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BEST Tacos

2016 BEST Tacos

Taqueria Cancun

East Boston

It’s worth the haul to Eastie for these homemade flour tortillas replete with spicy chorizo, succulent carne asada, or beef-brain carnitas. But the restaurant’s best-kept secret is the taco de pescado, filled with buttery tilapia and topped with bright, refreshing… read more»

2015 BEST Tacos

Lone Star Taco Bar

Allston

The magic here is in the tortillas—hand-pressed in the kitchen to provide a sturdy foundation for toppings like smoky barbacoaand rich Dallas spicy beef. (For an afternoon hangover, there’s the breakfast taco topped with scrambled eggs, cheese, avocado crema, and… read more»

2014 BEST Tacos

Taqueria el Amigo

Waltham

For a truly top-notch taco, you’ll have to head west—all the way to Waltham, that is, where this tiny taqueria stuffs its pliant corn tortillas with rich carnitas, tender braised lengua, and fruity al pastor—style pork, then serves them with… read more»

2013 BEST Tacos

Taqueria Jalisco

East Boston

The hardest decision you’ll have to make here? Which of the spicy, flavorful salsas offered tableside will best accessorize the fall-apart cubes of beef tongue, succulent carne asada, or (on Saturdays) rich, tender carnitas that come stuffed in expertly griddled… read more»

2007 BEST Tacos

Taco Loco

Somerville

Like avid birders, food fanatics will journey to any spot, no matter how remote, in search of the rarest prizes. In the hinterlands of Somerville, in the shadow of I-93 at the east end of Broadway, the Morales family has… read more»