2017 Taco Teams


Vegetarian / Vegan Menu Options
6 Degrees Urban Kitchen

6 Degrees Urban Kitchen
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Shrimp taco, Carne asada taco, Chicken taco
Ajo Al’s

Ajo Al’s
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday & Sunday
MENU
Smoked beef brisket street tacos
Baja Catering Co.

Baja Catering Co.
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Tender Steak taco, Beer battered fish taco, Beer battered shrimp taco, Chicken taco, Pork taco, Chips and beans, Chips and guacamole
America's Taco Shop

America's Taco Shop
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne Asada Tacos, Chips and Salsa, Chips and Beans
Blanco Tacos + Tequila

Blanco Tacos + Tequila
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Chicken Tinga Tacos, Machaca Beef Tacos
Brushfire Tacos

Brushfire Tacos
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Steak tacos, Chicken tacos
Casa Anejo

Casa Anejo
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Rajas Relleno taco w/ Queso Oaxaca, crema, dried oregano, Calabacitas w/ zucchini, chilies en Rajas, roasted corn, queso fresco, cilantro pesto
Chico Malo

Chico Malo
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pollo Tinga Taco w/ chicken + chorizo + avocado + tomatillo glace
Machaca Taco w/ belly brisket + enoki confit + tomatillo glace + roasted corn + lime onion + peanut
Hibiscus lemonade
Horchata
Cien Agaves

Cien Agaves
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Tinga tacos, Carnitas tacos
Classy Touch Catering

Classy Touch Catering
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Info coming soon

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Email classytouchcatering@gmail.com for a healthy catering option!
Creations by Sergio

Creations by Sergio
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Crispy barbacoa taco
Crispy poblano potato taco
Roasted butternut squash taco
Street tacos: conchinta pibil, carne asada, chicken tinga
TEAM HIGHLIGHT
2015 Day Two Grand Champion, and winner of many awards throughout the years.
CRUjiente Tacos

CRUjiente Tacos
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both Days
MENU
Beef Taco, Pork Taco

Diego Pops

Diego Pops
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken taco, Beef taco, Fish taco, Chips and salsa, Street corn

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
2015 Saturday Grand Champion

Docktails Beach House @ Dolphinaris


Docktails Beach House @ Dolphinaris
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chipotle Chicken Taco, Achiote pineapple Pork Taco, Red Chile Cachete Taco, Cilantro & Citrus Cured Salmon Taco, Pepita & Cotija Guacamole, Roasted Red Salsa


Vegetarian / Vegan / Gluten-free / Organic:
Pineapple "Tork" Tacos - grilled achiote rubbed tofu, sweet and spicy pineapple jam, salsa verde, habanero pickled carrots, fresh jalapeño

Don Jose'


Don Jose'
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Smoked pork taco, Smoked chicken taco, Beef taco, Chicken taco, Pickled carrots & jalapenos, Fried avocados bites, Fried elote bites



Oaxaca Queso, portabello mushroom al pastor, garnished w/ onions and cilantro. Served on a Meseca corn tortilla

*VEGAN OPTION:
Portabello mushroom al pastor, garnished w/ onions and cilantro, served on a Meseca corn tortilla
Dos Gringos

Dos Gringos
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Shredded beef tacos
Carnitas tacos with habanero-roasted corn slaw, morita sauce, pickled red onion

El Autentico Diez Diez

El Autentico Diez Diez
Links
  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
TBD

El Jefe Tacos


El Jefe
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
About a dozen different tacos—Come by to find out!


Green roasted chile taco with cheese and corn

*VEGAN OPTIONS:
Roasted cauliflower taco with chipotle sauce
Taco with roasted bell pepper, sauteed onions, and zuchini
Portabello mushroom al pastor, garnished w/ onions and cilantro, served on a Meseca corn tortilla

Emerson Fry Bread


Emerson Fry Bread
Links
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Frybread tacos, corn tacos, chips and salsa, rice, sweet frybread


"Nina" - served on a mini Frybread or a corn tortilla, topped with pinto beans, shredded cheddar cheese, jalapeño, cilantro, and roasted corn confetti

*VEGAN OPTION:
"Vegan Nina" - served on a mini Frybread or a corn tortilla, topped with pinto beans and jalapeño, cilantro, and roasted corn confetti
El Hefe

El Jefe
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
TBD

El Palacio Cantina

El Palacio Cantina
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Info coming soon

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Taco Lounge Sponsor

Gadzooks


Gadzooks
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
World-Famous Festival Taco


