The Mobile Food Rodeo proudly presents the the 3rd Annual Taco Libre Truck Showdown on Saturday, May 2nd in Chinatown-International District on Cinco De Mayo weekend! Our Taco Libre festival is all about giving you exactly what you want, so why not endless tacos by one of Seattle's favorite authentic Mexican style restaurants, The Matador.

This year's event offers taco lovers a completely new food experience with our 1st Annual "All-You-Can-Eat" Taco Bar & Lounge presented by The Matador. For the first time, the Matador is bringing their signature tacos and restaurant experience to the streets of Seattle for the ultimate taco easting experience for a Pop-Up Shop !

Lines not for you? Forget waiitng in long lines at the trucks. Come relax and snack on Seattle's best tacos and enjoy a cold drink on us inside our VIP Lounge. Matador will be serving up three different signature Matador tacos with their rice and beans. 

Don't miss Seattle's largest Cinco De Mayo Block party on May 2nd! Just damn good tacos, great drinks and entertainment for three hours at the Matador Lounge! Loosen thse belts and save your appetite for the ultimate Matador Restaurant experience.

How Does it Work?

It's simple, bring your ticket and your appetite to the Taco Libre event as early as 4:30pm to our check-in booth and pick up your pass and head on in! It's that simple. If you can eat the tacos, we will serve them.

The Matador will be serving their signature tacos for the (3) three-hour duration with the meat prepared and cooked hot off the grill all night long! Fresh ingredients and that irresistibly-delicious flavor you know and love!

Signature Matador Tacos:

  • Braised Beef Tacos (Ancho-chile braised beef shoulder, avocado, red onion, cotija, cilantro)
  • Pork Tacos al Pastor Slow-roasted pork, salsa de arbol, orange-habañero salsa fresca, red onion, cilantro, soft corn tortillas
  • Shredded Chicken Guajillo-chile sauce, garlic sour cream, shredded romaine, pico de gallo

Sides: Annatto Rice and Black Beans 

What Your Ticket Buys You:

  • 3-Hours "All-You-Can-Eat" Matador Taco Bar & Rice and Beans
  • 1 Free Montejo Beer Ticket
  • Commemorative Lanyard and Pass
  • Access to The Matador VIP Lounge | 21+ Only
  • Mariachi De Fiesta Performance | 7pm
  • Meet and Greet with Lucha Libre Volcanica Wrestler | 5:00pm

Want to upgrade to our maragarita package? Simply add it at check out and save $6 at the bar with our signature Lucha Libre Maragarita  for just $10 for two magaritas. Experience Cinco De Mayo at Taco Libre Truck Showdown! 


Taco Libre Truck Showdown | Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 | International District

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