Where to Find Taco Deals Every Day in Calgary

Indulge in everyone’s favourite wrapped food every day of the week.

Native Tongues Taqueria. Photograph by Jared Sych.

Whether they’re filled with beef, chicken, pork or fish, there’s no denying that tacos are one of the best wrapped foods out there. Thankfully, Calgary restaurants know that, and offer great taco specials that you can hit up every day of the week.

 

Mondays

Chilitos Taberna Mexicana 

The deal: $2.50 tacos

Chilitos Taberna Mexicana offers up authentic Mexican food, and the tacos are no exception. On Mondays during its all-night happy hour, stop by for $5 margaritas and $2.50 tacos. The restaurant also has $2.50 tacos on Tuesdays.

1309 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-5528, loschilitos.ca

 

The Park Kitchen & Bar

The deal: $5 or $6 for a taco

The Park Kitchen & Bar serves four different kinds of tacos on Mondays. There’s a $6 lobster taco, a $6 chicken taco, a $5 ahi tuna taco and a $5 pulled pork taco. The deal starts at 2 p.m. and you can also order pints of Wild Rose for only $6.25.

1200, 163 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., 403-719-7200, parkkitchen.ca

 

Tuesdays

Blackbird Public Urban Bar

The deal: $2.50 tacos

On Tuesdays, swing by this bar in Auburn Bay to get your hands on $2.50 tacos starting at 4 p.m. Filling options include pulled chicken, spicy beef and Barbacoa pulled pork. You can also get a deal on Coronas and Stoili vodka.

900, 100 Auburn Meadows Dr. S.E., 587-323-1845, blackbirdpub.com

 

Craft Beer Market

The deal: $3 fish tacos

Don’t miss out on $3 fish tacos at Craft Beer Market’s two Calgary locations on Tuesdays. The deal is available starting at 2 p.m. You can also order local IPAs for $5 and bottles of rosé for half-price.

345 10 Ave. S.W., 403-514-2337 and 100 Anderson Rd. S.E., 403-216-2337, craftbeermarket.ca

Chilitos Taberna Mexicana 

The deal: $2.50 tacos

In addition to its Monday taco special during the all-night happy hour, Chilitos also offers a second special on Tuesdays where you can also get its tasty tacos for just $2.50 each.

1309 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-5528, loschilitos.ca

 

Lately

The deal: $3 tacos

This new hot spot on 17 Ave. S.W. makes Tuesdays a little bit better with $3 tacos. Pair them with $4.50 tequila and $7 guac and chips.

1438 17 Ave. S.W., 403-457-0939, latelycalgary.ca

 

Leopold’s Tavern

The deal: $3 tacos

If you love tacos, you’ll want to take advantage of the $3 taco deal on Tuesdays at Leopold’s Tavern. Along with your choice of a hard corn, soft corn or flour taco shell, filling options include chicken, pork, fish, beer battered avocado or the feature filling. And tacos are far from the only thing that are on special on Tuesdays — you can also order $4 tequila, $8 Coronas and double margaritas, and $21 six-ounce margaritas.

1201 1 St. S.W., 587-350-5367 and 6512 Bowness Rd. N.W., 403-475-5367, leopoldstavern.com

 

Native Tongues Taqueria

​The deal: $2.50 tacos

This taco-focused restaurant in the Beltline offers its tacos de guisado for only $2.50 each all day on Tuesdays. Grab a seat under the strings of lights hanging from the ceiling and order any combination of roast chicken, confit pork, refried beans, beef brisket, braised pork or mushroom-filled tacos. You can also order $3 tacos during the restaurant’s reverse happy hour, which starts at 10 p.m. every night.

235 12 Ave. S.W., 403-263-9444, nativetongues.ca

 

Salt & Pepper

The deal: All-you-can-eat tacos for $16.95

On Tuesdays, Salt & Pepper’s Bowness location has a street taco bar where you can get unlimited tacos for $16.95. $5 Coronas are also offered on Tuesdays.

6515 Bowness Rd. N.W., 403-247-4402, saltnpepper.ca

 

St. James Corner

The deal: $3 tacos

Head to this downtown Irish pub for $3 fish or chicken tacos after 3 p.m., which can be paired with a bucket of four Corona bottles for only $20.

1219 1 St. S.W., 403-262-1157, stjamescorner.ca

 

Tropical

The deal: $2.50 tacos

Tropical’s tacos, which come with soft or fried corn tortillas, are filled with chile marinated beef, smoked pork belly, house made chorizo and more. Try them for only $2.50 each on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 4 p.m. If you can’t make it to the restaurant until later, you’re in luck — on those two days of the week, that deal continues into the night for Tropical’s late-night happy hour too.

1424 17 Ave. S.W., 403-909-5225, tropicalon17.com

 

The Unicorn

The deal: Two tacos for $5

The Unicorn offers three floors of great pub fare. Head to the sports bar on the upper level or the main floor to get two tacos for $5 on Tuesdays.

223 8 Ave. S.W., 403-265-3665, superpub.ca, @unicorncalgary

 

Wednesdays

UniMarket

The deal: $2.99 tacos

UniMarket carries groceries, baked goods and meat at its south location. Stop by the in-store restaurant on Wednesdays to get some tacos for $2.99 each. Flavours include grilled or shredded sirloin, beef tenderloin, shredded chicken, chicken chunks, diced pork, ground pork sausage, fried pork or beans.

128 50 Ave. S.E., 403-255-4479, unimarket.ca

 

Thursdays

The Trop

The deal: $3 tacos

If you’re in Marda Loop on a Thursday, pop into The Trop for $3 tacos. The pub also offers $5 shots and $6.75 Tall Boys on Thursdays, plus there’s live music starting at 10 p.m.

1501 34 Ave. S.W., 403-452-3160, thetropyyc.com

 

Tropical

The deal: $2.50 tacos

Tropical’s tacos, which come with soft or fried corn tortillas, are filled with chile marinated beef, smoked pork belly, house made chorizo and more. Try them for only $2.50 each on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 4 p.m. If you can’t make it to the restaurant until later, you’re in luck — on those two days of the week, that deal continues into the night for Tropical’s late-night happy hour too.

1424 17 Ave. S.W., 403-909-5225, tropicalon17.com

 

Every Day

Anejo

​The deal: Half price tacos during happy hour

Taco lovers will be very happy during Anejo’s daily happy hour, which is from 3 to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. until close. During that time, the Mexican restaurant’s tacos are half price, and you can choose from beef, chorizo, pork, chicken, crispy tilapia and mushroom options.

2, 2116 4 St. S.W., 587-353-2656, anejo.ca

 

Blanco Cantina

The deal: Half price tacos during happy hour

This popular Mexican restaurant on 17 Ave. S.W. is well worth a visit for tacos during Halfy Hour from 3 to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. until close, seven days a week. During that time, all taco and nacho orders are half price. Good luck deciding between the brisket, ground beef, pulled pork, crispy tilapia, chicken or mushroom taco filling options.

723 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-1854, blancocantina.ca

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