Local carne asada fave Tacos Apson to open Thornydale Road location

Tacos Apson easily shines as one of Tucson’s most iconic taquerias. Now, they are planning to open a second location at 6741 N. Thornydale Rd., Ste. 121.

“All the food is going to be the same,” Tacos Apson owner Francisco Durazo said. “But we’re adding chicken tacos to the menu. The other location doesn’t have room for it, but this one does.”

Tacos Apson on Thornydale Road (Photo courtesy of Tacos Apson)

Tacos Apson on Thornydale Road (Photo courtesy of Tacos Apson)

The tentative opening date will be about a month from now; the restaurant is waiting on the final health inspection, Durazo said.

Tacos Apson earned its reputation through its mesquite-grilled beef ribs and carne asada. Its status even earned it the attention of world-class foodie, Ruth Reichl.

Stay tuned for additional details.

Read our article Tacos Apson: Mouth-Watering Mesquite-Grilled Carne Asada & More.

Tacos Apson’s original location is at 3501 S. 12th Ave. For more information, call (520) 670-1248 or visit tacosapson.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.

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