This is a taco lover's dream festival, and it's back on Thursday, May 5.  We get to take our taco-eating skills to an entirely new level and love every minute of it, and all for free.

For the first time since May 2019, Taco Tour Manchester will shut down Elm Street on Thursday evening, May 5, so we can eat the night away.

Let the salivating begin, as I'm sure it has for the 30,000 people expected to stroll up and down Elm Street in downtown Manchester eating as many tacos as they can, according to the Manchester Chamber.

Chef preparing tacos in a food truck.

Taco Tour Manchester is that one night each year where downtown Manchester restaurants and venues ALL serve tacos.  How scrumptious is that?  Save up that appetite so you can taste test like crazy as you amble from restaurant to restaurant lining Elm Street, all offering up incredible, mouthwatering tacos.

Mexican lunch with three spicy pulled pork tacos

This 4-hour festival kicks off at 4p on Thursday, May 5.

Since 2011, this May tradition in the Queen City has grown annually into one of the biggest and best festivals in New Hampshire.

Nikolay Trubnikov

The creators of this massively delicious festival, The Greater Manchester Chamber, in collaboration with the Manchester Economic Development, are beyond thrilled to welcome people:

This event is a favorite of thousands throughout the Greater Manchester region and beyond and we are thrilled that our community will see this amazing event come back to life on May 5th, 2022.  The Taco Tour is a wonderful downtown experience that highlights the creativity, food and personalities that make our restaurants so incredible. We are proud to be offering such a fun community event that boosts economic energy and vitality in Manchester.

Grilled Fish Tacos with Coleslaw- Photographed on Hasselblad H3D2-39mb Camera
Lauri Patterson

Here is a list of the restaurants participating!  YUM, how many tacos can you eat in 4 hours?

Current list of Participating Taco Tour Manchester Restaurants

  • 603 Bar & Grill
  • 815 Cocktails & Provisions
  • 900 Degrees
  • A&E Coffee & Tea
  • Alley Cat Pizzeria
  • Alltown Fresh Manchester
  • Angel City Music Hall
  • B’s Tacos
  • Ben and Jerry’s
  • Bird Food Baking
  • bluAqua Restrobar
  • Boards and Brews
  • Bonfire Country Club
  • Buba Noodle Bar
  • Caesario’s Pizza and Subs
  • Café at The Bookery
  • Café la Reine
  • Consuelo’s Taqueria
  • Dancing Lion Chocolate
  • Dandido Hot Sauce
  • DeadProof Pizza Co
  • Diz’s Cafe
  • Doogie’s Bar and Grill
  • El Rincon
  • Electric Avenue Arcade
  • Firefly Manchester
  • New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Multiple Vendors)
  • Flight Center, MHT
  • Gaucho’s Churrascaria
  • Granite State Candy Shoppe
  • Great NH Restaurants
  • Gyro Spot
  • Hooked + Ignite
  • Industry East
  • Kisaki
  • MFD Central Station
  • Mint Bistro
  • Osaka
  • Patz Deli
  • Pho Golden Bowl
  • Piccola Italia Ristorante
  • Presto Pasta
  • Prime Time Grilled Cheese
  • Restoration Cafe
  • Shopper’s Pub
  • Stark Brewing Co.
  • Strange Brew Tavern
  • Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream
  • Taj India
  • Thai Food Connection
  • The Birch on Elm
  • The Current Kitchen and Bar @ the Doubletree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
  • The Currier Museum of Art
  • The Farm Bar and Grille
  • The Goat
  • The HopKnot
  • The Patio
  • The Pint Publik House
  • The Smoothie Bus
  • Thirsty Moose
  • Thousand Crane
  • Tidewater Catering
  • To Share Brewing Company & The Sleazy Vegan
  • USA Chicken & Biscuit
  • Wild Orchid Bakery
  • XO Bistro
  • (Retail) AR Workshop
  • (Retail) Studio 550
  • (Retail) Bookery Manchester

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