Florida’s selection of authentic Mexican eateries is second to none. After a day of shopping, frolicking on the beach, or hanging out at your vacation rental – you’re probably famished and ready for a delicious meal. But with so many options for tacos in Florida, how do you choose? That’s where we come in.

We want to help hungry travelers by sharing our favorite 10 taco eateries in Florida for 2023. The service, the menu, and the reviews from previous customers put these restaurants over-the-top and onto our list.

Congratulations to the winners!

Originally Published: August 27, 2021 

Florida’s 10 Best Taco Restaurants: 2023 Winners

TacoLu  | Jacksonville Beach

TacoLu had modest beginnings as a taco shack with delicious food and a lot of heart. The food was so undeniably good that they ended up eventually moving to a bigger space to serve up more tacos and smooth tequila to a larger crowd. They have a great story with great food to match. Everything is authentic, fresh and made to order.

Tacos & Tattoos | Miami

This cool spot is family owned and you are treated like family when you are here. They have unique globally inspired dishes including tacos infused with different creative flavors. The decor is lively and full of interesting artwork.  

Capital Tacos | Multiple Locations

Great food and service. They are known to have special tacos that are truly unique. Everything is fast and fresh. You can grab a drink at the bar or soda fountain while you wait. The food is tex-mex style and the interior has a cool vibe with lots of bright colors and fun artwork. 

Rocco’s Tacos | West Palm Beach

Rocco’s prides themselves on their handmade corn tortillas and guacamole, homemade sour mix and all the delicious authentic dishes it serves up daily. They have an extensive tequila list and all the tacos are made to order. 

Garbo’s Grill | Key West

Garbo’s is one of those restaurants you go to Key West for just to eat here!  The food is a mix of different flavors, like their Korean BBQ tacos and the umami burger. They put together unique flavor combinations to create an unmatched experience. 

Casita Taqueria | St. Petersburg

Casita serves simple delicious authentic dishes. The corn tortillas and salsa are made in-house and they try to use local ingredients and produce as much as possible. The meats are slowly braised to perfection. Yum! 

El Patron | Orlando

El Patron has an authentic rotating buffet every day with tacos and all sorts of delicious Mexican cuisine. They are a great place for brunch or dinner. The tacos are truly delicious. 

Taco Bus | Multiple Locations

The Taco Bus is as cool and unique as it sounds! It started as a school bus that served delicious tacos, burritos, nachos and other delicious specialties. Today they have multiple locations and are a great place to get something fresh and yummy with food truck vibes in a restaurant setting.

Cafe Tu Tu Tango | Orlando

Spectacular food and great service are two things this restaurant is known for by locals. They also have beautiful decor to enjoy looking at while eating some of their eclectic global cuisine.

Corner Taco | Jacksonville

Corner Taco is a food truck with all the Mexican staples! Everything is made fresh and to order. They have inventive dishes like the brisket taco and jerk chicken taco. Both amazingly flavorful and tender. All their food is worth trying! It is best described as elevated street food and there is nothing more authentic!


Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations, including Florida! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!