America's Best Tacos

We sent out the crew at Serious Eats to rank the standout stands, taquerias and taco trucks, as well as most innovative restaurants in America! Here are the tastiest 16 tacos in the country.

Taqueria La Vaquita
Taqueria La Vaquita in Durham, NC

The handmade corn tortillas have a moistness matched only by the carnitas (slow-cooked, shredded pork), which are crisp, fatty and deeply porky. Order a few from the takeout window, spoon on their fiery red salsa and plop down at one of the picnic tables to scarf them down. (2700 Chapel Hill Road, 919-402-0209)

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