37 Tacos Toppings for Your Next Taco Night

Are you tired of the same old taco toppings for your homemade tacos? It’s time to shake things up! We’ve round up the best tacos toppings to elevate Taco Tuesday! 

Taco fixings range from classic taco condiments to gourmet and unique ingredients you may not have thought of! 

Need side dish ideas? Here’s a long list of What To Serve With Tacos.

Individual ingredients to make Carne Asada Nachos.

Taco Recipes

Before we get into the best taco toppings, here’s a list of the best meats for tacos, as you need to pick your taco fillings before the tacos toppers: 

Carne Asada Tacos
Pollo Asado Tacos
Birria Tacos
Street Tacos
Tacos al Carbon
Steak Picado
Flank Steak Tacos

Side by side photo of tacos with a variety of taco toppings.

Tacos Toppings Ideas

To simplify the options, we’ve broken them down into categories: traditional, gourmet, salsa and taco sauces. 


Here’s the best options as they go with almost any taco recipe. From steak tacos to shrimp tacos, it’s easy to mix-and-match from the below list. Many of these are taco night essentials!


Here are some unique and/or gourmet options to consider! These would be great additions to a taco bar.

  • Smoked Queso
  • Queso Fresco or Cotija Cheese
  • Grilled Pineapple
  • Caramelized Onions
  • Roasted Poblano Peppers
  • Bacon Bites
  • Crispy Fried Onions
  • Baked Tortilla Strips
  • Baked Wonton Strips
  • Diced Mango

Salsa Recipes

What’s a taco without salsa? Whip up a few options and mix-and-match.

Side by side photo of salsas.

Sauce Ideas

Not into salsa, or looking to change things up in terms of sauces? Here are some sauces that would be amazing on tacos!

Toppings For Tacos

Whether you’re a fan of authentic Mexican toppers, or prefer to experiment with gourmet options, it’s essential to consider the protein.  What works for chicken may not work for tuna! Play around and see what works best.

With these 37 best options at your fingertips, you’re ready to create a taco feast your friends and family won’t soon forget! 

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