Making a taco is simple. Start with a tortilla, add some protein, top that with salsa and toppings and that is all there is to it. However, it is the care and the attention to detail that gives each taco its own unique taste. Follow the Taco Trek Map to discover the taste of South Bend Mishawaka’s tacos today.
During the Northern Indiana Taco Wars during the summer of 2017, thousands of fans showed their support and passion for their favorite local taco spot. While Los Aces Mexican Food took home the crown for Best Taco in St. Joseph County, all 11 finalists are delicious options around The Bend.
CINCO 5 – Choose between Mexican or American-style tacos. Cinco 5 ensures every guest receives a one-of-a-kind multicultural dining experience in Downtown South Bend.
CROOKED EWE BREWERY & ALE HOUSE – Known for their extensive bee list, Crooked Ewe also serves delicious pulled pork tacos topped with sriracha sour cream, cilantro, and lime.
EVIL CZECH BREWERY & PUBLIC HOUSE – A form-to-fork destination restaurant and craft brewery with street tacos ranging from chicken asada to barbacoa.
FIESTA TAPATIA – Serving authentic Mexican cuisine in Mishawaka for the past 17 years.
FLAMINGO’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT & GROCERY – The aromas of traditional Mexican food will sneak up on you when you walk into this downtown eatery.
LA ESPERANZA – Burritos, tacos, and Mexican dishes at this down-to-earth outpost.
LOS ACES MEXICAN FOOD – Voted the Best Taco in St. Joseph County; Los Aces is new to the South Bend community, but its softshell tacos and homemade flavor are being well received by all.
PUERTO VALLARTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT – Family-friendly restaurant where you can craft your own meal to your choosing.
ROSALES SUPER MARKET – Grocery store with everything you need, including tacos with a variety of meat choices.
TASTE OF MEXICO – Good quality, taste, and prices; Try the chicken tacos the next time you come to visit.
TAQUERIA CHICAGO – Served in a soft corn or flour tortilla, you can make your own taco and fill it with any number of toppings in this West Side restaurant.
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