Top 17 North Carolina Taco Places

By Scoutology Staff

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1. Flaming Amy’s; Wilmington

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4002 Oleander & 4418 Shipyard, Wilmington, North Carolina
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Flaming Amy’s offers soft tacos with fillings like Cajun tilapia, jerk tofu and fajita steak.

2. Soul Gastrolounge; Charlotte

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1500-B Central Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Soul Gastrolounge offers sashimi tuna tacos with a fried wonton shell as well as an Asian pork belly taco with watermelon salsa.

3. Cabo Fish Taco; Charlotte

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3201 N Davidson St, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Cabo Fish Taco offers beer battered fish, tofu and shrimp tacos as well as salmon and lemon grilled tuna.

4. Gonza TACOS Y TEQUILA; Raleigh

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7713-39 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina
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This funky taco places offers tacos with pork, chicken, fish, steak and even scallops.

5. Salsa’s Mexican Caribbean Restaurant; Asheville

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6 Patton Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
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Salsa’s Mexican Caribbean Restaurant serves several great tacos. Try the tacos del dia with smoked beef and a fried egg.

6. Midwood Smokehouse; Charlotte

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1401 Central Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Midwood Smokehouse makes killer brisket tacos. They also have shredded chicken and smoked pork.

7. Paco’s Tacos & Tequila; Charlotte

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6401 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Paco’s Tacos & Tequila has original tacos like turkey club carnitas and chicken fried steak.

8. Carrburritos; Davidson

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445 S Main St, Davidson, North Carolina
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Carrburritos tacos come with fish, shrimp, carnitas, or sweet potato with caramelized onions.

9. Mamacita’s; Asheville

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77A Biltmore Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
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Mamacita’s is a taqueria that offers fillings like flash fired tilapia, avocado and pulled pork.

10. Taqueria El Azteca; Greensboro

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5605 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, North Carolina
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Taqueria El Azecta makes authentic Mexican tacos as well as beer battered fish tacos and shrimp tacos.

11. Lucha Tigre; Chapel Hill

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746 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Lucha Tigre is a Mexican and Asian fusion bar with creative tacos like the pumpkin curry taco. They also offer tequila and sake.

12. Three Amigos Mexican Grill And Cantina; Charlotte

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3428 N Tryon St, 2917 Central Ave, 13016 Eastfield Rd Huntersiville NC, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Three Amigos Mexican Grill and Cantina has authentic tacos with unusual choices like tongue and tripe.

13. Nanataco; Durham

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2512 University Dr, Durham, North Carolina
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Nanataco offers taco fillings like calamari, lamb, garlic beef, pork belly and duck.

14. The Humble Pig; Cary

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Cary, North Carolina
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The Humble Pig is a BBQ truck with smoked brisket and pork tacos.

15. Captain Poncho’s Tacos; Chapel Hill

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706 Market St Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Captain Poncho’s Tacos makes Mexico City style tacos. The have several different tortillas and occasionally serve lamb tacos.

16. Chubby’s Tacos; Durham

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748 Ninth St, Durham, North Carolina
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Chubby’s Tacos has a wide selection of tacos with great prices like $2 tacos al pastor.

17. Totopos; Cary

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1388 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, North Carolina
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Totopos has a huge tequila selection and tacos like chicken tinga with tomato-chipotle.

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