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From Baja California style to Korean fusion tacos

With the right attitude, every day can be Taco Tuesday in Raleigh. Following the Eater Carolinas Best Tacos in Durham map, it’s time to shift west to the Oak City in search of some of the best bites that can be found wrapped in a tortilla.

Raleigh’s taco offerings are as diverse as the city itself. Taco aficionados can find versions representing nearly every region in Mexico, from Baja California style to northern Mexican style, from tacos inspired by the sea to fusion tacos that draw from the flavors of India, Korea, and the American South. There are enough taco joints in Raleigh that one could eat at a different spot every week of the year, but these 11 outstanding options are the perfect place to start.