Updated Jan 23, 2024 - Food and Drink

See inside: Popular Charleston restaurant Taco Boy is expanding to Charlotte

Outside of brick building with tables and chair outside

Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios

Taco Boy, a popular taqueria out of Folly Beach in Charleston, is expanding to The Station at LoSo.

The opening date is Tuesday, Jan. 30.

What to expect: Late-night hours with the full menu available until closing time, a DJ booth, a rooftop and tortillas made in-house.

  • The 4,500-square-foot space will have indoor and outdoor seating that fits 292 people.
  • “The taqueria will take up one whole end of the building and offer ample indoor and outdoor areas for mixing, mingling, and of course, dining,” a statement to Axios read. 

Details: Charlotte’s Taco Boy at 3700 South Blvd. will be its sixth location in the Carolinas.

  • To start, it’ll be open for dinner only, from 5-11pm and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

The menu will feature al pastor tacos, ceviche, crab and shrimp enchiladas, made-to-order guacamole en molcajete, vegan-friendly jackfruit carnitas tacos, jicama salad, quesatacos and steak tampiquena.

  • Drink highlights include fresh-juiced hibiscus margaritas, spicy margaritas, Mezcalindo and non-alcoholic hibiscus and tamarind agua fresca.

What’s next: On Wednesday, Feb. 7, the restaurant will host its grand opening “fiesta” from 11:30am to 11pm.

  • They’ll have $5 margaritas, complimentary churros, a DJ and giveaways.
  • After this date, Taco Boy LoSo will be open for lunch and dinner Sunday-Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday-Saturday from 11:30am to midnight.
  • Later this year, the restaurant will open a rooftop bar that'll be available to rent for private events.

Zoom out: The Station at LoSo is a 15-acre mixed-use development located in front of the Scaleybark Light Rail Stop.

Inside restaurant with high top tables and booths
Inside, you'll find a custom mural from Charlotte-based artist Jen Hill and plants by Kristine Brockman of Charlotte Plantscapes.
Bar inside restaurant
There is indoor and outdoor bar seating. Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios
Outside view of the bar
The windows will open for access to the bar inside. Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios
A primary focal point will be the in-house tortilla booth, pictured here. Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in March 2023 and last updated Jan. 23, 2024 to include new details about the restaurant’s opening date and photos.

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