13 spots in Huntsville that are serving up authentic tacos right now

Tacos from Los Lagos
From food trucks to storefronts, you’re sure to find delicious tacos in Huntsville. (Los Lagos Mexican Food on Facebook)

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.

Location: 8500 Old Madison Pike, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:30AM-9:30PM

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.

Location: 6212 Old Madison Pike, Huntsville, AL 35806
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 10AM-9:30PM

3. Oaxaca Flavors

Oaxaca Flavors
This food truck is sure to grab your attention. (Oaxaca Flavors on Facebook)

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.

Location: 15 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:30AM-9:30PM

4. Taqueria El Cazador

Taqueria El Cazador
Head to the Stovehouse for authentic Mexican food. (Taqueria El Cazador at Stovehouse on Facebook)

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.

Stovehouse Location: 3414 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
Hours: 10AM-10PM every day
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5. El Palomino Taqueria

Birria tacos at El Palomino #2
These birria tacos have me rethinking my lunch plans. (El Palomino #2 on Facebook)

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.

Location: 518 Jordan Ln NW, Huntsville, AL 35805
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10AM-9PM; Saturday-Sunday 8:30AM-9PM
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6. El Olmeca Mexican Restaurant

Visit El Olmeca for delicious food and themed salsa nights, complete with an on-scene DJ.

Location: 7044 University Dr NW b, Huntsville, AL 35806
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM
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7. Frida’s Cantina & Grill

Frida's tacos
I’m putting Frida’s on my list of places to try. (Frida’s Cantina and Grill on Facebook)

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.

Location: 10871 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11AM-9PM
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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!

Location: 4709 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816
Hours: 8AM-9PM every day

9. Nacho’s Mexican Food Truck

Nacho's tacos
Carne asada tacos with fresh lime…sounds delicious. (Nacho’s Mexican Food on Facebook)

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.

Location: 5830 University Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 10AM-10PM
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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

Super Mercado La Colonial
These birria tacos from La Colonial look perfectly cheesy. (Super Mercado La Colonial on Facebook)

Grab all your favorite Mexican grocery items and get a bite to eat at the same time.

Location: 1222 Jordan Ln NW, Huntsville, AL 35816
Hours: 9AM-9PM every day
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12. La Esquina Cocina

La Esquina
Why choose just one variety? (La Esquina Cocina on Facebook)

La Esquina Cocina is Downtown Huntsville’s taco spot. Go there for authentic Mexican cuisine in a chic, modern location.

Location: 127 Holmes Ave NW Suite 101, Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours: Sunday 10AM-2PM; Monday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday 11AM-10PM; Saturday 10AM-10PM

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.

Location: 7 Town Center Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35806
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 11AM-9:30PM

Who has the best authentic tacos in Huntsville? Sound off on social media—make sure to tag @hvilleblast and use the hashtag #hvilleblast.

Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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