Tacos Atoyac - Closed

1830 W. Glendale Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Critics' Pick
Tacos Atoyac +

jackie+Mercandetti Served+up+fast+and+flavorful%2C+Tacos+Atoyac+goes+south+%26mdash%3B+way+south+%26mdash%3B+of+the+border+with+its+less+commonly+found+Oaxacan+fare.


  • Tue-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10pm
  • $
  • Dinner
  • BYOB
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Tacos Atoyac has become one of Phoenix's most popular taquerias, and with good reason — fresh ingredients, unique flavors, and, yes, rock-bottom prices (nothing on the menu costs more than $8). A fresh departure from the city's ubiquitous Sonaran-style taco joints, Atoyac has mined Oaxacan-style recipes, focusing more on rich flavors than on heat. Served on Fridays and Saturdays only, the complex mole is a must-order, as are Atoyac's lightly battered fish tacos, some of the best we've ever tasted, and the tlayuda, a Mexican pizza topped with delicious al pastor pork, onions, and avocado.

Related Stories (16)

  • March Restaurant Openings and Closings in Metro Phoenix
    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8 a.m. by Heather Hoch

    Another month, another handful of painful goodbyes to Phoenix dining institutions have left us near heartbroken. However, with some exciting new restaurants hitting the scene this month as well, it almost makes up for having to let ...

  • Tacos Atoyac in Phoenix Has Closed Indefinitely
    Friday, March 28, 2014 at 9:31 p.m. by Lauren Saria

    According to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page on Friday night, Tacos Atoyac in Central Phoenix has closed its doors indefinitely. The restaurant, owned by Oaxacan Pablo Lopez and Chilean-born Dan Maldonado, opened in 2010 an...

  • Phoenix Weekend Trip for Hipsters List on USA Today Will Lead You Astray
    Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 6 a.m. by Heather Hoch

    With all the Layover-esque planning guides for trips to Phoenix coming out, it seems our metropolitan region is finally getting some national love. The most recent list comes from USA Today and supposedly guides you on a hipster's t...

  • 10 Best Tacos in Metro Phoenix
    Friday, September 27, 2013 at 7 a.m. by Katie Johnson

    Day or night, truck or table, tacos are becoming the go-to grub of many Phoenix locals. With an array of fillings, salsas, and tortillas, these mini meat and veggie pockets are essentially the choose-your-own-adventure of finger foo...

Load More Articles
View All

More Mexican Restaurants in North Phoenix

View All

More Mexican Restaurants in Phoenix


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >