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Best Taco Spots In Montreal

24 places to get that tortilla goodness!
Staff Writer
Best Taco Spots In Montreal

Tacos are tortilla wrapped slices of heaven. Small or large, all tacos are generally regarded to be incredible. Honestly, a bad taco is better than no taco. 

You won't find many bad tacos in Montreal, though! And, before you brag about going to L.A. and that the tacos are like, totally, so much better in L.A. — save it! Montreal has some mighty fine Mexican restaurants. 

Whoever doesn't love a taco is either lying or has never tried one before. Whatever the case may be, stop lying to yourself and if you haven't eaten a taco, run, don't walk to these restaurants. 

Here are the 24 best taco joints in Montreal!

Taco Trunp

What: Tongue-in-cheek name aside, the prices are right and the portions are generous!

Where: 388 rue Saint-Zotique E.

Check them out here!

Café Cantina

What: A comforting and authentic slice of Mexico in the Sud-Ouest.

Where: 1880 rue Centre

Check them out here!

Tacos Victor

What: In a super chill vibe, order a bunch of tacos with fries on top. Yes!

Where: 4374 rue Notre Dame O.

Check them out here!

Ta Chido 

What: A cozy and authentic taco joint in the Mile-End featuring handmade tortillas!

Where: 5611 avenue du Parc

Check them out here!

Arriba Burrito 

What: Big flavour, huge portions, and awesome prices are what you can expect at Arriba Burrito.

Where: 322 avenue du Mont-Royal E.

Check them out here!

La Matraca 

What: Widely regarded as one of the most legit places in Montreal. Cash only!

Where: 4607 rue Saint-Denis

Check them out here!

Tacos Frida

What: Super authentic Mexican food with extremely welcoming staff.

Where: 4350 rue Notre Dame O.

Check them out here!

Caifan Tacos Bar

What: Authentic Mexican food near Little Italy featuring sharing portions, delicious tacos, and awesome drinks.

Where: 67 rue Beaubien E.

Check them out here!

La Taqueria 

What: A wonderful family-owned restaurant with tacos at an amazing price. Their sauce is super spicy, watch out!

Where: 3650 rue Ontario E.

Check them out here!

Taco Tijuana 

What: An N.D.G mainstay for five dollar meal-sized tacos and burritos the size of a small child.

Where: 5893 rue Sherbrooke O.

Check them out here!

La Catrina 

What: An upscale take on authentic Mexican tacos.

Where: 117 rue de la Commune O.

Check them out here!

Café Mezcal

What: Tasty tacos in a cozy environment with most menu items under $10!

Where: 156 rue Prince Arthur E.

Check them out here!

Burrito Borracho 

What: A bustling Mexican restaurant in the heart of downtown Montreal with strong cocktails and delicious tacos.

Where: 2110 rue Crescent

Check them out here!

Restaurant Amaranto 

What: A warm and intimate environment transports you to a quaint Mexican homestead. Great for a date!

Where: 5974 avenue de Monkland

Check them out here!

Maria Bonita 

What: One of Montreal's hidden gems in the Plateau, huge portions at incredible prices.

Where: 5163 boulevard Saint-Laurent

Check them out here!


What: Creative and inspired taco recipes await you at this warm Plateau restaurant.

Where: 6448 boulevard Saint-Laurent

Check them out here!

Taqueria Mex

What: One of the classic Montreal taco joints, Taqueria Mex never disappoints.

Where: 4306 boulevard Saint-Laurent

Check them out here!

Mr. Azteca

What: Almost everything here is homemade so you can expect an authentic Mexican experience.

Where: 7349 rue St.-Hubert

Check them out here!

Tacos Tin Tan

What: Fantastic atmosphere and filling tacos on a bustling Saint-Denis.

Where: 3828 rue Saint-Denis

Check them out here!

La Capital Tacos

What: People will look at you funny when you say some of Montreal's best tacos are in Chinatown. A must-try.

Where: 1096 boulevard Saint-Laurent

Check them out here!

Super Taco

What: Huge portions and incredibly priced tacos in an unpretentious setting.

Where: 500-A rue Belanger E.

Check them out here!

La Tamalera

What: If you've never had haute-cuisine tacos, you must go to La Tamalera.

Where: 226 avenue Fairmount O.

Check them out here!

El Rey del Taco

What: You'll have to look around the bustling Jean-Talon Market for this gem, but when you do...welcome to taco heaven.

Where: 232 rue Jean-Talon Est (in Jean-Talon Market)

Check them out here!


What: Incredible tacos, cocktails — everything! Montrealers love Escondite for good reason.

Where: 4 locations in Montreal!

Check them out here!

Viva la fiesta, Montreal!

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