Where to Find Birria Tacos in Cincinnati

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Birria tacos are hot right now — and not just because they’re literally smothered in savory meat juice.

The Mexican-based dish has been popping up on menus across the Greater Cincinnati area (and nation) over the few years and has been gaining traction recently.

If you’re not familiar, birria is a meat-based dish traditionally made with goat, but can also be made with beef, pork or lamb. It's typically used in an herby, spiced stew or stuffed inside tortillas. Birria also is sometimes served smothered in melty cheese — also known as a quesabirria — and is typically served with a consommé to dip in.

If you’d like to sink your teeth into this tasty trend, here’s a few local spots where you can find it: