Your Guide to Taco 'bout Rogers

Consider this your roadmap through the Rogers-Lowell areas authentic street tacos and gourmet taco eateries. Stops include local hot-spots and well-known chain restaurants serving the areas must have tacos for those on a mission to accomplish the greater things in life and well taco 'bout an appetite.


8th Street

Acambaro Mexican Restaurant
Enjoy their amazing chips and salsa that have been winning over hearts and stomachs since opening in 1996. The full bar is known for their exceptional margaritas and daily happy hour from 4pm to 7pm. Decide between traditional street tacos, beef or chicken flautas, and something a little outside of the tortilla like the fajita chicken taco salad.

El Rinconcito Restaurant y Taqueria
Open for early morning breakfast options including their birria tacos (shredded beef) and quesabirrias (cheese quesadilla filled with shredded beef) and consome (broth) that you drown or dip them in. Good luck finding these in-house made tortillas and authentic dishes anywhere else.

el SEÑOR de los TACOS bar & grill
Stick to the classic street tacos or venture into silky, savory birria (shredded goat meat), carnitas, or barbacoa (shredded beef) at this popular 8th Street spot.

King Burrito & Taqueria
Call-in, dine-in, or drive-thru. The real question is taco vs. burrito? Try one of each and ask for them smothered in queso sauce.

Taqueria Real Jacona
Explore the unique flavors of lengua (beef tongue), tripas (tripe), al pastor (seasoned pork) and Friday night karaoke.

Tortilleria La Popular
Tacos are served on tortillas made fresh daily in house and while you are there choose from the large selection of Mexican sweet bread for dessert.

Guanajuato Grocery
If you weren't reading this you may never know about this location. Their tacos are a hidden gem near downtown Rogers. This taqueria/butcher/grocery store offers the most tender chorizo, carnitas and barbacoa tacos in Rogers. Glistening in cilantro, onion, lime, and topped with your choice of salsa you are sure to get a kick.

Supermercado La Villita
This Mexican grocery store houses a taqueria with endless taco options, cold beer, and a variety of aguas frescas (fresh flavored water).

Supermercado Taranda
One of the few taquerias in Rogers that use traditional yellow corn tortillas and serves some of the juiciest carne asada (beef) tacos. The butcher offers ceviche made with catfish you can buy by the pound for the entire family. This isn't your mom's cooking, this is grandma's kitchen.

Taqueria El Molcajete
Don’t let the small truck fool you. The authentic street style tacos, portions and reasonable prices will have you swirling in taco heaven with each bite.

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Downtown Rogers

Hapa’s Hawaiian Bar & Grill
This Hawaiian restaurant serves highly recommended handheld Pipeline Tacos (chicken and kalua pork). Visit on a Friday night for live performances by local artists.

Las Palmas
Since the opening of Las Palmas locals rave about the drink options and queso but the meal is not complete without their fajita tacos!

Yeyo’s Mezcaleria y Taqueria
Yeyo’s is elevating traditional Mexican food to a never before seen upscale gourmet street style while focusing on sustainability. Not to mention the tortillas are made in house at their Bentonville location. Chef's favorite is the suadero taco, a thin cut of beef, which is a staple in Mexico City and very unlikely to find anywhere but here.

Camila's Tacos
Camila's Tacos is your one stop shop for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in downtown Rogers. Breakfast tacos served on your choice of corn or flour tortillas with your choice of eggs, chorizo, ham, bacon, or potatoes from 7am to 11am. Authentic street tacos served from 11am to 6pm.


Hudson

Taqueria Vega
This hometown hotspot has all your favorite Mexican dishes and agua frescas (fresh juice). The lengua (tongue) and tripa (tripe) are local favorites and must haves.

The Angel’s Place Torteria
This food truck known for their tortas and Menudo on Saturdays will prepare your tacos of choice quick and fresh. The orange salsa with hints of mango make you feel like you are eating tacos on a beach somewhere.


Lowell

Checos Tacos
This food truck makes well stuffed and savory tacos quick and fresh just like the refreshing Horchata (sweet rice water).

La Carreta
Fair warning: authentic street tacos and SPICY salsa verde for you to enjoy at their shaded picnic tables.

Mama Ita's Comida Casera
Another food truck serving asada, al pastor, chorizo, lengua, cabeza, carnitas, and campechano (asada and chorizo) tacos. The cucumber and lime beverage is highly recommended and thirst quenching.


Monte Ne

El Taconazo
Late night food truck featuring authentic street tacos and green enchiladas that are to die for and usually run out by 5pm. Locals recommend adding a little of each salsa to your tacos. Call ahead and wait in your car for them to call your number.

Pinnacle Hills

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill
Order-at-the-counter chain serving organic and locally sourced ingredients takes on classic Mexican street tacos.

Tacos 4 Life
Watch out tacos are bigger than you think and tend to be overfilled with toppings varying from pineapple, coconut, chorizo and barbeque chicken. The company is able to feed hungry children with your help, when you buy 1 meal, 1 meal is donated.

Torchy’s Tacos
Buzzy chain serving Mexican street-food-style tacos in inventive varieties and out of the ordinary sizes.

Bonefish Grill
Contemporary grill chain offering a seafood-centric menu including the Bang Bang Shrimp tacos you MUST have in Rogers.

Chuy’s Tex-Mex
Chain serving "big as yo' face" burritos & other Tex-Mex dishes in kitschy in an Elvis-heavy setting.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
Modern counter-service chain serving Baja-style tacos & other Mexican eats, plus beer & margaritas.


Promenade

Angus Grill & Cantina
Three tortillas filled with your choice of meat, and cheese. Meat choices are ribeye, chicken, and fish.

Fish City Grill
Easygoing chain outpost dishing up Southern-style seafood such as signature oyster nachos and fish and shrimp tacos.

Local Lime
With taco names like Caribbean Beer-Battered Fried Shrimp, Crispy Ahi Tuna served on crispy blue taco shells, New Mexican Zucchini, Beans & Greens and Local Carnitas and Chorizo you must stop in.

Mojitos Modern Mexican Grill
Locals describe the menu as Ark-Mex because it is a unique staple to Northwest Arkansas. The options are endless from Tacos Fajitas, Tacos Carne Asada, Tacos Rancheros, Tacos de la Calle (street tacos) and Cabo Style Fish Tacos to Veggie Tacos Fajitas.

Walnut

Taqueria El Cunado
With three house made salsas equally flavorful and made to perfection to top your street tacos and fresh custom made to order aguas frescas (flavored fruit water).

Abuelo’s
Looking for an upscale dining option that drowns you in chips and salsa? Plan to head to Abuelo’s for their fajita Steak or chicken tacos.

El Jazmin Mexican and Salvadorian Restaurant
Limited to carne asada and carne adobada options for tacos but still very tasty and popular.

La Carreta 2
This food truck is so good with such a high demand they opened a second location in NWA. Authentic street tacos and SPICY salsa verde (green salsa) for you to enjoy at their picnic tables, your car, or take home to enjoy in the comfort of your home.

Taqueria Michoacan
The music and entertainment drive customers in and they stay for the simple, yet delicious and authentic street tacos served on tortilla heaven.

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant
Famous in Northwest Arkansas for its Tex-Mex offerings, large portions and family friendly atmosphere. The fajita tacos will keep you coming back time after time.

Taqueria La Herradura
Authentic perfection in a tortilla. The asada, chorizo and lengua tacos are juicy and tender. This will be your new favorite food truck.


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