El Vaquero in Mason is one of the restaurants offering a $2 taco deal for Cincinnati Taco Week Oct. 14-20, 2019. (Source: El Vaquero Facebook)

WORTH THE DRIVE: Where to get $2 tacos all week

Taco Monday. Taco Tuesday. Taco Wednesday. Taco Thursday, Taco Friday, Taco Saturday and Taco Sunday.

It’s Cincinnati Taco Week, and that means $2 tacos are available all week at some of Cincinnati and northern Cincinnati’s most popular taco stops. 

Each of 24 participating locations will offer their own unique tacos. 

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HOW IT WORKS

Cincinnati Taco Week passports will be available at participating restaurants to guide taco lovers on their week-long edible conquest. Passports will be stamped by each restaurant for each order of tacos. Guests must order a minimum of three tacos, unless noted otherwise by the restaurant.

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If you get three or more stamps, you can enter to win $250 in gift cards from restaurants who participated in Cincinnati Taco Week. Enter to win at cincytacoweek.com.

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

Participating restaurants and taco specials include: 

🌮 Agave & Rye

635 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky.

THE PUMPKIN EATER 

Rustic Sweet Potato Hash, Mushroom and Corn Ragout, 

Tangy Romesco, Pepitas Seeds. 

THE BECKY 

Honey Lime Chicken, Garlic Rice, Queso, Tomato, 

Chicharrones, Spicy Chipotle Crema. 

THE CHEESEBURGER 

Seasoned Ground Beef, Mustard, House Ketchup, Lettuce, 

Tomato, Aged White Cheddar, Garlic Aioli, Dill Pickle

🌮B&A Street Kitchen

1500 Race St., Cincinnati

TACOS BARBACOA MIXTA 

Mouthwatering Barbacoa Mixta (beef cheeks and pork 

shoulder) slow cooked in a savory broth topped with a 

traditional garnish of onion, cilantro, cotija cheese and a 

slice of lime. Enjoy the perfect taco trio served in a grilled 

flour tortilla. (Limit one order of three tacos per customer, 

no substitutions)

🌮Coco’s Mexican Restaurant 

3320 Tylersville Road, Hamilton

PASTOR 

Marinated pork with special red sauce and pineapple 

topped with cilantro and onions. 

CARNITAS 

Roasted pork with special mango and pineapple sauce 

topped with cilantro and onions. 

CAMPECHANOS 

Sirloin steak and chorizo mixed topped with cilantro and 

onion

🌮Drunken Tacos 

200 W. McMillan St., Cincinnati

BUFFALO CHICKEN TACO 

Chicken with buffalo sauce, lettuce, queso fresco and 

sour cream on your choice of a flour or corn tortilla

🌮El Vaquero 

1061 Reading Road, Mason

PASTOR 

Marinated pork in special sauce, cooked with pineapple 

topped with cilantro and onions. 

TACOS DE TINGA 

Shredded chicken cooked with onions and chipotle 

peppers, topped with lettuce tomato and feta cheese. 

TACOS DE CARNE ASADA 

Grilled sirloin steak topped with cilantro and onions.

🌮Frida 602 

602 Main St., Covington, Ky.

BRUSSELS SPROUTS TACO 

Caramelized brussels sprouts, smoked peanut salsa & 

peanuts on fresh corn tortilla. Garnished with pickled red 

onion, sliced radish & cliantro.

🌮Horchata 

11144 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash

PASTOR TACO 

Marinated pork, pineapple topping, cilantro, onion. Served 

in soft corn tortilla. This is a Mexico City favorite. 

CARNITAS TACO 

Pulled pork, pico de gallo (tomato, onion, avocado, 

cilantro). Served in soft corn tortilla. 

VEGGIE TACO 

Zucchini prepared with a delicious topping that includes 

queso fresco. Served in soft corn tortilla.

🌮J-Taps 

6441 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati

CAJUN TILAPIA TACO 

Grilled cajun tilapia, topped with house pico de gallo, 

lettuce on a warm flour tortilla. 

TRADITIONAL CARNITA TACO 

Orange marinade pork shoulder, topped with cilantro, 

diced onion and house green sauce on a corn tortilla.

🌮La Jaiba Seafood and Taqueria 

11941 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati

CARNE ASADA TACO 

Our delicious and tender steak is marinated in a 

homemade recipe made from scratch and served on a 

corn tortilla garnished with cilantro and onions. 

CHICKEN TACO 

Our delicious chicken is marinated with special 

ingredients to give that juicy flavor and served on a corn 

tortilla, garnish with cilantro and onions. 

AL PASTOR TACO 

The tender pork is marinated overnight in a delicious 

sauce, with chunks of pineapple and onions and then 

slowly grilled. Served on a tortilla, garnish with cilantro, 

onions, lime and salsa.

🌮Lalo 

709 Main St., Cincinnati

HONEY CHIPOTLE  CHICKEN TACO 

Pickled carrots, red cabbage, cucumbers toped with a 

honey chipotle sauce. 

