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National Taco Day 2022 is Oct. 4 in Phoenix metropolitan area

Phoenix-area eateries offer National Taco Day specials

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To celebrate the beloved culinary tradition, here is a list of a handful of taco joints in the Phoenix metropolitan area. They include:

Tacos offered at Twin Peaks restaurant
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Twin Peaks

Let’s taco-bout tacos, and how they’re the perfect game day handheld when served with a 29-degree chilled brew. From-scratch kitchen and sports fanatic paradise Twin Peaks offers guests three different delicious tacos, each served with chips and fire roasted salsa:

Smoked street tacos in warm corn tortillas, served with customer’s choice of smoked brisket, chicken or pulled pork, pico de gallo, crisp onion, cilantro and habanero sauce. Spicy ground beef tacos in house-fried tortillas, topped with pepper jack cheese, sour cream, cilantro and pico de gallo. Blackened cod tacos with avocado smash, tucked into a flour tortilla with house slaw, jalapeno honey vinaigrette, pineapple and sour cream.

Taco aficionados can get their fix at any of the four Valley Twin Peaks locations:

  • 2135 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix
  • 8787 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. in Scottsdale
  • 6922 N. 95th Ave. in Glendale
  • 2050 E Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe

Agave Del Scottsdale

Happy hour tacos all day?!! Agave del Scottsdale is offering happy hour tacos all day to celebrate National Taco Day. The restaurant celebrates the vibrant cuisine of Mexico City. Their dishes are made with recipes of authentic and traditional blends of spices and ingredients that have been passed down from their ancestors, through many generations.

Hand-crafted cocktails featuring a vast selection of tequila and other spirits are offered at the bar for the perfect pair. The restaurant is located at 8390 E. Via de Ventura in Scottsdale.

Z’Tejas Southwest Grill

To celebrate National Taco Day on Oct. 4, Z’Tejas Southwest Grill will offer half-off Gringo tacos all day. An old-school classic, three Gringo tacos – seasoned ground beef topped with mixed cheese, romaine lettuce, pico de gallo and garlic aioli are served with your choice of rice, black beans or borracho beans. Regularly $14, they are half-off for the holiday, $7.

There are two Valley Z’Tejas locations – 7221 W. Ray Road in Chandler and 8300 N. Hayden Road in Scottsdale.

PHX Beer Co.

Can you think of a better combo than tacos and ice-cold beer? Celebrate National Taco Day this year with PHX Beer Co. with that tried-and-true combination.

They offer Al Pastor tacos at their lakeside restaurant in Scottsdale. Guests can pair a local craft beer with three marinated and grilled street pork tacos on corn tortillas, topped with pineapple salsa, a lime wedge, and salsa on the side! The Scottsdale restaurant is at 8300 N. Hayden Road, and they are open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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