50/50 tortilla, sweet and spicy cornbread, jalapeño ranch, honey-v slaw, cotija cheese

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Festival Taco w/ chicken and cornbread will change your life.
Garcia's

Garcia's
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken taco, Steak taco, Shrimp taco, Vegetarian Taco, Breakfast taco w/ chorizo and egg or egg and cheese, Chocolate Chimi with sweet cream cheese

Genuine Concepts

Genuine Concepts
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Mole Negro Pork Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
The folks who brought you Crescent Ballroom, The Vig, Cobra Arcade Bar, and more, representing their new Mexican concept—LADERA.
The Gorilla Cheese Truck

The Gorilla Cheese Truck
Links
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Beef Street Tacos, Pork Street Tacos, Shrimp Street Tacos, Beans, Guacamole, Rice

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
A new food truck by the Q Up! BBQ team, they’re turning menu items into tacos this weekend!

Hacienda's Mexican Grill


Hacienda's Mexican Grill
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Al Pastor Taco, Fish Taco, Nachos


Sauteed mushroom, bell pepper, and onion taco
International Truck of Tacos

International Truck of Tacos
Links
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Jamaican Jerk taco
Grilled jerk chicken taco w/ fresno slaw, grilled pineapple, jalapenos and habanero crema
Cubano taco w/ range mojo braised pork, pickled oranges, pickled red onions, spicy house made pickles and havana mustard
Jalapeño Inferno

Jalapeño Inferno
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
TBD

La Hacienda

La Hacienda
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
both days
Joyride Tacos

Joyride Tacos
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Sunday only
MENU
Pork adobada tacos

La Sala by The Living Room

La Sala by The Living Room
Links
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Steak Tacos, Chicken Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
La Sala is a new Mexican concept by the group behind The Living Room Wine Bar, opening this fall in Scottsdale and Chandler.
Ling & Louie's

Ling & Louie's
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Firecracker Chicken Tacos, Ahi Poke Tacos

Loco Patron

Loco Patron
Links
WEBSITE  |   (scottsdale)  |    |   (tempe)  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Crunchy pork taco, Crunchy beef taco

Los Altos Ranch Market

Los Altos Ranch Market
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne asada taco, Al pastor taco, Chicken taco, Chorizo taco, Carnitas taco
Agua Fresca—jamaica, horchata, limonada con chia, pistachio
Lumberjack's Taco Shack

Lumberjack's Taco Shack
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pollo asado tacos, Elote

Maskadores

Maskadores
Links
  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne asada taco, Chicken tinga taco, Carnitas taco, Barbacoa taco, green chili taco, Red carnitas taco
Sample sizes of horchata, tepache
Modern Margarita

Modern Margarita
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Kung Fu Chicken Taco w/ soy and ginger marinated chicken, with orange zest, jalapeños, rosemary, topped with a spicy radish slaw and cilantro
Grilled Carne Asado y Fresa Taco w/ Dos X beer marinated steak, yellow onions, fresh lime and strawberry and cilantro
Mr. Mesquite

Mr. Mesquite
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken taco, Steak taco

My Super Birthday


My Super Birthday
Links
Participating
Both days

Menu
El Diablo Taco (Al Pastor), Carne Asada Taco, Smoked Chicken Taco, Smoked Pork Taco, Beef Taco, Chicken Taco


Portabello mushroom fajitas, garnished with pico de gallo and sour cream, served on a Meseca corn tortilla

*VEGAN OPTION:
Above, without sour cream
Nando's

Nando's
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne asada tacos, Grilled red chili chicken tacos, Grilled pork and potato tacos

Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla

Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla
Links
 
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Cecina tacos with nopales, Al pastor taco , Esquites - sautéed corn

No Qué No Mexican Grill

No Qué No Mexican Grill
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Cochinita Pibil Taco, Grilled Chicken, Ground Beef, Chorizo, Shrimp, Horchata, Jamaica

OHSO

OHSO
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Info coming soon
MENU
Pork Carnitas Taco, Beef Taco, Roasted Tomato Salsa, Green Chile Salsa, Guacamole, Pickled Onion, Cotija Cheese, Water

Off the Hook

Off The Hook
Links
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Fried Fish Tacos

Old Town Gringos

Old Town Gringos
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Info coming soon

