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. And we’re not exactly complaining – between Taco Tuesdays and National Taco Day or just an everyday urge for tacos - Chandler is home to some of the best places for tacos in Arizona!
Here are six of the best places for tacos in Chandler that are sure to satisfy your taco craving
The Taco Spot
Located on Chandler Blvd. just east of Downtown Chandler, The Taco Spot offers counter-style service featuring as selection of authentic tacos, quesadillas, burritos and snacks from treasured family recipes. Follow them on Instagram for crave-inducing pics!
Map: 698 E. Chandler Blvd., Chandler 85225 or (480) 917-7883
Espo's Mexican Food
The famed Chandler restaurant with a rich history has been serving Chandler visitors and residents for more than 50 years, at the same location near the intersection of Chandler Boulevard and McClintock. Choose from crispy or soft shell, corn tortilla tacos with your choice of meat: ground beef, machaca, grilled chicken, carne asada or carnitas (shredded pork). Espo's Mexican Food features a variety of Mexican dishes, but Taco Tuesday is an institution with their established special, 10 street tacos for $10.
Map: 3863 W. Chandler Boulevard, Chandler 85226 or (480) 588-7377
Moreno's Mexican Grill
What began with a hot dog cart in Chandler and now three brick and mortar locations in Chandler and a few in neighboring communities, Moreno's has become a local favorite for authentic Mexican food. A local favorite for their Mexico City Street-Style tacos, served with cilantro, onions and cabbage. Diners can opt for a variety of meat options including carne asada, adobada (pork marinated in a red chile sauce and chicken.
- Near Downtown Chandler 601 N. Arizona Ave. Chandler 85225 or (480) 782-1988
- East Chandler 2100 S. Gilbert Road, Chandler 85249 or (480) 855-1877
- South Chandler 4981 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler 85248 or (480) 494-5473
Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant
Located in the Andersen Springs neighborhood, diners are sure to enjoy the expansive patio and 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 opt for a mix with half of each!) and drink specials. Other taco dishes at Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant include the original Tia Rita's Taco with your choice of meat topped with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and green onions.
Map: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler 85224 or (480) 786-3100
Sandbar Mexican Grill
Enjoy your tacos in a beach-like setting at this popular beach-themed sports bar in west Chandler is a great option for a Taco Tuesday Happy Hour. Known as much for its ambiance and its Mexican inspired menu and cold drinks – you can escape to a Mexico coastal town for your next meal. With sand in your toes on the lively patio, diners will enjoy food and drink specials including seasonal dishes.at Sandbar Mexican Grill - Chandler .
Map: 7200 W. Ray Road, Chandler 85226 or (480) 961-1700
AZ Mucho Taco
Off the beaten track, AZ Mucho Taco is that surprising little gem. As the name suggests, this place has a lot of tacos! Located at the intersection of Alma School and Ray Road near a community center, the restaurant is a popular restaurant for their straight forward menu with flavorful meats and sauces.
Map: 914 N. Alma School Road, Chandler 85224 or (480) 857-6421