mexican street chicken items.

Rudy’s Little Hideaway

  • Google Ratings: 4.2/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4/5

Rudy’s Little Hideaway is one of the oldest restaurants in Colorado Springs. It was founded in 1994 by Rudy and Rebecca Escobedo to introduce the authentic taste of Mexican street food to Colorado Springs locals. Even today, Rudy’s has received national recognition. Rudy is most probably one of the best taco crafters of the world, and he can still be seen greeting customers at his storefront. This restaurant is dedicated exclusively to make the best burritos to keep the Mexican street food culture alive in Colorado. The menu still follows the original family recipe.

La’au’s Taco Shop

  • Google Rating: 4.4/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4/5

Situated in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods, La’au’s Taco Shop has a very unique take on Mexican street food, including tacos. As the neighborhood is vibrant, this chill taco shop has to be vibrant as well. La’au’s Taco Shop is nothing short of that. With great Tacos, people of Colorado Springs will also find amazing juices and soda, as well as hard drink options like Corona, margaritas, seasonal cocktails and Bristol Beer in this restaurant. Apart from the regular menu, there are weekly specials to give the customers something unique every week.

Azada Mexican Grill

  • Google Rating: 4.5/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4/5

If you are craving made-from-scratch Mexican-style food, then Azada Mexican Grill should be your top pick in Colorado Springs. The best part about their burritos is you can have your own picked ingredients inside the burrito. Other than the burritos, there are great tacos, enchiladas & chile relleno with beans and cilantro lime rice. All these traditional food options will definitely satisfy your appetite as well as your belly.


  • Google Rating: 4.6/5
  • Yelp Ratings: 4.5/5

Tlaquepaque is situated in one of the most rapidly growing areas for new residents. But new dwellers shouldn’t be deprived of good quality food just because they live in a newly built area. Tlaquepaque fulfills that demand to a huge extent. This restaurant serves one of the best tamales you’ve ever had. They prepare their tamales with pork or chicken, rice, beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole. Tlaquepaque’s tamales are famous among the nearby community and are getting more traction day by day.