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Nashville's 4 favorite spots to score tacos on a budget

Five Points Tacos | Photo: Emily Q./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

Looking to sample the best tacos around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable taco outlets in Nashville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. Mas Tacos

photo: amber k./yelp

Topping the list is Mas Tacos. Located at 732 McFerrin Ave. in Greenwood, it's the most popular inexpensive taco spot in Nashville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,367 reviews on Yelp.

For example, Yelper Samantha Jo F., who reviewed Mas Tacos on April 30, wrote, "This is the kind of hole in the wall Mexican food we need in Nashville," and Yelper Taylor R. wrote, "The fried avocado tacos were a major hit with the whole group! The sweet plantains were also delicious." Authentic Mexican-style soups, sides and cocktails (as well as mezcal, sotol and Brazilian rum) are also on the menu.

2. Five Points Tacos

Photo: sean w./Yelp

Next up is Lockeland Springs' Five Points Tacos, situated at 1101 Woodland St. With 4.5 stars out of 45 reviews on Yelp, the food truck, which offers tacos and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.

Yelper Roann T., who reviewed Five Points Tacos on June 2, wrote, "It was all so tasty and very authentic," and Yelper Kush S. wrote, "The best tacos hands-down." The menu also features burritos, quesadillas, tortas, nachos and carne asada french fries.

3. El Tapatio #2

PHOTO: emi m./YELP

El Tapatio #2, located at 3611 Nolensville Pike, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive spot to score seafood and tacos four stars out of 87 reviews.

Yelper Marcy S., who reviewed El Tapatio #2 on Jan. 7, wrote, "My pick for the best authentic Mexican food in Nashville! The menu is a bit more eclectic than the usual Mexican restaurant," and Yelper Anj B. noted, "All the tacos were excellent." Check out the full menu, which also features nachos, quesadillas, salads and vegetarian options, here.

4. Taqueria Express

photo: alexis b./yelp

Taqueria Express, a food truck that offers tacos and more, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 16 Yelp reviews.   

Yelper Jose R., who reviewed Taqueria Express on Dec. 27, wrote, "The food is very good," and Yelper Sam L. noted, "Legit Mexican. Fast, good tacos. Good prices and fast service. I ordered the chicken, carnitas, and lengua." Head over to 4225 Nolensville Pike to see for yourself.


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