Taco Tuesday deals in Dubai – where to enjoy a midweek fiesta
¡Arrriba! It’s our favourite day of the week…
The world’s love of tacos is so vast that officials thought it was only right to have a weekly celebration in their honour. Thus, Taco Tuesday was born – and it has become our favourite day of the week. Here’s our pick of the best Taco Tuesday deals in Dubai.
El Chapo’s Tacos
El Chapo’s Tacos champions the Mexican marvel every day of the week, but especially on Tuesdays. Enjoy unlimited tacos for two hours for Dhs99, or a two-hour fiesta of tacos and drinks for Dhs149. There are plenty of options to choose from including beef, fish or chicken. How many can you handle?
El Chapo’s Tacos, Studio One, Dubai Studio City, Tue from 4pm. Tel: (04) 514 5411. el-chapos-tacos.com
Every Tuesday, Taqado dishes out two tacos for the price of one at all its locations. You can choose to dine-in or takeaway, at Media City, DIFC, Studio City, Kite Beach, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall, Barsha Heights, and Mercato Mall branches.
Taqado, various locations in Dubai. taqado.com
La Mezcaleria has a brilliant Taco Tuesday deal, where you can enjoy a chef’s selection of tacos and quesadillas along with free-flowing soft drinks for Dhs110 for ladies and Dhs140 for gents, or with margaritas for Dhs160 for ladies and Dhs220 for gents. There are also unlimited packages running between 9pm and midnight each Tuesday.
La Mezcaleria, The Oberoi, Business Bay or Pavilion at the Beach, JBR, Tues 9pm to midnight, from Dhs110. Tel: (050) 423 4044. lamezcaleriadxb.com
Eat your fill of tasty chicken, beef, seafood or vegetarian tacos at La Tablita, for Dhs139 per person. This is a five-hour session, so pace yourselves, amigos.
La Tablita, Lobby Level, Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Tues 6pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 553 1212. @latablitadubai
Let the chef take you through a selection of six hard or soft shell tacos for Dhs120 every Tuesday. Flavour-packed fillings include Mexican beef chorizo, achiote chicken, or a vegetarian mushroom version. Happy hour runs from 4pm to 7pm, so get in early to team your tacos with discounted drinks.
La Carnita, InterContinental Dubai Marina, Tues 4pm to late, Dhs120. Tel: (0)4 425 4030. lacarnita.ae
Pop along to this JLT hotspot on Tuesdays, and you’ll get two tacos with a side of chips with salsa and guac, and a fresh agua, for Dhs49.
Maiz Tacos, Lakeshore Building, Cluster Y, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Tues from 12pm, Dhs49. Tel: (04) 514 4712. @maiztacos
Get ‘tacplatters’ for Dhs40, as well as margaritas from Dhs35 every Tuesday at Zoco, located in the Atrium at Al Habtoor City. The soft-shell tacos come with your choice of chicken, beef or vegetarian filling.
Zoco, The Atrium, Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, Tues 5pm to 11pm. Tel: (0)4 437 0044. zocodubai.com
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On Tuesdays, Dhs299 buys you all-you-can-eat tacos, all-you-can-drink beers and margaritas for two hours at Chalco’s Cantina in Dubai Marina. Eat your fill of soft or crunchy tacos, filled with chicken, chilli con carne or vegetables. At the JLT branch, it’s Dhs55 for unlimited tacos.
Chalco’s Cantina, Marina Gate Building 2, Dubai Marina, Sun to Thurs 2pm to 12am, Fri and Sat 12pm to 3am. Tel: (0)52 112 8923. @chalcoscantina
Fashion Avenue in The Dubai Mall is home to Tulum, an unlicensed Mexican joint with its own Mariachi band. Every Tuesday enjoy the chef’s selection of tacos, mains and even taco-themed desserts served sharing style alongside unlimited soft drinks including zesty margarita mocktails for Dhs209.
Tulum, Fashion Avenue, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Tues, 8pm to 11pm, Dhs209. Tel: (0)4 514 0135. @tulum_dubai
This colourful Palm Jumeirah spot offers six tacos plus a classic margarita for Dhs99. Get the deal every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm and enjoy the beachside views while you dine.
Señor Pico, West Beach, Palm Jumeirah, Tues, 8pm to 11pm, Dhs99. Tel: (0)4 568 2502. senorpico.com
Maya Kitchen + Bar
You can’t have tacos without a margarita and at Maya you can choose from two options. For Dhs195 enjoy a pitcher and 12 tacos, or if that seems like too much, you can take the smaller package which is two margaritas and six tacos for Dhs99 or one taco for Dhs15.
Maya Kitchen + Bar, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai Marina, Tues, Tel: (0)4 316 5555, maya-dubai.com
Head down to Sama lounge to enjoy tacos and margaritas or beer. This includes a selection of three tacos and the choice of three margaritas for Dhs99 or three beers for Dhs129.
Sama Lounge, Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Jumeriah Beach Residence, Tues 7pm to 11pm, Tel: (0)4 439 8888, samaloungedubai.com
Free-flow booze and tacos? Count us in… For only Dhs259 enjoy free flow of flavoured margaritas, beer and soft drinks paired with an extensive set menu that includes chicken crust tacos, garlic portobello tacos, guac and a selection of desserts.
Meshico, Palm The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Tues from 8pm to 11pm, Tel: (0)4 514 4512, meshico.ae
Changing things up a bit,(there is always one isn’t it…) Taco Wednesdays at Luchador offers unlimited tacos on ‘Taco-bout Wednesdays’ for only Dhs99. They do however have margarita Tuesdays…
Luchador, Aloft Palm Jumeriah, Wed from 5pm to 11pm, Dhs99, Tel: (0)4 247 5550, luchadordubai.com
Since 2003, Maria Bonita has been serving authentic and fresh Mexican food. Head here on Tuesdays for their unlimited tacos for only Dhs129 at their Souk Madinat branch. Include a bucket of beers in your feast for Dhs229.
Maria Bonita, various locations around Dubai, Tues from 7pm to 10pm, mariabonitatacoshop.com
The chef’s selection of starters, mains and desserts paired with free-flow margaritas, beers and soft drinks is not to missed at this lively venue. For only Dhs299, you can enjoy the set menu and free-flowing drinks.
Puerto 99, Bluewaters Islands Dubai, Tues from 8pm to 11pm, Tel:(0)4 557 6627, puerto99.ae