Tacos, the delicious hand-held wonders, trace their origin back to the vibrant streets of Mexico, where tortillas are lovingly filled with a medley of meats, fresh veggies, and zesty salsas. They are proof that good things come in small packages.
Guess what? You’re in for a treat! No need to pack your bags and embark on a journey to Mexico just to satisfy your taco cravings. Right here in Lagos, we’ve got a roundup of ten taco joints that will make your taste buds dance with joy!
TOASTIES are all about serving up lip-smacking hot toasted fusion sandwiches, but guess what? Tuesdays are extra special because it’s Taco Day! But hold onto your sombreros, amigos, because I’ve got some spicy news for you. They’ve recently added a ram option to their already exquisite taco menu. Can you say “yum”? It’s time for a visit.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/toasties.ng/
No list worth its salsa can dare to exist without a shoutout to El Padrino. There’s no Taco Tuesday like El Padrino’s. It’s a great chance to meet new people and play games while chowing down on the tastiest tacos. They know that taco cravings know no bounds, so they’re serving up these delights every single day of the week, not just on Tuesdays!
Tip: You must try their goat meat tacos, and if you sign up for their newsletter, you get a set of free Tacos on your birthday!
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elpadrino.ng/
Not just limited to Chilean and continental options, La Taverna’s taco menu bursts out of its shell on Tuesdays. From 4 p.m. sharp, the fiesta kicks off, and the flavours take centre stage.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la_taverna_lagos/
Tacos are available all day, every day, at Café Mèsi, making it more than your average brunch and breakfast spot. Offering an array of options, both meat and veggie lovers will find their perfect match here.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cafemesi_ng/
Hidden within the “Light Bites” section of Circa Lagos’ menu lies their interpretation of tacos: a trio of crunchy tortillas filled with orange chicken, lime and chilli prawn, and spicy ram, and paired with fresh lettuce, Tabasco sour cream and guacamole. Trust me, the ram taco is absolutely to die for!
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/circa_lagos/
Picture this: you, on a beach, munching away on their mouthwatering tacos. The sun kisses your skin, and the scenery makes you go, “Wow!” Next time you crave tacos, head straight to Potakos at Landmark Beach. It’s the perfect spot to satisfy your taco cravings while immersing yourself in the ultimate beachy experience.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/potakos.ng/
Crossroads is a thriving hotspot that seamlessly transforms into a bustling club on select nights. With its delectable taco offerings available all week, Crossroads caters to the music enthusiast, the adventurous foodie, and the margarita lover.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crossroads_texmex/
Cafeteria NG, a charming breakfast and brunch spot, is a proud member of a family of restaurants that includes Maple Lagos and The Smiths. At Cafeteria NG, you’ll find a vibrant menu featuring a wide array of scrumptious treats, and tacos are just one of the many delightful offerings available to satisfy your taste buds.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cafeteria_ng/
Shaking things up on the taco table is… Chapter Lagos. Their lamb dosa tacos take inspiration from Indian cuisine, combining the succulent flavours of pulled peppered lamb with the unique texture of a rice crepe. It’s a union that will transport you to a world of culinary bliss.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chapter.lagos/
The Room Café
The Room Café is a cosy little nook serving a limited menu of tacos daily. However, Tuesdays hold a special surprise for taco lovers as the restaurant unveils an extended menu, allowing guests to choose 3 or 5 different tacos at a discounted price. That’s not all. You can pay extra to pair your taco feast with a refreshing margarita, or savour discounted tequila shots.
Find them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theroomcafe_/