BARBACOA TACO 

Slow-cooked braised beef toped with fresh pico de gallo, 

pickled red onion and cilantro. 

SESAME GINGER TOFU TACO 

The original Impossible Taco. Marinated in our house 

ginger marinade then grilled to the perfection. Topped 

with pickled carrots, cucumber, red cabbage and Siracha 

aioli.

🌮Los Potrillos 

316 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati

TACO PAISA 

Grilled steak served with cilantro, onions and salsa verde. 

AL PASTOR 

Boneless pork shoulder marinated with our special suace 

and pineapple served with cilantro, onions and salsa 

verde.

🌮Lucius Q 

1131 Broadway St., Cincinnati

SOUTHWEST BBQ TACO 

Choice of pork shoulder or meatless “Veggie Q” smoked 

low and slow over oak and cherry wood, topped with 

smoked tomato corn salsa, and finished with picked red 

onions and Cotija cheese on a flour tortilla. 

PULLED PORK TACO 

Choice of pulled pork or meatless “Veggie Q” taco topped 

with our famous queso corn and slaw on a flour tortilla. 

BRISKET TACO 

Choice of brisket burnt end or meatless “Veggie Q” taco

🌮Miami Style Tacos 

8439 U.S. 42, Union, Ky.

MOJO CHICKEN TACO 

Mojo chicken with tomato salsa fresca and spiced 

sour cream 

VEGGIE TACO 

Corn, pineapple salsa, fresh herbs & spring mix 

lettuce (vegan)

🌮Pelican’s Reef 

7261 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati

BAJA STYLE BEER BATTERED COD TACOS 

Lightly fried cod, shredded lettuce, tomato, guacamole, 

queso fresco cheese, poblano sour cream and charred 

tomato salsa.

Roll On In is located at 44 E Mulberry St. in Lebanon. KARA DRISCOLL/STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer

🌮Roll On In

44 E. Mulberry St., Lebanon

NORI TACO 

Deep-fried seaweed shells filled with sticky rice and 

various proteins, veggies, and sauces. 

WONTON TACO 

Deep-fried wonton shells, filled with teriyaki chicken, 

asian slaw, spicy mayo and green onion.

🌮Sammy’s Craft Burgers & Beers 

4767 Creek Road, Blue Ash

CARNITAS PORK TACOS 

Homemade roasted green tomatillo sauce, with cotija 

cheese, red onions, and cilantro served on a fresh corn 

tortilla.

🌮Slatts 

4858 Cooper Road, Blue Ash

BEST IN THE CITY TACO 

Flour tortillas with your choice of blackened tilapia, slow 

cooked carnitas, or slow cooked chicken, stuffed with 

curry-cabbage slaw and topped with pico de gallo and 

spicy aioli.

🌮Taqueria El Monarca 

11449 Princeton Pike, Springdale

AL PASTOR DEL TROMPO 

Al-pastor Marinated pork with Pineapple,served with 

onion & cilantro. 

CHORIZO TACO 

Chorizo Marinated Mexican Sausage served with onion & 

cilantro. 

POLLO TACO 

Marinated Chicken served with onion & cilantro.

🌮Taqueria Mercado 

100 E. 8th St., Cincinnati

AUTHENTIC MEXICAN TACO 

Steamed corn tortilla topped with onions, cilantro 

and lime; your choice of seasoned shredded chicken, 

seasoned pork, fried pork, Mexican sausage, beef brisket 

or shredded beef. Choose any of our house made salsas.

🌮Tortilleria Garcia (two locations) 

11774 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati

5917 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati

BARBACOA TACO 

Traditional steamed and seasoned beef cheek topped with 

fresh corn tortilla, cilantro and onion.

🌮Tostado’s Grill 

3500 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati

ANY TACO 

Steamed corn tortilla topped with pico and cheese. Your 

choice of pork carnita, pork barbacoa, beef barbacoa, 

chicken tinga, grilled chicken, ground beef, grilled steak, 

grilled shrimp or grilled tilapia.

🌮Veracruz 

3108 Price Ave., Cincinnati

AUTHENTIC BARBACOA TACO 

Authentic Barbacoa (marinated beef) made in-house 

and serve on a fresh soft corn taco with lime, onion, and 

cilantro. Served with an order of freshly fried chips and 

homemade salsa. Additional sauces available at your 

table. Steak tacos also available for this promotion. 

FRESH CHICKEN TACO 

Freshly grilled chicken served in a fresh soft taco with 

lime, onion, and cilantro. Served with an order of freshly 

prepared chips and homemade salsa. Additional sauces 

available at your table. Beef and veggie tacos also 

available for this promotion.

🌮Wishbone Tavern

5297 Delhi Ave., Cincinnati

FISH TACO 

Lightly blackened cod with veggie slaw, cheese, 

Caribbean mango dressing and drizzled with chipotle 

mayo. 

BUFFALO CHICKEN TACO 

Crispy chicken topped with buffalo sauce, mac and 

cheese and drizzled with ranch.

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