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Let’s Taco-bout 12 Places In KL & PJ For The Best Tacos Ever! (2022 Guide)

Creamy Dalgona coffee, chocolatey brownies and more dominated 2021 where we saw the biggest food trends worldwide! Now that lockdown is pretty much out of the way, Taco is reported to be one of the most popular searches on Google this year… cause why not? Tacos come in different shapes, flavours and sizes, and there’s always something for everyone! 

Since it’s National Taco Day in the US, here are the best spots in KL & PJ for Mexican tacos!  

12 Taquerias In KL & PJ To Check Out To Satisfy Your Taco Cravings

1. Los Tacos

Los Tacos
Photo: @lostacosmy (Instagram)

When it comes to tacos, Los Taco is where patrons come for Mexican fare and stay for tacos. Located in Damansara Utama, this eatery prides itself on serving the best Mexican flavours one can get! Its scene-stealer, Beef Birria, is nothing but wholesome. Dunk in your taco with the flavourful consommé for a perfect flavour explosion! 

Los Tacos
Photo: @lostacosmy (Instagram)

Address: 25A, Jalan SS 21/34, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hour: 12-10pm (Tue-Thur & Sat-Sun) 12-1pm & 2-10pm (Fri, closed on Mon)

Status: Muslim-owned

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

2. Los Primos El Locos

Los Primos El Locos
Photo: @losprimosellocos (Instagram)

This roadside stall at Tasik Seksyen 7 serves all things Mexican from Birria Tacos, Quesadillas, and more! One of its signatures, El Grande Quesadilla, is a beautiful combination of a crispy-edged tortilla with pulled beef mushroom topped with mozzarella cheese, salsa, and Mexican crema!

Los Primos El Locos
Photo: @aisyahxfoodie (Instagram)

Address: Taman Tasik, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Opening Hour: 1pm-7pm (Closed on Mon)

Status: Muslim-owned

Link: Instagram

3. Taco Bell

Taco Bell
Photo: @tacobellmalaysia (Instagram)

Ever since Taco Bell made its way to Malaysia, the world’s largest Mexican-inspired American fast-food brand has been a crowd-favourite spot for tacos! Don’t forget to try its Quesarito, which is packed with seasoned meat, Mexican rice, and cheesy nacho cheese sauce and topped with flavourful hot sauce! 

Taco Bell

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Burger And Taco

Burger and Taco
Photo: @burgerandtacomy (Instagram)

Serving Tex-Mex-inspired meals using only the freshest and premium ingredients, Burger and Taco serveS crunchy tacos using imported Tex-Mex-inspired Tortillas! Don’t forget to dip your taco in salsa or guacamole for extra flavour! 

Burger & Taco
Photo: @burgerandtacomy (Instagram)

Address: E2-04-3A, Tamarind Square, Persiaran Multimedia, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor

Opening Hour: 12-9pm (Closed on Mon)

Status: Muslim-friendly (Ingredients are Halal-certified)

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Churitto’s Fresh Max

Churitto
Photo: @omnomnommmy (Instagram)

Specialising in Tacos, Burritos, Nachos, and Quesadillas, you’ll know Churitto’s will not disappoint. At Churitto’s, you can customise your taco based on your liking! Choose your protein of choice be it Chicken, Beef, or Red Bean Paste, and go all out with their condiments and sauces! Best of all, you can absolutely make hundreds of flavour combinations.

Address: The Sphere, LG-12, 1, 1 Avenue, Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hour: 11am-8pm (Daily)

Status: Muslim-friendly (In process of Halal certification)

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. Chachi Mexican Street Food

Chachi
Photo: @chachi_subang (Instagram)

Mango in a taco isn’t something you see every day. Chachi brings tacos to the next level with creative flavours, giving Malaysians a taste of Mango and even Baja Fish tacos! Not to mention, all its tacos are indeed a burst of flavours! You can also choose either soft or hard-shell tacos of your choice!

