December 21, 2019
The Best Places for Tacos in Oxnard, California
In Oxnard, tacos aren’t just a menu item — they’re a culinary treasure. With dozens of taquerias, taco trucks and Mexican restaurants in town, tacos are the unofficial food of Oxnard (well, besides strawberries).
And now, we’re staking our claim: Oxnard has the most tacos per capita in the U.S. So far, no one’s proven us wrong.
Are you a #foodie on a mission to find the perfect taco? We surveyed locals to find the best of the best street-style tacos, tortas, margaritas and more in Oxnard — if not the best north of the Cali-Mex border. Here are the top picks:
Best Taco Trucks:
Tacos Jerez, Tacos Arandas, Taquizas La Bonita, Tacos El Caporal
Best Tacos and Tortas Joints:
Carnitas El Rey, Taqueria Cuernavaca, The Taco Shop, Tacos DF, La Huerta, La Mancha
Best Seafood Tacos and Mariscos:
Best Restaurant-Style Tacos:
Best Margaritas & Micheladas (AKA “Margs and Michies”):
Getting hungry yet? Take yourself on a street-style taco tour with our official Visit Oxnard Taco Trail Map.