The next time you find yourself in La Jolla and want to spend a few hours eating tacos and drinking cocktails on a patio with the sound of waves crashing in the background, head to Galaxy Taco. There’s a lot of love and energy put into this upscale taco restaurant, which specializes in Mexican street food and uses heirloom corn to make their blue corn tortillas. Anything featuring those, like the tlayudas, squash blossom quesadillas, and steak tacos, are sure bets and go great with all of their cocktails.
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