Chachi

Chachi
Photo: @chachi_subang (Instagram)

Address: 74, Jalan SS 15/4d, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hour: 4pm-12am (Mon-Thur), 12pm-12am (Fri-Sun)

Status: Pork-free

Link: Instagram

7. Hungry Bee

Hungry Bee Taco
Photo: Hungry Bee (Facebook)

If you’re looking for tacos that won’t break your bank, head to Hungry Bee for an affordable Taco! Freshly made upon order, this is the perfect spot for everyone to enjoy delectable tacos. Don’t forget to try out their Burgerrittos too! 

Address: Jalan Wangsa Melawati 3, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hour: 3-10pm (Mon-Wed & Sun), 3-8pm (Sat, closed on Thur & Fri)

Status: Muslim-owned

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

8. Captain Shrimp

Captain Shrimp
@captainshrimp7 (Instagram)

If you’re looking to indulge in completely rich and vibrant Taco flavours in the comfort of your home, Captain Shrimp has got you covered! Smothered in creamy cheese sauce, its soft-shell chicken taco is sure to excite one’s taste buds as it is jam-packed with flavourful ingredients! Other Tex-Mex and American eats are available too. To order, just WhatsApp 016-2505891.

Address: 72A, Jaya One, Jln Profesor Diraja Ungku Aziz, Sek 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor [Pick-up]

Opening Hour: 9am-11:30pm (Daily)

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Website | Facebook | Instagram

9. Dough & Dolce

Dough & Dolce
Photo: @doughanddolce (Instagram)

Get ready to get your hands dirty on Dough & Dolce’s Birria Tacos! Filled with slow-cooked Australian beef in Mexican spices and hot chillis, this taco is flavoursome in every bite. Don’t forget to pair it with cream of guac and jalapeño sauce or consommé! 

Dough and Dolce
Photo: @doughanddolce (Instagram)
Dough & Dolce Taco
Photo: @faraaaeats (Instagram)

Address: 24A, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hour: 8am-6pm (Tue-Fri), 9am-6pm (Sat & Sun, closed on Mon)

Status: Muslim-friendly (Ingredients are sourced from Halal-certified suppliers)

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

10. Dippers

Dippers Taco
Photo: @dippers.my (Instagram)

Famous for its lip-smacking tacos, this humble stall serves up Birria Tacos with a unique twist. For instance, the Birria Taco consists of a handmade taco layered with Mozarella cheese, stuffed with juicy pulled beef, onion, coriander… and a secret sauce! For taco buffs, Dippers is not to be missed! 

Address: Jalan Bakti, 3, Jalan USJ 9/3, USJ 9, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hour: 6-10pm (Closed on Mon)

Status: Muslim-friendly

Link: Instagram

11. Bob’s Steak Away 

Bob's Steak Away Taco
Photo: Bob’s Steak Away (Oddle)

Bob’s Steak Away is famous for its tender, juicy steak, and now that they’re offering Birria Beef Tacos… so you’ll know the tacos will be robustly smoky-savoury in flavour! So what are you waiting for? Find them at Bob’s Steak Away’s pop-up store or have them delivered to you today! 

Address: Kompleks Darul Hidayah, Jln Sentul Pasar, Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [HQ]

Opening Hour: 4-10:30pm (Closed on Sun)

Status: Muslim-owned

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

12. Scout’s

Scout's
Photo: @scouts.cantina (Instagram)

If you haven’t heard, Scout’s really does justice to taco making. From classic tacos such as Pulled Beef Taco to a more innovative flavour like Breakfast Taco, Fish Fillet, and more – there’s something for everyone! If you’re an adventurous eater, get the Goth Taco! A Scout’s special charcoal tortilla is simply packed with pulled mushroom, salsa, pickles, and garlic aioli that will leave you wanting more! 

Scout's

Scout's
Photo: @scouts.cantina (Instagram)

Address: Uptown 5, 101C, Tower C, Jalan SS 21/39, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening Hour: 12-9pm (Tue-Fri), 12-9:30pm (Sun), 12-10pm (Sat, closed on Mon)

Status: Pork-free

Link(s): Facebook | Instagram

Are you hungry yet? If you are, wait no more! Let’s “taco” chance to try out these amazing tacos! 

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