What’s delicious and wrapped in a tortilla? Tacos! Novato has many great places to get tacos, but we’ve narrowed it down to the best of the best. From eclectic restaurants to authentic taquerias, here are the six best places to get tacos in Novato.
1. Carmen La Hacienda: 1401 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945
Carmen La Hacienda is a colorful, Mexican eatery on Grant Avenue that serves quality, authentic tacos at a great price. Get a tasty carne asada taco for just $2.50 or make it a super taco for $5.50.
2. Mi Pueblo Taqueria: 905 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945
Mi Pueblo Taqueria is one of Novato’s most popular Mexican restaurants for a reason. Spend a lovely afternoon on Mi Pueblo’s gorgeous, adobe-style patio, where you can enjoy flavorful chicken tacos. Cutting carbs? Make it a lettuce-wrapped taco.
3. Tommy’s Salsa: 1553 S Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947
Tommy’s Salsa has been serving fresh, authentic Mexican food since 1992. Try their famous Taco Macho, made with your choice of meat, lettuce, cheese, salsa fresca, guacamole and sour cream in a crispy flour tortilla.
4. Maya Palenque Restaurant and Cantina: 349 Enfrente Rd, Novato, CA 94949
Maya Palenque is known for having excellent service and an even better atmosphere. The restaurant and cantina uses only fresh, organic ingredients. Try their crispy fried shrimp tacos, topped with shredded lettuce and cheese, served with a side of rice and refried beans.
5. Toast: 5800 Nave Dr, Novato, CA 94949
Toast is a lively American eatery with an eclectic menu. During happy hour, between 2:30 and 5pm, Toast serves delicious cajun cod fish tacos topped with chopped lettuce, salsa fresca, avocado and chipotle aioli. Wash it down with a $3 beer or a $5 glass of wine. Three cheers for happy hour!
6. La Carreta: 2033 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA 94947
La Carreta is a small family owned Mexican Restaurant at The Square Shopping Center. Guests of La Carreta love their fresh ingredients and generous portion sizes. Try an order of tacos carnitas, made with delicious, crispy fried pork.