October 04, 2019

Cincinnati Taco Week is Back, Here's Everything You Can Eat for $2

Cincinnati Taco Week returns this Oct. 14-20, bringing $2 tacos to 24 participating restaurants across the city. Each restaurant will be offering their own unique tacos, ranging from Drunken Taco's Buffalo chicken tacos to Frida's brussels sprouts tacos and even brisket and pulled pork tacos from Lucius Q. Cincinnati Taco Week passports will be available at participating restaurants to guide taco lovers on their week-long edible conquest. Passports will be stamped by each restaurant for each order of tacos. Guests must order a minimum of three tacos, unless noted otherwise by the restaurant. Feeling thirsty? Order a specialty El Jimador cocktail and you can receive an additional stamp. If you get three or more stamps, you can enter to win $250 in gift cards from restaurants who participated in Cincinnati Taco Week. Enter to win at cincytacoweek.com.

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Lalo
709 Main St., Over-the-Rhine
Honey Chipotle Chicken Taco: Chicken, pickled carrots, red cabbage, cucumbers; topped with a honey-chipotle sauce.
Barbacoa Taco: Slow-cooked braised beef topped with fresh pico de gallo, pickled red onion; and cilantro.
Sesame Ginger Tofu Taco: Marinated in our house ginger marinade then grilled. Topped with pickled carrots, cucumber, red cabbage; and Sriracha aioli.
Photo: Provided

Lalo

709 Main St., Over-the-Rhine
Honey Chipotle Chicken Taco: Chicken, pickled carrots, red cabbage, cucumbers; topped with a honey-chipotle sauce.
Barbacoa Taco: Slow-cooked braised beef topped with fresh pico de gallo, pickled red onion; and cilantro.
Sesame Ginger Tofu Taco: Marinated in our house ginger marinade then grilled. Topped with pickled carrots, cucumber, red cabbage; and Sriracha aioli.
Photo: Provided
Tortilleria Garcia
Multiple locations including: 11774 Springfield Pike, Springdale; 5917 Hamilton Ave., College Hill
Barbacoa Taco: Traditional steamed and seasoned beef cheek served on a corn tortilla with cilantro and onion.
Photo: Provided

Tortilleria Garcia

Multiple locations including: 11774 Springfield Pike, Springdale; 5917 Hamilton Ave., College Hill
Barbacoa Taco: Traditional steamed and seasoned beef cheek served on a corn tortilla with cilantro and onion.
Photo: Provided
Agave and Rye
635 Madison Ave., Covington
The Pumpkin Eater: rustic sweet potato hash; mushroom and corn ragout; tangy romesco; and pepitas seeds.
The Becky: honey lime chicken; garlic rice; queso; tomato; chicharrones; and a spicy chipotle crema.
The Cheeseburger Cheeseburger: seasoned ground beef; mustard; house ketchup; lettuce; tomato; aged white cheddar; garlic aioli; and dill pickle.
Photo: Provided

Agave and Rye

635 Madison Ave., Covington
The Pumpkin Eater: rustic sweet potato hash; mushroom and corn ragout; tangy romesco; and pepitas seeds.
The Becky: honey lime chicken; garlic rice; queso; tomato; chicharrones; and a spicy chipotle crema.
The Cheeseburger Cheeseburger: seasoned ground beef; mustard; house ketchup; lettuce; tomato; aged white cheddar; garlic aioli; and dill pickle.
Photo: Provided
Lucius Q
1131 Broadway St., Over-the-Rhine
BBQ Taco: Choice of pork shoulder or meatless “Veggie Q” smoked then topped with smoked tomato corn salsa and finished with pickled red onions and Cotija cheese on a flour tortilla.
Pulled Pork Taco: Choice of pulled pork or meatless “Veggie Q” taco, topped with queso corn and slaw on a flour tortilla.
Brisket Taco: Choice of brisket burnt end or meatless “Veggie Q” taco with chimichurri and pickled onions on a flour tortilla.
Photo: Provided

