Nothing hits the spot quite like an authentic taco.
Thankfully, the Huntsville area has more than enough options—you’ll be able to find something to satisfy your craving whether you’re in Madison, South Huntsville, Jones Valley or somewhere in between.
Read on to see our roundup.
1. Taqueria Los Arrieros Food Truck
Driving through Madison? Don’t miss Taqueria Los Arrieros. The food truck is stationed on the corner of Old Madison Pike and Hughes almost every day.
2. Taqueria Las Adelitas
Taqueria Los Arrieros has a big sister: Taqueria Las Adelitas. Find them just down the road from the taco truck on Old Madison Pike.
3. Oaxaca Flavors
Grab a bite to go from this Madison food truck. You can even call in your order ahead of time if you don’t want to wait.
4. Taqueria El Cazador
You may know Taqueria El Cazador’s food truck, but did you know they have a storefront in the Stovehouse now? Check them out there or at another one of their area locations—you won’t be disappointed.
- Huntsville Food Truck: 3200 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
- Laundry Lavanderia: 3806 Triana Blvd SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
- Limestone Flea Market: 30030 US-72, Madison, AL 35756
- Madison Drive-Thru: 7651 Hwy 72 W, Madison, AL 35758
- Owens Cross Roads: 145 Taylor Lane SE, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
- South Huntsville: 10099 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35803
5. El Palomino Taqueria
At El Palomino #2, you’ll find authentic lengue and tripe tacos. If you’re closer to Decatur than Huntsville, try the original location at 1410 6th Ave SE.
6. El Olmeca Mexican Restaurant
Visit El Olmeca for delicious food and themed salsa nights, complete with an on-scene DJ.
7. Frida’s Cantina & Grill
Frida’s is one of Madison’s newest spots for Mexican fare. In the few short months the restaurant has been open, they’ve already garnered five-star reviews online—sounds like good reason to give them a try.
8. Los Lagos Mexican Food
Another food truck, you’ll find Los Lagos parked off University Boulevard just west of Sparkman. Look for an orange truck near the Splash Car Wash—you won’t be disappointed!
9. Nacho’s Mexican Food Truck
If you’re near MidCity, why not try Nacho’s for lunch? The truck is typically stationed near the Chevron station at the corner of Old Monrovia and University. Make sure to check their Facebook page for updates about when they move.
10. Los 3 Garcia Taqueria
Here’s a spot for North Huntsville. At Los 3 Garcia Taqueria, find all your favorite varieties of street tacos for just $1.80 apiece.
Location: 2007 Memorial Pkwy NW Unit K, Huntsville, AL 35810
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 10:30AM-10PM
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11. La Colonial Supermercado y Taqueria
Grab all your favorite Mexican grocery items and get a bite to eat at the same time.
12. La Esquina Cocina
La Esquina Cocina is Downtown Huntsville’s taco spot. Go there for authentic Mexican cuisine in a chic, modern location.
13. Charrito’s Bar & Grill
The Village of Providence has everything, including a Mexican restaurant. Enjoy your meal on the patio during the warmer months.
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