Tienda Mexicana has a sizeable reputation for arguably the best tacos in Madison Heights, let alone all of metro Detroit. This no-frills restaurant is unsuspecting in all of the right ways, akin to under the radar gems and hole-in-the-wall joints that only locals are privy to.
Located in a strip mall alongside other ethnic eateries, Tienda Mexicana serves must-try tacos with protein options like marinated pork (al pastor), carne asada (grilled steak), and tongue (lengua). Tortas, tostadas, quesadillas, and other Mexican staples join the fiesta of flavors at this adored eatery. Remember to get a side of silky smooth guacamole with chips.
If you’re dining in, take a seat and a server will take your order. Carrying out? Place your order at the back counter. When you’re ready to roll, take your tab and pay at the front register located in the grocery section of the store.
Tienda Mexicana is located at 31642 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071.