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Taqueria Los Dos Laredos #NationalTacoDay
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TELL US: Where can you get the best tacos in town? #NationalTacoDay

SAN ANTONIO – Happy National Taco Day! Let’s celebrate one of the most popular and delicious foods in the world.

But first,TELL US - Where can you get the best tacos in town? CLICK HERE to join the conversation...

“Blanco Cafe, Tommy’s, Christan’s Taco and Thousand Oaks Café,” says Marshetta Cole.

Ritch Davila likes Henry's Puffy Tacos.

Angels Mexican Haven gets Tino N Esmy Maldonado’s vote.

“El Regio off McCullough near downtown. Everything made fresh every morning. The tortillas are handmade every day,” said Maldo Antonio.

Rage Reyes votes for Rolando's Super Tacos.

“Lately I'm diggin' Taqueria Los Dos Laredos,” wrote Krystal Antwine-Winfield.

Tacos are believed to have originated in Mexico centuries ago. They were originally made with corn tortillas and filled with simple ingredients such as fish, beans, or meat. Over time, tacos have evolved into a variety of different styles, with different fillings, toppings, and sauces.

Today, tacos are enjoyed by people all over the world. They are a popular food for both casual and fine dining. Tacos can be found at restaurants, food trucks, and even grocery stores.

On National Taco Day, many restaurants offer special deals and discounts on tacos. A few examples

  • Chuys: Get a crispy beef taco for $1
  • Taco Bell: Bringing back the Taco Lover's Pass - through the Taco Bell app. For $10 you can get one taco for 30 consecutive days. Eight varieties to choose from.
  • Guerito's Tacos: $2 Soft Tacos all Day.
  • Taco Palenque: Buy two pirata tacos get one free.
  • Viva Villa: Mini pastor and bistec street tacos for just $1. (Dine in only)
  • Bill Miller’s Bar-B-Q: 65¢ bean and cheese tacos all day long.

Fun taco facts

  • The taco emoji was added to Unicode in 2015.
  • The most popular taco filling in the United States is ground beef.
  • The most popular taco topping in the United States is lettuce.
  • The largest taco in the world was made in 2011 in Mexico City. It weighed over 1,000 pounds and was filled with 2,000 pounds of meat.
  • National Taco Day was created in 2009 by the taco chain Del Taco.