TACO JOINTS GVL - WHEN TO GO TO EACH

Have you ever wanted tacos, but couldn't figure out where you wanted to go?  Did you get into an argument with your significant other due to the fact?  Took your out of town friends to one place, to realize you made a bad choice and now they think you're lame?  Well here's the solution.

Here's your guide for Greenville's Taco Spots and when you should/shouldn't go to each.

 

Papi's Tacos

Rundown:
Fresh, authentic tacos with originality to them.  New age twists to the authentic Mexican hotdog.  Also an amazing downtown view. 

Go here for:
Casual downtown options, quick meals

Don't go here for:
Large family meals, big dinner with friends, or if you want a server.

Drinks:
Various types of drinks including some great IPAs and Orange Jarritos.

Banging Tacos:
Chicken Barbacoa
Al Pastor
Carne Asada
Chicken Barbacoa 

 


Willy Taco

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Rundown:
Mexican restaurant that does nothing traditional....besides serving Mexican food.  Very original (delicious) tacos, Mexican drinks (beer and margs), and awesome atmosphere.  Seriously this place is bumpin.

Go here for:
Eating with friends, family, business associates, enemies, yourself....seriously you can't go wrong.

Don't go here for:
Real quick meal.

Bangin Tacos:
Southern Tide - Shrimp, Pimento Cheese, Yum
Braised Brisket - Dos Equis braised brisket taco.......

Drinks:
Beer for days, plenty of Margarita choices, Mules, or go with a crowd and get a toolbox (Six beers for the price of 5).


 

 

 

White Duck Taco

Rundown:
Fresh, great vibe with some really original tacos.  Great twist on the classics.  Delicious food with a great atmosphere in an up and coming area.  

Go here for:
Casual family meal, saturday bike ride stop, eating tacos at a brewery, or showing your friends how much you know about up and coming areas.

Don't go here:
If you're looking for a server experience.

Banging Tacos:
Bangkok Shrimp
Fish Taco

Drinks:
$2 Tecate, Bottle Cheerwine.

 

Cantina 76

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Rundown:
Downtown, fresh, delicious food.  Lots of options.  Nothing insanely original, but great all the same.

Go here for:
Taking your grandma to eat mexican food or just generally playing it safe with a crowd pleaser. Perfect Happy Hour spot.

Don't go here for:
Looking to impress your friends with how well you know the hipster spots in GVL or if you hate parking.

Banging Tacos:
Peruvian Shrimp
Buffalo Chicken
Chicken Teriyaki

Drinks:
All of them. They have them all. Margaritas are a huge hit: Strawberry Basil and The Jalapeno (If you like a kick 🔥). A pitcher of The Cantina or Original is a must. All served on the rocks. 


Taco Bell

Rundown:
Cheap, but delicious mexican food in about every form you could think of.  Seriously though, this one should probably be much higher on this list than it is.

Go here for:
Looking for cheap, but delicious mexican food.  Great for SUPER casual meals with VERY GOOD friends.  Dinner past 9pm.

Don't go here for:
Meals with grandma, someone you don't know very well, or if you care about your health at all.

Banging Tacos:
Normal
Cheesy Gordita Crunch
Doritos Locos Taco

Drinks:
Baja Blast

Brad Ledford