No pandemic can keep you from celebrating Taco Tuesday. Here are a few spots to get your taco fix to-go.
Trompos Taco Truck
Find this taco truck at Burney Hardware in Aberdeen on Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Our pick: The shrimp tacos with guacamole sauce. The tortillas are homemade and about authentic as it gets. $8
1406 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen. Tuesday hours: 11-8:30
Our pick: On any day, get two soft tacos — one steak, one chicken — off the lunch menu for $6.99. On Taco Tuesday, ground beef or chicken tacos with a soft or hard shell are 99 cents each. Plus, the service is always solid.
Benji’s San Franciso Taqueria
115 Dawkins St, Aberdeen. Tuesday hours: 9-9. Beer on tap.
Our pick: A selection of three street-style soft tacos: chorizo, carne asada and el diablo. Served with rice and beans. $10.69.
1840 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen. Tuesday hours: 11-10
Our pick: Three tacos — carnitas, chorizo diabla and carne asada — with rice and beans. $9.29
211 Central Park Ave., Pinehurst. Tuesday hours: 11-9
Our pick: Three corn tacos — one al pastor (add $1), one chorizo and one carne asada — with rice and beans. $10.
207 W. Morganton Rd., Southern Pines. Tuesday hours: 10-9. No alcohol.
Our pick: Literally any three tacos, which range from steak asada to barbacoa (leg of lamb) and lengua (beef tongue). $7.50
The Greek Sombrero
Meat and Greek’s new Grec-Mex food truck combines Greek favorites with Mexican flavors. Find them in the Harris Teeter parking lot on select days. They’re also available to come to neighborhoods upon request.
Our pick: Pork al pastor pita with spicy tzatziki, jalepeños, pico de gallo and spring bean salad. The jalepeños are optional if you’re not up to the challenge. $10.95
1212 W. Morganton Road. Tuesday hours: 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Takeout available through their drive-thru window.
Our pick: Taco salad with chicken topped with lettuce, cheese, refried beans, sour cream and tomatoes. $6.99
132 W Pennsylvania Ave.
Our pick: They’re offering to-go taco kits featuring chicken, beef and crunchy nacho tacos. Order here.
Casa Garcia Seven Lakes
4245 Seven Lakes Plaza. Tuesday hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Our pick: Tacos A La Diabla: Three tacos filled with steak and chorizo sauce; served with rice, beans, chopped onions, cilantro and tomatillo sauce. $10.99.
Casa Garcia Carthage
4505 Hwy 15-501 Tuesday hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Our pick: Tacos de Pollo Asado: Three tacos served with rice, beans, chopped onions, cilantro and tomatillo sauce. $10.99.