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Originally published by Inés Fung. Last updated by Jen Paolini.
It’s the day before hump day, and it feels like the week has gone on forever. Doesn’t matter what’s got you down—it’s nacho your problem anymore and you don’t even have to taco ‘bout it. Make it the happiest start of your week ever with a Taco Tuesday night—you have guac to be kidding us with these awesome deals around Hong Kong!
11 Westside is helmed by chef Esdras Ochoa, a Mexican native who rose to fame after his phenomenal Mexicali food truck in Los Angeles earned him the name of Taco King. It doesn’t get more authentic than this. Now you can get a taste of the Mexican street food-style tacos that spearhead 11 Westside’s menu for a bargain with their Taco Tuesday deal: 50 percent off on almost all tacos, including a different off-menu special every time. Fillings include the usual contenders of chicken, vegetables, and fish. If you’ve spied chef Esdras Ochoa on The Final Table on Netflix, then you’ll definitely need to hop on down to K-Town for a taste!
11 Westside, 1/F, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town
Miss the tacos at now-closed Brickhouse? Have them again for old times’ sake—at Limewood in Repulse Bay! Brickhouse on the Beach is now a permanent addition to the beachside restaurant, offering a concise menu of favourites from the much-loved Mexican joint. On Tuesdays from 6 pm to 9.30 pm, guests can partake in their free-flow Taco Tuesday deal ($330 per person), featuring tacos such as fried fish, chicken, and fried avocado, as well as the classic Piggie Smalls and the Protein Pancake 2.0. Complete the experience with Brickhouse’s iconic Diabla 2.0 cocktails and house margaritas!
Limewood, Shop 103 & 104, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay | (+852) 2866 8668
Get down to friendly neighbourhood brewery Little Creatures for two hours of unlimited tacos and beer for just $250 per person every Tuesday! Test your limits with a selection of chicken, pork belly, fish, or Wagyu beef tacos and drink the night away with some of the freshest craft brews around, accompanied by quality live music. It’s the perfect spot for a humble get-together with friends for a quiet night out along the glittering praya.
Little Creatures, Shop 1, G/F, New Fortune, 5A New Praya, Kennedy Town | (+852) 2833 5611
Fancy your tacos with a side of harbourside views? HENRY, the grill and smokehouse concept helmed by chef Nathan Green, is introducing the long-standing American Tex-Mex tradition of Taco Tuesday. Offering gourmet tacos inspired by the southern states of the US, two seasonal tacos ($250) will make an appearance on the menu, rotating in and out on a weekly basis.
Of the six tacos on the menu, you can look forward to the smoked short rib, featuring a mole poblano sauce; the soft-shell crab with a fiery guajillo chilli sauce; an octopus “al pastor” with a roasted octopus and crispy pork skin; and more traditional options like the pork belly, grilled lobster, and ribeye tacos. Available from 5 pm to 10.30 pm on Tuesdays, the premium tacos can be enjoyed at the bar counter or on the outdoor terrace with a side of spectacular panoramas.
HENRY, Level Five, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3891 8732
Taco Tuesday is for friends, and at Chino in K-Town, caring about your homies means sharing a taco platter ($388) with salsa and chips between yourselves! Whether you’re in the mood for marinated pork, ox tongue, duck carnitas, avocado, Wagyu beef, or shrimp tacos, the list goes on and on and the flavours are endless. Make it a night to remember (or not) with cocktails from their extensive tequila and mezcal menu!
Chino, 1B New Praya Kennedy Town, Kennedy Town | (+852) 2606 0588
Live every day like it’s Taco Tuesday, and at El Macho, you can—on Mondays and Tuesdays, that is. This hole-in-the-wall Mexican joint in Sai Ying Pun serves up a mean Taco Tuesday deal that should sate your appetite and quench your thirst: Get an order of one taco and one margarita for $150 from 6 pm until close, whether it’s pulled pork, shredded chicken, prawn, beef chilli, roasted vegetables, or fish tacos you’re after.
El Macho, 1 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun | (+852) 2523 2488
Cali-Mex is a quick and affordable fix for those Mexican cravings, and their Taco Tuesday deal is just as inexpensive. Choose from beef, chicken, pulled pork, or mixed veggies tacos done the Californian way, and get an unlimited two hours of tacos for only $78 (from 3 pm to 5 pm) or $158 (5 pm until close) per person! If that’s not the best Taco Tuesday deal we’ve seen in Hong Kong, we challenge you to raise us a better one.
Take a walk on the dark side for Tequila Jack’s downright ridiculous Taco Tuesday deal: $9.99 per taco with at least one order of drinks! You won’t stop at one drink though, as happy hour goes till midnight and the drinks at Tequila Jack’s are always served ice-cold. Come early, as this laid back Tex-Mex cantina is packed with regulars and diners looking to take advantage of this almost too-good-to-be-true deal.
Tequila Jack’s, G/F, 33–35 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3428 5133