West Asheville, Land of the Taco


By: Jennifer Saylor


Live in West Asheville? Hope you like tacos.

You better, because you can get a taco at 19 (?) different places within a 5-minute drive of Haywood Road, ground zero of West Asheville proper. Some of them really, really good, and many locally and independently owned.

Check out the selection in West Asheville, land of the taco. My taco picks in bold:

Mexican restaurants

El Paraiso, Haywood Road

El Que Pasa, Patton Ave.

El Chapala, Patton Ave,

Puebla, Patton Ave. 

El Mariachi, New Leicester Highway

Elena’s Mexican Grill, Smokey Park Highway

Taquerias and taco joints

Tacos Jalisco, Patton Ave. 

Zia Taqueria, Haywood Road.

White Duck Taco, the RAD/Roberts St.

Taqueria Con Cuida (great tacos INSIDE the Grey Eagle) 

Tacos on the menu

WALK, Haywood Road

Sunny Point Cafe, Haywood Road

Neo Burrito, Parkwood Road off of Patton

Bandido’s Latin Fusion, Haywood Road

The Lucky Otter, Haywood Road

Hank’s BBQ (inside Battle Cat), Haywood Road

Universal Joint, Haywood Road

Tiendas (Mexican groceries)

Mr. Suave, Patton Ave.

La Catrachita, Haywood Rd.

Did we miss anything?

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