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Best Taqueria Denver 2013 - La Calle Taqueria y Carnitas

La Calle Taqueria y Carnitas

La Calle Taqueria y Carnitas

1565 W. Alameda Ave.

Denver, CO 80223


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Readers' Choice: Pinche Taqueria

If you're in search of the city's most transcendent taqueria — the one that makes you raise your fist to the heavens, having just discovered enlightenment on a plate — then the entrance to La Calle Taqueria y Carnitas is our pearly gate. Taquerias are an omnipresent fixture on Denver's food landscape, and a religious experience for many of us. Especially this one, where the tacos — more than twenty versions are offered — come in both common and unexpected forms. You can wrap your jaws around tacos al pastor pelted with charred pineapple; steamed tacos stuffed with tongue; tacos de cazuela slapped with slow-roasted pork; and fried tacos filled with cheek meat and thrust in a cazo pan. A smashing salsa bar is the ultimate benediction.

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Does this place actually exist? Just drove around trying to find it and no dice. Also doesn't show anywhere on Google and there are no reviews I can find.