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Any place to find traditional tacos anymore?

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Any place to find traditional tacos anymore?

All I ever find are Mexican places that make “boutique” tacos. Any places that use fresh ground beef in the GTA? Not looking for Taco Bell/ fat food.
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There is/was a place called El Sombrero in the plaza at Derry and Mississauga Road that serves real deal Mexican. Used to go there for their burritos (pre-Covid when I wasn’t working from home).
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UrbanPoet wrote: King’s taco in st clair w
Although I have not been in a couple of years, King's Taco is great!
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UrbanPoet wrote: Easy to make @ home... except you cant beat hand made fresh Toe tee aH
You can make tortillas at home too. Just need Masa, a bit of fat and a tortilla press.
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trane0 wrote: You can make tortillas at home too. Just need Masa, a bit of fat and a tortilla press.
Ugh thats just more stuff to buy and learn.
Everyone got a knife and cutting board though.
I’ve already dedicated my culinary training towards winning a bbq competition in the brisket category lol.
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Two places in Mississauga - BorderMX and Senor Burrito.
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UrbanPoet wrote: except you cant beat hand made fresh Toe tee aH
If you're in a large enough city, you may have a local tortilla factory that makes them fresh.
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UrbanPoet wrote: King’s taco in st clair w
I think this is the best bet for a (good) Mexican restaurant in Toronto.
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playnicee1 wrote: I think this is the best bet for a (good) Mexican restaurant in Toronto.
Tenoch down the street isn't bad. And there's a taco counter at the back of Latin grocery store that I've heard good things about. All on St Clair West.
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Shoppersbeermart wrote: All I ever find are Mexican places that make “boutique” tacos. Any places that use fresh ground beef in the GTA? Not looking for Taco Bell/ fat food.
How about this place?
It's brand new (where Vinny's Panini on Dupont used to be @ 787 Dupont street)
Casamiento . "Pupusas + Tacos + Quesadillas + Cerveza".
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/casamientoronto/
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Raggie wrote: Two places in Mississauga - BorderMX and Senor Burrito.
I've heard from friends that El Jefe in Port Credit is supposed to be good but I haven't personally tried it.

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