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When it comes to Mexican restaurants in Grand Rapids, there’s certainly no shortage. From neighborhood taco stands to upscale eateries, there are so many ways to enjoy south-of-the-border favorites — especially tacos! Here are five standouts to check out.
The owners of La Huasteca bring authentic flavors from Mexico to west Michigan. Their recipe for pork tamales dates back to the 1920’s, so make sure to enjoy one during your visit.
Taqueria San Jose
Party at the taco stand! Taqueria San Jose is a famous Grand Rapids taco spot with covered seating for al fresco dining.
For an out-of-the-box taco experience, we recommend a trip to Char. Build your own tacos using various Mexican and Asian ingredients for flavor combinations you won’t find anywhere else in Grand Rapids.
Tacos El Cuñado
Regarded as having some of the best tacos around Grand Rapids, Tacos El Cuñado has many locations to serve you.