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5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals

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One thing that Texans know is tacos. If you ask anyone in the Lone Star State, they’ll have a favorite taco joint as well, so be sure to check with your neighbor, cousin, sister, uncle, or that random friend at the water cooler. There are bound to be some great recommendations. But, an online avenue you might want to investigate are the reviews provided on Yelp. According to the site, which was founded to help locals in a particular area find the right service or business to meet their needs, here are five of the top places to get a taco in Texas. We’re sure there are many more which haven’t made the list, so be sure to let us know some of your favorites!

1. Tacodeli, Austin

5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals

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With a high rating on Yelp and five locations in Austin, there’s clearly something special about this place. We’ve heard that their breakfast tacos are also something that you have to try, which makes this place a good go-to for any time of day.

2. Torchy’s Tacos, Several Locations

5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals

Photo: Facebook/Torchy’s Tacos

Torchy’s has multiple locations, a high Yelp rating, and hundreds of positive reviews. As far as tacos in Texas go, this is a must-try if you haven’t, and a surefire return visit if you have.

3. Meso Maya, Dallas

5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals

Photo: Facebook/Meso Maya

Situated in a renovated tortilla factory, Meso Maya has a high star rating and a great list of reviews. Their brisket and carne asada tacos are definite must-tries and their menu offers some gluten-free items for those that have dietary issues.

4. Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina, San Antonio

5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals

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Rosario’s is a staple of San Antonio and not only attracts foodie fans from throughout the state but out-of-state tourists as well. Many locals recommend it to those unfamiliar, and you can tell by the number of positive Yelp reviews.

5. L&J Café, El Paso

5 of the Best Taco Joints in Texas According to Locals
Photo: Facebook/L & J Cafe

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