La Especial Norte

Immortan Joe: Do not, my friends, become addicted to water. It will take hold of you, and you will resent its absence!
Mad Max: Fury Road

Ready for Xmas.
Ready for Xmas.

My search for a delicious  potato taco has taken me away from the city I know.  To the north I found La Especial Norte. 

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Comfy booths
Comfy booths

Love the decor here.  Staff are friendly. 

Potato taco
Potato taco

Potato taco has big chunks of country potato inside a soft corn tortilla.  Best filling I’ve found so far in my potato taco quest.  Big potato chunks have big potato flavor with just the right amount of seasoning to not over power the potato flavor.

Side of beef
Side of beef
Beef potato taco by Soo.
Beef potato taco by Soo.

 I ordered beef on the side and made a beef potato taco.  Flavor of the marinated beef went blended well with the potato pieces.

Carnitas taco
Carnitas taco

Carnitas taco had delicious pork flavor from the big chunks of carnitas.  🙂  Corn tortilla had a nice mild corn flavor.

menu
menu

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I think I’m becoming addicted to the potato tacos here.  I wonder what the flavors will taste like if I cross the carne asada taco with the potato taco…

Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!

La Especial Norte
664 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-1040

4 Comment

  1. Maggie Addleman says: Reply

    We’ll have to go back for more potato tacos!

    1. Yes. I want to mix more meats with the potato. 🙂

  2. ooh i have to stop here for these magical potato tacos next time I visit my friend. thats cool that you can order a side of meat and mix it in! mmmm why do you tempt me so soo?

    1. I have to tempt you so you will keep coming back and reading. 😉 Are you a country potato fan too? It helps with your enjoyment of the tacos. 🙂

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