The Best Places to Celebrate National Taco Day in New Orleans

An abundance of restaurants in New Orleans means that nearly every ethnic cuisine is represented here. If you’re visiting New Orleans and you find yourself craving Mexican cuisine (or it happens to be National Taco Day) there are plenty of places to celebrate. Here are some of our favorite spots in the city to get tacos: 

1. Johnny Sanchez -- Chic but comfortable and casual, this authentic taqueria embodies the warmth of traditional Mexican cooking, and the fun and genuine hospitality that defines New Orleans. Celebrate National Taco Day with $2 tacos and half-off house margaritas. 

2. Taceaux Loceaux -- New Orleans' favorite food truck offers gourmet tacos at street fare prices! Taceaux Loceaux's Messin' With Texas tacos and Avocado Fries are a must. Check out their Instagram to see where in the city the food truck will be today. 

3. The Rum House -- Take a little break from reality and enjoy the island atmosphere at The Rum House. The Magazine Street hot spot is offering $2 tacos and beers and discounted margaritas this Taco Tuesday.

4. The Velvet Cactus -- This Mexican dive and funky art joint is the perfect place to celebrate National Taco Day. With a large patio and delicious menu, The Velvet Cactus offers happy hour from 4:30 to 6:30.

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