In its former life, Tuesday may have only been known as the second day of the work week, but has now found fame and glory as Taco Tuesday! While Chandler has many exceptional options for Mexican food, here are six Chandler restaurants that are sure to satisfy your Taco Tuesday taste buds!
El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina
Location: 2950 E. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85249
Located at the Crossroads Towne Center, El Palacio offers various options for all taco lovers-every day! Carnitas, carne asada, and chicken are popular choices. Each September, (see September Events In Chandler) El Palacio will put their tacos on display when they host their Annual Rockin' Taco Street Fest featuring activities for the entire family including a kids' zone with water play activities, a taco eating competition, margarita hut and plenty of fun for taco connoisseurs of all ages!
Espo's Mexican Food
Location: 3863 W. Chandler Boulevard, Chandler, AZ 85226
The longtime Chandler restaurant briefly shut its doors in 2014 but reopened earlier this year at the same location near the intersection of Chandler Boulevard and McClintock where it has served customers in Chandler for 40 years. Choose from crispy or soft shell, corn tortilla tacos with your choice of meat: round beef, machaca, grilled chicken, carne asada or carnitas (shredded pork). Espo's features a variety of specials in honor of Taco Tuesday - including 10 street tacos for $10, so bring a friend!
Moreno's Mexican Grill
Locations: 601 N. Arizona Avenue; 2100 S. Gilbert Road
Phone: 480-782-1988; 480-855-1877
With two Chandler locations, Moreno's has become a local favorite with one location minutes away from the Downtown Chandler area, while their second Chandler location is located in South Chandler. Moreno's is known for their Mexico City Street-Style tacos. Tacos are served with cilantro, onions and cabbage with a variety of meat options including carne asada and chicken.
AZ Mucho Taco
Location: 914 N. Alma School Road, Chandler, AZ 85224
Although it may be a bit hard to find at first, the food at AZ Mucho Taco will not disappoint. As the name suggests, this place has a lot of tacos! This hidden Chandler eatery is located at the intersection of Alma School and Ray Road near a community center. Offering a selection of meats in both crispy and soft tacos, Mucho Taco is a popular option.
Sandbar Mexican Grill
Location: 7200 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85226
Enjoy your tacos with a beach like setting! This popular spot in west Chandler is as much known for its ambiance as it is for its menu. Sit back and have a nice meal while enjoying the sand under your feet. This spot is perfect for those looking to enjoy outdoor seating as the temperatures begin to cool on its lively patio. Sandbar features a weekly "Taco Twosday" special, were you can enjoy $2 tacos. Other all day Tuesday specials include $2 Dos XX and $4 house margaritas.
Location: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler, AZ 85224
Located in the Andersen Springs neighborhood, diners are sure to enjoy the extensive patio seating with a beautiful lakeside view. Sure to please taco aficionados, this longtime Chandler establishment offers a tasty taco basket of six tacos featuring shredded beef or chicken (or selects half of each!). Other taco dishes at Valle Luna include the original Tia Rita's Taco with your choice of meat topped with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and green onions.