All the Restaurants Participating in Cleveland Taco Week (May 9th-15th) and What They're Serving for $2

Because Taco Tuesday isn't enough!

With Cleveland Taco Week (May 9th-15th), we're bringing you $2 Tacos from some of Cleveland's most popular taco joints. Each participating Taco Week restaurant will be offering their own unique tacos. We’ll be printing passports to guide taco-lovers to participating restaurants — passports will be stamped by the restaurant for each order of tacos (minimum order of 3 tacos).
Scroll down to view images

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

At a time when local-based reporting is critical, support from our readers is essential to our future. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month

49th Street Tavern
4129 East 49th St., Newburgh Heights
49th Street Tavern in Newburgh Heights is offering three different offerings for Taco Week. Their steak tacos feature a soft shell, marinated steak, lettuce, tomato, onion, tomato salsa and sour cream, their chicken tacos come with a soft shell, cilantro, lime, tomato salsa and sour cream. Their shrimp tacos come with a creamy taco slaw in a soft shell.
Photo Provided

49th Street Tavern

4129 East 49th St., Newburgh Heights

49th Street Tavern in Newburgh Heights is offering three different offerings for Taco Week. Their steak tacos feature a soft shell, marinated steak, lettuce, tomato, onion, tomato salsa and sour cream, their chicken tacos come with a soft shell, cilantro, lime, tomato salsa and sour cream. Their shrimp tacos come with a creamy taco slaw in a soft shell.
Academy Tavern on Larchmere
12800 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland
The Academy Tavern is offering three taco iterations for Taco Week. All three tacos are served with a soft shell. The Academy Taco comes with ground beef, lettuce and cheddar cheese, the buffalo chicken comes with grilled chicken, sauteed onions, green peppers and house made jalapeño cheese sauce and the cajun shrimp taco comes with cajun shrimp, lettuce, tomato and green chili salsa. Vegetarian option available.
Photo Provided

Academy Tavern on Larchmere

12800 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland

The Academy Tavern is offering three taco iterations for Taco Week. All three tacos are served with a soft shell. The Academy Taco comes with ground beef, lettuce and cheddar cheese, the buffalo chicken comes with grilled chicken, sauteed onions, green peppers and house made jalapeño cheese sauce and the cajun shrimp taco comes with cajun shrimp, lettuce, tomato and green chili salsa. Vegetarian option available.
Añejo Tequila Joint
1051 West 10th Street, Cleveland 
Añejo Tequila Joint is offering three tacos for Taco Week. Their diablo shrimp tacos come with crispy wild gulf shrimp tossed in diablo sauce (creamy spicy sauce), añejo house slaw and cotija cheese served in a flour or corn tortilla shell. Their veggie tacos come with black beans, roasted corn and peppers served in a flour or corn tortilla shell. Their cajun pollo tacos come with oven roasted cajun chicken, lettuce, tomato, and three-cheese blend topped with honey cajun sauce served in a flour or corn tortilla
Photo Provided

Añejo Tequila Joint

1051 West 10th Street, Cleveland

Añejo Tequila Joint is offering three tacos for Taco Week. Their diablo shrimp tacos come with crispy wild gulf shrimp tossed in diablo sauce (creamy spicy sauce), añejo house slaw and cotija cheese served in a flour or corn tortilla shell. Their veggie tacos come with black beans, roasted corn and peppers served in a flour or corn tortilla shell. Their cajun pollo tacos come with oven roasted cajun chicken, lettuce, tomato, and three-cheese blend topped with honey cajun sauce served in a flour or corn tortilla
Balance Pan-Asian Grille
515 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
Downtown, Balance Pan-Asian Grille is offering their Korean BBQ 3.0 taco for Taco Week. It’s their twist on a Korean classic served with choice of protein and tortilla topped with homemade Kimchi pickles, shredded red cabbage, and scallions.
Photo Provided
Photo Provided

Balance Pan-Asian Grille

515 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

Downtown, Balance Pan-Asian Grille is offering their Korean BBQ 3.0 taco for Taco Week. It’s their twist on a Korean classic served with choice of protein and tortilla topped with homemade Kimchi pickles, shredded red cabbage, and scallions.

Photo Provided
Ballantine
4113 Erie St., Willoughby
In Willoughby, Ballantine is offering two tacos for Taco Week. Their carnitas taco comes with braised pork, jicama and carrot slaw. Their tofu asada taco comes with grilled tofu, jicama and carrot slaw.
Photo Provided

