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Best Taco Tuesday Specials In OC

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Tacos are good any day of the week, but they are especially good on Tuesdays when places roll out their Taco Tuesday specials. Let's face it. Orange County doesn't offer many food deals where you can get your grub on for $5 or less, so when you find a deal like that, you have to take advantage of it. Here are some of the best places in Orange County to enjoy Taco Tuesday without spending a lot of money.

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The Daily Dose
2963 Michelson Drive, Suite B
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 863-0908

The Daily Dose is proof that you don't need to go to a taco stand to enjoy Taco Tuesday specials. Here you can get chicken, beef or pork tacos for $1 each, along with Corona for $3. The specials aren't just for happy hour either. This deal lasts all day, and you'll find it's pretty easy to while away a day here. Plus, you can watch any sporting event you want on the many televisions while you enjoy your tacos.

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Hole Mole
14430 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 505-2502

It's hard to beat a deal where you get any food item for $1. Unless you have a particularly voracious appetite, you can fill up for $5 or less. Hole Mole offers taqueria-style tacos (chicken, asada, carnitas, al pastor or fish) for $1 each on Tuesdays. It also offers three different salsas with which you can top them. It's perfect for your lunch break from work, or for a quick bite after work and before you head to one of the fine drinking establishments in Tustin.

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Taco Boy
3436 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 827-9282

If $1 tacos on Tuesday are good, then tacos for less than a dollar are even better, especially in Orange County where it is hard to imagine any food item that cheap. Taco Boy not only offers tacos for $0.85 each, but also offers meats beyond the usual chicken beef and pork. Here you can get lengua, cabeza or other fillings that are way more exotic than carne asada. There's probably no other place in the county where you can get your fill for such a low price, so take advantage of it whenever you can.

Related: Best Guacamole In Orange County

Durango Mexican Grill
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Durango Mexican Grill
730 E. imperial Highway
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 255-5660

Durango Mexican Grill is proof that Taco Tuesday doesn't need to be limited to tacos. Yes, you can get six different kinds of tacos (including chili Colorado and chili verde) for $1 each. However, you can also get your favorite Mexican comfort soups, including pozole and potato jalapeno, for $1 each. You can wash all of this down with the great selection of beer and wine. At Durango, it's not just Taco Tuesday, it's Comfort Food Tuesday.

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Oasis Mexican Food and Fruteria
2520 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 771-9002

If you only need one reason to go to Oasis for Taco Tuesday, here it is: tacos for $0.50 each. You read that correctly, delicious tacos for only half a dollar each. And if that weren't enough, Oasis also offers Pacifico for $2.50. Think about that. In our fair county, there is a place where you can fill up on tacos and beer for less than $10. That's pretty tough to match.

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Gary Schwind is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on

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