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Get your Mexican fiesta on with the top taco spots in town

What’s not to love about a taco? Whether it’s a soft or hard shell, the Mexican Taco is of equal, if not more superior, status than any highly sought-after food.

Whether you’re jam-packing your taco with all the best toppings or prefer a more pared-back approach, there’s nothing better than a little Mexican Taco Tuesday (or any day of the week really). To get your taco fix sorted, we’ve curated a list of all the best spots across Newcastle and surrounds to enjoy a taco, or two, or three! Happy taco-ing!


Get your hands around Authentic Mexican street food in Newcastle West at this iconic spot – Antojitos. Get your hands around fresh house-made corn tortillas with your choice of meat or veg, tomatillo salsa, avocado sauce, pico de gallo, and topped with cilantro. Prefer fish? Check out the Baja Fish Tacos complete with battered cod, cabbage, jalapeno mayo, tomatillo salsa, pico de gallo, and cilantro.
Where: 11 Steel St, Newcastle West
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Beach Burrito Company

Get around the Californian-influenced Mexican joint on Darby St and check out their extensive range of delicious tacos. With everything from the crowd favourite Baja Fish, to grilled chorizo and halloumi, or the pulled pork; they’ve got something for everyone.
Where: 135 Darby St, Cooks Hill
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Dullboy’s Social Co.

This premier go-to entertainment venue in Warners Bay is home to a serving of some of the most delicious tacos in Lake Macquarie. The Not Your Mum’s Tacos come complete with bacon and pumpkin, feta, mixed leaves, almond dukkah, and black sesame mayo.
Where: 326 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay
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Guzman y Gomez

We all know and love a little GYG! With five spots across Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, you can get your hands on the GYG $3 tacos or choose your fillings with their soft and hard shell tacos.
Where: Kotara Home | Charlestown Square | Hamilton | Warners Bay | Belmont
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Hotel Delany

The iconic Darby-St pub serves three styles of tacos each complete with chipotle mayo, pico de Gallo, and red cabbage salad. Pick from battered barramundi fillet, mojo pork shoulder, and fried cauliflower.
Where: 134 Darby St, Cooks Hill
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Landing Bar & Kitchen

Head to Honeysuckle’s corner venue, The Landing Bar & Kitchen, and order a plate of the Southern Fried Chicken Tacos. You’ll get three tacos complete with spiced chicken, mixed slaw, and house-made aioli.
Where: 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle
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Mad Mex

Located at The Rooftop at Westfield Kotara, Mad Mex creates some of the best tacos on this side of the Pacific. Choose all your fillings and toppings and experience Mad Mex!
Where: Westfield Kotara
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Set up in the old masonic hall on Beaumont St, meantime is home to amazing street-style tacos, craft beer, and cocktails. Choose from pulled pork, shredded beef, chopped spicy chicken, crispy fish, or popcorn halloumi!
Where: 104 Beaumont St, Hamilton
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Muchos Mexican

The Junction’s go-to Mexican spot, Mucho Mexican has been serving long-time Mexican cuisines lovers since way back. Serving up their signature crunchy corn or soft rolled tortillas topped with lettuce, ranchera sauce, cheese, and your choice of beef, chicken, bean, or fish!
Where: 50 Glebe Rd, The Junction
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Taco Bell

Did you know that Newcastle has its very own Taco Bell? Calling Jesmond home, Taco Bell is obviously slinging out some tasty taco options!
Where: Shop 60 Jesmond Central, 28 Blue Gum Rd, Jesmond
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The Lucky

This inner-city pub boasts a selection of taco fillings to keep you coming back for more! Choose from Grilled Barramundi, Southern Fried Chicken, or Cajun Prawns.
Where: 237 Hunter St, Newcastle
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The feel-good Mexican joint can be enjoyed at two locations across Newcastle including the food court at Westfield Kotara and on Beaumont St in Hamilton. Choose from a soft flour tortilla or a crunchy corn flour taco with your favourite filling, cheese, sour cream, salsas, and cos lettuce.
Where: Westfield Kotara | Hamilton
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