JoJo's Tacos

216 E. Commercial Blvd.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • 3 p.m. to close, Tuesday through Sunday.
  • $, $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
Having previously worked at Michelin-starred restaurants, chef Joseph Parsons (JoJo) employs some serious skill on a casual type of cuisine: the humble taco. Everything on JoJo's tacos menu in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is made in-house, from breaded octopus tacos to a flash-fried rock shrimp taco served with celery, blue cheese, Buffalo sauce, and crema. Stray from the tacos for the frito pie, served with a choice of protein, cheese, and salsa in an individual cast-iron pan. Order a slew of salsas for experimentation, from the salsa verde to the superhot sauce made with ghost chilies (it’s not on the menu; you have to ask for it -- and a little goes a long way).

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