The Most Well-Known Taco Spots in Bedford, Ohio

Sometimes you just need a taco. Whether you’re craving the boldly seasoned meat, the melty cheese, or biting into the crisp, crunchy shell, it’s one dish everyone loves. So next time you need your fix, use our guide. Here are the most well-known taco spots in Bedford, Ohio, to get a plate full.

Los Gallos Mexican Restaurant

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Los Gallos Mexican Restaurant on Broadway Avenue is a lively place to grab a taco and a margarita. The cooks dish up vast portions of your casual Mexican fare, including tacos. The Fiesta de Tacos includes three hard, corn, or soft flour shells plus the meat of your choice, with a drizzle of Los Gallos’ signature tomatillo sauce and a hearty a side of rice and beans.

You can pick from uncommon protein choices like barbeque pulled pork, chorizo, and lamb, or you can get a taco salad with grilled shrimp on a nutritious bed of greens. This restaurant is open late, so you can get your taco fill until 11 p.m. when the kitchen closes. Los Gallos has two other area locations, one in Boardman and the other in North Lima. It even owns a food truck if you want catered tacos at your next event.

Cilantro Taqueria

Going out for tacos is one of the best things to do with the kids in Bedford. Young and old, it seems like everyone in the family gobbles up the tacos from Cilantro Taqueria. The staff at this Mexican restaurant on Van Aken Boulevard in Shaker Heights dish up some of the area’s most delicious authentic tacos.

Cilantro Taqueria is open for dine-in or carryout. You’ll get three tacos and a soft drink for Taco Tuesday specials for just $10.50. There are other weekly specials, too, like $8 burrito bowls on Monday, and just in time to prep for the weekend, you can get $4 margaritas every Thursday.

There are 18 different taco options on Cilantro’s menu, from classic ground beef to lengua, also known as beef tongue. This cut is a delicacy with a mild steak flavor and a soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture that’s rich and delicious. If you haven’t tried it, we suggest you do.

El Torito Tacos

El Torito Tacos on Ravenna Road in Twinsburg is another well-known local spot for delicious tacos. The crowd here is proof that this place is one of the best in town. Its speedy servers deliver a heaping plate of salsa and chips as soon as you sit down, and they’ll take your drink order minutes later. We recommend the prickly pear margarita to kick-start your experience.

Bedford locals know El Torito has the best Taco Tuesday deal in town. Its tacos are just a dollar, and these aren’t your run-of-the-mill tacos either. You get a choice of fresh and flavorful chicken or savory beef in a hard or soft shell. The Leon Gomez family takes pride in every dish they serve, so you know the quality ingredients taste delicious every time you visit El Torito Mexican Bar and Grill. Try the Chimi Cheesecake for dessert. You won’t regret it if you love caramel.

Senorita Bonitas

Senorita Bonitas on Enterprise Parkway in Solon is another top taco eatery near Bedford. The Leon family’s restaurant offers charming South-of-the-border decor, a full-service bar, and a welcoming patio that’s a relaxing spot to sip a frozen strawberry margarita.

The chefs at this recommendation use old-fashioned Mexican culinary techniques and the highest quality fresh ingredients to create incredible food that will cure your taco craving. So treat your taste buds to traditional burritos and sizzling fajitas. The waitstaff serves the fresh guacamole with a bowl of warm tortilla chips. Try the cheese queso. It’s a flavorful dipping option, too, or try one of its vegan dishes if a meaty taco doesn’t sound yummy to anyone at your table.

Have a seat in the sports cantina and catch the Buckeyes battle it out on the big screen TV. Senorita Bonitas touts an excellent selection of domestic and imported beers, one-of-a-kind ultra-reserves, and the most extensive tequila collection in town. There are over fifty different bottles for you to pick from.

Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar

Visit Paladar Latin Kitchen on Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere if you like rum with your tacos. This pick offers exciting combinations, like a plate of three crispy shrimp tacos with pineapple salsa and pickled jalapenos. We also love the blackened fish tacos with pickled onions and cilantro aioli. Try a refreshing pom-ginger house-made agua fresca to wash it down.

Get Paladar’s Family Taco Night to go and bring your goodies home. The cooks stuffed this box with enough food to feed up to five people. You’ll get 12 tortilla shells, black beans, rice, and all the toppings. Five meat options include classic ground beef for the kids and the well-seasoned braised beef with an aji pepper sauce. Remember to order a flan to share, whether it’s a special occasion or a simple indulgence.

Tacos Mexicanos

Hop behind the wheel of your certified pre-owned car and head to Tacos Mexicanos on Highland Road East in Macedonia. This popular local restaurant specializes in tacos and offers a casual, family-friendly place to fill up for less. Its budget-friendly menu features all the Mexican dishes you know and love, like quesadillas, fajitas, and enchiladas.

Its taco menu includes fish like tilapia, mahi-mahi, and shrimp, or get the shepherd-style grilled pork called Al Pastor, slow-cooked cuts of beef called barbacoa, or carne asada, a savory grilled flank steak. If you like roasted chicken in your taco shell, try the pollo asado, or get your taco with chorizo, a spicy smoked sausage.

Contact North Coast Auto Mall of Bedford

So, there you have it. North Coast Auto Mall put together this guide to the most well-known taco spots in Bedford just for you. What do you think of our suggestions?  Let us know if we forgot your favorite Mexican restaurant. Please send us a note so we can add your ideas to our following local guide.

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