Mexican

Taco Casa

1423 S.W. 6th, Topeka

Family-owned and operated Taco Casa has been in Topeka since 1963. The restaurant was one of the first fast-food restaurants in Topeka to offer Americanized Mexican meals. It caters to the business crowd during the day and families in the evening. (Updated 2/24/09)



Taco Casa

5656 S.W. 29th, Topeka

Taco Casa has operated in Barrington Village in southwest Topeka since 1984, offering Mexican dishes fast in a friendly, family atmosphere. (Updated 2/24/09)



Taco John's

1015 SW Wanamaker, Topeka

Taco John's creates fresh-made Mexican specialties like burritos, tacos, and quesadillas -- all topped with bold sauces, spices and salsas.

Besides their food, Taco John's prides itself on great service in a casual atmosphere. Customers are greeted with a smile, and if they know your name, you'll be greeted by name, as well.

Founded in 1968 in Cheyenne, Wyo., the fast-food chain has grown to more than 425 restaurants featuring the "West-Mex" style.



Taco Tico

2102 N. Topeka Blvd., Topeka

Taco Tico is a privately held franchise corporation based in Wichita, Kansas, with a unique network of independently franchised, quick-service restaurants known for high-quality Mexican food and first-rate service. (Updated 2/24/09)



Taco Villa

5300 S.W. 21st St., Topeka

Since 1973, Taco Villa has offered made-to-order Mexican foods in a casual, family atmosphere. The friendly staff recognizes many of its regulars not only by their faces and names, but also by their orders. (Updated 2/24/09)



Tacos El Mexicano

2002 S.E. California, Topeka

Founded 1998, family-owned Tacos El Mexicano has been offeing a full range of authentic Mexican meals -- breakfast, lunch and dinner -- with excellent service.



Tacos El Sol Mexican Restaurant

2124 S.E. 6th St., Topeka

Since 1998, Tacos El Sol has been providing good, authentic Mexican meals in its cozy, clean restaurant. Service is fast and friendly, and everything -- right down to the salsa -- is prepared at the restaurant. Its customers are loyal. Some have been coming back regularly since it opened. (Updated 3/24/09)



Tequila's

2911 S.W. 29th, Topeka

Opened in the Brookwood Shopping Center in February of 2009, Tequila's was formerly located in the College Hill neighborhood at S.W. 15th and Lane, Tequila's is a family-owned restaurant.

Owner Myrna Ayala said despite the change in location, she has had little trouble attracting new and former customers. (Updated 2/23/09)



Tortilla Jack's

1618 S.W. Washburn, Topeka

Located across from Washburn University, Tortilla Jack's Mexican cuisine is popular with the college crowd. The casual, sit-down eatery opened in 1982. (Updated 2/23/09)