Here’s Where to Get Birria Tacos Around the Main Line

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The Main Line has plenty of options for both longtime birria taco lovers and people looking to branch out and try the foodie trend for the first time.

Birria, traditionally a Mexican soup or stew, is one of those luscious dishes that hits all the savory notes just right. The beef (traditionally goat, but often subbed for beef or chicken) is cooked until it’s fall-apart tender and melts in your mouth. Unsurprisingly, this makes for the perfect taco base, too. In the handheld rendition, restaurants fill tortillas with the saucy delight and sometimes dip them into the stew or pan-fry them until crispy. The resulting tacos are flavor bombs that have taken the internet by storm, and for good reason.

Here’s where to try birria tacos for yourself around the Main Line.

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Taqueria Morales


Taqueria Morales is a family-run company providing excellent and genuine Mexican food. This restaurant is immigrant-owned and women-led, and it locally sources as many ingredients as possible. It’s a fantastic place to try birria tacos, especially if it’s your first time.


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Sor Ynez 


Sor Ynez’s food uses traditional Mexican products and techniques, but it aims for a contemporary and sustainable future. The cuisine is colorful, savory and fresh. The Birria de Res here is a fan favorite and pairs amazingly with any of the creative cocktails on offer.

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Señorita’s Mexican Taqueria


Señorita’s Mexican Taqueria offers genuine Mexican cuisine in Havertown. At Señorita’s, the food, service and price are all top-notch. For the birria tacos, the restaurant fills three corn tortillas with birria meat and covers them in birria consommé before serving them with special sauce, consommé and onion and cilantro on the side. This is the perfect place to indulge in authentic birria tacos while enjoying the friendly and welcoming atmosphere. 


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Coyote Crossing


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Coyote Crossing, which owner Carlos Melendez founded in 1997, offers a memorable dining experience with food inspired by his grandmother. The birria tacos are a must-try and come packed with real Mexican flavors, covered in melted cheese and wrapped in a crisp tortilla. The cherry on top is that you will feel like you are visiting a resort in Mexico as soon as you step out onto the beautiful patio!

Toro’s BBQ


If you’re already a birria lover, you have to stop by Toro’s BBQ and take that love to the next level with the birria pizza. If you prefer the traditional route, the classic birria here is the epitome of flavor and juiciness and definitely worth trying. 


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Bartaco combines fresh, elegant street food with a seaside vibe in a laid-back setting. Specialty cocktails made with freshly squeezed juices and delicious handheld meals are what bartaco is all about. The birria tacos, which are cheesy, juicy, crispy and flavorful, are beloved by diners at this King of Prussia hotspot.

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