Taqueria El Gordo & La Flaca on SE 14th

Taqueria El Gordo & La Flaca Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

Location: 1013 Se 14th St in Des Moines.

Al Pastor Tacos from Taqueria El Gordo & La Flaca Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

This taco truck with a couple inside has been working beside the old La Pizza House while the building is being renovated.

First spotted: Spring 2018

Picaditas from Taqueria El Gordo & La Flaca Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

Specialties: the menu includes carne asada steaks and a selection of seafood.

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Taqueria El Gordo & La Flaca Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa
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El Mezquite Taqueria on East Euclid

El Mezquite Taqueria Taco Truck on Euclid Ave in Des Moines, Iowa

Location: in a parking lot beside the Cash Saver at 1320 E Euclid

First Spotted: Spring 2018

Cabeza tacos from Taqueria El Mezquite Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

Specialties: they have the usual taco toppings and serve breakfasts.

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Taqueria El Mezquite Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

Sabores De Mexico in Windsor Heights

Sabores De Mexico Taco Truck in Windsor Heights, Iowa

Sabores De Mexico is based in West Des Moines and serves at Sherwood Forest and local events.

Online at: Facebook page is HERE.

Al Pastor Tacos from Sabores De Mexico Taco Truck in Windsor Heights Iowa

Location: They are parked in the Sherwood Forest shopping center at the corner of 73rd and Hickman.

Active since: summer 2016

Specialties: tacos, nachos.

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Sabores De Mexico Taco Truck in Windsor Heights Iowa

Mi Lindo Mexico on NE 14th St

Mi Lindo Mexico Taco Truck on NE 14th St in Des Moines, Iowa

Location: in front of the BP station at 5120 NE 14th St just north of Des Moines.

This is the third truck in a year parked in the same space just north of the interstate.

Online at: facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/MiLindoMexicoo/

Cheese Shell Tacos from Mi Lindo Mexico Taco Truck in Des Moines, Iowa

Active Since: I first saw them on January 2017.

Specialties: full breakfast, burgers, and cheese shell tacos.

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Cheese Shell Tacos from Mi Lindo Mexico Taco Truck in Des Moines, Iowa

La Michoacana on Lincoln Way in Ames

Tacos La Michoacana Taco Truck on Lincoln Way in Ames, Iowa

Location: 326 Lincoln Way beside the pawn shop in Ames, Iowa.

Online at: facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/Tacos-la-michoacana-1038748356180235/

Huarache from La Michoacana Taco Truck in Ames, Iowa

Active Since: at least May of 2016

Specialties: they have huaraches and daily specials like fried fish or tamales.

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La Michoacana Taco Truck in Ames, Iowa

 

 

The Hot Peppers Mexican Grill on Douglas

The Hot Peppers Mexican Grill Taco Truck on Douglas Avenue in Des Moines Iowa

This truck appeared this fall beside a pawn shop on Douglas on the north side of Des Moines.

Location: 3005 Douglas Avenue

Online at : facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/TheHotPeppers/

Adobado Tacos from The Hot Peppers Mexican Grill Truck in Des Moines, Iowa.

Active since: November 2016

Specialties: they have tacos with cheese and mulitas.

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The Hot Peppers Mexican Grill Truck in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

 

La Ventura Tortas Y Antojitos on NE 14th

La Ventura Tortas Y Antojitos Taco Truck in Des Moines Iowa

This truck just appeared on NE 14th, and I think they came from Northern Iowa. The menu hints at lots of items but its all crossed off when I visit.

Location: Next to the Star station at 4028 NE 14th St

Suadero Tacos from La Ventura Taco Truck in Des Moines, Iowa

Active Since: at least September 2016.

Specialties: the menu teases you with stuff crossed out or out of stock, but I had Suadero beef tacos and other people were getting tortas.

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La Ventura Taco Truck in Des Moines, Iowa