Calling all taco lovers (and who isn’t?)! You can find your favorite savory filling tucked inside a tasty corn or flour tortilla in Tempe any day of the week. But, on Taco Tuesdays, you’ll find great deals that make them even more irresistible. Crispy or soft, basic or gourmet, you’ll find these tempting Southwestern treats at great prices on any given Tuesday at these Tempe restaurants. Many also offer specials on margaritas or cervezas to accompany your favorite tacos.
31 S. McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 912-4052
This super cool location of Barrio Queen at Tempe Marketplace celebrates Taco Tuesday with $1 off their non-premium tacos all day long. And before you think that “non-premium” limits your options, think again. You can choose from fillings like Cochinita Pibil, Carne Asada, Suadero Azteca (beef short ribs) and Nopalitos.
525 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (623) 233-4311
We love Illegal Pete’s Tempe location right on Mill Avenue. We love them even more on Tuesdays. You can get chicken, carnitas or veggie tacos for just $2 each, including your choice of toppings.
La Casa De Juana
1805 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 820-0837
La Casa de Juana Taco Tuesday specials are a bargain with $2 a la carte tacos (shredded beef, chicken, pork or veggies) and $2 Dos XX beers.
La Fonda Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
1830 E. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283 | (480) 966-8001
La Fonda has been serving up yummy Sonoran-style Mexican food, inspired by owner Ray Pedraza’s grandmother’s recipes, since 1967. On Taco Tuesday, get four tacos for $4 with the purchase of a drink, or choose the two beef or two chicken taco combo for $10.
Loco Patron Mexican Grill
222 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 699-0922
Located right off the light rail stop at 3rd St. & Mill Ave., Loco Patron offers Taco Tuesday specials all day long. Choose soft or crispy tacos filled with beans, mahi, shrimp, beef, chicken or pork – all for $3 or $3.50 each. Pair your tacos with $5 margaritas or $6 Red Bull cocktails.
1721 E. Warner Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 284-7000
This casual, order at the counter Mexican food haven serves up authentically delicious dishes. On Taco Tuesday, get $1.55 street tacos and enjoy their happy hour from 3-6 p.m. every day with deals on beer and margaritas. On Taco Tuesday, get street tacos for $1.65 each. Choose from carne asada, pastor, carnitas, barbacoa, green chili and tinga chipotle chicken. Also, check out their other Tempe location at 818 W. Broadway Rd.
Mr. Mesquite Taqueria
505 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 550-7052
Just like the name implies, the talented team at Mr. Mesquite cooks their meat over a mesquite grill. Crank up the deliciousness. Their tacos are under $4 each and you can get veggie (with beans, rice, cheese, guacamole and sour cream) chicken, steak, or wait for it…a mix of meats. You can choose from a lot of toppings too.
Rosita’s Fine Mexican Food
960 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 966-0852
You can’t be an Arizona native without dining at Rosita’s. And, on Taco Tuesday, you can order their two tacos plus and beans special, $10.95 for lunch and $11.95 for dinner.
Santa Madre Taco Shop
1320 W. Elliot Rd. #102, Tempe, AZ 85284 | (480) 820-2323
Get your freshly made tacos then you head over to the salsa bar and add as many toppings as you like from daily-made dressings, salsas and veggies. On Taco Tuesday, get two tacos or quesadillas at the regular price and get one free.
101 E. Baseline Rd. | (480) 839-8226
1314 S. Rural Rd. | (480) 446-8226
Come with an appetite because Taco Tuesday lasts all day and is a deal. Get your fill of Someburros’ craveable shredded beef, shredded chicken, ground beef and potato tacos for just $2.25 each at two Tempe locations.
Tempe City Tacos
119 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 967-TACO
With one look at the photos on their Instagram and Facebook pages, you’ll want to put Tempe City Tacos on your must-try list. They post a $2 taco special on social each week with interesting combos like calamari frito with sweet chili and grilled pork loin with chimichurri. And, even on regular days, their meat options include house-made chorizo and Al Pastor, pork loin with pineapple and onions.