The Best Tacos At The Lake

When you're looking for a delicious meal at the Lake of the Ozarks, look no further than Mexicali Blues! We serve authentic Mexican cuisine, along with non-traditional favorites you can only find here. From fajitas and enchiladas to queso dip and tamales, you can find all your favorites at Mexicali Blues. So many of our menu items are a must try! However, one of our more popular items on the menu is our tacos. We take a look at a few fun facts about tacos, what tacos you can enjoy at Mexicali Blues and the best day to enjoy them!

Fun Facts About Tacos

- While the word taco literally translates to plug a small hole, it also translates to light lunch in Mexican Spanish.

- It's rumored that Ensenada, Mexico is the birthplace of the taco.

- One of the first taco trucks in American began in 1966 in New York. Two housewives operated an early version of the taco truck. Although the truck did not have a full kitchen, it was available for catering.

- It's said that the first tacos were invented between 1,000 and 500 B.C. as an edible spoon. Scooping up filling with a tortilla eventually morphed into the tortilla as the vessel.

- In 2015, American ate 4.5 billion tacos, which means roughly 653,424 tacos were eaten on Taco Tuesday every week.

The Best Tacos At The Lake

Taco Salad - Crispy flour tortilla shell filled with your choice of meat, lettuce, cheese, sour cream, tomatoes and green onions.

Lobster Tacos - Two fried lobster tacos with lettuce, cheese, cilantro and ranch dressing. Served with rice.

Shrimp or Grouper Tacos - Two sauteed shrimp or grouper tacos with lettuce, cheese, cilantro and ranch dressing. Served with rice. (Can be enjoyed blackened!)

Carnitas Tacos - Two slow roasted pork tacos topped with lettuce, cheese, guacamole, tomatoes, onions and cilantro. Served with black beans and rice.

Enjoy the best tacos at the Lake of the Ozarks in our Mix & Max combos! Enjoy our tacos with your choice of enchilada, burrito, flauta, chili relleno or tamale.

Taco Tuesday

Enjoy the best tacos at the Lake of the Ozarks for only $1 ALL DAY every Tuesday! Choose from beef, chicken or pork on either a corn or flour shell. There's no better day to enjoy Lake of the Ozarks' best tacos. Choose your tacos and grab a margarita - it's Taco Tuesday at Mexicali Blues!

* 3 taco minimum on Taco Tuesday.

The best Mexican food at the Lake of the Ozarks is found at Mexicali Blues! We are open Tuesday - Sunday at 11:00 AM. You can cozy up to our cantina or during the summer months, enjoy the beautiful weather on our expansive outdoor patio. The best tacos at the Lake of the Ozarks are just $1 all day long every Tuesday. We hope to see you soon at Lake of the Ozarks' best Mexican restaurant!
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Osage Beach, MO 65065


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