Pho King Kitchen

Pho King Kitchen
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENUE
Bandido Chicken taco w/ pickled root veggies and Thai basil aioli
Sriracha-Ginger Pulled Pork taco
Nine Spice Brisket taco
Lemongrass Shrimp taco w/ pickled root veggies and Thai basil aioli
Tempura Tofu taco with pickled root veggies and Thai basil aioli
*All tacos come on a bed of Asian slaw, garnished w/ diced onion, cilantro and Lao Salsa (Gringo hot or Lao hot) on corn tortillas

Poke Tacos
Shoyu Tuna Poke Taco w/ ahi tuna marinated with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens
Spicy Tuna Poke Taco w/ spicy tuna with sriracha aioli with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens
Chojang Tuna Poke Taco w/ ahi tuna marinated with chojang with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens
*Poke tacos will be wrapped with seaweed
Pokitrition

Pokitrition
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Poke Tacos wrapped with seaweed
Shoyu Tuna Poke Taco- ahi tuna marinated with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens; Spicy Tuna Poke Taco- spicy tuna with sriracha aioli with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens; Chojang Tuna Poke Taco- ahi tuna marinated with chojang with surimi crab topped with green onion and micro greens
Otro Café

Otro Café
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Al Pastor Taco, Carne Asada Taco

P.F. Chang's

P.F. Chang’s
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Jicama Street Tacos w/ Kung Pao Chicken

PAZ

PAZ
Links
WEBSITE  |  
Info coming soon
PARTICIPATING
Info coming soon
MENU
Info coming soon

Q Up! BBQ

Q Up! BBQ
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Beef Street Tacos, Pork Street Tacos, Beans, Rice, Guacamole, Shrimp Street Tacos

Queso Good

Queso Good
Links
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Asada, Green Chili, Adobe Pork, Chicken Fajitas, Cheese

Que Sazon

Que Sazon
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Taco De Pollo, Carne Picante, Spicy Pork Taco, Beans and Rice, Chips and Salsa

Rubio's

Rubio's
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Langostino Lobster Tacos, Salsa Verde Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Taco Lounge Sponsor
Salty Señorita

Salty Señorita
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Info coming soon

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Bar Sponsor
Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale Community College
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pork Taco, Chicken Taco

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Led by award-winning Taco Fest veteran, Chef Mark Dow, this team of culinary students will experience a thrill of working a food festival first hand (and hopefully pick up some trophies along the way).
Seis Kitchen & Catering

Seis Kitchen & Catering
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pork Tacos, Chicken Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
They’re from Tucson!
Showtime Concessions

Showtime Concessions
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Grilled Steak Taco, Grilled Chicken Taco, Taco in a Bag (Beans & Cheese)

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
One of the only teams offering a festival-friendly “walking taco” (a taco in a bag).
SOL Cocina

SOL Cocina
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Taco Vampiro, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Taco

Spotted Donkey Cantina

Spotted Donkey Cantina
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Sunday only
MENU
Staff Meal Tacos w/ house made corn tortillas, pork chicarones, "cojones" salsa, Donkey slaw, shaved onion & chiffanade cilantro

Superfarm Supertruck

Superfarm Supertruck
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU

TACOS!
Rockin’ Rosie
Carnitas with cilantro lime sour cream, cabbage & cotija cheese

Cauli Maybe
Ground cauliflower & mushroom topped with cabbage, cheddar jack cheese, homemade salsa & cilantro

Chorizo You Crazy
Homemade chorizo & papas fritas with smoky chile sequin fire sauce & cotija cheese

Jack of All Trades
Jackfruit with roasted poblano, chipotle aioli & pickled red onion

Chilly-Changa *Dessert*
Horchata ice cream with fruity “pico” & chocolate chipotle sauce *made with peanuts*
T. Cook's

T. Cook's
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Sunday only
MENU
Berkshire Pork Carnitas Taco w/ cilantro lime vinaigrette, grilled onion, cotija cheese, avocado, homemade corn tortilla

Taco ‘Bout It More

Taco ‘Bout It More
Links
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken taco, Steak taco

Tacos Huicho

Tacos Huicho
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Tacos: Al pastor, Carne asada, Carnitas, Pollo, Salsa and gaucamole
TEAM HIGHLIGHT
A frequent winner of People’s Choice, this team is doubling their space this year to accommodate the demand.
Tacos Tequila Whiskey

Tacos Tequila Whiskey
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carnitas tacos w/ crispy roasted pork, pickled red onions, avocado crema
Hongos tacos w/ grilled shiitake, crimini & oyster mushrooms, griddled cotija cheese, creamed cilantro corn, ancho chili crema

