Taqueria Sanchez

46 West Bank Expy., Gretna, 361-3050; 4432 South I-10 Service Road, Metairie, 883-2649

2633 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 467-1449

Wickedly spicy green salsa fires up all varieties.

Taqueria Chilangos

2723 Roosevelt Blvd., Kenner, 905-9933

Local po-boy bread stands in for traditional torta loaves, with great results.

Tacos San Miguel

3517 20th St., Metairie, 267-4027


Choose from a huge selection of meat fillings and some vegetarian options.

Taqueria Guerrero

208 N. Carrollton Ave., 484-6959

The carnitas filling is as meaty as cochon de lait.

Tacos D.F.

South Claiborne Avenue at Eagle Street, No phone

A well-established taco truck offers a mean beef barbacoa torta.