Tacos el Machin, 1642 Pacific Blvd. S.E., 159 reviews averaging 4.5 stars.
The storefront for this sit-down restaurant at 1642 Pacific Blvd. may not look imposing, but it’s the favorite of chefs all around the mid-valley for the seemingly simple yet magnificent tacos, which include just a few ingredients and the truth. The business also has a food cart over in Corvallis.
La Roca, 1727 Hill St. S.E., 85 reviews averaging 4 stars.
Los Tequilas, 2525 Santiam Highway S.E., 73 reviews averaging 4 stars.
Dos Arbolitos, 50 West Oak St., 49 reviews averaging 4 stars. “Dos” is numero uno in Lebanon, and a longtime favorite of residents for many dishes, including the delicious tacos. This is run by the family that also owns Taqueria Alonzo in downtown Albany and Corvallis.
Casa De Reyes, 2434 Main St., 24 reviews averaging 4 stars.
PHOTO: Tacos el Machin has street tacos that are simple, with just a few ingredients, but they're fast, inexpensive, healthy and utterly satisfying. Some of the options are shown in this 2018 file photo.