October 06, 2021

All the $2 Tacos You Can Eat During Cincinnati Taco Week, Oct. 11-17

What's better than Taco Tuesday? A whole week of cheap tacos. And thanks to Cincinnati Taco Week, that's what the Queen City will get Oct. 11-17. All week long, participating eateries will be offering $2 specialty tacos for the fourth-annual Taco Week. Some restaurants will even be serving up three different unique tacos. Select locations will also be offering Karrikin Blaze Agave Spirit margaritas as well. To held guide your taco quest, grab an official Cincinnati Taco Week passport. Get a stamp at each restaurant for each order of tacos (minimum three tacos per order) and an extra stamp for each Karrikin cocktail. Earn a stamp from five or more participating locations on your passport, and be entered to win the grand prize of $250 in gift cards and Karrikin swag. Passports will be available at cincytacoweek.com or at individual restaurants starting on Monday, Oct. 11. Featured Taco Week eateries include: Arnold's Bar & Grill, Agave & Rye Covington, Agave & Rye Rookwood, Agave & Rye Liberty, Bakersfield OTR, Bebo's, El Barril Mexican Sports Bar and Grill, El Taco Veloz, El Vaquero Mason, El Vaquero Blue Ash, Four Mile Pig, Frida 602, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, J Taps, The Hearth at Karrikin, Kitchen 1883 ( On the Rhine Eatery Location Only ), Lalo, Los Potrillos, Lucius Q, Mazunte Taqueria, Mazunte Centro, Mazunte Catering and Mercado, Mesa Loca, Mi Cozumel (Springdale), Mi Cozumel (Winton Road), Mi Cozumel (Vandercar Way), Mi Taco Loco, Olla Covington, The Oakley Establishment, Sammy's, Slatt's Pub, Smokey Bones, Taqueria El Monarca, Trifecta Eatery at Miami Valley Gaming, The Standard, Tortilleria Garcia ( Springfield), Tortilleria Garcia ( Mason), Tortilleria Garcia (Hamilton Ave.), The Ugly Goat Social Club, Veracruz Mexican Grill, and Wishbone Tavern. Cincinnati Taco Week takes place Oct. 11-17. Visit cincytacoweek.com for menus and more info.
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Agave & Rye
635 Madison Ave., Covington; 3825 Edwards Road, Norwood; 7125 Fountain View Drive, Liberty Township
The Asian Persuasion: Sticky Rice, Sweet Thai Chili Sauce,Tempura Shrimp, Cilantro, Baby Corn, Bell Pepper, Rice Noodles.
The Happy Meal: Salt & Pepper Frieds, Seasoned Ground Beef, Queso, White Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle, Tobacco Onions.
The Mama Mia: Noodles, Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce, Shaved Brussels, Cauliflower Florets, Cotija Cheese, Queso Cushion.
Photo: Agave & Rye

Agave & Rye

635 Madison Ave., Covington; 3825 Edwards Road, Norwood; 7125 Fountain View Drive, Liberty Township
The Asian Persuasion: Sticky Rice, Sweet Thai Chili Sauce,Tempura Shrimp, Cilantro, Baby Corn, Bell Pepper, Rice Noodles.
The Happy Meal: Salt & Pepper Frieds, Seasoned Ground Beef, Queso, White Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle, Tobacco Onions.
The Mama Mia: Noodles, Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce, Shaved Brussels, Cauliflower Florets, Cotija Cheese, Queso Cushion.
Photo: Agave & Rye
Arnold's Bar and Grill
210 E. Eighth St., Downtown
Short Rib Tacos: Braised Short Rib, Korean BBQ Sauce, Kimchi, and fresh Cilantro. Served on hand-made fresh corn tortillas from Tortelleria Garcia.
Adobo Veggie Tacos: Cauliflower and Mushroom Adobo, Pickled Red Onions, Karrikin Tequila Lime Crema, Cilantro. Served on hand-made fresh corn tortillas from Tortelleria Garcia.
Photo: Arnold's Bar and Grill

Arnold's Bar and Grill

210 E. Eighth St., Downtown
Short Rib Tacos: Braised Short Rib, Korean BBQ Sauce, Kimchi, and fresh Cilantro. Served on hand-made fresh corn tortillas from Tortelleria Garcia.
Adobo Veggie Tacos: Cauliflower and Mushroom Adobo, Pickled Red Onions, Karrikin Tequila Lime Crema, Cilantro. Served on hand-made fresh corn tortillas from Tortelleria Garcia.
Photo: Arnold's Bar and Grill
Bebo's Artisan Burgers + Frappes
29 E. Court St., Downtown // Take-Out Available
Bebo’s Taco Burger: Burger patty, taco blend cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, chipotle aioli, fried tortilla strips, cilantro crema on chalupa flat bread.
Pollo al Carbon Taco (Chicken Carbon): Charcoal chicken, onion, green salsa, cilantro, on soft tortilla.
Turkey Chorizo Taco: Turkey chorizo, lettuce, spicy ranch, cilantro, sour cream, on soft tortilla. Vegetarian option available with chickpea beans.
Photo: Bebo's Artisan Burgers + Frappes

Bebo's Artisan Burgers + Frappes

29 E. Court St., Downtown // Take-Out Available
Bebo’s Taco Burger: Burger patty, taco blend cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, chipotle aioli, fried tortilla strips, cilantro crema on chalupa flat bread.
Pollo al Carbon Taco (Chicken Carbon): Charcoal chicken, onion, green salsa, cilantro, on soft tortilla.
Turkey Chorizo Taco: Turkey chorizo, lettuce, spicy ranch, cilantro, sour cream, on soft tortilla. Vegetarian option available with chickpea beans.
Photo: Bebo's Artisan Burgers + Frappes
El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill
940 Pavilion St., Mount Adams
All Taco Special: Steak, pastor, carnitas, chicken, chorizo, birria, fish and shrimp.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Karrikin Blaze House Margarita
Photo: El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill

El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill

940 Pavilion St., Mount Adams
All Taco Special: Steak, pastor, carnitas, chicken, chorizo, birria, fish and shrimp.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Karrikin Blaze House Margarita
Photo: El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill
El Vaquero
1061 Reading Road, Mason // Take-Out Available
Tacos De Carnitas: Roasted pork with special mango & pineapple sauce topped with cilantro and onion.
Tacos De Tinga: Shredded chicken cooked with onions and chipotle peppers topped with lettuce tomato and feta cheese.
Tacos De Carne Asada: Angus steak topped with cilantro and onion.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Jumbo Skinny Karrikin Margarita
Photo: El Vaquero

El Vaquero

1061 Reading Road, Mason // Take-Out Available
Tacos De Carnitas: Roasted pork with special mango & pineapple sauce topped with cilantro and onion.
Tacos De Tinga: Shredded chicken cooked with onions and chipotle peppers topped with lettuce tomato and feta cheese.
Tacos De Carne Asada: Angus steak topped with cilantro and onion.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Jumbo Skinny Karrikin Margarita
Photo: El Vaquero
Frida
602 Main St., Covington
Brussels Sprouts Taco: Crispy Brussels Sprouts topped with smoked peanut salsa.
Photo: Frida

Frida

602 Main St., Covington
Brussels Sprouts Taco: Crispy Brussels Sprouts topped with smoked peanut salsa.
Photo: Frida
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
165 W. McMillan St., Clifton // Take-Out Available
Shredded Chicken Taco: Shredded chicken served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Seasoned Ground Beef Taco: Seasoned ground beef served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Fried Avocado Taco: Fried avocado slices served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Photo: Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

165 W. McMillan St., Clifton // Take-Out Available
Shredded Chicken Taco: Shredded chicken served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Seasoned Ground Beef Taco: Seasoned ground beef served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Fried Avocado Taco: Fried avocado slices served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro, and feta.
Photo: Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Lalo Chino Latino
26 W. Court St., Downtown
Asian Pork Taco: Grilled pork, cucumber, carrot, jalapenos, cilantro aioli.
Tofu Meatball Taco: Tofu, jicama, onions, tomatoes salsa, cilantro.
Chicken Tinga Taco: Shredded chicken, onions, cilantro, lettuce, queso fresco.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: $12 for 3 tacos and a Karri-Lalo Margarita; $6 Karrikin Margarita Fizz
Photo: Lalo Chino Latino

Lalo Chino Latino

26 W. Court St., Downtown
Asian Pork Taco: Grilled pork, cucumber, carrot, jalapenos, cilantro aioli.
Tofu Meatball Taco: Tofu, jicama, onions, tomatoes salsa, cilantro.
Chicken Tinga Taco: Shredded chicken, onions, cilantro, lettuce, queso fresco.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: $12 for 3 tacos and a Karri-Lalo Margarita; $6 Karrikin Margarita Fizz
Photo: Lalo Chino Latino
Lucius Q
1131 Broadway St., Pendleton
BBQ Tacos: Join us for a different taco each day! 
MON: Pulled pork w/ queso corn and pickled red onion & jalapeno.
TUES: Smoked brisket w/ black bean & corn salsa and cotija cheese.
WED: Burnt ends w/ jalapeno slaw & pickled red onion.
THURS: Pulled pork w/ smoked tomato corn salsa & pickled red onion.
FRI: Korean BBQ pork w/ slaw & pickled red onion.
SAT: Smoked pork belly w/ chimichurri, ‘Bama white, & pickled red onion.
SUN: Tacos al pastor w/ jalapeno adobo lime crema & crushed Takis Fuego.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: $4 Zoe’s Margarita
Photo: Lucius Q

Lucius Q

1131 Broadway St., Pendleton
BBQ Tacos: Join us for a different taco each day!
MON: Pulled pork w/ queso corn and pickled red onion & jalapeno.
TUES: Smoked brisket w/ black bean & corn salsa and cotija cheese.
WED: Burnt ends w/ jalapeno slaw & pickled red onion.
THURS: Pulled pork w/ smoked tomato corn salsa & pickled red onion.
FRI: Korean BBQ pork w/ slaw & pickled red onion.
SAT: Smoked pork belly w/ chimichurri, ‘Bama white, & pickled red onion.
SUN: Tacos al pastor w/ jalapeno adobo lime crema & crushed Takis Fuego.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: $4 Zoe’s Margarita
Photo: Lucius Q
Mazunte Mercado & Catering
6216 Madison Road, Madisonville // Take-Out Available
Chorizo Taco: Ground spiced pork in a corn tortilla with avocado salsa, onion, cilantro, and smoked red chile salsa.
Veggie Taco: Sauteed mushroom and/or zucchini in a corn tortilla with pickled red onion, pico de gallo, salsa roja, fresh spinach, avocado salsa, black bean purée, goat cheese.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Tamarind Margarita $7
Photo: Mazunte

Mazunte Mercado & Catering

6216 Madison Road, Madisonville // Take-Out Available
Chorizo Taco: Ground spiced pork in a corn tortilla with avocado salsa, onion, cilantro, and smoked red chile salsa.
Veggie Taco: Sauteed mushroom and/or zucchini in a corn tortilla with pickled red onion, pico de gallo, salsa roja, fresh spinach, avocado salsa, black bean purée, goat cheese.
Karrikin Blaze Tequila Special: Tamarind Margarita $7
Photo: Mazunte