11 Seafood Tacos We Love in Chicago

Chicago Tacos

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[Photographs: Titus Ruscitti]

With Lent in full swing and my love of tacos a year round thing, now is as good a time as any to put together a fish taco roundup. Pretty much every Mexican restaurant in town has a few specials from the sea on Fridays during this stretch. Since we already have a solid fried fish taco list, I set out to find 11 options that avoided the fryer completely. I also decided to keep the crawl limited to local mom and pop spots and not bars or cocktail lounges that specialize in seafood and have tacos on the menu. Last but not least, these are available year-round, so you can sample these whenever you want. Just a warning—you may need to bring your own limes, times are tough for them.

Check out all the picks by clicking on the slideshow, or see the full list below.

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