Tacos Moreno, Santa Cruz CA | Merchant Profile

Tacos Moreno is located at 1053 Water Street in Santa Cruz. The restaurant, which has won multiple awards for ìBest Burritoî and named ìBest Taqueria in Santa Cruzî by Sunset Magazine, is owned by Esteban and Maria Moreno. Their daughter and manager Carina Moreno tells us the restaurant opened in 1982. Esteban and Maria were working in a relative’s restaurant when the decided to strike out on their own and bought a food truck. After much success they opened in the current location in 1982. The Morenos hail from the Mexican state of Michoacan, and staying true to the area’s cuisine, tacos Moreno serves no rice in the restaurant.  The most popular item at Tacoís Moreno is the Corn Quesadilla. It is served with a tortilla, corn oil, monterey jack cheese, beans, cabbage, onion, cilantro, tomato and salsa. It also comes with a choice of meat.  Carina tells us sometimes people mistake it for a taco.  The Burritos can be made vegetarian style. Regular Burritos are served with a choice of meat, plus beans, cabbage, onion, cilantro, tomato, and salsa. The most popular meat choice at the restaurant is the BBQ Pork. Tacos Moreno serves a variety of sodas and juices including Jarritos and both domestic and imported beer. They also do take-out. If you are looking for great Tacos or Burritos while in Santa Cruz stop in at Taco Moreno today. The warm and welcoming staff will ensure you have a great dining experience.

1053 Water St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062