Lucius Q

1131 Broadway St., Over-the-Rhine
BBQ Taco: Choice of pork shoulder or meatless “Veggie Q” smoked then topped with smoked tomato corn salsa and finished with pickled red onions and Cotija cheese on a flour tortilla.
Pulled Pork Taco: Choice of pulled pork or meatless “Veggie Q” taco, topped with queso corn and slaw on a flour tortilla.
Brisket Taco: Choice of brisket burnt end or meatless “Veggie Q” taco with chimichurri and pickled onions on a flour tortilla.
Photo: Provided
Taqueria El Monarca
11449 Princeton Pike, Springdale
Al Pastor Del Trompo: Marinated pork with pineapple that is served with onion and cilantro.
Chorizo Taco: Marinated Mexican sausage served with onion and cilantro.
Pollo Taco: Marinated chicken served with onion and cilantro.
Photo: Provided

Taqueria El Monarca

11449 Princeton Pike, Springdale
Al Pastor Del Trompo: Marinated pork with pineapple that is served with onion and cilantro.
Chorizo Taco: Marinated Mexican sausage served with onion and cilantro.
Pollo Taco: Marinated chicken served with onion and cilantro.
Photo: Provided
Frida
602 Main St., Covington
Brussels Sprouts Taco: Caramelized brussels sprouts with a smoked peanut salsa and peanuts on fresh corn tortilla then garnished with pickled red onion, sliced radish and cilantro.
Photo: Provided

Frida

602 Main St., Covington
Brussels Sprouts Taco: Caramelized brussels sprouts with a smoked peanut salsa and peanuts on fresh corn tortilla then garnished with pickled red onion, sliced radish and cilantro.
Photo: Provided
Veracruz Mexican Grill
3108 Price Ave., East Price Hill
Authentic Barbacoa Taco: Marinated beef on a soft corn taco with lime, onion and cilantro. Served with fried chips and homemade salsa. (Steak tacos also available for this promotion)
Chicken Taco: Freshly grilled chicken on a soft taco with lime, onion and cilantro. Served with chips and salsa.
Photo: Provided

Veracruz Mexican Grill

3108 Price Ave., East Price Hill
Authentic Barbacoa Taco: Marinated beef on a soft corn taco with lime, onion and cilantro. Served with fried chips and homemade salsa. (Steak tacos also available for this promotion)
Chicken Taco: Freshly grilled chicken on a soft taco with lime, onion and cilantro. Served with chips and salsa.
Photo: Provided
Tostados Grill
3500 Eastern Ave., Columbia-Tusculum
Pork Carnita: Marinated pulled pork, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Grilled Chicken: Seasoned chicken, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Grilled Shrimp: Seasoned shrimp, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Photo: Provided

Tostados Grill

3500 Eastern Ave., Columbia-Tusculum
Pork Carnita: Marinated pulled pork, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Grilled Chicken: Seasoned chicken, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Grilled Shrimp: Seasoned shrimp, pico de gallo and Cotija cheese served on a corn tortilla.
Photo: Provided
The Pelican’s Reef
7261 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township
Baja-Style Beer Battered Cod Tacos: lightly-fried cod; shredded lettuce; tomato; guacamole; queso-fresco cheese; poblano-sour cream; and charred tomato salsa.
Photo: Provided

The Pelican’s Reef

7261 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township
Baja-Style Beer Battered Cod Tacos: lightly-fried cod; shredded lettuce; tomato; guacamole; queso-fresco cheese; poblano-sour cream; and charred tomato salsa.
Photo: Provided
Slatts Pub
4858 Cooper Road, Blue Ash
Best In The City Taco: Flour tortillas with your choice of blackened tilapia, slow-cooked carnitas or slow-cooked chicken, stuffed with curry-cabbage slaw and topped with pico de gallo and spicy aioli.
Photo: Provided

Slatts Pub

4858 Cooper Road, Blue Ash
Best In The City Taco: Flour tortillas with your choice of blackened tilapia, slow-cooked carnitas or slow-cooked chicken, stuffed with curry-cabbage slaw and topped with pico de gallo and spicy aioli.
Photo: Provided