If you crave tacos and burritos head to downtown Hamilton or Westdale Village! At least 6 downtown eateries serve creative tacos with unique combinations of fresh local ingredients. Diners have all the “heat” options from way too hot to mild mannered salsa!
Mezcal Tacos & Tequila
Award winning Mezcal Tacos has an enthusiastic, devoted fan base. Open every day starting at 11:30am, Mezcal makes everything they serve in-house, and offers tacos and burritos inspired by Mexican cuisine with their creative, local twist. Mezcal serves their unique blue agave tequila, as well as, craft beers. A daily event named “DTF” (Downtown Fiesta) is a Mezcal style happy hour offering reduced prices on both tacos and margaritas. Find Mezcal at 150 James Street South. mezcaltnt.com for more info. Phone 289-389-8328.
Quesada Burritos & Tacos
Quesada’s tagline is “The Joy of Mex” offering fresh and healthy Mexican food with delicious options for all diets…meat, vegetarian, and vegan. This popular, casual eatery offers special street tacos from time to time. Quesada has two Hamilton locations, 891 Upper James Street and 1170 Rymal Road East. Quesada has Toronto and Niagara Peninsula locations, too. Phone 905-383-3800 for Upper James and see quesada.ca for more info.
Doors Pub: Taco Joint and Metal Bar
Doors is located at 56 Hess Street South and is open 3pm-2am. Doors fans love their Tex-mex tacos and craft beer selection. Doors hosts frequent events-Doors FB page or call 905-540-8888.
Mesa at 255 James Street North open 11:30am-9:45pm. Mesa specializes in authentic Mexican food and amazing margaritas and cocktails. Customers can “choose their heat” as well as gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Mesa phone is 289-246-9696.
Burrito Boyz is a popular eatery with 14 locations in the Greater Toronto metro. In Hamilton, Boyz fans head to 66 King Street East for eat in or take out. All burritos are custom built for each customer…choose your own tortilla, fillings, heat and dipping sauces. All ingredients are fresh, and local when available. Burrito Boyz opens at 11am. Phone 905-529-2699 burritoboyz.ca
Burrito Bandidos (Westdale Village)
Burrito Bandidos is on 1028 King Street West in Westdale Village. Bandidos has 4 locations but only one in Metro Hamilton. Their mostly takeout menu specializes in custom burritos and quesadillas. Bandidos offers affordable, fresh and delicious fast food. Bandidos phone 905-972-9999 or burritobandidos.com