Who doesn’t love a good food-themed week? Crave Taco Week, hosted by Smiley Pete + Casa de la Cultura Ky, runs next Mon., April 18-Sun., April 24 — giving us 24 spots to get the best bites for your buck.
Here’s how it works: Each restaurant is offering up $6 taco plates with options varying by location. Let’s dig in.
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El Cid, 304 S. Limestone, 701 National Ave. | Choose one barbacoa, grilled steak, or black bean fajita taco + one side dish
El Charro, 3090 Helmsdale Pl., Ste. 260 | Pig out on two pork al pastor tacos
First Watch, All Lexington + Georgetown locations | Breakfast tacos filled with chicken + chorizo goodness
Cinco de Mayo, 122 W. Maxwell St., 3031 Richmond Rd., Ste. 120 | Your choice of two tacos — carnita or chicken
Mi Pequena Hacienda, 3501 Lansdowne Dr., 110 Cynthia Dr. | Choose two tacos — baja fish, cochinita pibil + tacos al pastor
El Mariachi, 1916 Justice Dr. | Sautéed steak + shrimp tacos with a mango chipotle sauce with a side of beans or rice
Condado, 114 Summit At Fritz Farm, Ste. 110 | Unique shell choices with beef, chicken, or vegan fillings plus your choice of side.
Goodwood Brewing, 200 Lexington Green Cir., Ste. 110 | Build your own chicken or pork tacos.
El Rancho Tapatio, 144 Burt Rd. | Two barbacoa or street style tacos + side of charro beans
El Gran Tako, 1801 Alexandria Dr., Ste. 156 | Your choice of two beef, steak or vegetarian tacos
Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurant, 1030 S. Broadway | Two beef tacos served on blue corn tortillas
La Taquiza, 130 W. Tiverton Way, Ste. 190 | Choice of two beer-battered fish or “Chorizo Irreal” vegetarian tacos
Rolling Oven, 725 National Ave. | Two slices of taco-themed pizzas — refried bean or avocado salsa-based
The Merrick Inn, 1074 Merrick Dr. | Two grilled chicken + peach salsa tacos
Campestre Mexican Bar & Grill, 910 Beaumont Centre Pkwy. | Your choice of two tacos — pork with pineapple or zucchini + squash
Skyline Chili, 2850 Richmond Rd., 354 E. Brannon Rd. | Skyline Chili but make it a taco salad
El Mariachi, 125 Towne Center Dr. | Pork cooked in salsa casera + side of rice or beans
Agave & Rye, 3535 Nicholasville Rd., 123 N. Broadway | Your choice of two tacos — Mac n’ cheese, lo mein, or sausage
Maty’s Authentic Peruvian, 4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd., Ste.160 | Your choice of two tacos — beef, chicken, or fried tilapia with smashed avocado
Taqueria Los Nietos, 1768 Alexandria Dr. | Meat lovers, shrimp or mushroom taco plates with a side of rice + beans
El Charro, 4371 Old Harrodsburg Rd., Ste.180 | Two Steak or mushroom tacos topped with jalapenos and cheese
LaRosa’s, 2890 Richmond Rd.,115 Southland Dr. | Chipotle chicken taco pizza
Bandido Taqueria Mexicana, 535 S. Upper St., Ste. 145 | Choose two tacos from five options — baja fish, maui wowie, carne asada, pollo asado, or carnitas.
Mama Tequila, 367 W. Short St., Ste. 150 | Choose two beef tacos — asada street style or marinated barbacoa