Tacos from Taqueria del Sol.
Photo: Becky Stein
Photo: Becky Stein

Best taco in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

It's obvious that Atlanta loves its tacos by the large number of votes received in this week's Best of Atlanta poll. The taco with the most punch is served up at El Taco Veloz with multiple locations around the city, including Gwinnett county. If you're feeling adventurous, opt for the Lengua (beef tongue) taco, or if you are a traditional lover then order the Carne Asada (charbroiled steak) taco with a hearty side of queso dip.

In a close second place we have a tie between Taqueria del Sol (DeKalb) and Tacos La Villa (Cobb), both with unique Mexican fare. At Taqueria del Sol you can find tacos stuffed with fried chicken (with a jalapeño mayonnaise) or even a Memphis-themed taco with chopped smoked pork with a spicy jalapeño coleslaw and tequila BBQ sauce. Sip on a horchata at Tacos La Villa in Smyrna while dining on what some call one of the most authentic Mexican restaurants in town. The price is right here for a tasty taco (or four). 

These aren't the only spots where you can dine on tasty tacos done right. Check out the other nominees, most of which have a passionate following: The El Felix (North Fulton), Mi Barrio (Intown), Taqueria El Rey Del Taco (DeKalb) and Bartaco (Intown). 

Not many things are more satisfying than the perfect bite of a taco filled with your favorite ingredients. Soft shell or hard, meat or vegetarian ... the combinations of flavor are endless. Getting hungry just thinking about it? Be sure to pregame with some of the best queso Atlanta has to offer. Prefer guacamole? There's plenty of that to go around, too. 

Aren't sure of your favorite taco joint yet? Satisfy your craving while doing your homework, even beyond the list above. 

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here. 

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