You've probably never seen or heard of Taquería El Bámori.
Tucked away next to a carniceria on the northwest corner of West Bilby Road and South Sixth Avenue, Taqueria El Bamori sits fairly close to the airport. However, it is in a mostly residential area, so you've probably never driven past it.
However, the humble location results in a remarkably affordable menu with all the soul of a hole-in-the-wall.
The namesake Taco Bamori features carne asada, bacon, guacamole, and cheese in a griddled flour tortilla.
During our most recent visit, it was only $3.50; while the price point is surprisingly low for the premium blend of ingredients, just one will be enough to fill up lighter appetites. It is almost as large as a meal-sized quesadilla when you factor in how generous they are with the stuffing.
Jackie Tran is a Tucson-based food writer, photographer, culinary educator, and owner-chef of the food truck Tran's Fats. Although he...