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Trompo

407 W. 10th St.
Dallas, TX 75208
972-809-7950
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  • Vegetarian Friendly, Catering, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Snack Food
  • BYOB
  • Free Parking, Street Parking
Trompo is their name, and tacos de trompo are their game. The trompo, a vertical spit much like that used for shawarma in the Middle East and gyros in Greece, supports layers of pork rubbed red with spices. When you order, meat is shaved off straight into a taco or a quesadilla, which adds a velvety pillow of molten cheese.

Top pick: The top pick is trompo, obviously, but less obviously, we prefer it in quesadilla format as a gringa. The pirata, a quesadilla with chopped beef, is great, too.

Fun fact: The saucy, oniony paneer y poblano offering is one of Oak Cliff’s best — and messiest — vegetarian tacos.

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