Tournament of Tacos Matchup #8: Mekenita vs. Vallarta's


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Mekenita was opened way up in north Tampa by the former chef partner of our local Roy's. Vallarta's is a local mini-chain dishing up Mexi-food to families for years. Will the modern upstart beat out the old guard? Which taco deserves to move up to the Savory Sixteen?

I'll reveal my pick tomorrow, but you still have a say. Vote below for your favorite in this taco-a-taco showdown and we'll track the results in our readers' poll. And if you haven't tasted these two worthy competitors, this is a perfect excuse for an extended, taco-tasting lunch.

Check out all of CL's Tournament of Tacos coverage here for past and future matchups, daily results, contact info for contenders and updated brackets.

So who wins: Mekenita Mexican Grill or Vallarta's? (And don't forget to vote in today's other matchup!)Check out the full Tournament of Tacos bracket after the break:

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