15 Places in Manila to Go Loco For Great Tacos

We love going loco for good tacos! Fill your tummy with this heavenly goodness wrapped in flour tortilla at these 15 taco joints around Manila that we love!

El Cocina PH

El Cocina PH is a small home-based food business located in Pasig City that offers a menu of international street food with a Filipino twist! After opening its doors in July 2020, El Cocina is now well-loved not only by its small community in Pasig but also in different places around Metro Manila particularly for its Pork Birria Tacos, Cheese Quesadillas, Quesabirrias, and Chicken Tacos.

You can order them as singles or try their bundles for sharing with friends and family. You can even have trays delivered to your doorstep for special celebrations at home!

El Cocina PH operates from Friday to Tuesday from 3 PM to 9 PM.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/el.cocinaaa
Instagram: www.instagram.com/elcocina.ph

Mexicab

What once was a food cart that served hungry customers along the streets of Tondo, Manila in 2018, Mexicab has made a home in the South at Las Piñas City with their wide menu of Mexican-Filipino-inspired dishes that are affordable yet delicious! With the help of siblings and friends, Mexicab opened its doors in May 2021 and now offers mouthwatering Quesadillas, Tacos, Burritos, Pastas, and Hungarian Sandwiches.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mexicabph

Thiccookies PH

Thiccookies PH is a sister-owned home business that not only makes a variety of unique, indulgent cookies like Hershey’s Smores, Matcha, and Oreo Cheesecake, but also serves cheesy Spaggenachos trays that are oh so good that you’ll have to stop yourself from eating it all in one go. Indulge in this tub of baked spaghetti with oozing Béchamel sauce with a side of nachos and taco shells (which it already comes with)!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thiccookiesph/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thiccookiesph/

El Poco Cantina

El Poco Cantina is a pop-up stall located at the College of St. Benilde in Taft that’s beloved by students for its authentic and fusion Mexican grubs such as Birria Tacos, Bomb Burritos, LA Street Tacos, and Quesadillas Slaps! Get your taco fix from them every day from 11 AM to 8 PM.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elpococantina
Instagram: https://instagram.com/elpococantina
Website: https://elpococantina.com/

House of Birria PH

Just as its name suggests, House of Birria PH is a great place to get your Birria Taco fix! Sink your teeth in either the Premium Beef Birria, which includes salsa, lemon, and consomé, or the Arroz De Birria, which includes salsa, lemon, and garlic cilantro cream. Top it all off with a side of bone marrow!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/House-of-Birria-PH-111077770820940
Instagram: https://instagram.com/houseofbirriaph

Señorito PH

The Birria Tacos from Señorito PH blend Mexican and Filipino flavors together harmoniously with its menu of unique products, such as Jerk Chicken, Pork Sisig, and Battered Fish. Order them as a box set of 6, 10 or a party tray of 15!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/senoritophilippines
Instagram: https://instagram.com/senorito_ph

La Birria PH

For delicious and crunchy Birria tacos, La Birria PH is that place to go. This Mexican snack bar serves authentic Beef or Chicken tacos that will fill your stomach right up!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/labirria.ph
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/labirria.ph

Ermitacos

There are multiple reasons why Ermitacos should be on your radar: it serves affordable Birria tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and nachos, and offers refreshing chimichurri sauce as a delicious add-on! Order from 12 noon to 6 PM from Monday to Saturday.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ermitacos
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ermitacos

Tus Tacos PH

You know what’s good on Taco Tuesdays? Tus Tacos! Get your munch on with Tus Tacos PH’s delicious flavors: Carnitas (slow-cooked pork shoulder), Al Pastor (smoked & spicy dry-rubbed and grilled pork belly with juice pineapples), T.H.C. (beer-battered fried chicken drizzled with truffle honey), and C.B.D. (perfectly fried Dory fish with freshly made Mango Salsa).

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TusTacosPH
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tustacosph

La Chinesca

It’s tacos galore at La Chinesca! This stall, located in The Grid Market in Rockwell Mall, serves a wide menu of different tacos for you to choose from depending on what you’re craving. Try their Carnitas, Crispy Chicken, Quesabirria, or Chicharrón, or go for their taco tostadas that are topped with either tuna, beef, or uni!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lachinesca
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lachinesca
Website: https://thegridfoodmarket.com/collections/stall-10-la-chinesca

El Chupacabra PH

El Chupacabra is the brainchild of local taco expert Gonzo who works hard to make sure their customers get the real, proper, authentic Mexican street taco.

Their tacos come in a freshly made soft corn tortilla (made from corn masa) and your choice of fillings such as carne asada, carnitas, lengua, pollo, pescado, camaron, chorizo, barbacoa, and tripa, and then is topped with chopped onions, fresh cilantro, and fresh salsa. Yum!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Elchupacabraph
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elchupacabraph

El Nacho Libre

Kraver’s Canteen’s El Nacho Libre promises to satisfy your TexMex cravings with delicious pieces of tacos made with shredded juicy meat and topped with a tangy, slightly spicy tomato and chipotle sauce. You can have them with Chicken Tinga, Chipotle Chicken, Carnitas Pork, Chili Con Carne, Chipotle Shrimp, or Pulled Pork BBQ. Enjoy with a side of pico de gallo salsa and cilantro cream!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElNachoLibreTexMex
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elnacho.libre

Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew

Among the many gastronomic dishes available on their menu, you just have to try Tittos Latin BBQ & Brew’s street tacos! They’ve got different kinds, from Birria to flour tortilla tacos to deep-fried Chiquittos, all of which give you that perfect blend of Filipino and Latin American flavors.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TittosMNL
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tittosmnl

Chulita’s Grill

The tacos from Chulita’s Grill are a cheat meal you won’t ever regret. After all, having over 11K followers on Instagram all sinking their teeth in juicy Birria dipped in consommé is no small feat! Satisfy your hunger pangs with their best-selling Beef Birria or Queso Birria (which is just the Beef Birria Taco with cheese)!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chulitas.ph

Chihuahua Mexican Grill

This beloved Mexican joint has been around for a decade serving quality Mexican food to its hungry customers. Enjoy three pieces of soft- or hard-shell tacos with the meat of your choice (beef, chicken pork, USDA steak, or vegetarian), pico de gallo, chipotle salsa, shredded lettuce and cabbage, creamy jalapeño salsa, and sour cream!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chihuahuamexicangrill
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chihuahuaph
Website: https://chihuahua.ph/

Where do you like to get your tacos? Share them in the comments below!


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