Ballantine

4113 Erie St., Willoughby

In Willoughby, Ballantine is offering two tacos for Taco Week. Their carnitas taco comes with braised pork, jicama and carrot slaw. Their tofu asada taco comes with grilled tofu, jicama and carrot slaw.
Barrio
Multiple Locations
At multiple locations across town (Tremont, Lakewood, Willoughby, Downtown, Kent and Cleveland Heights) Barrio is offering three unique tacos. The El Jefe Loco comes with a stoner shell (flour soft, corn hard, chorizo and queso), spice-rubbed chicken, queso fresco, Western Reserve smoked cheddar, pico de gallo, corn salsa, chipotle honey barbeque sauce and salsa roja. The El Gringo comes on a flour shell with chili-spiced ground sirloin, Western Reserve smoked cheddar, lettuce, pico de gallo and chipotle crema. The El Vegano comes with their lean goddess shell (corn soft, corn hard and guac), pan-seared portobellos, caramelized onions, poblanos, pico de gallo, corn salsa and salsa verde.
Photo Provided

Barrio

Multiple Locations

At multiple locations across town (Tremont, Lakewood, Willoughby, Downtown, Kent and Cleveland Heights) Barrio is offering three unique tacos. The El Jefe Loco comes with a stoner shell (flour soft, corn hard, chorizo and queso), spice-rubbed chicken, queso fresco, Western Reserve smoked cheddar, pico de gallo, corn salsa, chipotle honey barbeque sauce and salsa roja. The El Gringo comes on a flour shell with chili-spiced ground sirloin, Western Reserve smoked cheddar, lettuce, pico de gallo and chipotle crema. The El Vegano comes with their lean goddess shell (corn soft, corn hard and guac), pan-seared portobellos, caramelized onions, poblanos, pico de gallo, corn salsa and salsa verde.
Billy’s A Cappelli Martini Bar
7338 Industrial Park on Rt. 306, Mentor 
Billy’s A Cappelli Martini Bar in Mentor is serving their mahi mahi tacos with a power blend slaw, pico de gallo and creamy avocado on a soft tortilla.
Photo Provided

Billy’s A Cappelli Martini Bar

7338 Industrial Park on Rt. 306, Mentor

Billy’s A Cappelli Martini Bar in Mentor is serving their mahi mahi tacos with a power blend slaw, pico de gallo and creamy avocado on a soft tortilla.
Blue Habañero
6416 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 8934 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville and 18066 Royalton Rd., Strongsville
Blue Habañero is offering barbacoa tacos served with cilantro, onions, tomatoes and tomato spiced salsa. They’re also offering their street tacos, with certified angus ribeye steak, chorizo and pineapple, served with onion, cilantro, topped with tomatillo sauce. Their final offering is their carnitas, with slow cooked pork, onion and cilantro, topped with tomatillo sauce.
Photo Provided

Blue Habañero

6416 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 8934 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville and 18066 Royalton Rd., Strongsville

Blue Habañero is offering barbacoa tacos served with cilantro, onions, tomatoes and tomato spiced salsa. They’re also offering their street tacos, with certified angus ribeye steak, chorizo and pineapple, served with onion, cilantro, topped with tomatillo sauce. Their final offering is their carnitas, with slow cooked pork, onion and cilantro, topped with tomatillo sauce.
Bomba Taco + Bar
2101 Richmond Rd., Beachwood and 19880 Detroit Rd., Rocky River
At two locations (2101 Richmond Rd., Beachwood and 19880 Detroit Rd.,Rocky River), Bomba is offering three different tacos. The Smoked Piggy comes with BBQ pulled pork, crispy onions and Salvadorian slaw. The Yard Bird comes with chipotle marinated roasted chicken, pickled red onions and guacamole. The kale and corn taco comes with garlic kale, tomato, corn, cotija cheese, hot sauce and crispy potato strings.
Photo Provided

Bomba Taco + Bar

2101 Richmond Rd., Beachwood and 19880 Detroit Rd., Rocky River

At two locations (2101 Richmond Rd., Beachwood and 19880 Detroit Rd.,Rocky River), Bomba is offering three different tacos. The Smoked Piggy comes with BBQ pulled pork, crispy onions and Salvadorian slaw. The Yard Bird comes with chipotle marinated roasted chicken, pickled red onions and guacamole. The kale and corn taco comes with garlic kale, tomato, corn, cotija cheese, hot sauce and crispy potato strings.
Café Avalun
4640 Richmond Rd., Cleveland
Cafe Avalaun is offering two tacos for Taco Week. Their Holy Mole comes with three tacos where you can choose grilled chicken, braised pork or roasted jackfruit and served on soft corn tortillas with dark mole sauce, pickled onions, radish, crumbled queso fresco cheese and guacamole. Their baja fish taco comes with battered catfish with pineapple citrus slaw and avocado-lime crema on soft corn tortillas.
Photo Provided

Café Avalun

4640 Richmond Rd., Cleveland

Cafe Avalaun is offering two tacos for Taco Week. Their Holy Mole comes with three tacos where you can choose grilled chicken, braised pork or roasted jackfruit and served on soft corn tortillas with dark mole sauce, pickled onions, radish, crumbled queso fresco cheese and guacamole. Their baja fish taco comes with battered catfish with pineapple citrus slaw and avocado-lime crema on soft corn tortillas.