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Tacos with barbacoa.
A plate of tacos.

A taco is a traditional Mexican food that consists of a tortilla that is rolled or folded around a filling. The tortilla is usually made of maize (corn), and can be hard or soft. Another option is a flour tortilla.

Most tacos are made with meat, usually beef, but chicken, pork or fish can also be used. Other things that can be placed in a taco, such as cheese, lettuce, guacamole, or pico de gallo. Sometimes, a taco is made with salsa or spicy Tapitio sauce.

Tacos are popular in the United States. Many fast food chains in the United States, such as Taco Bell, Del Taco, and Jack in the Box, sell tacos.