Create your own tasting tour with this Ypsilanti taco trail!

quesabirria tacos from Dos Hermanos mexican grill

Celebrate part of Ypsilanti’s culture and community with 100% authentic, delicious street tacos and specialties from local, family owned Ypsi gems. Count on traditional Mexican and Latin American cuisine at these top taquerias, restaurants, and food trucks.

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Savor the flavor at these Ypsilanti taquerias! You'll love these traditional favorites for your next taco craving.La marqueza taqueria taco basket

La Marqueza Taqueria

La Marqueza Taqueria is an Ypsi hidden gem serving up some of Ypsi’s most delicious tacos and traditional Mexican dishes including fresh asada and pastor tortas, burritos, nachos, and sopes. 1396 East Michigan Avenue.

La Torre Taqueria

You’ll love the warm welcome and great food at La Torre Taqueria. This family-owned, quick-service spot is a top Ypsi pick praised by many. Some of their most popular tacos are the carnitas and lengua (grilled tongue), receiving 100% ratings on Doordash. Their quesadillas and tamales also come highly recommended. 1525 Washtenaw Avenue.

El Tapatio Taqueria

Bring the family for sit-down dining at El Tapatio Taqueria offering “a taste of Mexico”. You may even catch a Mariachi band perform! This taqueria is ideal for those making their way from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor and is near the US-23 highway. 3045 Carpenter Road

Restaurants & Grills

Restaurants and grills across Ypsi provide something for everyone. Include these destinations on your must-vist list.

Variety of food at maiz

Dos Hermanos Mexican Grill & Market

Let the flavors do the talking at Dos Hermanos Mexican Grill, perfectly prepping Mexican, Central, and South American dishes. Start with freshly made chips and guacamole and order your choice of tacos with 8 protein options. More specialties from the grill include the quesabirria and customizable breakfast burritos.  402 West Michigan Avenue.

A few doors down is Dos Hermanos Market, downtown Ypsilanti’s South American deli, grocer, bakery, and meat market. Take home freshly made salsas, stuffed peppers, and take-out meals like chicken with a side of beans and rice. 412 West Michigan Avenue.

Miny’s Mexican Restaurant

Count on real Mexican food at Miny’s Mexican Restaurant, presenting a large menu for everyone to find something they love. Try the barbacoa tacos for this trail stop! We love the flavorful flautas and the spicy chicken gordita. You can’t go wrong with a meal at Miny’s!  2866 Washtenaw Avenue.

Maiz Mexican Cantina

A beloved Ypsi staple located in Depot Town, Maiz, produces Tex-Mex and traditional Mexican favorites. Come in for Taco Tuesday discounts and try their award-winning tacos. Catch happy hour most days offering margarita and appetizer specials. 36 East Cross Street.


Known for being a burrito hot spot that’s open late, STUFD will feed your taco fix and will leave you stuffed! Tofu and vegetarian options are available. Don’t forget the add-ons! 505 West Cross Street.

Taco & Food Trucks

Add these taco trucks to your tour! These portable kitchens provide some of the best tacos in Ypsilanti, and are always made with love.

Don Guicho's Kitchen tacos

We recommend confirming hours and locations for food trucks before visiting! 

Tacos el Chaparrito

Look for the blue food truck and you’re in the right place.  Praised for their friendly, fast service and authentic tacos, Tacos el Chaparrito is a perfect lunch stop on a nice day. This food truck has a 5-star review rating on Google.  2151 Washtenaw Avenue.

Birria el Jefe

This food truck is actually a converted camper, Birria el Jefe makes for an unexpected stop serving some of the best birria in Michigan. Try a sweet mead after, as the truck is located outside of Maniacal Mead Co.. Birria el Jefe’s ramen is also a fan favorite. 1497 Ecorse Road.

Tacos el Mariachi Loco

Grab an Ypsi brew at 734 Brewing Company, then head outside to Tacos el Mariachi Loco for veggie tacos or frijoles con arroz y queso (beans with rice and cheese) tacos. Add the tostadas, empanadas, and churros to your must-try list. 15 East Cross Street & various locations.

Don Guichos Kitchen

Come hungry! Don Guicho’s Kitchen has you covered for filling meals. This food truck preps plenty of dishes to keep you satisfied, including shrimp tacos. Want to switch it up? Try the asada fries. Cash only. 818 Ecorse Road.

Tacos del Castillo

Tacos del Castillo offers unique and authentic Latin American food, including tacos, street corn, tortes, and more. Check the new weekly specials with every visit. 301 East Michigan Avenue


We know you'll love your Ypsi dining experience at these mouth-watering stops! Browse more Ypsilanti dining and filter by category. Click here to view Ypsilanti restaurants.


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