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:
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?