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National Taco Day

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Last year Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos! To say they are a staple in the American diet is an understatement. Las Colinas has over 20 restaurants that serve up this fan favorite. Whether you prefer them soft or crunchy or paired with a margarita or ice-cold beer, they are always a good idea. Celebrate National Taco Day this Sunday, October 4th by visiting one of these Las Colinas restaurants.

Bar Louie

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Bar Louie may be known for their burgers, but they make a mean street taco. Their street tacos are three corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of shredded chipotle chicken or blackened redfish topped with avocado cream, pico de gallo, cilantro, queso fresco, radishes, salsa verde and fresh limes.

Chipotle

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Chipotle’s build your own menu comes with your choice of grilled meat or sofritas in a soft or hard shell served with your choice of guacamole, salsa, cheese, sour cream or queso blanco topped with lettuce.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

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On Sunday, Fuzzy’s will have $1.50 Baja or breakfast (your choice) tacos all day long. You can choose from beef, pork, chicken, veggie or any breakfast option.

Gloria’s Latin Cuisine

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Gloria’s Latin Cuisine is Salvadorian based with Tex-Mex inspired additions. Their menu includes skirt steak, brisket, chicken, shrimp and red snapper tacos. Each meal comes with three tacos and a side of rice.

Hugo’s Invitados

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Hugo’s Invitados celebrated their two year anniversary on October 1st. They have been a wonderful addition to the Las Colinas restaurant scene with their fresh, organic menu. You can choose shrimp, chicken or brisket to fill their house-made corn tortillas (or flour if requested). Each plate comes with a side of fresh black beans and your choice of lemongrass rice, poblano-corn rice or quinoa.

Lupe Tortilla

Lupe Tortilla

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Lupe Tortilla serves all the Tex-Mex taco favorites but the real star of their menu is their ice cream taco. They take a crispy flour tortilla shell and fill it with Blue Bell® vanilla ice cream, bananas, seasonal fruits, chocolate, pecans, whipped cream and top it off with a cherry.

Mattito’s

Mattito's

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Mattito’s has been in business for over 20 years, so they must be doing something right. Their tacos come in crispy, soft or puffy and can be filled with beef, chicken, shrimp, pork carnitas or brisket. Each plate comes with a side of beans and Spanish rice.

Mexican Sugar

Mexican Sugar

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Las Colinas’s newest Mexican food concept has come on to the restaurant scene with a lot of buzz. They recently announced they will be open on Sundays for brunch and dinner. Their curbside fiesta kit comes with all the fixings to create your own taco at home including steak, chicken, veggies, tortillas, rice, beans, queso, guacamole, salsa and 2 mason jars of their classic margaritas.

Nosh & Bottle

Nosh & Bottle

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Nosh & Bottle offers chicken, pork or brisket street tacos topped with onions and cilantro. Their breakfast menu features a Texan breakfast option of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, brisket, onions, red and green chilis, breakfast potatoes and cheddar cheese.

Pacheco Taco Bar

Pacheco

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This Mexico City-inspired taqueria is located in the Toyota Music Factory offering a variety of traditional street tacos. Their options include carnitas, al pastor, chicken, barbacoa, beef and chorizo.

Pancheros Mexican Grill

Pancheros

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Need a vegetarian option? Pancheros offers tofu tacos alongside the traditional chicken, pork or steak. Their Tofusada® is marinated in Pancheros’ house-made, Southwestern-inspired sauce and sauteed to give the soft, pillowy tofu a glazed, crispy texture on the outside.

Reservoir

Reservoir

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Reservoir serves shrimp, fish or pulled pork street tacos. The pulled pork option comes with four tacos and a side of elote corn on the cob. The cajun shrimp and fish option comes with your choice of side.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell

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Taco Bell is kicking off National Taco Day with the launch of a gifting platform. The first 10,000 people to use their Taco Gifter platform will receive a free taco to give to someone else. Taco Bell will announce on their Twitter when the free gifts will be available.

Taco Diner

Taco Diner

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They live up to their name with a vast array of taco options. Fillings include tinga chicken, buttermilk fried chicken, brisket, steak, al pastor, veggie, crispy fish, seared fish, shrimp and chorizo, gulf shrimp and crispy shrimp. There’s an option to please everyone!

TacoMex

TacoMex

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TacoMex serves authentic Mexican-style street food and street tacos are their top seller. All their tacos are served topped with onions, cilantro and limes on the side. You can add avocado slices to bring it up a notch. They serve fajita beef, fajita chicken, ground beef, barbacoa, carnitas, al pastor and shredded chicken. Their taco plates are three tacos of your choice served with rice and beans.

Taqueria Moctezuma

Taqueria Moctezuma

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Get the latest foodie trend at Taqueria Moctezuma with their Birria Tacos. Birria Tacos have a beef filling that is cooked in a sweet, sour and slightly spicy Mexican beef stew until it falls apart. They are served with a side of the stew to dip the tacos in.

The Ranch at Las Colinas

The Ranch at Las Colinas

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Go exotic with The Ranch’s elk tacos. Their mini elk tacos are on their appetizer menu but come with enough for dinner. They stuff a crunchy taco shell with spicy ground elk, picoso cheese, grilled corn pico de gallo, cilantro crema and microgreens.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill

Thirsty Lion

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Thirsty Lion has a little bit of everything on their menu. Their baja fish tacos come with your choice of sauteed cod or shrimp topped with chipotle aioli, cilantro lime slaw, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese inside white corn tortillas. They are served with a side of Santa Fe bacon black beans.

Tikka Taco

Tikka Taco

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Tikka Taco is a unique Indian-Mexican fusion restaurant that combines the flavors of Indian cuisine and the spiciness of Mexican cuisine. Their tacos can come in a traditional flour tortilla or naan bread. Fillings include egg burhji, fusion kofta, vegetables, shrimp, paneer tikka, aachari aaloo, fish, chicken tikka, lamb kheema, tandoori chicken, paneer buhrji and chhole.

Two Mules Cantina

Two Mules

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Located inside the Texican Court hotel, Two Mules Cantina offers a Tex-Mex menu, outdoor dining and live music on the weekends. Their two taco options are roasted chicken and brisket. All are topped with cilantro, onions, lime and salsa.

Via Real

Via Real

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Via Real’s Santa Fe style cuisine has been a Las Colinas stand-by for over 30 years. Their Tacos de Res are beef tenderloin tips, sautéed with ancho chili sauce and cheddar cheese, rolled in flour tortillas and served with Spanish rice and black beans.

Walk On’s

Walk On's

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Walk On’s offers boom boom shrimp and blackened redfish tacos. The boom boom shrimp tacos come with fried shrimp, boom boom sauce, cabbage, jack cheese, tomato and Louisiana street corn wrapped in a flour tortilla. The blackened redfish tacos come with blackened redfish, chipotle slaw, avocado, lime crema and Louisiana street corn wrapped in a flour tortilla. Both plates come with your choice of side.

Yard House

Yard House

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Yard House’s carne asada street tacos are two corn tortillas filled with carne asada steak, roasted poblano, crushed avocado, onions, cilantro and salsa verde and comes with a side of spicy rice and pinto beans.