Best Mexican: Native Tongues Taqueria

photo by  Brendan Stephens

Native Tongues Taqueria

Calgary, let us bring Mexico to you. Meet Native Tongues Taqueria. This modern taqueria is rooted in the traditional street and market foods of Mexico with an artistic flare. If you’ve been here before, you will recall the paint-splattered walls, trendy wall hangings and open-kitchen concept. The staff expertly navigate their way around high tops and booths carrying fancy cocktails and of course, chips & guac. Located in the Beltline, this local hotspot is always packed with hungry Calgarians dreamin’ of a Mexico vacation.

Since it opened, this cool, funky taco joint has earned its reputation for crave-worthy tacos, unique side dishes and their absolutely delicious cocktail list. Native Tongues is always lined up out the door with locals dying for a taste of beef tongue, confit pork, chorizo and potato tacos. However, the list of tacos goes on. This trendy joint not only serves up unique, Instagram-worthy tacos but also provides Calgarians with a unique way to experience not-your-average Mexican dish.


235 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Tel. (403) 263-9444