Your guide to Crave Taco Week

Crave Taco Week runs Monday, March 11 to Sunday, March 17, where you can try out dozens of tacos from 25+ different restaurants.

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Condado in the Summit is all about tacos. | Photo by LEXtoday

Who doesn’t love a good food-themed week? Crave Taco Week, hosted by Smiley Pete, has kicked off and runs through Sunday, March 17 — giving us 25+ spots to get the best bites for your buck.

Here’s how it works: Each restaurant is offering up three-taco plates for $7.50, with options varying by location. Pro tip: download the app to keep up with the tacos and be entered for a chance to win a catering pack from Condado Tacos.

Now, let’s taco ‘bout it.

Agave & Rye, All locations | Meat options include burger-inspired and breakfast-inspired tacos, plus a vegetarian cauliflower kimchi rice burger taco.

Bandido Taqueria Mexicana, 535 S. Upper St., Ste. 145 | Choose from five options — baja fish, maui wowie, carne asada, pollo asado, or carnitas.

Campestre Mexican Bar & Grill, 910 Beaumont Centre Pkwy. | Both tacos serve up beefed up options, including a mushroom + refried bean or ribeye steak tacos.

Cinco de Mayo, All locations | Your choice of two tacoscarnitas or crispy chicken.

Condado Tacos, 114 Summit At Fritz Farm, Ste. 110 | Unique shell choices (think: cheddar or ranch-flavored) with beef, chicken, or veggie chorizo.

Don Taco, 2220 Nicholasville Rd., Ste. #102 | Try an Al Pastor cauliflower or cecina (thin sliced beef) tacos.

El Asadero, 144 Rojay Dr. | Chooses from baja shrimp or grilled veggie tacos.

El Charro, All locations | Try out a Barbacoa taco served with consome or a poblano pepper + queso fresco taco.

El Cid, 701 National Ave. | Choose birria or black bean + roasted peppers tacos.

El Gran Tako, 1801 Alexandria Dr., Ste. 156 | Make your tastebuds sing by choosing from birria beef, spicy fish, or queso fresco vegetarian tacos.

El Rancho Tapatio, 144 Burt Rd. | Choose tacos with asada, barbacoa, carnitas, shrimp, or cauliflower pastor.

First Watch, All locations | Breakfast tacos filled with Cajun chicken + chorizo goodness.

Inebriated Baker, 3401 Nicholasville Rd. | Balance out your tacos with some sweetness by choosing from lime margarita, key lime pie martini, strawberry margarita, or Mexican coffee cupcakes.

La Taquiza, 630 E. Main St. | Try mouth-watering con queso with pineapple sauce or vegetarian tacos with roasted poblano peppers.

Mama Tequila, 367 W. Short St., Ste. 150 | Choose from asada, carnitas, and barbacoa tacos or take the vegetarian or pescatarian route with tacos that can be made with or without shrimp.

Mexico Mi Amor, 780 N. Limestone | Try out marinated pork or veggie-packed tacos.

Two tacos on a plate in front of a sign that reads Mi Pequena Hacienda

Mi Pequena Hacienda is a Crave favorite. | Photo by LEXtoday

Mi Pequena Hacienda, 3501 Lansdowne Dr. + 110 Cynthia Dr. | Options include barbacoa, el pastor, or veggie tacos.

Papis (Chevy Chase), 818 Euclid Ave. | The Original Papi features crispy + soft tortillas, glued together with queso and filled with either carnitas or cactus.

Papis (Palomar), 3901 Harrodsburg Rd. | Basket tacos with either chicken or grilled veggies + ranchero sauce.

A bird's eye view of a margarita and a plate of tacos.

Papi’s offers several options for those with gluten sensitivities. | Photo courtesy of @papislex

Papis Rapido, 1214 S. Broadway | Try out Mexican beef or vegetable barbecue tacos cooked in agave leaf.

Pie Five Pizza, 3401 Nicholasville Rd., Ste F-616 | Take the pizza route with the Austin pie featuring beef, roasted corn, and black beans or Drew’s Breeze with fried avocado, red peppers, and black beans.

Skyline Chili, All locations | Skyline Chili, but make it a taco salad.

Tacos el Porto, 2417 Nicholasville Rd. | Try out a pork pastor or roasted poblano taco.

Taco Tico, 3110 Pimlico Pkwy. | Pick from birria + chihuahua cheese or black bean and fried plantain tacos.

Viva Mexico, 2573 Richmond Rd. | There’s something for everyone between the pork with veggies or potato + grilled pepper tacos.

Whiskey Bear, 3195 Beaumont Centre Cir., Ste. #100 | Choose from a 12-hour roasted carnitas or fire-roasted corn + sweet potato tacos.

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