Learn what’s new at Taco Buddha from staff spotlights to COVID-related changes to flattering awards.

 

October 14, 2020
BEST OF ST. LOUIS 2020 READERS’ CHOICE
Voted best Mexican in the RFT’s 2020 Readers’ Choice…

October 14, 2020
BEST MARGARITA, STAFF PICK: FROZEN TO-GO MARGARITAS AT TACO BUDDHA
Well balanced, refreshing and the perfect smooth texture, these frozen margs have a top-shelf feel to them, when bottom of the rail would do…

October 2, 2020
ST. LOUIS’ FIRST EVER TACO WEEK HITS TOWN THIS MONTH
The first-ever taco-themed restaurant week is coming to St. Louis in just a couple of weeks…

August 15, 2020
TACO BUDDHA REOPENS
Taco Buddha is reopening Saturday (Aug. 15), the restaurant announced on social media…

July 1, 2020
WHY TACO BUDDHA DECIDED TO VOLUNTARILY CLOSE ITS OUTDOOR PATIO UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
When owner Kurt Eller decided to voluntarily close Taco Buddha’s outdoor patio out of caution, he hoped coronavirus trends would prove him wrong…

June 20, 2020
JEFF FRIESEN OF TACO BUDDHA IS READY TO SERVE AGAIN 
Jeff Friesen is doing his part to help Taco Buddha navigate the dramatic changes in the restaurant industries…

May 14, 2019
AT TACO BUDDHA, JEFF FRIESEN IS FEELING ZEN
Jeff Friesen found inspiration for his career path from his physician father. However, it had nothing to do with medicine…

January 4, 2019
TACO BUDDHA RESTAURANT IN UNIVERSITY CITY SHUTS DOWN AFTER IN-HOUSE FIRE
An electrical fire in a popular restaurant causes temporary shutdown. The office at Taco Buddha was destroyed after an electrical fire caused significant damage Friday morning…

ZAGAT: TACO BUDDHA REVIEW
Globally inspired tacos headline the constantly changing, seasonally focused menu at this University City haunt, will fillings inspired by the cuisines…

September 24, 2019
THE BEST NEW RESTAURANTS IN ST. LOUIS IN 2019
Inspired by co-owner Kurt Eller’s upbringing in Texas and abroad, Taco Buddha serves tacos with an international flair…

May 16, 2018
SMALL BITES: HATCH CHILES ENLIVEN TACO BUDDHA’S ‘INTERNATIONAL’ TACOS
It’s unusual, I admit, to recommend a restaurant for an ingredient rather than a dish or the overall experience. In the case of Taco Buddha it’s necessary…