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- “Taco” in Mexican Spanish = “light lunch” in English.
- Last year, a whopping 4.5 million tacos were consumed by Americans.
- According to Tacopedia, tacos were invented between 1,000 and 500 B.C. as a kind of edible spoon.
It’s World Taco Day and what better way to celebrate than with our top five taco spots in Chucktown. What can we say? We LOVE tacos.
- Taco Boy
They offer a la carte tacos that are to die for. Their taco list is also extensive, 14 tacos long! Taco Boy offers a great outside patio and a killer drink list as well. Taco Boy’s queso is rumored to be one of the best in Charleston.
The catfish taco is a fan favorite from Minero on East Bay St. The food they offer is affordable with Mexican inspired flavors. They also serve HUGE burritos for a reasonable price.
- Mex 1 Coastal Cantina
A great spot to enjoy a taco and margarita. People enjoy the bangin’ shrimp taco the most! This is a great place to order a few different tacos and sip on a drink while experiencing a beachy atmosphere.
- Taco Spot
This famous ‘Taco Spot’ used to be a favorite downtown but just recently moved from its small location to Ashley River Road. However, they still serve some of the best tacos! They serve anywhere from regular tacos to Mexican street tacos.
- Juanita Greenberg’s
Juanita’s is a staple on downtown on King Street. Their taco special is one of the best in Chuck. They offer 2 tacos and 1 Juan’s beer for $7 all day, every day. They also serve food until 1 am and $3 shots every day!