Ernesto’s Taco Shop
8845 S.W. 107th Ave.
Miami, FL 33176
Located in a strip mall on Kendall Drive in Southwest Miami-Dade County, this restaurant is open 24 hours on the weekends and fields a wide menu selection of Mexican food. Its taco platter, called “tres amigos,” is reasonably priced at $7 and the buyer is given the option of all beef tacos or a mixed version. The mixed option includes carne asada, steak and carnitas (seasoned pork) in a soft corn tortilla shell. The tacos are served up hot with freshly chopped onions, sprigs of cilantro, guacamole and pico de gallo salsa, along with chips.
Taco Rico Tex-Mex Cafe
473 S Dixie Hwy
Coral Gables, Fl 33146
While the place doesn’t look like much, nestled in your average strip shopping center on U.S.1, the food is what keeps fans coming back. Simple fresh tasting Mexican food is the star to this tex mex place, especially their tacos. Be sure to try the Loaded Taco Platter which comes with three tacos loaded with steak, chicken, beef or pork and topped with Guacamole, sour cream, lettuce and Pico de Gallo and cheese.
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Nacho Bizness Mobile Kitchen is possibly the tastiest Mexican food vendor with a great menu of various meats to include in taco dishes –Korean pulled pork, mahi mahi or Jamaican jerk chicken. All of the taco selections are around $3 and the website has a calendar on where it will be located throughout the week. Nacho Bizness also caters and anyone can follow the mobile kitchen on twitter or like it on Facebook.
Zona Fresca Mexican Grill
1635 N. Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33305
Zona Fresca Mexican Grill prides itself on selling fresh ingredients and healthy meats. Its selections range from the usual chicken or steak (charbroiled to a juicy taste) to baja fish tacos and shrimp tacos. Customers can order individual tacos below for $3 or can order the two taco combo platter for less than $6. With prices that agreeable, you’d be crazy not to give these tacos a try.
8703 Stirling Road
Cooper City FL 33328
Fresh, really really good tacos in a fun, funky environment. Choose from a giant crispy corn taco shell or soft tortilla. Loaded with plenty of cheese, your choice of filling & all the toppings. Plus they make killer homemade salsa which goes great with their burritos and chimichangas. And be sure to sample the hot sauce bar – featuring over a dozen different sauces from mild to wild. If you aren’t a ‘Flathead’ now – you will be after visiting Tijuana Flats.
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Eric L Labrador is a freelance writer covering all things Miami. His work can be found on Examiner.com.