Saint Robert, Missouri Taco Trail

Tacos aren’t relegated to only Tuesday’s or Cinco De Mayo in Pulaski County! Crunch your way through Saint Robert with our handy Taco Trail!

Our favorite tacos are crispy, delicious, and portable! Image by, and courtesy of, J.D. Hancock.

Our favorite tacos are crispy, delicious, and portable! Image by, and courtesy of, J.D. Hancock.

LA FAMILIA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
1018 Missouri Avenue
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573-336-3339

La Familia has been the answer to taco cravings in the Fort Leonard Wood area since 1998. They serve a hunger satisfying taco platter that has your choice of three crispy corn or soft flour tortillas tacos. You decide if you would like those filled with seasoned ground beef, shredded chicken, or shredded beef. They are topped with lettuce, cheese, and diced tomatoes and served with refried beans and rice. The also have top notch tacos de carne asada.

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Image by, and courtesy of Pixabay user savortonight.

CANTINA BRAVO MEXICAN GRILL
151 St. Robert Bouleavrd, Suite 4
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573-336-7776

Cantina Bravo Mexican Grill quickly became a favorite with locals and visitors in Saint Robert. Their menu covers the taco basics: taco salad, fajita taco salad, and shrimp tacos. They also serve tacos de carne asada on either corn or flour tortillas. The tortilla is then stuffed with chopped steak, onions, and cilantro and served with beans, pico de gallo, and tomatillo sauce. Seafood lovers should try tacos de pescado La Paz- hand battered fish filet strips are cooked “to crispy perfection” and topped with pico de gallo salsa. The dish is served with rice and a creamy chipotle sauce on the side.

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EL JIMADOR
220 Marshall Drive, Suite 6
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573-336-7555

Jimmy’s” has been loved by locals for many years. The restaurant has traditional beef or chicken tacos a la carte. They also offer a fajita version of their taco salad- a crisp flour tortilla filled with fajita style steak or chicken sautéed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers and topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo salsa and tomato. Steak lovers will savor an order of tacos de carne asada.

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Image by, and courtesy of, Pixabay user dolvita108.

EL CABRITO MEXICAN RESTAURANT
560 Old Route 66
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573-336-4373

In addition to tasty tacos, El Cabrito is known for their table-side guacamole. The restaurant offers a taco salad, seafood tacos, tacos supremos, and other favorites. Tacos a la Plancha are steak or chicken that has been grilled on a round, flat metal plate. This cooking method originated in Spain and is a precursor to the flattop grill. El Cabrito serves their tacos a la Plancha in a soft shell topped with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and cheese. One of their most requested dishes is Tacos Al Cabrito. Served in a flour shell these tacos are filled with steak that was grilled with onions and then covered with cheese sauce. They are served with rice, lettuce, sour cream, and tomato.

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Image by, and courtesy of, Pixabay user stina_magnus.

CANCUN MEXICAN GRILL
890 Missouri Avenue, Suite 6
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573-336-8585

Cancun Mexican Grill‘s menu is inspired from the coast of Mexico. The restaurant serves half a dozen takes on the traditional taco:

Fajita Taco- Grilled seasoned steak or chicken, mushrooms, onions, peppers, and cheese.

Pollo Taco- Lime marinated grilled chicken breast, topped with cabbage and lime chipotle mayonnaise. Served with pico de gallo salsa, and sour cream on the side.

Carne Azada Taco– Grilled seasoned angus steak, onions, cilantro, and green tomatillo salsa.

Ocean Taco– Your choice of either fish or shrimp topped with cabbage, lime chipotle mayonnaise, and pico de gallo. Sour cream is served on the side.

Pastor Taco– Grilled marinated pork with onions, pineapple, and cilantro.

Carnitas Taco– Tender pork with onions and cilantro.

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Image by, and courtesy of, flckr user larl-martin skontorp.

For more dining options in Pulaski County USA please visit www.pulaskicountyusa.com

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