The Best Tacos in Fort Lauderdale Ranked

You don’t have to wait for Taco Tuesday to enjoy amazing tacos here in Fort Lauderdale! The ten taco restaurants listed here serve the most authentic and mouth-watering tacos you can find in South Florida. 

man eating delicious tacos in Fort Lauderdale

Whether you are looking for a family-owned taco restaurant or one that serves authentic Mexican cuisine, Fort Lauderdale has a great spot for everyone. Since Fort Lauderdale is a city by the sea, a lot of the restaurants listed here serve very fresh fish tacos! Many of these taco eateries have brought the flavor of Mexico into South Florida. At nearly every taco place, you can enjoy your meal with a large variety of margaritas and tequila drinks. While Fort Lauderdale is known for its fancy restaurants, plenty of these eateries are kid-friendly! Many of them have outdoor seating with great views of the city. Basically, with great views, tasty tacos, and a whole lot of margaritas, there are plenty of good reasons to come to Fort Lauderdale and indulge your senses! 

Quvo Tacos & Craft Beer

4354 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Phone: (954) 368-3664
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Quvo Tacos and Craft Beer is a traditional and authentic Mexican restaurant that sits right on N Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale! Quvo Tacos is run by a first-generation Mexican American family whose dishes come from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. At Quvo’s, you can enjoy craft beers like Unbranded Salt & Lime Lager or Dogfish Head  Hazy-O! From the main menu, you need to try their Triple Tacos and Fish Tacos! The Enchiladas and Taco Salad here are also tasty forces to be reckoned with! 

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequlia Bar

1313 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 524-9550
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Located on the hot and popular Las Olas Boulevard, Roccos Tacos and Taquila Bar is home to many classic Mexican dishes and snacks. Roccos Tacos is a fun and casual Mexican restaurant environment that the whole family can enjoy. Come and experience fresh guacamole being prepared right at your table, accompanied by hot corn tortilla chips! Roccos also has a very large selection of tequila, over 200 to be exact. Our favorite dishes here are the Wet Burrito with Rojo and Chihuahua cheese and the Carne Molida Tacos!!! 

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TacoCraft Taqueria & Tequila Bar

510 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (754) 779-7437
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Another one of our favorite places to eat in the city is TacoCraft Taqueria and Tequila Bar, a modern Mexican street food restaurant that sits right on N Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale! It is an upbeat restaurant that serves high-quality, authentic Mexican food! Bruch is served here Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm! From their all-day menu, you should try the Chorizo, Tuna Poke, and Crispy PorkTacos! They also serve items like the Castronovo Quesadilla and the Skirt Steak! Don’t forget to try out their happy hour drinks and taco deals which happen weekdays, excluding Tuesday. The Classic Margarita and Strawberry Basil are excellent choices to try. 


817 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 530-1188
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Open from Tuesday to Saturday, 11:30 am to 9 pm, Locos Tacos Taqueria is located on E Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. It is a family-run authentic Mexican restaurant that has a fun, upbeat environment with great music. At Locos Tacos, you can indulge in delicious items like Pollo, steak, and Hongos Tacos. You also have a choice, here, to order Burritos and Quesadillas. You can wash all this deliciousness down with great beverages like Mexican Jarritos, White Sangria, and even a Cappuccino!  

Lona Cocina Tequileria

321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 245-3069
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Lona Cocina Tequileria is a chic Mexican restaurant with amazing oceanfront seating here in South Florida. Sitting on N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, it is open all seven days a week! Come into Lona’s for authentic Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. At Lona’s, they serve all sorts of delicious tacos. You can choose from Shrimp Taco’s, Baja Fish Tacos, Taco’s Al Carbon, and Backyard Carne Asada Taco’s, to name a few. They also have a wide and fun selection of Taquila and cocktails. You can have drinks like La Fiesta, Media Luna, and a frozen Margarita. 

Bar Rita

1401 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 990-6658
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Bar Rita is a small, laidback Mexican restaurant with an awesome rooftop Margarita bar. The outside of the restaurant is painted in fun and intricate designs and the inside of the restaurant is always vibrant. At Bar Rita, you can enjoy taco platters like the Flame Grilled Chicken, Crispy Mahi-Mahi, and the Impossible Supreme! Brunch at Bar Rita lasts from 11 am to 3 pm and you can indulge in dishes like the Queso Smothered Breakfast Burrito, the Huevos Rancheros, and the Sizzling Steak and Egg Fajita Skillet!

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El Vez Fort

401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 414-8336
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Facing the beautiful Fort Lauderdale Beach, El Vez Fort is a festive Mexican restaurant with a spacious patio. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, El Vez Fort serves classic Mexican food with Baja-style cooking. Try their classic dishes like the Mahi Mahi Tacos and the Traditional Tacos al Carbon. We recommend you also have the happy hour tacos like the fresh Smoked Fish Tacos or the two Carnitas Tacos. Tacos call for El Vez fort’s margaritas like the Frozen Blood Orange or the Classic El Vez.  

Taqueria El Paisa

1243-1299 SW 37th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: (954) 681-8482

Taqueria El Paisa has outdoor benches where people can eat or wait for their delicious tacos for their excellent service and food. They are open every day from 11 am to 11 pm, except on Wednesday when they are open from 7 am to 11 pm. With a wide variety of tacos to choose from, you should have our favorites like the Barbeque Taco, Chicharon Taco, Chicken Taco, and so much more. There is even a Daily Special where you get 3 tacos! 

Zona Fresca

1635 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
Phone: (954) 566-1777
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Zona Freska on N Federal highway is a great South Florida Mexican Grill that serves fresh food! For 25 years, Zona Freska has been giving Fort Lauderdale authentic, high-quality Mexican cuisine. Zona street tacos are served on soft corn tortillas. You can choose to have fun flavors like Roasted Pork, Machaka, and Baja Fish Tacos!  For kids, they offer a chicken and cheese taco that comes with chips and a soda. Desserts here are made fresh here and you can choose from Flan or Mexican Wedding Cookies. 

El Camino

817 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 530-1188
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El Camino is a Mexican restaurant that serves classic meals in a modern dining room. It can be found on the fun and famous E Las Olas Boulevard. Happy hour here happens every day from 3 to 7 pm and on the weekend from 4 to7 pm. Come and try El Camino’s authentic Mexican tacos like the Chorizo, Pork Belly, and Carne Asada Tacos!  When you are here, trying their margaritas is a must. We would recommend having the Kiwi- Mint or the Passion Fruit margaritas. 

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Written by Sariah Amin

Sariah is a content writer and graduate student at the University of South Florida. When she is not writing, Sariah enjoys going to the beach, going on walks and finding fun places to eat!