Let's Taco 'Bout It! 6

The Best Tacos in Town

We hunted down some of the best tacos on menus in and around the area so you don’t have to think twice when Taco Tuesday rolls over. Sit back, relax and take a big bite!

NINE-TEN Restaurant and Bar : 
Executive Chef Jason Knibb offers the NINE-TEN Fried Chicken Tacos with buttermilk battered chicken breast, avocado puree, cabbage and carrot slaw, radishes, micro cilantro and fire-roasted tomatillo salsa. Nine-Ten.com

The Shores Restaurant : 
Chef de Cuisine Percy Oani’s Beer Battered Baja Fish Taco with sustainable white fish, black beans, rice, salsa fresca, guacamole, cilantro crema and corn tortillas. TheShoresRestaurant.com

Prep Kitchen La Jolla : 
Chef Jordan Beall makes Fish Tacos with tomatillo salsa, cabbage, red onion, cilantro, avocado cream and fresh seafood. PrepKitchenLaJolla.com

The Taco Stand : 
Owner Julian Hakim prepares the Nopal Taco, a vegetarian taco made with flamed grilled cactus, melted cheese, cilantro sauce, tomato, and avocado. LetsTaco.com

Red O La Jolla : 
Corporate Chef Marc Johnson entices with two equally delicious takes on tacos – Crispy Short Rib Barbacoa Taco topped with green cabbage, cilantro, onion, lime dressing, queso fresco and Grilled Corn Taco served with red onion, roasted poblano and cotija serrano crema. RedOLaJolla.com

Duke’s La Jolla: 
The Poke Tacos here are it! Raw ahi, shoyu, maui onions, avocado, and wasabi crème fraiche play it up at this Hawaiian inspired local fave. DukesLaJolla.com

Black beans, crispy onions, avocado, crema de cilantro, and jalapeño pico season the Maine Lobster Taco from Chef Katy Smith. EatPuesto.com

Beaumont’s Eatery : 
Spiced and grilled cauliflower, cabbage and radish slaw, tomatillo-avocado salsa, guajillo salsa, rice and black beans are on the Cauliflower Tacos served here. BeaumontsEatery.com

Galaxy Taco : 
Pictured here is the Baja Fried Fish Taco with cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle crema, and avocado but Chef Trey Foshee does have a whole galaxy of tacos here – from Baja Fried Shrimp and Shortrib Barbacoa to Lengua and Potato tacos. Have at it! GalaxyTaco.com