National Taco Day: 10 Veggie Tacos to try in South Florida
Whether it is Taco Tuesday or Wellness Wednesday (or National Taco Day this Friday, October 4th), here are some delicious Vegetarian or Vegan tacos. Topped with all your favorite fixins, eat healthy and enjoy.
Diez y Seis- 1901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Led by Chef Jose Icardi, this Mexican eatery inside the iconic Shore Club South Beach pays homage to Mexico’s culinary contribution by delivering a twist on the classics. Diez y Seis’ Mushroom Tacos are created with lightly charred mushrooms, black bean puree and truffle crema, wrapped in a cilantro tortilla.
The Taco Stand- 313 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127
Inspired by the taco stands of Tijuana, Mexico, The Taco Stand, located in the vibrant Wynwood neighborhood, features an authentic experience with every taco. One of their most unique creations, the Nopal Tacos, tailors to vegetarians and features fresh cactus, melted cheese, cilantro sauce, tomato and avocado.
Bakan Wynwood- 2801 NW 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127
Enjoy an authentic Mexican experience in Miami's most creative neighborhood. Bakan Wynwood is an indoor and outdoor restaurant-bar that transports guests to Mexico. Their unique, vegetarian Quesadillas con Flor de Calabaza are made with Bakan’s signature, hand-made organic blue corn tortillas, and filled with zucchini flowers, poblano peppers, corn, espazote, and asadero cheese.
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar - 1313 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 and other locations
Roccos has created a vegan taco that embodies the true spirit of Mexico. Hongos Tacos come with mushrooms marinated in Tequila, jalapeno and garlic. For those who are dedicated to the veggie lifestyle, try the Enchiladas Vegetariana with grilled vegetables, spinach sweet potatoes, and tomatillo sauce.
Taquiza- 1351 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 and 7450 Ocean Terrace, Miami Beach, FL 33141
Steve Santana and team are #StillGrinding at two locations and offer a couple of delicious vegetarian or vegan tacos with they signature blue masa tortillas. TIP: grab those totopos and guac or elote corn as a side. Try the Huitlacoche -Mexican corn truffle, sweet corn, fresno chile & green onion (gluten-free, vegan) and Rajas- Charred peppers & onion tossed in oregano with crema & cotija cheese (gluten-free, vegetarian)
Coyo Taco- 2300 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 and 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130 and 120 Giralda Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134 and 337 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Chef Scott Linguist has creative healthy taco choices that include Hongos -huitlacoche, seasonal mushrooms, queso cotija, epazote and Quinoa y Nopales - quinoa and queso “falafel”, cactus, cilantro yogurt, cucumber pico. And In the Coral Gables Location only try the Coliflor -roasted cauliflower, pipian mole, queso fresco, pickled onions, cilantro.
Bartaco- 2906 NE 207th Street, Suite 104 Aventura, FL 33180
And be sure to check out the newest addition to the Taco scene, Bartaco, now open in Aventura with their special Crispy Brussels Sprouts taco feature brussels sprouts tossed in a honey chipotle glaze served over a bed of spicy curry carrot puree and topped with their signature sweet and spicy candied pepitas and pickled onions.