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  • Writer's pictureDiana Brandt

Seventh annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest

Save the date for Rockin’ Taco Street Fest on Saturday, September 15, 2018, featuring lucha wrestling, low riders, live music, margaritas, beer, eating competitions and an abundance of creative tacos from 20 local restaurants and food purveyors. The Rockin’ Taco Street Fest is a family friendly cultural celebration, returning for its seventh year to Downtown Chandler.

This year’s entertainment lineup is unparalleled, with a headlining performance by Metalachi, the world’s first and only, heavy metal mariachi band. Plus, Evil Waze, a Santana Tribute Band will return with their throwback sound. Other highlights include a custom lowrider car show with In the Streets Magazine showcasing over 60 trucks, cars, and bikes followed by Lucha Libre Voz wrestling matches throughout the day.

Be sure to bring your appetite for the taco, burrito and elote eating competitions from 12-4 p.m., each winner will receive $100 cash. Then, check out the tequila tavern to sample tequilas from across the southwest. For the kiddos, have fun in our kids zone with bouncers, a piñata party and games.

Visit online for more info and to purchase tickets at

Rockin’ Taco Street Fest – Taco Vendor Menus

(please note, all tacos and pricing are subject to change)

Casa Reys

$2 Pork machacha taco

$3 each or $10 for 4 Chicken machacha taco

$3 each or $10 for 4 Carne asada taco

Burros and burrito bowls will be available as well

Chef on the Go

$2 Vegan with sautéed peppers, onions, sofrito sauce and roasted corn salsa

$3 Achiote chicken with cotija cheese and pico

$3 Puerco with cumin and coffee crusted pork, cilantro slaw and salsa verde

$4 Brisket with Oaxaca cheese, roasted tomato salsa and tabasco fried onions

$4 Cod with cilantro slaw and avocado puree

Also – check out the Irish Nachos – fries with beer cheese sauce, smoked brisket, pulled pork, bbq sauce, crème and green onions

El Jefe Tacos

$2 Carne asada taco

$2 Al Pastor taco

$2 Chicken taco

$2 Fish taco

$2 Red chile taco

$2 Green chile taco

$12 Carne asada fries

$16 El Jefe Nacho Box (family size)

Herb'n'Smoke Tacos & BBQ

$2 for 2 Carnitas tacos

$10 for 3 Chicken tacos

$10 for 3 Pulled pork tacos

$10 for 3 Prickly pear cactus (vegetarian)

$10 for 3 Tofu tacos (vegetarian)

$12 for 3 Brisket tacos

Honey Bear's BBQ

$2 any individual taco

$9 for 3 tacos: pork, beef or chicken tacos – mix & match

$15 for 3 tacos + sides

Street corn

Traveling Monk (Hungry Monk)

$2 Buffalo chicken taco

$4 Baja fish taco

$4 Braised beef taco

$4 Pork belly taco

Jasperz Island Fusion Cuisine

$2 Curry chicken tacos with pico and Caribbean green sauce

$3 each or $8 for 3x Jerk Chicken tacos with pico and Caribbean green sauce

$3 each or $8 for 3x Caribbean fish tacos with fresh mango salsa and tartar sauce

Las Palmas Cantina

$2 Green chile chicken taco with lime crema, cabbage, green onion, fresno chile and cilantro

$3 Braised beef taco with cabbage, tomatillo avocado salsa, pickled yellow onion, radish and cilantro

Modern Tortilla

$2 Chicken tinga taco

$3 Achiote grilled shrimp taco

Mr. Mesquite Taqueria

$2 Chicken taco

$3 Steak taco

Nando’s Mexican Café

$2 Grilled pork tacos

$2 Red chile chicken tacos

$2 Carne asada tacos

Fresh roasted hatch green chilies


$2 Spicy tuna Poké taco

$3 Tuna Poké taco

2 for $5 Poké tacos

5 for $10 Poké tacos

SanTan Brewing Company

$2 Carnitas with cotija cheese, pico and avocado

$2 Chandler street chicken with onion, cilantro and sour cream

$3 Short rib with pickled red onions, cotija cheese, cilantro and chile lime mayo

$4 Baja shrimp with pico, cabbage and chile lime mayo

SuperFarm SuperTruck

$2 Rockin’ Rosie: carnitas with cilantro lime sour cream, cabbage & cotija cheese

$2 Chorizo You Crazy: chorizo & papas fritas with smoky chile sequin fire sauce & cotija cheese

$2 Cauli Maybe: ground cauliflower & mushroom topped with cabbage, cheddar jack cheese, homemade salsa & cilantro (Vegetarian, vegan upon request)

$2 Jack of All Trades: jackfruit with roasted poblano, chipotle aioli & pickled red onion (Vegetarian, vegan upon request)

Taco Guild

$2 Bunelos with seasonal fruit (dessert taco)

$4 Cherry chipotle steak taco (Rockin’ Taco Rumble winner!)

$4 Street corn on the cob

$4 Schreiner’s chorizo meatball skewers

Taste of Korea

$2 Korean style chicken taco with cheese, cilantro, pickled daikon or cabbage

$6 each or 2 for $10 Bulgogi taco with grilled bulgogi rib eye with cheese, cilantro, pickled daikon or cabbage

$6 each or 2 for $10 Spicy pork taco with red pepper sauce and topped with cheese, lettuce, pickled daikon

Taste of New Mexico

$2 Red chicken fajita taco

$3 Green chile brisket taco

$3 Red chile pork taco

$3 Green chile pork taco

$3 Bean taco with green chile, cheese and chicharron

Dilla Libre (formerly United Lunchadores)

$2 All Thai’d Up taco: citrus chicken, grilled red onion, serrano, sweet chili sauce

$4 Banh Mi taco: carnitas, cucumber, cilantro, serrano, picked veggies, sauce

$4 Green chili chicken taco: citrus chicken, green chiles, salsa verde, pico

$4 California taco: carne asada, crispy papas, black beans, pic, guac, sauce

$12 for 2 Impossible taco: (vegan)

Willie’s Taco Joint

$2 Green Butcher taco: green chile pork, hatch green chile tortilla, cabbage, onions, cilantro and queso fresco


$2 Chicken chipotle taco

$4 Carne asada taco

$4 Southwest shrimp taco

Rockin Taco Street Fest Quick Facts

Date: September 15, 2018

Time: 12-9 p.m.

Location: Dr AJ Chandler Park, 178 E Commonwealth Ave

Tickets: GA $10 online, $15 at the gate, kids 12 and under are admitted for free

Tequila Tavern $30 (online, presale only), 21+ over, includes general admission, 10 qty ½ oz tequila samples & an unlimited chips & salsa bar.

VIP $100 (online, presale only), 21+ over, includes private VIP area, six alcohol beverages, catered food, shaded seating, private restrooms

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