Taco Tuesday? Where to Go for Mexican Food in Chapel Hill

Dining in Chapel Hill is like a world tour, with cuisine from all corners of the globe ready to tempt your taste buds. Yet when Taco Tuesday rolls around, where should you go? While you have many options near Cosgrove Hill, a few truly stand out. If you’re headed out for some South-of-the-Boarder flavors, consider these stops.

Fiesta Grill
While it seems a little out of the way, you will be impressed with the flavors of this authentic Mexican restaurant. The fajitas are one of the favorite dishes here, and they come to your table still cooking. Keep in mind that Fiesta Grill is closed on Mondays, which will make your Taco Tuesday even more special. The nice thing about this restaurant is you can make your own combination out of one two, or three menu favorites, or order tacos and burritos one at a time.

Inspired by the beach scene common in Southern California, Bartaco is a unique dining experience. Here you can sip some of the area’s finest margaritas while enjoying plenty of southwest-inspired flavors. The menu consists of tacos, “not tacos,” rice bowls, and sides, and it’s simple, affordable and tasty.

Lucha Tigre
Lucha Tigre is a unique option that blends Asian flavors with Mexican cuisine. This fusion restaurant also has a tequila and sake bar for your enjoyment. It’s a great place for a night on the town, and also offers a brunch menu on weekends. Everything you get to eat at Lucha Tigre is full to the brim with flavor.

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant
Monterrey Mexican Restaurant is an authentic Mexican dining experience. From sizzling fajitas to tantalizing street tacos, you’ll get plenty of flavor in every bite. Be sure to consider something off of the grill, like carne asada or steak and shrimp!

Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant
With colorful decor and a festive atmosphere, Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant will make your meal an adventure. This authentic Mexican restaurant is highly rated by locals. It doesn’t have a ton of seating, so you’ll want to get there early. Be sure to save room for dessert, which is just as tasty as the main courses.

La Hacienda
With a beautiful fountain and ample outdoor seating, as well as a festive dining room La Hacienda rounds out the list of Mexican eateries in Chapel Hill. Here, you shouldn’t be surprised to have live music as you enjoy your tacos and enchiladas, as an in-house mariachi band is ready to entertain customers.

Whether you’re looking for something authentic or want a unique fusion experience, you’ll find plenty of places near your apartment or townhome for your Taco Tuesday experience. Ditch the drive-thru and head out to one of these places for a tasteful South-of-the-Border experience.