Steamed for up to an hour in woven baskets, these tacos are a Mexico City favorite.
Taco y Vino’s homage to the Taco Bell classic, in which a crispy shell is wrapped in a soft tortilla, is comfort food at its finest.
At EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina, the tacos come filled with gumbo, etouffee, or boudin.
It's a a smoky, mesquite-grilled, seasoning-speckled chicken leg wrapped in a corn tortilla.
This smoky, comforting taco recalls the chef’s youth as a migrant farmworker in South Texas.
This taco is so beloved that it was part of a thorny trademark dispute.
Classics such as papas con huevos and migas are litmus tests for breakfast taco spots, and this San Antonio shop nails the exam.
This weekends-only Arlington barbecue trailer is a taco joint in disguise.
A Grand Prairie beer barn makes sweet and gamey lamb tacos to go.
The Dallas mezcal bar's new chef rose to the to-go challenge when the city closed dining rooms his first day on the job.
At this little yellow food truck in Austin, it’s all about Taco Wednesday.
The popular pop-up is now serving steamed tacos at one of its brewery stops.
At this San Antonio taco trailer, everything is better with cheese.
This new Mexican restaurant in Midland is bringing a classic taco to burrito-happy West Texas.
Among the Brownsville taqueria's impressive array of tacos is one using tender beef from a trompo.
The lucha-libre-themed Dallas taqueria offers Guadalajaran-style dishes and specialties.
A Mexican ice cream parlor in Houston is making one of the freshest dessert tacos in Texas.
A different sort of Texas Trinity makes for an exceptional taco at this Tomball joint.
The gas station taqueria in Fort Worth offers impressive vegan options, including this standout taco built around a fried banana blossom.
This Austin taco shop proves that a great taco takes time.
This Houston-area pop-up is adding a Tejano twist to a Mexican preparation trending on the West Coast.
This eatery, in the Texas Panhandle town of Childress, does fried tacos right.
At this Rio Grande Valley taqueria, starting with dessert might be the best way to kick off a meal of creative tacos.
At this mainstay, a flaky flour tortilla is the foundation of a smoked brisket breakfast taco—or, rather, a mariachi—that's one of the best in the state.
This small El Paso restaurant offers a sense of home and a connection to the past in a most creative way.
The San Antonio stalwart, known for its creative Tex-Mex tacos, evokes a long-gone Texas Monthly favorite with this offering.
The expert beef preparation was a nice surprise at this Breckenridge breakfast-and-lunch spot.
A Waxahachie institution serves a great version of the South Texas specialty.
An Austin bar and record shop is cranking out wonderful additions to the city’s tortilla scene.
The fried treat scarcely found outside San Antonio isn’t officially on the menu, but it’s worth inquiring about.
Zavala’s Barbecue’s weekday morning alter ego makes a signature taco even better than the joint’s original.
At his weekly pop-up in Houston, Eddie Ortiz serves tender brisket wrapped in a shell of griddled cheese.
If ever an island paradise were represented in a single dish, this taqueria special might be it.
This Tarrant County taco pop-up treats its vegetarian options as seriously as its meat offerings.
The new Dallas taqueria serves this not-so-usual taco de guisado.
You can cut meat from the bone before you eat, but it’s better to go all in with this San Antonio staple.