NATIONAL TACO DAY - Savor the flavors of your favorite food in Pacific Beach
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The al pastor-style salmon tacos on jicama tortillas at Pueblo. PHOTO BY THOMAS MELVILLE
The al pastor-style salmon tacos on jicama tortillas at Pueblo. PHOTO BY THOMAS MELVILLE

National Taco Day is Sunday, Oct. 4, and this beach community definitely gives residents and visitors something to taco 'bout when it comes to its stellar taco selections. These Pacific Beach destinations are ready to help you celebrate the beloved “holiday” with savory selections.

The al pastor-style salmon tacos with mango, pineapple, avocado salsa on jicama tortillas at Pueblo (, 877 Hornblend St., are a stroke of genius. Adding the same marinade used for al pastor to grilled salmon, the flavors are fresh and the fish succulent.

Savor award-winning tacos at The Fish Shop at 1775 Garnet Ave., open daily from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. The seafood haven is home to the TKO Taco, made with grilled Mahi Mahi, signature fish shop seasoning, cheese, house cilantro white sauce, and tropical salsa. Looking for more of a kick? Opt for the Spicy Dorado Taco, which features a Sriracha aioli.

Head to Mavericks at 860 Garnet Ave. for a taco-inspired Sunday Funday. Choose your protein and tortilla type and enjoy all of the must-have fixings including chipotle aioli, cotija cheese, and pico de gallo for the ultimate taco.

At Waterbar at 4325 Ocean Blvd. try the Waterbar Tacos and choose from mouth-watering selections such as pineapple-glazed rockfish, shredded beef, or shredded chicken tacos all served on corn tortillas and topped with shredded cabbage, ancho crema and pico de gallo. Pair your dish with the new Watermelon Margarita and enjoy picturesque views atop the sundeck for the ultimate experience. 

Break Point at 945 Garnet Ave boasts a vibrant aesthetic alongside fun libations and of course, tacos. Take your pick from tasty selections including Carne Asada, Baja Fish, or the Seared Ahi Tacos, which feature tamari soy-ginger seared ahi, cabbage, pickled carrot, cucumber kimchi, and sriracha mayo served on flour tortillas.

Celebrate with Taco Tuesday pricing offered all Sunday long at City Tacos, 4516 Mission Blvd. That means 10% off all of your favorites including the Pollo City Taco, and the Vegan Sweet Potato Taco, featuring golden fried purple sweet potato, black bean mousse, microgreens, and vegan basil aioli.

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