October 07, 2022

Tasty $2 Tacos You Can Eat During Cincinnati Taco Week, Oct. 17-23

Taco lovers rejoice: a week of $2 tacos is right around the corner for the Fifth Annual Cincinnati Taco Week, Oct. 17-23. For the entire week, 50 participating restaurants all around the Queen City will serve $2 specialty tacos.

Your co-pilot on this taco journey? The official Taco Week App. Download the app from Google Play or the Apple Store and use it to navigate your way to $2 tacos. Check in at participating locations as you go to earn points and win prizes.

Cincinnati Taco Week takes place Oct. 17-23. Visit cincytacoweek.com for menus and more info.

*Taco descriptions provided by participating restaurants.


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El Barril Mexican Sports Bar and Grill
940 Pavilion St., Mt. Adams
Campechano: Steak and chorizo mixed together with cilantro and onions.
Pastor Taco: Chicken, cilantro and onions.
Veggie Tacos: Cilantro, onions and cheese.
Photo: Provided by El Barril Mexican Sports Bar and Grill

El Barril Mexican Sports Bar and Grill

940 Pavilion St., Mt. Adams
Campechano: Steak and chorizo mixed together with cilantro and onions.
Pastor Taco: Chicken, cilantro and onions.
Veggie Tacos: Cilantro, onions and cheese.
Bakersfield
1213 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
Street Carnitas: Beer braised pork, pickled white onion, cilantro, crema.
Photo: Provided by Bakersfield

Bakersfield

1213 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
Street Carnitas: Beer braised pork, pickled white onion, cilantro, crema.
Agave & Rye
635 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky; 3825 Edwards Rd., Rookwood; 7125 Fountain View Dr., Liberty Township
The Becky: Mac & Cheese, Fried Chicken, A&R House BBQ sauce, Sweet & Spicy Bacon, Peppercorn Crema and Tobacco Onions
The Latin Lover: Mexican Rice, Queso, Roasted Butternut Squash, Sliced Avocado, Crispy Carrots
The Hot Brown: Puffy Flour Shell, Salt & Pepper Fries, Roasted Turkey, Mornay Sauce, Sweet & Spicy Bacon and Roasted Tomatoes
Photo: Provided by Agave & Rye

Agave & Rye

635 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky; 3825 Edwards Rd., Rookwood; 7125 Fountain View Dr., Liberty Township
The Becky: Mac & Cheese, Fried Chicken, A&R House BBQ sauce, Sweet & Spicy Bacon, Peppercorn Crema and Tobacco Onions
The Latin Lover: Mexican Rice, Queso, Roasted Butternut Squash, Sliced Avocado, Crispy Carrots
The Hot Brown: Puffy Flour Shell, Salt & Pepper Fries, Roasted Turkey, Mornay Sauce, Sweet & Spicy Bacon and Roasted Tomatoes
Oakley Pub & Grill
3924 Isabella Ave., Oakley
Nashville Hot: Fried chicken tenders tossed in our house Nashville Hot sauce with romaine lettuce, pico de gallo and our house ranch
Photo: Provided by Oakley Pub & Grill

Oakley Pub & Grill

3924 Isabella Ave., Oakley
Nashville Hot: Fried chicken tenders tossed in our house Nashville Hot sauce with romaine lettuce, pico de gallo and our house ranch
Slatts Pub
4858 Cooper Rd., Blue Ash
Carnitas Taco: Slow-cooked carnitas in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Chicken Taco: Slow-cooked, pulled chicken in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Fish Taco: Blackened tilapia in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Photo: Provided by Slatts Pub

Slatts Pub

4858 Cooper Rd., Blue Ash
Carnitas Taco: Slow-cooked carnitas in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Chicken Taco: Slow-cooked, pulled chicken in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Fish Taco: Blackened tilapia in a warm flour tortilla filled with curry cabbage slaw and topped with homemade pico de gallo and spicy aioli
Taco Lab
127 Calhoun St., Clifton
Korean BBQ Taco: Tender minced steak glazed with sweet & spicy Korean BBQ sauce, garnished with bean sprouts, spicy gochujang mayo, and sesame seeds
Photo: Provided by Taco Lab

Taco Lab

127 Calhoun St., Clifton
Korean BBQ Taco: Tender minced steak glazed with sweet & spicy Korean BBQ sauce, garnished with bean sprouts, spicy gochujang mayo, and sesame seeds
Los Potrillos Mexican Restaurant
316 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
Taco El Potrillo: Here is our spin on the classic beef taco. You’ll find that it is double shelled, it is a hard shell within a soft shell. This taco has some of your favorite ingredients such as ground beef, lettuce, pico de gallo, corn, sour cream and cheese.
Photo: Provided by Los Potrillos Mexican Restaurant

Los Potrillos Mexican Restaurant

316 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
Taco El Potrillo: Here is our spin on the classic beef taco. You’ll find that it is double shelled, it is a hard shell within a soft shell. This taco has some of your favorite ingredients such as ground beef, lettuce, pico de gallo, corn, sour cream and cheese.
El Jinete Mexican Restaurant
3972 Red Bank Rd., Fairfax; 4111 Webster Ave., Deer Park; 10780 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery
Taco Doblado: Here we have a classic steak taco on a soft shell corn tortilla that has several ingredients, such as onion, cilantro, pico de gallo, corn and cheese.
Photo: El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

El Jinete Mexican Restaurant

3972 Red Bank Rd., Fairfax; 4111 Webster Ave., Deer Park; 10780 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery
Taco Doblado: Here we have a classic steak taco on a soft shell corn tortilla that has several ingredients, such as onion, cilantro, pico de gallo, corn and cheese.
El Taco Veloz
7 Martin Luther King Dr., Corryville
Taco Veloz: Here you have a soft shelled corn tortilla which has Marinated pork as well as pineapple topped with onion, cilantro, pico de gallo, and cheese.
Photo: Provided by El Taco Veloz

El Taco Veloz

7 Martin Luther King Dr., Corryville
Taco Veloz: Here you have a soft shelled corn tortilla which has Marinated pork as well as pineapple topped with onion, cilantro, pico de gallo, and cheese.
Condado Tacos
195 E. Freedom Way, The Banks; 3329 Vandercar Way, Oakley; 5070 Deerfield Blvd., Mason
Plain Jane: Kewl Ranch shell, roasted chicken, fajita peppers + onions, lettuce, tomatoes, Middlefield smoked cheddar, and salsa verde | (D/GF)
Power Plant: Sweet Lucy shell with veggie chorizo + poblano peppers, lettuce, pico de gallo, pickled jalapeños, Middlefield smoked cheddar, and dirty sauce | (Veg/D)
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Condado Tacos

195 E. Freedom Way, The Banks; 3329 Vandercar Way, Oakley; 5070 Deerfield Blvd., Mason
Plain Jane: Kewl Ranch shell, roasted chicken, fajita peppers + onions, lettuce, tomatoes, Middlefield smoked cheddar, and salsa verde | (D/GF)
Power Plant: Sweet Lucy shell with veggie chorizo + poblano peppers, lettuce, pico de gallo, pickled jalapeños, Middlefield smoked cheddar, and dirty sauce | (Veg/D)