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Today's Taco Tuesday just got a little tastier considering it's also National Taco Day.

Today’s Taco Tuesday just got a little tastier considering it’s also National Taco Day.

Restaurants around the state are gearing up for the rush of taco lovers looking to indulge. And if you’re on campus, look no further. Union Programming Council wants you to come stuff your face with free tacos at the Union beginning at 11 a.m. The taco bar will be held on the first floor, next to Einstein Bros. Bagels.

If you can’t hit up the Union,  treat your taste buds to some of these other options:
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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]Located next to the Marriott Library fountain at the U, enjoy some classic street tacos with homemade sriracha and pickled vegetables. Taco Cartel is open for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Go to for more info on their Chiapas-style food.

Located at 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City[/bs_col]
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TAQUERIA 27 – $$

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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]With three locations in Utah, each T27 has its own unique charm that comes across in the food, drinks and atmosphere. Devour daily specials, including their taco of the day and guac of the day or stick to their menu staples.

For more information, visit

Locations at:
1615 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City
149 E. 200 South, Salt Lake City
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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]California-style Mexican food has made its way to Sugarhouse with Chronic Tacos. Whether you’re looking for a breakfast taco, a potato taco or something more traditional, you’re sure to find it here.

Visit to check out what it’s all about.

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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]Enjoy a normal-sized corn tortilla stuffed to the brim your choice of meat, topped with pico de gallo and guac 24 hours a day (except Sundays) and wash it down with a refreshing horchata. Bonus? Free WiFi.

Visit Alberto’s on Facebook.

Locations at:
511 S. 300 West Salt Lake City
265 W. 7200 South, Midvale
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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]Savor the ever-popular Al Pastor meat that’s the perfect combination of spicy yet sweet or indulge in a tasty vegetarian taco with options like zucchini flowers and cactus.

Visit for a look at the menu and more information.

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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] Hailed for its mouth-watering mole, Red Iguana will let you sample all the different flavors. Their website claims it’s “killer Mexican food that’s worth the wait.”

Visit to see what they offer and for more information about Red Iguana 2, their sister restaurant.

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[bs_col class=”col-sm-9″]This taco cart, parked on the corner of Sears, is always packed and customers rave it’s “a five-star street taco,”  earning Tacos Don Rafa a 4.5 star rating on Yelp.

Go to and check out their catering options.

Located at 800 S. State Street, Salt Lake City[/bs_col]