Did you know that National Guacamole Day is coming up this Friday, September 16th? Not to fear if you haven’t made your plans yet – read on for the best ATL spots to get your guac on!

Red Pepper Taqueria

With locations in North Druid Hills and Buckhead, Red Pepper Taqueria can serve your guac needs this Friday! From 4-6 pm, nosh on half-priced guacamole & chips at the bar, as well as half-priced apps and oyster specials. To get your weekend started off right, they’ll also feature beer, margarita, and shot deals!

Even if you can’t make it this Friday, Red Pepper Taqueria has amazing specials throughout the week at both locations – make sure to check them out here!

red pepper taqueria guacamole

Alma Cocina

This super-stylish downtown Mexican restaurant will be featuring a guacamole & salsa platter to celebrate Friday’s festivities. Alma Cocina serves up a trio of 3 salsas paired with 3 types of guacamole – a traditional recipe, a roasted corn variety with cilantro and queso fresco, and a watermelon guac with pico, pistachios, and queso cotija.

If you’re gluten-free, you’re in luck – Alma Cocina features separate full lunch and dinner menus with tons of gluten friendly options!

alma cocina guacamole


The Original El Taco

Nestled in the Highlands, El Taco is a favorite amongst ITP’ers for tex-mex (voted one of the best in the city!)

On Friday, try their traditional guac (pictured below – how pretty does it look?) or spring for the classic tastes trio with guac, salsa, and queso blanco to satisfy everyone in your group. El Taco has a great covered patio perfect for a cerveza to celebrate the end of summer & National Guac Day!

el taco guacamole


Planning to celebrate National Guacamole Day in Atlanta this Friday? Tag your pics with #atladventurer on Instagram to share the fun!

Photos provided by Fifth Group Restaurants and Caren West PR.