Taco Tuesday is great and all, but National Taco Day (Friday, Oct. 4) is when the real celebration goes down. Check out these spots around metro Atlanta to chow down on everyone’s Mexican staple, or try some great recipes for making your own at home. All deals are for Oct. 4 only unless otherwise noted. Customers are advised to check with locations ahead of time to ensure they’re participating in Taco Day promotions.
Looking for cheap tacos and specials?
Applebee’s. Participating locations of the chain will offer a buy-one-get-one, 2-4-1 Tacos and Titos deal, discounting the Wonton Tacos appetizer, as well as serving up two Tito’s vodka drinks for the price of one in honor of both National Taco Day and National Vodka Day.
Various locations, applebees.com/en
Various locations, bajafresh.com/
bartaco. The restaurant will serve its #bartacosecret limited-edition Oaxacan Spiced Chicken Taco. Available on the secret menu from Oct. 4th – Dec. 3, the taco features crispy chicken with kohlrabi slaw. Additionally, on Oct. 9, the restaurant will roll out a new fall menu featuring a crispy brussels sprouts taco, a miso cod taco and pork posole.
Locations in West Midtown, Chastain and Inman Park. bartaco.com/
Chido & Padre’s. Get two shrimp tempura tacos served with rice and beans from 3 p.m., plus happy hour specials from 3-7 p.m.
128 E. Andrews Drive, Atlanta. 404-848-9100, chidoandpadres.com/
Chronic Tacos. Dine in for lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 4, and get one free taco (chicken, al pastor, carnitas or Beyond Beef) when you use the code word ‘TACOLIFE’.
970 North Point Drive, Alpharetta, 770-442-8226 and 5070 Peachtree Blvd., Chamblee, 678-615-3388. chronictacos.com
Chuy’s Tex-Mex: Add a crispy beef taco to any order for $1 on Oct. 4. Limit of two per person. Entree purchase required. Plus, enjoy $1 floaters all day. If you dress like a taco and visit any Chuy’s location on Oct. 4, you’ll get a free entree of your choice.
Locations at Alpharetta, Kennesaw and Perimeter, chuys.com/
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop: Fuzzy’s is celebrating Taco Day Eve with $1 select tacos on Oct. 3. Dine-in only.
5325 Windward Pkwy, Alpharetta. 678-916-7674, fuzzystacoshop.com/
goPuff. Online convenience store food delivery app goPuff is giving $10 off orders $18 and up in honor of National Taco Day. Enter code GOTACO at checkout.
Monterrey Roswell. Get $2 street tacos and drink specials all day long.
2300 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-650-0430, monterreyroswell.com/
Locations in Buckhead, Alpharetta, Buford, Duluth and Kennesaw. ontheborder.com
Street Taco. Get tequila lime chicken tacos for $3 each.
68 North Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta. 678-823-8700, streettacoatl.com/
Various locations, tacobell.com
Tin Lizzy’s. Get $2 seasoned beef tacos with lettuce, tomato, jack cheese and sour cream in a crispy shell.
Various metro Atlanta locations including East Cobb, Emory Point, downtown Atlanta, Midtown and Buford. tinlizzyscantina.com/
Willy’s Mexicana Grill. On Oct. 4, the first 50 guests to visit any Willy’s restaurant and buy tacos will receive an envelope. Five random guests will find a Golden Taco Ticket in their envelope and will win free Willy’s for a year. The other envelopes will have a coupon offer valid for a return visit.All Willy’s restaurants will participate except for the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport location.
Various locations, willys.com/
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