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The 5 Best Street Taco Joints in Kansas City

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The 5 Best Street Taco Joints in Kansas City

Date: Mar 3, 2021
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Our local guides have curated a list of the best street Taco joints in Kansas City. Whether you’re looking for a top notch Taco in Crossroads, Country Club Plaza, Midtown, Westport, West Bottoms or North KC our local experts have been living, working, and passionately seeking and sharing their favorite experiences here for your inspiration and enjoyment!

Drunken Worm

Drunken Worm

Drunken Worm is an authentic tequila and taco bar in Midtown Kansas City.  We host over 100 different tequilas and mezcals, as well as 10+ in-house tequila infusions.  We specialize in street tacos and authentic tamales, but have a large selection of various authentic Mexican dishes.

Drunken Worm
1405 w 39th Street
Kansas City, Mo 64111

Guy Fieri Dive & Taco Joint

Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint

Everyone is welcome at Guy’s Dive. This is where you come to blow off a bad day with your buddies or banter with your favorite bartenders. Don’t wanna be around people? We get it, you can grab yours to-go. Wanna hang out? Grab a cold beer or a jello shot. Taste our signature tacos including tasty flavors like Crispy Avocado, Diablo Shrimp and Cheeseburger. Share some Carne Asada Fries or Nachos with your buds and relax. Don’t worry – we don’t have just tacos. Try our Empanadas, Cliente Chorizo Sliders or Tacquito Piquito Burrito. If tequila is your flavor, we’ve got them frozen and on the rocks. And don’t forget, tacos aren’t just for Tuesdays, feel free to stuff your face every day at Guy’s Dive.

Guy Fieri Dive & Taco Joint 
1333 Walnut St, 
Kansas City, MO 64106

Mission Taco Joint

Mission Taco Joint

Growing up in California, skating and surfing up and down the coast, inspired brothers Jason and Adam Tilford to bring their love of Cali street food to their new Midwest home. Mission Taco Joint is a culmination of their travels, experiences, and the flavors of their childhood.

MTJ’s first location opened in St. Louis’ Delmar Loop in 2013, serving West Coast style street tacos and pouring beers from STL’s favorite craft breweries. Word quickly spread about the quality food and genuine hospitality and became a favorite place for students, young professionals, and families alike.

As growth continues in new locations, the brothers’ passion for family and community remains evident in their commitment to their teams. Equal rights, higher wages, paid benefits and an open dialogue with their staff are just some of the things that set them apart from other restaurant groups.

East Crossroads
409 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

The original Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is on Berry Street in Fort Worth, Texas. It was there that a glorious vision of taco heaven took hold in 2003: It would have frosty drinks. It would have good vibes. It would be the kind of place that you never want to leave. It would be a huge, craving-inducing success.

Fuzzy’s earned a cult-like following, and that first location turned into more than 100 across the country. Today, people bring their dogs, party on our patios and feel the festive love every time they walk into a Fuzzy’s. And with locations popping up nationwide, our Baja tacos, Chips & Guac, and frozen margaritas are always within reach. Which is reason enough to celebrate with some, as far as we’re concerned.

Fuzzy Taco Shop
4310 Vine Street
Hays KS 67601

Taco Republic

Taco Republic

This laid-back, original style taqueria brings guests a diversity of flavors from Mexican streets and marketplaces where homemade “street-style” tacos originated. Now the opportunity to eat “real-deal” tacos in a casual, independent, not-your-standard Mexican restaurant is available to all. At Taco Republic we use traditional Mexican meats like Barbacoa and Cochinita Pibil atop authentic tortillas and topped with the freshest ingredients. We create ethnic street food by slow cooking, smoking and braising meats to get the simplicity of freshness and exquisite flavor. For those with a bit more time there’s a comfortable patio to sit, relax, and listen to just-right music while you sip your favorite beverage and even play a game. The street-style taco is home at Taco Republic, and you will be too. Mi Taco, Su Taco!

Taco Republic
500 County Line Rd
Kansas City, KS 66103

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