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Explore Chicago’s Taco Scene

With a huge Mexican population, finding delicious tacos is easy.


There’s no question Chicago has some of the most inventive, creative chefs preparing delicious, mouthwatering cuisine. But sometimes you just want to hang out and get a hot dog, pizza or a taco. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of great options and here is a list of some of our favorites.

Chicago is nothing if not a hub of incredible Mexican food. And at the core of that is the most iconic street food: tacos. Whether you want one for lunch or late night after some drinks, you can get an authentic taco or a more modern one.

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