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Albuquerque's 4 top spots for budget-friendly tacos

Albuquerque's 4 top spots for budget-friendly tacos
Photo: Soo Bak Foods/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on December 17, 2019.

Looking to sample the best tacos around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable taco spots in Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to satisfy your cravings for budget-friendly tacos.

1. Dia De Los Takos

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Topping the list is Dia De Los Takos. Located at 111 Marble Ave. NW in downtown Albuquerque, the food truck, which offers tacos, burgers and more, is the highest-rated affordable taco spot in Albuquerque, boasting five stars out of 98 reviews on Yelp.

Beer-battered fish tacos are a signature dish, but you'll also find traditional tacos, vegan/vegetarian tacos, smashed chuck burgers and smothered french fries on the menu.

2. Rusty Taco

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Next up is Uptown's Rusty Taco, a fast-casual taco shop situated at 6600 Menaul Blvd. NE, T-002. It's an outpost of the national chain. With 4.5 stars out of 157 reviews on Yelp, the Tex-Mex spot, which offers "Mexican street-style tacos" and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.

The menu also features homemade sides, including queso, guacamole, black beans and pico de gallo, and catering services are also available. 

3. Perico's

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Cottonwood Heights's Perico's, located at 10401 Golf Course Road NW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap fast food spot, which offers tacos and more, four stars out of 20 reviews.

On the menu, you'll also find burritos, enchiladas, nachos and tamales, and catering services are also available. (Check out the daily specials here.)

4. Soo Bak Foods

PHOTO: shannon c./YELP

Soo Bak Foods, a fast-casual Korean spot in Nob Hill that offers tacos and more, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 35 Yelp reviews. Head over to 111 Hermosa Drive SE to see for yourself.

Aside from traditional and Korean-style tacos, the menu features burritos, kimchi and bibimbap. Keep an eye out for the eatery's food truck on Tuesdays.  


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