Here in Huatulco beyond the picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage, these regions boast a vibrant taco culture that beckons food enthusiasts from around the globe. Join me on a flavorful journey as we delve into the diverse tapestry of tacos and uncover the must-visit spots in Huatulco for an unforgettable taco experience. 

Tacos Tio Guti: A Carnitas Connoisseur’s Delight 

Nestled just a few steps away from Coppel and Chedrahui, Tacos Tio Guti stands as a shrine to carnitas – tender, succulent pork cooked to perfection. With each bite, you’re transported to a realm of exquisite flavors crafted through time-honored techniques. The meat, so soft it melts in your mouth, is infused with a symphony of spices, offering a tantalizing blend of savory and aromatic goodness. Tacos Tio Guti is not just a taco joint; it’s an ode to the artistry of carnitas, a culinary treasure awaiting discovery. They are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Tacos El Padrino: Where Innovation Meets Tradition 

At Tacos El Padrino, innovation takes center stage while honoring the essence of traditional Mexican cuisine. Their crown jewel? The breaded chicken taco with rice – a symphony of textures and flavors that dance on your palate. Crisp, golden-brown chicken enveloped in a blanket of warmth from the rice, every bite is a revelation. Here, tacos transcend mere sustenance; they become an experience, a celebration of culinary ingenuity fused with timeless tradition. Located just behind the Pemex close to Rufino Tamayo Park. 

Tacos Del Árbol: Street Taco Euphoria 

For an authentic street taco experience like no other, look no further than Tacos Del Árbol. Nestled right in front of Colegio Santa Cruz, this humble taco stand is a testament to the power of simplicity done right. But don’t let its unassuming façade fool you – within lies a treasure trove of flavor waiting to be discovered. Their shrimp tacos stand out as a shining beacon of excellence, each morsel bursting with the fresh, briny goodness of the sea. Paired with their wide variety of mouthwatering flavors and refreshing natural fruit waters, Tacos Del Árbol is a true embodiment of street taco euphoria. 

In Huatulco, tacos aren’t just a meal; they’re a way of life, a testament to the region’s rich culinary heritage and unyielding passion for flavor. Whether you’re indulging in the melt-in-your-mouth carnitas at Tacos Tio Guti, savoring the innovative creations at Tacos El Padrino, or embarking on a street taco adventure at Tacos Del Árbol, one thing is certain – each bite tells a story, a story of tradition, innovation, and the timeless allure of tacos in Mexico’s gastronomic landscape. So, grab a taco, take a bite, and immerse yourself in the unparalleled culinary journey that awaits in Oaxaca and Huatulco.

Check out our youtube video where we visit Tio guti and taste his delicious carnita taco.

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