Eight of the Best Places to get Tacos in Alabama

December 13, 2022

When you think of Alabama, you might think of foods like pecan pie and shrimp with grits, but they have an ever evolving taco scene happening and we’ve rounded eight places you should visit in our taco travels round up. 

Taqueria El Cazador “The Taco Bus” – Huntsville

3414 Governors Dr Ste 530 Huntsville, AL 35805

(256) 678-7047


Food Truck

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Two things separate the food served at Taqueria El Cazador from that served at other area Mexican restaurants. They are Authenticity and Portion Size. Entrees at El Cazador are direct translations of dishes served in the heartland of Mexico – not the Americanized descendents of those dishes referred to as Tex-Mex. Even the beverage choices are uniquely Mexican – with authentic drinks available that cannot be found at any of our competitor’s establishments.

El Barrio – Birmingham

2211 2nd Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 868-3737


What they have to say about their restaurant:  El Barrio brings an exciting, different flavor to the Birmingham restaurant scene. Inspired by multi-regional Mexican cuisine, urban design and locally sourced ingredients, El Barrio bridges the gap between the typical Mexican restaurant and a bustling bar and grill.

Cactus Flower Cafe – Dothan

5412 Montgomery Hwy Dothan, AL 36303

Phone number

(334) 984-0717


What they have to say about their restaurant: Check out the Mahi Tacos – Two mild, flaky Mahi Mahi tacos deliciously seasoned with spices and flash fried. Served in creamy lime sauce with Monterey Jack cheese, shredded cabbage, our California Lime dressing and pico in the taco shell of your choice. Rice and beans. Fresh Ingredients, family recipes, and food made with love.  Taste why our entrees are rated as some of the best you will ever have.

Dragonfly Foodbar – Fairhope

7 S Church St, Fairhope, AL 36532

(251) 990-5722


What they have to say about their restaurant:  Not-yo average taco joint prepare to have your taste buds rocked with bold flavors and amazing service. ….you will never find another spot like it! !

Tacos Dos Hermanos - Birmingham

Tacos Dos Hermanos – Birmingham

211 W Valley Ave Birmingham, AL 35209

Food Truck


Voted One of the Top 25 Food Trucks in America

El Olmeca Mexican Cantina – Huntsville

7044 University Dr NW Ste B Huntsville, AL 35806

(256) 890-5522


What they have to say about their restaurant: We are different from your regular Mexican restaurant we have a large variety of Mexican food unique from other local restaurants ( Tacos al Pastor, Carnitas, Molcajete dish is really good but our specialty is our “Pina Olmeca” and many more dishes you will enjoy.  

Cheesy Chicken Tacos from Tacorita

Tacorita – Auburn

138 N College St Auburn, AL 36830

(334) 821-9595


What they have to say about their restaurant: Started in 2010 in Auburn, our goal hasn’t changed since the beginning. Serve a unique blend of tacos from various culinary backgrounds to provide a one of a kind experience within a great environment and outstanding customer service.

La Zona Rosa – Montgomery

2838 Zelda Rd Montgomery, AL 36106

(334) 274-1153


What they have to say about their restaurant: La Zona Rosa has something to offer all connoisseurs of fine authentic Mexican, Tex-Mex and Salvadoran cuisine. 

For more about Alabama visit www.al.com

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