Grab Late-Night Tacos

click to enlarge How many minis can we fit on our plate?
How many minis can we fit on our plate?

When out drinking, nothing satisfies that early morning hunger like a taco from a taco truck. A good after-bar taco truck combines tastiness, quickness and cheapness.

Located right next to Hardbodies, Tacos El Regio (2726 N. St. Mary's St.) is ideally situated in walking distance from all of the bars along the St. Mary's Strip. This taco truck opens at dusk to specifically cater to the area's late-night crowds, and features some of the best green salsa in San Antone (Yelp users heartily agree). The tortas are humungous; the tacos are bursting with spice and flavor, but the elote ... oh, the elote. You will be dreaming about it long after that first bite, trust me.

If your night out has left you with an unbearable craving for heat, Taqueria Datapoint (multiple locations) can certainly satisfy that desire — given that you have a willing driver or Uber monies. Datapoint's menu items embody the exact opposite of stingy, and almost all dishes are prepared with copious cilantro, grilled onions and meat. For the heat, we advise you to look no further than the complimentary red salsa. Fair warning, though, that shit is hot.

For Taquitos West Ave. (2818 West Ave., 210-525-9888), authenticity is everything. Taquitos' diversified options for meat and spice, alongside their bona fide Mexican drinks and desserts elicit tastes and sentiments of home, or your home away from home if you lack Latin American descent. The entire joint is set up outside, so it's perfect for a little late night adventure, regardless if you have any sobering up to do. All for under $10, the experience is unbeatable.

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