Where to Spend #TacoTuesday in Savannah

Savannah is a city renowned for its southern foods like fried chicken and sweet potatoes. Given we are a coastal city, seafood is another staple here. But over the years, Savannah has elevated and expanded on its culinary offerings. Among our diverse ranges of cuisines, the taco scene stands out with a myriad of delectable options. Whether you’re new in town or looking for a new #tacotuesday spot, check out our local recommendations:

Tequila’s Town Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Tequila’s Town Mexican Restaurant & Tequilar Bar has carved a niche for itself as a go-to spot for authentic and flavorful tacos. With two locations, one in the heart of Downtown Savannah’s Historic District and another in the Moon River District’s Sandfly neighborhood, this local Mexican favorite always pleases. Every Tuesday, they offer $2 off their “Street Style Tacos” menu. With a wide variety of fillings, including carne asada, tender carnitas, zesty fish, and vegetarian options, Tequila’s Town caters to every palate. The handmade tortillas and generous portions are just the icing on the cake. To truly elevate your experience, pair your tacos with one of their premium tequilas or refreshing margaritas.

Bull Street Taco

 For those of us that appreciate a more contemporary and lively atmosphere to savor our tacos, Bull Street Taco in the Starland District fits the bill perfectly. Their modern take on traditional Mexican street food creates an explosion of flavors, from their signature “Southern Fried Chicken” taco, with a delightful blend of southern and Mexican influences, to the classic al pastor taco, each bite is an adventure. Don’t miss their innovative house-made salsas that add an extra kick to your taco experience. Plus every Tuesday, a portion of their proceeds goes to support a local non-profit!

 

Chazito’s Latin Cuisine

When we want  an authentic taste of Latin American cuisine, Chazito’s Latin Cuisine delivers a tantalizing array of tacos inspired by different regions. With options like the savory Argentinian-style chimichurri steak taco or the mouthwatering Puerto Rican lechón (slow-roasted pork) taco, Chazito’s transports diners on a journey across Latin America. The warm and welcoming ambiance makes it an ideal spot to enjoy a relaxed taco feast. You can find a Chazito’s in the Starland District and Pooler. They also have a great food truck that posts ups at different locations around town. 

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Zunzi’s

While Zunzi’s may be more renowned for its South African-inspired sandwiches, their tacos have gained a loyal following here amongst locals and visitors alike. With a locations in the Downtown Historic District of Savannah and on Tybee Island, we won’t have to travel far. Bursting with unique flavors, their tacos incorporate a blend of cultures and ingredients. The “Oliver’s Lunch” taco, filled with grilled chicken, homemade peach chutney, and signature Zunzi’s sauce, stands out as a must-try option. Pair it with their hand-cut, perfectly seasoned fries for a complete culinary delight.

Carlito’s Mexican Bar & Grill

When we crave a casual and laid-back taco experience, Carlito’s Mexican Bar & Grill in Pooler, GA offers a delightful selection to satiate your hunger. Their tacos boast generous fillings and a burst of fresh flavors. From the savory carne asada to the tender and flavorful carnitas, each taco is crafted with care and attention to detail. Complete your meal with their refreshing range of margaritas or ice-cold cervezas for the perfect taco outing.

Savannah’s taco scene is a testament to our city’s diverse culinary landscape. Whether you’re seeking traditional Mexican flavors or creative fusions that push culinary boundaries, the best taco spots in Savannah cater to all tastes and preferences.