We’ve all got three very important things going for us today. It’s lunch-time, it’s FRIDAY, and October 4th is NATIONAL TACO DAY. And because at Remezcla tacos and margaritas are at the top of our food pyramid, we thought we’d share the wealth of specials going on in Chicago to get you full, festive. & ready for the weekend~
If you’re into having a later lunch/early dinner, Taco Joint will be serving up ANY 3 tacos for only $5 between 3-5 p.m.! Considering tacos average about 3 bucks around these parts in NYC, this is pretty rad deal (and don’t fret if you’ll be busy earlier, all tacos after 10 p.m. are only $2.) For a special bonus post a photo of your tacos with #tacotoday to get free chips, salsa, and guacamole! 158 W Ontario St; 1969 N Halsted St.
The upstairs lounge at Cantina will have half-priced tacos and more goodies from 4-7p.m. to celebrate this momentous day. This is a perfect stop for an after-work Happy Hour- get an ice-cold margarita while you’re at it. 508 N State St.
Nacional 27 has been a staple in contemporary Latin cuisine in Chicago for the past few years, and it’s for good reason. If you want to go out for a fancier taco affair(it is Friday anyway…) Nacional will be offering half price mini-tacos from 5 p.m until midnight. Dig into queso with pepper Jack, mozzarella, and roasted poblano; barbecued lamb with organic agave and avocado salsa; grilled beef tenderloin with spicy tomatillo salsa and more goodies. They will also have a DJ spinning all night so get on it. 325 W Huron St.
Mercadito is celebrating their 4th anniversary tonight so it’s kind of the best place to also get your Taco Day nosh on. Their best deal tonight is a $4 gordita with a choice of steak, chicken or al pastor. There will definitely also be anniversary cocktails and deals on tequila shots, with party favors and DJs, which is kind of the only thing you need to know. 108 W Kinzie St.
High Noon is a Mexican inspired saloon which is the perfect environment to get wild. They have an extensive list of delicious tacos on their regular menu, but on this day, you can also order a smoked salmon taco for $4 and a cactus taco for $3. 1560 N Milwaukee Ave.