Ernesto's Taco Shop

8845 SW 107th Ave.
Palmetto Bay, FL 33176


  • Mon - Wed: 9:00 am - 12:00 am Thu - Sat: 6:00 am - 5:00 am Sun: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • $
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • No Alcohol
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Smoking, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Ernesto's Taco Shop is an authentic, locally owned Mexican fast-food joint with a menu filled with rare dishes like tortas (Mexican sandwiches), menudo (cow stomach lining, available Saturday and Sunday), and tacos de lengua (beef tongue). Your favorite meals from late-night Taco Bell runs are here, too, just much better: burritos, enchiladas, and chimichangas made fresh. One of the most popular combination plates is the "three amigos" -- three tacos. No two homemade taco shells are the same, and they are substantial and crisp. Try a taco al pastor, literally meaning "shepherd style," a marinated meat slowly cooked on a vertical rotisserie. The horchata -- a sweet drink of rice, coconut, milk and cinnamon -- is excellent. For those who prefer a beer with fried food, try a Negra Modelo or a PacĀ­fico. Don't let the strip mall setting fool you: This is a perfect local dive.

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