5 Great Taco Spots in Rhode Island

Where to go for takeout tacos in Rhode Island.
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Tacos from Tallulah’s Taqueria. Photo by Jamie Coelho.

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.


Looking for the perfect Mexican restaurant for takeout tacos in Rhode Island? Check out these great options offering twists on traditional favorites for tacos in Providence, Bristol, Cranston, Newport, Smithfield and West Warwick.

1. Poco Loco Tacos

Visit Poco Loco Tacos in Cranston for “the best damn tacos in town!” The shop, which opened in 2012, began as a food truck and has been serving traditional and fun combinations ever since, such as, chorizo and potato hash, ground beef, barbecue pulled pork and roasted chicken. Poco Loco also offers vegan options, such as, roasted mushrooms and soyrizo and potato.

How to order: Poco Loco is currently only taking orders over the phone for pickup Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The details: 2005 Broad St., Cranston, 401-461-2640, pocolocotacos.com


2. Tallulah’s Taqueria

With options from pork carnitas and barbacoa to fish and even beef tongue, Tallulah’s Taqueria offers a variety of fun menu items perfect for the whole family, always served with housemade salsa, lime slices and radishes. The menu also includes gluten- and dairy-free tacos and vegetarian options. And don’t forget to add a house margarita to your to-go order !

How to order: Order online or over the phone for pickup Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The details: 146 Ives St., Providence, 401-272-8226, tallulahstaqueria.com


3. Diego’s

Diego’s in Newport is putting a twist on traditional tacos with options such fried chicken tacos made with refried beans, slaw, bacon, Oaxaca cheese, pickled habanero onions and fennel with Cholula aioli or fish tacos made with cod, Baja cheese, slaw, pico de gallo, pineapple jicama salsa and aioli. Diego’s also offers vegan options.

How to order: Order online for pickup or dine-in. Reservations can be made online. Open Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The details: 11 Bowens Wharf, Newport, 401-619-2640, diegosnewport.com


4. Condesa

Tequila shrimp tacos and the Cabo fish tacos are just two of the many unique options to pick up at Condesa located in West Warwick and Smithfield. Be sure to check out Condesa’s margarita tubs also offered to-go!

How to order: Order online for takeout or dine-in Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at both locations.

The details: 721 Quaker Ln., West Warwick, 401-828-1005; 970 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, 401-349-3935, condesarestaurant.com


5. Nacho Mamma’s

From fried chicken to chorizo, Nacho Mamma’s is perfect for Taco Tuesday. And don’t forget to check out their endless burrito and nacho options.

How to order: Order online for delivery or pickup, open Monday through Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The details: 76 State St., Bristol, 401-396-9588, nachomammasbristolri.com



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