After writing about El Chino’s Snack Bar the other day, we continued our search to find you all the best Mexican food options available in Halifax. Our city is particularly well known for it’s seafood, making fish tacos a popular dish for restaurants around the HRM to offer. However, you’d be surprised by the number of creative taco combinations that are being cooked up by cafes, sandwich shops and food trucks all over the city.
Complete the bucket list below in order to determine which taco you think is the best in Halifax, and be sure hit up Mexi Cali Rosa’s on a Tuesday for their $2.22 Taco Tuesday deal!
Habaneros Modern Taco Bar // 1551 South Park Street
Recommended taco: BBQ Pulled Pork Camitas with either crispy corn tortilla, a soft flour tortilla or both!
Cheachie’s Mexican Grill // 102 Chain Lake Drive
Recommended taco: Shrimp Tacos with guacamole, salsa and sour cream.
The Stubborn Goat // 1579 Grafton Street
Recommended taco: Fish Taco Trio with crispy haddock, soft shell tortilla, cheddar, lettuce, pico de gallo, adobo crema, lime twist and cilantro.
El Chino Snack Bar // 2398 Robie Street
Recommended taco: Pulled Taco with radish, salsa, chipotle sour cream and red cabbage.
Mexican Lindo // 3635 Dutch Village Road
Recommended taco: Chicken Tacos, with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream for only $3.99 each!
Gecko Bus // Burnside Park, Dartmouth
Recommended taco: Taco Spiced Ground Beef for $3.89 or 3 tacos for $9.25
Mexicali Rosa’s // 5472 Spring Garden Road
Recommended taco: Tacos topped with shredded lettuce, jalapeno sour cream, tomatoes and Monterey Jack cheese, served with Mexican-style corn on the cob for only $2.22 on Tuesdays.
Tempo Food & Drink // 1875 Barrington Street
Recommended taco: Famous fish taco – soft and crispy shelled, with haddock, crunchy batter bits, lemon aioli and tomato-jalapeno sauce.
Nomad Gourmet // 13446 Peggys Cove Road
Recommended taco: Lobster Taco with Atlantic Lobster with fresh salsa, spicy slaw, sour cream and sriracha sauce on a 7” grilled flour tortilla.
Stayner’s Wharf // 5075 George Street
Recommended taco: Fish Tacos on a corn tortilla with chipotle mayo, lightly battered haddock, topped with tartar remoulade sauce, lettuce, julienne red and green peppers and pico de gallo.
Lion and Bright // 2534 Agricola St
Recommended taco: You can mix and match any of the Lion and Bright tacos – our favorite is the Korean style free-range beef taco with kimchi and Bulgogi sauce.