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Originally published by Inés Fung. Last updated by Jen Paolini and Celia Lee.
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 pm, guests can partake in their free-flow Taco Tuesday deal, 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
Taco Tuesday is for friends, and at Chino in K-Town, caring about your homies means sharing a taco platter ($288) 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 its 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 its Taco Tuesday deal is just as inexpensive. Choose from beef, chicken, pulled pork, or mixed veggies tacos done the Californian way, and enjoy a buy-one-get-one-taco-free 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.
You’ll not want to miss 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 with generous pours. 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
Caliente is your go-to restaurant for authentic Tex-Mex cuisine. Apart from Mexican staples, you can also find traditional speciality dishes that are uncommon in Hong Kong’s food scene. Caliente’s Taco Tuesday deal makes it an even more attractive spot for diners to gather. At just $29 per taco, you can indulge in a huge range of tacos with different fillings, from pulled pork to crispy pork, pulled chicken to cornmeal-breaded fish fillet, and adobo-marinated top blade to Caliente’s signature vegetarian taco filling.
Caliente, 3/F, 6 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2723 5968
Cadillac Bar and Grill is an open-air restaurant that serves up innovative Mexican delicacies with an American twist. Every dish from Cadillac transforms traditional recipes into something exciting for the contemporary foodie. When it comes to Taco Tuesdays, Cadillac’s deal is unmissable—its $12 per soft taco deal (which is 90 percent off the original price!) is available every Tuesday from 7 pm till closing time. You can choose between three fillings: beef sirloin, citrusy and spicy chicken, and breaded fish fillet with creamy cabbage and jalapeño. Pair your delicious tacos with Cadillac’s wide selection of margaritas and cocktails!
Cadillac Bar and Grill, 7/F, Hysan Place, Causeway Bay | (+852) 2521 2322
Pablo has everything Mexican you can ever dream of. Enjoy a selection of delicacies in this elegant cantina, from tacos and fajitas to quesadillas and nachos. What’s more, Taco Tuesdays at Pablo is a fiesta de la comida you won’t want to miss! Its all-you-can-eat deal lets you enjoy a two-hour free-flow of tacos and drinks for only $428 per person!
Pablo, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3741 2990