(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Soho Taco)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Soho Taco)


Taco trucks. It seems that food trucks may be at their best while serving up fresh, hot tacos on the street. This nod to SoCal’s Hispanic heritage is one of the best ways to enjoy unique, authentic Mexican and South American fare in the OC.

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Classic Tacos)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Classic Tacos)


Classic Tacos
www.classictacostruck.com

With an aim at making the best tasting and most authentic tacos available, Classic Tacos serves up tacos and other entrees (such as picaditas, sopas, tostadas, burritos, tortas, and quesadillas) in a variety of flavors. Taco meat options include Carne Asada, Pollo, Al Pastor, Carnitas, Chorizo, Baja Fish (a fan favorite!), Grilled Veggies, and Chipotle Shrimp served up in hand-made classic taco shells (fried) or street taco style with onion and cilantro served in a hand-made corn tortilla. In addition to their tacos, Classic Tacos specializes in serving over 15 salsas that have been hand-crafted and passed down from family recipes.

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Soho Taco)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Soho Taco)


Soho Taco
www.sohotaco.com

The critically acclaimed gourmet taco catering company, Soho Taco, specializes in traditional Mexican tacos with a gourmet twist. Their made to order tacos feature freshly made tortillas, chef prepared sauces, and a variety of fresh produce. Taco options include Pollo Asado, Carne Asada, Carnitas, Cerdo Adobado (Marinated Pork), Camarones (Shrimp), and a Vegetarian option made with spinach, bell peppers, onions and portabello mushrooms on a thin bed of jack cheese and topped with their signature chipotle sour cream. All tacos come standard with pico de gallo or add their house made guacamole for an extra kick.

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Tamarindo)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Tamarindo)


Tamarindo
www.tamarindotruck.com

Famously featured on the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives,” The Tamarindo Truck serves up fresh authentic Mexican delights that are made from scratch daily. The unique taco possibilities at Tamarindo include the Drunkin’ Taco, a taco filled with Flank Steak that has soaked in Dos XX Lager for 24 hours before being topped with grilled cabbage, grilled onions, cilantro, and arbol salsa. Yucatan style pulled pork tacos (the Pibil taco), Al Pastor tacos, Del Mar Tacos with wild-caught Alaskan salmon, the “Bomb” Ceviche, and a fan favorite Taco de Papa filled with organic red potatoes and cheese are just some of the truck’s specialty tacos.

(Credit: Roaming  Hunger/The Lime Truck)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/The Lime Truck)


The Lime Truck
www.thelimetruck.com

For amazingly fresh Mexican food in OC, head to The Lime Truck (or their brick and mortar location now open). Don’t miss their Ultimate Taco, filled with 12-hour slow roasted pulled pork, homemade guacamole, chipotle honey slaw, and cotija cheese or their unique Sweet & Spicy Steak Taco made with marinated hanger steak, Asian slaw, and homemade wontons. In addition to their tacos, The Lime Truck offers a variety of fresh Mexican fare.

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Sol Agave)

(Credit: Roaming Hunger/Sol Agave)


Sol Agave
www.solagave.com

Sol Agave serves upscale Mexican food with a focus on organic meats, vegetables, and dairy products. In addition to serving up a variety of traditional Mexican classic entrees and fan favorites such as their seafood enchiladas, Sol Agave also offers some tasty tacos. Try their organic chicken, prime skirt steak, carnitas, or al pastor tacos, served with a side of their classic rice and beans.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.