Someburros

Someburros
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne Asada Tacos

Taco Guild

Taco Guild
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Blood Orange and Cola Braised Pork Carnitas with a Prickly Pear Habanero BBQ Sauce, topped with Pickled Red Onions, Queso Fresco, and Tender Chives; Molida lamb with a roasted corn tomatillo and opal basil relish with creole aioli

Taqueria El Fundador

Taqueria El Fundador
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pastor, Asada, and Pierna Tacos

Tapacubo

Tapacubo
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Breakfast taco w/ chorizo, scrambled eggs, jack cheese, chipotle crème Churros
Tarbell’s

Tarbell’s
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Sunday only
MENU
Slow Roasted Pork al Pastor Tacos, Beef Barbacoa Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Mark Tarbell!

The Rooster


The Rooster
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Barbacoa Tacos, Veggie Tacos


Veggie taco
The Herb Box

The Herb Box
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Mole Taco: Sirloin, Black Bean, Ancho, Sour Cream, Pickled Cabbage; Chipotle Lentil Taco: Lentils, Chipotle, Golden Raisins, Soy Nuts, Sour Cream, Pickled Cabbage; Sweet Potato Taco: Grilled Onion, Spicy Roasted Corn-Avocado Salsa, Cotija, Creme, Baby Greens

The Thumb

The Thumb
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Beef Brisket taco (flour tortilla, cotija cheese, red cabbage, w/ chipotle salsa or BBQ sauce)
Pulled Pork taco (flour tortilla, cotija cheese, red cabbage, w/ chipotle salsa or BBQ sauce)
Mexicorn (corn kernels tossed in garlic aioli w/ cotija cheese, paprika & red chili powder)
Beer Brownie taco (beer infused brownie with dulce de leche buttercream & spiced pumpkin seeds)

Tia Pinches

Tia Pinches
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Green Chillie Pork on a thick corn tortilla with pinched edges and center topped with cotija cheese, diced onions, and Avocado Jalapeno cream sauce

Top Golf

Top Golf
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Pork tacos

Toro Latin Restaurant

Toro Latin Restaurant
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Saturday only
MENU
Beef tacos

Two Brothers Tap House

Two Brothers Tap House
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both Days
MENU
Roasted Pork Belly Bahn Mi taco w/ spicy pineapple kimchi, marinated cucumber, carrot and serrano pepper, sriracha cream
Chicken Thigh Bisteeya taco w/ confit chicken with Moroccan spice, sweet n spicy almonds, curry-almond milk mole
Smoked Beef Brisket taco w/ anchiote-BBQ, pickled red onion and corn, crispy potato hash, avocado crema

The Wigwam


The Wigwam
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Sunday only
MENU
Lechon Taco w/ roasted suckling pig, Sweet Soy Mayo w/ pickled cabbage slaw w/ white corn tortilla, Carne asada taco, Sambal aioli, Escabeche slaw, White corn tortilla


Kongjaban Taco - Korean black beans, kimchee, cilantro, red chile
Traveling Monk

Traveling Monk
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Bacon Tacos, Beer Braised Barbocoa, Sweet Pork, Beer-BQ Chicken, Chips and Salsa

Udder Delights

Udder Delights
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Achiote Pork Belly: Apple Shallot Slaw, Gaujillo and Chipotle Crema, Radish; Chopped Smoked Brisket Carnitas: Blistered Tomatoes, Green Onion, White BBQ Sauce; Ancho Rubbed Roast Turkey: Squash Puree, Cranberry Salsa, Cilantro

Vaquero’s

Vaquero’s
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Carne asada taco, Adobada taco, Pollo asado taco, Fish taco, Beef taco, Chips and guacamole
United Lunchadores Food Truck

United Lunchadores Food Truck
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Al Pastor Taco, Carne Asada Taco, Pollo Asado Taco, Chips and Salsa, Churros with Cajeta

Wandering Donkey Food Truck

Wandering Donkey Food Truck
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken Taco, Carne Asada Taco, Pork Carnitas Taco, Lamb Barbacoa Taco, Seafood Taco, Veggie Taco, Rice, Beans, Guacamole, Chips and Salsa, Churros

Wasted Grain

Wasted Grain
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Chicken Tacos

TEAM HIGHLIGHT
Bar Sponsor
Willie’s Taco Joint

Willie’s Taco Joint
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
The Green Butcher Taco; The Sloppy Jose'

Yardhouse

Yardhouse
Links
WEBSITE  |  
PARTICIPATING
Both days
MENU
Korean tacos and chicken tacos