11 Mexican Restaurants that Serve the best Tacos in Hong Kong
We are taco-ing about one of the most delicious and widely preferred Mexican delights. Tacos have made their place in the heart of people and now are loved by all. This Mexican cuisine is something everyone looks and craves for. The reason why many people love tacos is that they are light on the stomach yet so fulfilling, healthy and delicious.
Hong Kong is dotted with restaurants and eateries all around. But when it comes to Mexican restaurants, there may not be too many but there are definitely some exclusively awesome restaurants that serve a slew of tasty, exotic fare. Here, we are talking about tacos.
We have lined up for you undeniably Mexico’s finest restaurants, the best places that can make all your taco-filled dreams come true.
Let us see the restaurants which will quench your cravings for Mexican tacos.
11 Westside offers legit street-style tacos topped with a smoky salsa molcajete and guacamole. These are almost crepe-like tortillas. Try the Carne Asada, with grilled USDA prime short rib marinated in Mexican ponzu sauce, melts in the mouth and has a bright ponzu citrus kick, Al Pastor, with achiote and pineapple roasted pork – the spiciest of the bunch with the sharpness provided by fresh pineapple, and the Pollo Asado. It is bathed in a sweet garlic and citrus marinade which gives an overall fantastic smoky flavor.
This place is a hearty Mexican fare that offers a vast selection of quality 100 per cent blue agave tequilas. This is what Agave is known all about. Just order a few shots of tequila and then try different varieties of tacos. Varied flavors are bound to take you somewhere to far exotic place along with their nachos, fajitas, burritos and molcajetes – also the top notch.
Tsim Sha Tsui’s patron saint of Mexican food is a vibrant, colorful upstairs joint Caliente. It offers nachos, churros and everything in between. We recommend you to try the taco de Cangrejal, a flavour-packed taco with crab claw meat and salmon roe, and the classic taco el Santo. It is filled with pulled pork and smoked chipotle aioli. You can even go for the restaurant’s homemade soft shell or hard-shell corn tortillas, therefore choose any three or five pieces from the menu to make it into a combo!
This hip joint in Kennedy Town serves Japanese Mexican fusion, courtesy of chef Erik Idos- the man with ten years of experience as executive chef at the acclaimed restaurant Nobu. This should tell you all that you need to know about Chino’s Japanese credentials. But he is no slouch on the Mexican side of things either. Just indulge yourself in the ox tongue and salsa vera cruz taco, wagyu beef taco with guac and shishito.
El Charro Mexican Cantina
This Cyberport Mexican joint provides some rocking tacos. You can choose from a soft or a hard shell with fillings of your choice like pulled pork, seasonal vegetables, and shredded chicken or beef. If you are feeling a bit fancier, the house special tacos de pescado are stuffed with Baja California battered fish, while the pastor tacos are topped with slow-cooked seasoned pork, roasted pineapple, cilantro, and pico de gallo are pretty awesome, too.
Come and experience the Mexican fare with a kick at this Sai Ying Pun eatery. Against a colourful backdrop featuring art inspired by the Día de los Muertos celebrations, you will get to enjoy dishes like pulled pork tacos, veggie quesadillas, and the house special El Macho burrito which is loaded with beef chili con carne, fried beans, salsa, and guac.
Studio City by Cali-Mex
This restaurant has recently opened its doors on Causeway Bay’s Food Street at Fashion Walk. The new restaurant continues its fusion of Californian cuisine and traditional Mexican Dishes cooking but also adds a more creative and upscale touch. Studio City by Cali-Mex will offer a range of dishes and street food which includes tacos, nachos, Mexican Corn on the Cob and a lot more. Taco Chaca
This spot plates up the sort of flavours you would get from a taco truck on the West Coast or family-run stand in Texas. It is casual, affordable and exists only to serve mouth-watering Mexican cuisines. The restaurant offers more than 10 kinds of tacos such as slow-braised ox tongue, grilled chicken, pulled pork, battered pollock, rib eye beef – you name it, they have got you covered.
Te Quiero Mucho
It is housed within central’s micro-hotel, Mojo Nomad, Te Quiero Mucho. It is a buzzing eatery that welcomes guests with a modern take on traditional Mexican fare. The restaurant boasts a mouth-watering selection of house special tacos such as Katsu-Dilla (fried chicken, habanero mayo, and cheese) and carne asada (wagyu beef, a sauce, chestnut puree). Just do not forget to look at shared dishes like the classic guac with homemade tortilla chips. We promise you will not regret it.
Cadillac Bar and Grill
If rooftop restos are your thing, then this is the place for you. Go on an epicurean journey as this Mexican-American bar and grill’s menu take you from the ‘North of the border’ to the ‘South of the border’. Indulge in inventive takes on Mexican fare like sea urchin on pork chicharron and beef tartare tacos, paired best with margaritas and your choice of wine and beer. It has a scenic terrace and chilly atmosphere which make for a perfect setting for late-night drinks.
If you want to unwind and relax your muscles, this heavenly place is everything you want. La Vista’s environment will give you a feel as if you are on a short trip to Mexico. The ambience is in full harmony with nature. The whiff of Mexican cuisines floating throughout the place will intoxicate your Mexican cravings. The place offers you everything from comfortable sofas to sink in and have your favourite Mexican drink to a sweet isolated corner to enjoy a date with your loved one. We have got everything to cover your needs. Explore from our menu the range of Mexican food items and indulge yourself in healthy yet flavorful Mexican mania. Once you pay La Vista a visit, there is no way you will not like here. The place will not only offer you a great Mexican food but will also give you memories to live with forever. Our place is pet-friendly so if you want your fur buddy to join you, do not hesitate to bring them along. We have everything to treat your four-legged partner with love. So, do not hold yourself back, come over to us and experience the real Mexican delight not just in terms of food, taste, but also in terms of environment.
Let me take you through La Vista’s menu and give you an insight on what all is there to satiate your Mexican cravings.
Dessert and side orders
There is a whole variety of drinks too on the menu. So, drink what your heart craves. You can also place an order online and your food will be delivered free to your doorsteps.