Best Taco Tuesday Specials In Atlanta

February 12, 2014 8:00 AM

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Atlanta has no shortage of Mexican restaurants, and many of them offer $2 taco specials on Taco Tuesdays. Just in case you needed an excuse to indulge in a taco or two, the price will help you keep your wallet and your belly full. Check out the specials below, many of which also include Tecate beer or margarita specials to go along with your tacos. After all, you need something to drink, right?

Pure Taqueria
300 N. Highland Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 522-7873

You can’t beat $2 tacos, and Pure Taqueria is one of Atlanta’s favorite taco spots. On Tuesdays, enjoy your choice of chipotle chicken, shredded pork or fish tacos, all with poblano slaw, for $2. Of course, you need a drink, too, so check out the $2 Tecates. There’s a reason this Inman Park hotspot has such loyal fans.

Uncle Julio’s
1860 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 350-6767

Uncle Julio’s, conveniently located between Buckhead and Midtown, gets into the swing of Taco Tuesdays with $2 tacos and 16-ounce margaritas all day long. The restaurant focuses on authentic Mexican food and has the largest patio on Peachtree Road, so you know it has great people watching. Grab a table outside and enjoy a fantastic and inexpensive happy hour any night of the week, but especially on Taco Tuesdays.

Cantina Taqueria and Tequila Bar
3280 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 892-9292

One of Atlanta’s popular “here to serve” restaurants, Cantina is the perfect spot for your taco indulgence. It used to have an extremely popular $2 Taco Tuesday event, and loyal fans are rallying for its return, so stay tuned. In the meantime, check out its $4 Texas margaritas on Monday or its $2 Tecates on Thursdays. Check the website to see if Taco Tuesday returns to this Midtown favorite.

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Prickly Pear Taqueria & Tequila Bar
950 W. Peachtree St. Suite 220
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 881-8887

Prickly Pear does Taco Tuesday justice with $2 tacos, naturally, as well as $4 Texas margaritas and $2 Tecates. It’s an excellent spot to kick back and relax with your friends. Best of all, given the location, it even has free parking, which is music to any Atlantan’s ears. The $2 taco pricing applies to all of the tacos on the menu, so you aren’t limited to a small range of choices offered at other places.

Twisted Taco
4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Suite 32
Atlanta, GA 30346
(770) 399-0991

Twisted Taco is also one of the city’s most beloved taco spots, and it offers selected tacos for $1.99 on Tuesdays. Hey, every penny counts, right? Selected domestic beers are also $1.99 on Tuesday, so you can wash down one of the yummy specials with a tasty beer. It’s hard to find a wider range of taco flavors in Atlanta. This is a great casual spot for a date or for a get-together with friends or work associates. There are other specials for every day of the week, so check out the website to see if you’re more up for Cerveza Saturdays or Twisted Thursdays.

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Keely Herrick is a freelance writer. Her work can be found on “

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