No matter the preference, one thing nearly everyone can agree on is that tacos are delicious. Chicagoans have a wealth of options to choose from because a good, reliable taqueria is almost as ubiquitous as a pizzeria in this city. And like pizza, they come in many varieties. While the North Side is full of spots offering modern and creative spins, the South Side is home to mom-and-pop taquerias that evoke the spirit of Mexican street food.
Whether folks are after al pastor, carne asada, or offal-y bites like tripas, the following 20 taquerias are arguably the best in town. New additions to the list include al pastor specialist Taqueria Los Barrilitos, Diana Davila’s modern Mexican restaurant Mi Tocaya Antojería, and shrimp tacos at La Lagartija Taqueria. Can’t decide on just one spot? A taco crawl might be in order.Read More