Amsterdam Taco Festival 2021

Amsterdam Taco Festival cancelled

We are very sad to announce that we have decided to cancel the Amsterdam Taco Festival on 20 and 21 November. The government has announced new measures where guests at an event need to stay in their seats. We meant for this festival to be fun (and a little crazy) and that also means being able to walk around and watch the food vendors while their prepare your food and just have fun. Also, due to the increase of COVID-infections we feel we need to help prevent this terrible virus to spread and hosting an event for hundreds of people doesn’t feel right for us right now. Everyone who has purchased tickets will of course get a refund. Right now we have to recover from the news and the decision and make the proper arrangements. But these coming days we will give you more information on how to apply for a refund. We are very sorry and sad for this news. Please all take care and stay healthy! See you soon.

Inspired by the food markets and taco stands in the streets of Mexico City we are bringing the first taco festival to Amsterdam. An indoor festival where you can taste different kinds of tacos, tostadas, empanadas and other Mexican food.

The food line up

Piloncito Amsterdam Taco Festival



Pedro Mouneau is from Mexico. Years ago he started the famous Mexican restaurant Los Pilones in Amsterdam. Now he runs the very successfull Piloncito where he pops up here and there. 

At the Amsterdam Taco Festival Pedro will serve different kinds of stews and flautas de pollo.

Ay Caray Amsterdam Taco Festival

Ay Caray! Foodtruck 


The man behind this colorful food truck is Gabriel Orozco Arellano. Gabriel is born in Guaymas (Sonora, Mexico). He learned how to cook Mexican in his uncle’s restaurant La Hosteria de Santo Domingo, the oldest and most famous restaurant in Mexico City. Gabriel moved to Oaxaca where he opened the bar Freebar. In Oaxaca he fell in love with Oaxacan cuisine and his wife Stéphanie and moved to the Netherlands. Since 2007 Gabriel has been living in Amsterdam where he started working at Roses Cantina, now he runs Ay Caray! where he treats his customers to his wonderful Mexican food. Unfortunately he can’t bring his food truck, but he will bring his tasty tacos and fajitas! 

Taqueria Lima Amsterdam
Foto: LVF Food

Taqueria Lima


If you are looking for juicy tacos, Taqueria Lima is the place to go! We are very honored that they are joining our Amsterdam Taco Festival on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November 2021. During the festival they will serve tasty chipotle braised beef tacos. We know, pretty droolworthy right. We can’t wait to try them!


Amsterdam Taco Festival Het Sieraad foodfestival

Caliente Food


Caliente Food knows a thing or two about making delicious tacos. They make everything from scratch, the salsas, the tortillas and of course the toppings. Come by the Amsterdam Taco Festival on 20 and 21 November 2021 to try their taco de barbacoa, taco de chapulines and taco de calabaza pibil. It’s going to be crazy tasty!

Tortilleria Taiyari
Foto: Gijs Versteeg

Tortillería Taiyari


Nothing beats freshly baked tortillas. Yes, the Amsterdam Taco Festival is about tasting the amazing rich flavors of Mexico. But it’s also about showing you, our lovely visitors, how all of this wonderful food is made. Like what is the difference between a taco and a tortilla? Karla is from Mexico City and she is the founder of Tortillería Taiyari. She will have a tortillería pop up at our festival. She will bringing her tortilla machine, which he brought in from Mexico (a different one than pictured), to show you how fresh tortillas are made and will tell you all about it. And yes, don’t worry, you can taste and buy tortillas to take home

Duck Truck


You might have seen their food truck at a (food)festival. Duck Truck is known for their really tasty street food. At the Amsterdam Taco Festival they will serve three amazing tacos.

LALA Tequila


Meet the first tequila brand in Amsterdam! Iris and Ambre have created this cool tequila. Come by the festival to try their tequila, straight up or in a cocktail.

Amsterdam Taco Festival
Amsterdam Taco Festival 2021 Het Sieraad
Amsterdam Taco Festival

Carnitas, al pastor, barbacoa, Baja California…what’s your fave taco? Or are you more of a tostada person? Come by on 20&21 November 2021 to try them all! 



We will also have tostadas, cervezas, cocktails, Mexican music, acts and more. See you on the 20th and 21st of November at Het Sieraad.

The Amsterdam Taco Festival will be held the monumental building Het Sieraad. The address is Postjesweg 1 in Amsterdam West. This is where you can find Amsterdam Taco Festival

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