Tacos aren’t relegated to only Tuesdays or Cinco De Mayo in Pulaski County! Crunch your way through Saint Robert with our handy Taco Trail!
Route 66 Taco & Wing Company
Route 66 Taco & Wing Company (946 Missouri Avenue, Suite 1, 573-232-1399) opened July 2019 and has gathered a legion of die-hard fans since. They offer specialty tacos including the Mother Road Taco (seasoned ribeye steak, cheese, guacamole, red onion, tomato, jalapeno & cilantro) and the Big Kahuna Taco filled with pulled pork topped with Mango-Pineapple salsa and cilantro. Raise the heat level with the Nashville Hot Chicken Taco! Route 66 Taco Company offers Tamale Tuesday specials.
Cancun Mexican Grill
Cancun Mexican Grill (890 Missouri Avenue, Suite 6, 573-336-8585) offers a menu inspired from the coast of Mexico. The restaurant serves half a dozen takes on the traditional taco including Fajita tacos, Pollo tacos, Carne Azada tacos, and Ocean tacos. Their Pastor tacos feature grilled marinated pork with onions, pineapple, and cilantro.
El Jimador Mexican Restaurant
“Jimmy’s” (220 Marshall Drive, Suite 6, 573-336-7555) 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.
Cantina Bravo Mexican Grille
Cantina Bravo Mexican Grill (332 Marshall Drive, 573-336-3390) 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.
El Cabrito Mexican Restaurant
In addition to tasty tacos, El Cabrito (560 Old Route 66, 573-336-4373) 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.
La Familia Mexican Restaurant
La Familia (1018 Missouri Avenue, 573-336-3339) 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.