a week ago
First timer, 10 out of 10! Pork Al pastor, pork Chili verde and grilled chicken tacos were all delicious with excellent tortillas. I'm a hard sell from Texas, have been looking for a good taco place in Boston and finally found it!
- Gayle S
a year ago
Good prices, quick service. I had taco salad which did not come in a taco shell bowl, which I never eat anyway. Tamales are tasty too.
- Paul S
a year ago
There's a saying that: "A good taco doesn't need cheese. A good taco only needs a little bit of lime and cilantro." This statement is true when it comes to this place - which is a huge compliment since Boston is famous for its lack of authentic, good taco restaurants. (Came with a mexican friend who had been searching for good tacos in Boston for a long time.) Got 4 tacos with 4 different fillings: Al pastor (pork with pineapple), Papa's con chorizo (potatoes and meat), lengua (beef tongue), and pork en Chile Verde (carnitas in salsa). Homemade taco shells - fresh, warm, thick and soft without that grainy texture. All the meat were super tender and juicy. The Papa's con chorizo didn't blow me away - could taste more potatoes than chorizo (if any). But I would definitely come back to get the Al pastor and pork en Chile Verde. Also got the horchata which was delicious! It reminded of sweetened almond milk with cinnamon. If you don't like cinnamon, don't get this drink. My friend got...
- Alison W
Chilacates is a lively Mexican restaurant in Boston. Come by and try out our distinctive confections or sample our comfort food in a casual setting. Call us to inquire about takeout, or our vegetarian choices.

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224 Amory St
Boston, MA 02130

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