Tacos. Everyone’s favorite handheld meal. So versatile that it can instantly be transformed into a new (or old) favorite. Soft shell, hard shell, carne asada, chicken, cilantro, lime, avocado, queso fresco, lettuce, salsa – we can go on and on and on…
Here in the center of the country, “tacoristas” have made an art form of this culinary treasure. Omaha’s tortillas are made fresh daily and some are given a unique twist. The puffy taco, for example, has become an Omaha delicacy featured at several local eateries.
California Tacos and More is a beloved college-joint-turned-food-attraction after being featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. “Cali Taco” is known for its signature tacos (housemade fried, puffy taco shells stuffed with meat and fixings) and entrees with Mexican flair.
Taco Co. is a fan fave serving cold margaritas and addictive puffy tacos, all in a trendy atmosphere. Not to be outdone, Voodoo Taco stuffs tortillas with shrimp, brisket or even alligator.
Omaha is home to a neighborhood dedicated to authentic Mexican cuisine and, of course, tacos take center stage. So browse below and prepare for the ultimate taco trip.