The East Bay’s go-to destination for authentic Mexican food now has a name: the Concord Taco Trail.
Concord has long been home to deliciously authentic, family-owned taquerias and restaurants and we’ve rounded up a list of the best for taco lovers to explore. And while the Taco Trail may have made its official debut in 2020, great Mexican food has always been a part of Concord’s heritage and legacy, so we say it all started in 1869.
Creating the trail involved hours of tasty research, but first we had to establish some parameters. While many Concord restaurants may serve tacos and such, contenders had to meet some very specific criteria to make the cut: 1) the primary business must be Mexican or Latino food, 2) it must be located in Concord, and 3) it must be a single location, or one of a small number of locations (no national chains - sorry, Taco Bell, El Pollo Loco and Chipotle). And while we do love Concord’s awesome taco trucks as well, they are not featured in Taco Trail due to the lack of permanent address. Several of the restaurants do also own taco trucks, however.
Each of the Trail's nearly 40 locations offer specialty and signature tacos including al pastor, carnitas, carne asada, crispy fish, grilled tilapia, vegitariano, and even filet mignon. There's much to explore, so fire up your sense of adventure and let the trail take you where it will. And when you do discover a glorious new favorite, be sure to take a photo and tell everyone about it at #concordtacotrail, #visitconcord and #concordeats.
The Taco Trail Passport is a mobile-exclusive website that allows you to check in at participating restaurants instantly through your phone. Just sign up at adventure.visitconcord.ca.com/tacotrail, download it to your mobile device, and you’ll be good to go!
For the printable map with all locations, sorted by districts, click here.
CONCORD TACO TRAIL – Complete List, by District
For a downloadable version of this list including all Taqueria's & Restaurants, click here.
|El Faro Mexican Food||2280 Monument Blvd||(925) 827-0976|
|El Yahualica Tacos||2699 Monument Blvd, Ste I||(925) 686-0319|
|La Cabana Restaurant||1500 Monument Blvd, Ste B||(925) 293-6439|
|Las Chismosas Taqueria||1955 Monument Blvd Ste 4E||925) 691-3925|
|Las Morenita Market||1120 Meadow Ln (near Monument)||(925) 609-8748|
|Las Montanas Supermarket||2691 Monument Blvd||(925) 686-5123|
|Herencia Hidalguense La Casa de la Barbacoa||1140 Meadow Lane (near Monument)||(925) 676-6450|
|Mercado Del Sol||1450 Monument Blvd||(925) 676-8837|
|Mercado Del Valle||1651 Monument Blvd||(925) 687-7032|
|Pancho Villa||1500 Monument Blvd Ste F13||(925) 798-3155|
|Ranchero Taqueria||1099 Reganti Dr Ste B (just off Monument)||(925) 685-7101|
|Tortilleria El Molino||1500 Monument Blvd||(925) 687-7066|
|Taqueria Mariscos||1500 Monument Blvd, Ste A1||(925) 375-1955|
Willow Pass Rd.
|Agave Grill & Cantina ||1935 Galindo St||(925) 676-5252|
|Las Montanas Supermarket||1725 Willow Pass Rd||(925) 687-7417|
|La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant and Cantina ($$)||1802 Willow Pass Rd||(925) 685-1986|
|Mariscos La Playita||1841 Willow Pass Rd||(925) 276-0028|
|Salsa Mexican Grill||1680 Willow Pass Rd, Ste C||(925) 687-9300|
|Taqueria La Soledad||1758 Salvio St||(925) 689-9670|
|Taqueria Los Gallos Express||1747 Willow Pass||(925) 288-1503|
|El Mariachi Grill||4673 Clayton Rd||(925) 349-4482|
|Lisa V’s||5100 Clayton Rd||(925) 687-7527|
|Los Portales Taqueria||4305 Clayton Rd||(925) 691-3818|
|Los Tacos De Pancho||2699 Clayton Rd||(925) 827-0517|
|Taqueria Autlan||3535 Clayton Rd||(925) 332-5915|
|Taqueria La Plaza||1801 Sutter St (just off Clayton Rd)||(925) 671-9411|
|Taqueria Los Arcos||4530 Clayton Rd, Ste A||(925) 825-1262|
|Taqueria Los Palmas||4787-A Clayton Rd||(925) 680-7700|
Todos Santos (in & near Plaza)
|Canasta Kitchen ($$)||2118 Mt Diablo St||(925) 822-3996|
|La Pinata of Concord||2301 Willow Pass Rd||(925) 609-9119|
|Taqueria Los Dos Gallos ||1950 Grant St||(925) 687-5988|
|Carnes Jalisco ||2186 Solano Way||(925) 542-6166|
|Cinco de Mayo ||4115 Concord Blvd, Ste 22||(925) 691-8855|
|Guacamole Authentic Mexican Grill||790 Oak Grove Rd, Ste D||(925) 689-4822|
|Guadalajara Grill||5446 Ygnacio Valley Rd||(925) 672-4430|
|Los Pinos ||3375 Port Chicago Hwy||(925) 825-2085|
|Puesto ($$)||2035 Diamond Blvd||(925) 334-7794|
|Salsa Verde Mexican Cuisine||970 Detroit Ave||(925) 825-8504|
For a printable Concord Taco Trail starter list, click here.
Concord Taco Trail Flyer - English
Concord Taco Trail Flyer - Spanish