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The 5 Best Taco Places in Oakland

Updated: February 19, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect spot

Cholita Linda

Latin · $4 avg. price for 2 tacos
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

La Grana Fish

Mexican
Oakland, Coliseum Industrial
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Sinaloa

Mexican · $9 avg. main dish
Oakland, Rancho San Antonio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos Sinaloa

Mexican
Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Tacos Los Amigos

Mexican
Oakland, Melrose
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. We analyzed 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Hoodline, 31320 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered Eater - 22 Destination-Worthy Tacos in the East Bay, Hoodline - The 5 best spots to score tacos in Oakland and Eater - The 7 Top Tacos in Fruitvale as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Feastfox gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Pick your dollar sign

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Melrose, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Downtown has to offer. These average prices of 2 tacos are a great way to gauge overall restaurant pricing.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 2 tacos# Tacos shops
Downtown$102
Shafter$51
Temescal$43
Lakeshore$41
Melrose$32

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