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Delicious Biria Tacos in Pittsburgh that Melt in Your Mouth!

  • March 25, 2022
  • | 6:30 PM

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Close your eyes and picture this – biting into a taco with the perfect amount of crunch and pork so tender it almost melts in your mouth. This traditional Mexican dish is a combination of sweet and sour with a hint of spice, served with a traditional dipping-stew on the side. Have we peaked your interest yet?!

They have taken social media by storm and we’re here to show you where to find the best birria tacos in Pittsburgh.

St. Clair Social

Head over to St. Clair Social for some of the juiciest birria tacos in Pittsburgh! Dipped into a braising sauce, coated with melty chihuahua cheese, cilantro and fire-roasted tomato salsa,  these babies certainly won’t disappoint. Grab your friends, take your tastebuds for a ride, and try St. Clair’s top-of-the-line birria.

Pro tip: Every Wednesday, St. Clair Social offers amazing drink specials! Get great deals on featured cocktails, as well as, locally-brewed craft beer. Seriously, beer and tacos…what could be better?!

Hours + Location

Monday–Thursday | 5:00pm–10:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 5:00pm–11:00pm

📍302 S St Clair St, Pittsburgh

📷 La Palapa

La Palapa

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at La Palapa in the South Side. Their menu is jam-packed with traditional favorites such as nachos, enchiladas, tamales, empanadas and more. You MUST try their take on the Birria Taco. Crafted using locally-sourced, high quality beef short ribs, served with a flavorful broth on the side. Biting into one is truly an experience unlike any other. La Palapa even has a burrito named in honor of the Pittsburgh Steelers!

Hours + Location

Tuesday–Thursday & Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm

📍2224 E Carson St, Pittsburgh

📷 La Casa Del Tacos

La Casa Del Tacos

If you’re craving truly authentic tacos, head on over to La Casa Del Tacos. They are proudly staffed with two taqueros from Toluca, a town just outside of Mexico City! These two fabulous chefs used homemade recipes to craft a menu filled with the highest quality ingredients and prepared using traditional Toluca street food cooking styles. They offer 11 varieties of tacos and two outstanding torta options. Try something new each time you go!

Hours + Location

Monday–Saturday | 12:00pm–8:00pm

📍3249 Washington Pike, Bridgeville

📷 Alquisiras Paleteria

Alquisiras Paleteria

Devour mouthwatering birria tacos in Pittsburgh at Alquirsiras Paleteria! This quaint Mexican eatery is truly a hidden gem featuring a wide variety of entree options at affordable prices. The best part? They also operate as an ice cream and frozen yogurt shop! It’s a one stop shop for lunch, dinner and dessert. Definitely stop by Aquisiras Paleteria for a meal that the whole family will like!

Hours + Location

Wednesday–Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍2056 Broadway Ave, Pittsburgh

📷 Round Corner Cantina

Round Corner Cantina

Round Corner Cantina is bringing all things birria to the Burgh! Their menu features a Tijuana-style beef birria taco topped with onion, cilantro, chile de árbol salsa, tortilla blanca. Pair your birria with a refreshing drink like a Margarita or Michelada. Round Corner also serves up an assortment of street tacos, quesadillas, and more.

Hours + Location

Tuesday–Thursday | 5:00pm–10:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday–Sunday | 3:00pm–10:00pm

📍3720 Butler St, Pittsburgh

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We want to see you trying this social media trend! Snap of picture of your favorite birra and send it our way. Tag us and use #stufftodoinpittsburgh on Facebook or Instagram and we might even re-share your post. Don’t forget to download our app for the latest and best happenings in the Burgh!

Comiendo Feliz!

Curated by

Britta Moletz

Britta Moletz

Britta is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near yo...