Tucson's 4 favorite spots for low-priced tacos

BK Tacos | Photo: Pamela S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 02, 2020.

Need more tacos in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable taco spots in Tucson, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Bk Tacos

Photo: Perry P./Yelp

Topping the list is BK Tacos. Located at 5118 S. 12th Ave., the restaurant, which offers hot dogs and tacos, is the highest-rated affordable taco spot in Tucson, boasting four stars out of 232 reviews on Yelp.

"Authentic products of the highest quality that through its flavor connect you with customs and traditions of Sonora," it writes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. The menu features Sonoran-style hot dogs, carne asada tacos, quesadillas and more.

2. Ensenada Street Food

Photo: Erick D./Yelp

Next up is South Park's Ensenada Street Food, situated at 1602 S. Park Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 24 reviews on Yelp, the food truck, which offers tacos and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. Look for carne asada tacos and birria. Check out the full menu.

"Ensenada Street Food first had its kickoff back in 2017 started off in a food truck placed in the Tohono swap meet," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile.

3. Street Taco and Beer

Photo: Stephanie M./Yelp

Street Taco and Beer, located at 5870 E. Broadway Blvd. in the Park Place Mall food court, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly spot, which offers tacos and more, 4.5 stars out of 34 reviews. 

Yelper Olivia E., who reviewed Street Taco and Beer on March 16, wrote, "To. Die. For. First off, the prices are insanely good. Second, the food is amazing."

Robert Y. noted, "This is the best restaurant in the Park Place Mall food court in my humble opinion. This is not completely authentic Mexican fare, but it is close enough, not to mention the fact that it is a cheap and solid option for dining, in a place filled with overpriced options."

4. Toro Loco

Photo: Ulyses O./Yelp

Finally, over in Broadway Pantano East, check out Toro Loco, which has earned four stars out of 74 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the spot to score tacos and more by heading over to 7940 E. Broadway Blvd.

Yelper Nichole A., who reviewed Toro Loco on Dec. 10 wrote, "This place is amazing. Fresh flour tortillas, fresh street corn to die for."

Yelper Christy C. noted, "Awesome tacos and burritos. Loved the flour tortillas and everything on each taco."

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

Jan 10, 2020

Apartments for rent in Tucson: What will $1,000 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Tucson real estate? From budget apartments to luxury apartments, here's what you can get locally by price point, with photos and amenities. Read More

Jan 10, 2020

Here are Tucson's top 3 yoga spots

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top yoga spots around Tucson. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Jan 10, 2020

Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 3 delightful doggies to adopt now in Tucson

See listings of dogs up for adoption at pet adoption centers in and around Tucson. Read More

Jan 10, 2020

Today's weather in Tucson

What's the weather today? What's the weather for the week? Here's your forecast. Read More