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Taco Tour Manchester INFO

Also known as the “WORLD'S LARGEST TACO TOUR,” the Greater Manchester Chamber is excited to bring back the heavily anticipated Taco Tour Manchester.



Time: 4p – 8p

When: May 4, 2023

Where: Downtown Manchester, NH

What: 90+ restaurants are selling their signature tacos for $3 each!


Walk Elm Street & side streets, consume as many tacos as you can handle & have fun!

  • Accepted Payments
    Bring CASH to pay for your $3.00 tacos. Stop at M&T Bank or Service Credit Union a couple days before the event to grab some cash. Or you can stop by the Bangor Savings Bank ATM at 999 Elm Street during the event!
  • Trash
    Please help keep our downtown clean. There will be trash bins throughout downtown courtesy of the Manchester Highway Department. Many restaurants may also have trash bins. Please do not throw trash onto the street – and always place in a trash bin. If a trash bin is overflowing or too full, please let a Taco Tour Manchester volunteer or staff member know and they can take care of it. Additionally, posters and other promotional items are not allowed on city property and will be removed.
  • Street Closures
    Elm street will be closed on May 4th from 2 – 9 p.m. Complete closure of Elm St between Granite St and Bridge St. Chestnut St will remain open however all roads will be closed at Chestnut St headed westerly towards Elm St inside this area. Lake Ave and Granite St will also remain open as well as Bridge St. Closures include: Elm from Bridge to Granite Hanover up to Chestnut Lowell up to Kosciusko Merrimack up to Barrister Lane If you typically park on the street in one of these areas, and don’t move your vehicle before 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 5th, you will not be able to move your vehicle until after 9 p.m.
  • Event Parking
    You are encouraged to download the Official Taco Tour Manchester Map, and plan your route accordingly. Parking options are noted on the map (AVAILABLE SOON!) Bike Parking is available at the SNHU Arena thanks to Queen City Bike Collective, book your bike parking spot by clicking here. Some suggestions: Park at the DoubleTree Parking Garage and start your tour @ The Goat, Soho, and Murphy's Park at Victory Garage and start your tour @ Consuelos's, Don Quijote, or Firefly Bistro Park at the Hartnett Lot and start your tour @ Alley Cat Pizzeria, Gaucho's, Wild Rover, and Buba Noodle Bar Park at the SNHU Garage and start your tour @ The Patio and either hop on the MTA bus or walk up to The Goat Park at Arms Park and start your tour @ Stark Brewing Park at Pearl Street Lot and start your tour @ The Farm before stopping by to see who is playing on the M&T Bank Bandstand Park @ The Currier and start your tour at The Currier, then head to To Share Brewing before taking the 10 minutes walk to The Farm Don’t want to bother with parking? Take an Uber or Lyft from a location outside of Downtown! Suggested Uber/Lyft delivery locations outside of road closures would be Victory Street Garage, SNHU Arena or The Farm.
  • Shuttle & Trolley
    Now you don’t have to walk or drive to Taco locations not on Elm Street! Hop on the Green Dash or the Trolley for free! Stops will be made on the perimeter of the event.
  • Safety & Alcoholic Bevs
    Any alcoholic beverages purchased at any stop along the Taco Tour MUST BE consumed on the premise of the establishment where purchased. Take a break and grab a cold Dos Equis at any of our great downtown establishments along the tour! Please drink responsibly!
  • Shopping & Other Events While You Taco!
    Participating Retailers w/ fun, taco-themed items and activities: DETAILS TO COME! Stay tuned for details on the Taco Tour Manchester Concert on the 92.5 The River Stage in Veteran's Park!
  • Stay The Night
    Travelling to Taco Tour? Stay The Night at one of our great Downtown Hotels like the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Manchester!

The winning restaurant will receive $1,000, powered by Bangor Savings Bank, to donate to a charity of their choice, bragging rights, and the Taco Trophy sponsored by Autofair!



Cinco de Mayo

We are excited to continue the Taco Tour Manchester celebration! This year, our event happens one day before 5 de Mayo. We know that many other locations will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Celebration, and we want to ensure that we are recognizing the culture and paying respect to the history of the town of Puebla. Please review the resources and facts below:

How to not culturally appropriate Cinco de Mayo

If we knew our history – rethinking Cinco de Mayo

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