More trailer food en route to West Seattle: Rancho Bravo Tacos

Just one day after Skillet Street Food staked its claim in the Hotwire Coffee (WSB sponsor) courtyard (our coverage here, Skillet’s update here), where it will return next Sunday (new menu here), another famous-in-other-neighborhoods trailer-centered food purveyor is heading this way: Rancho Bravo Tacos. So says food writer Nancy Leson at In her story, Rancho Bravo‘s proprietor describes the impending spot as “half a block up from Diva Espresso.” That opens a multitude of options, so we’ll be checking further to nail the site down. (Photo courtesy Capitol Hill Seattle; Rancho Bravo recently opened its first non-mobile location in that neighborhood.)

22 Replies to "More trailer food en route to West Seattle: Rancho Bravo Tacos"

  • Mike April 27, 2009 (3:45 pm)

    Where is Diva espresso?

  • WSB April 27, 2009 (3:47 pm)

    Fauntleroy Way just before the Avalon turnoff, a couple blocks west of The Bridge.

  • ugh April 27, 2009 (3:57 pm)

    hum, would depend on which way “up” is. CANNOT WAIT!

  • west seattle golfer April 27, 2009 (4:14 pm)


    Speaking of taco trucks, has anybody tried the one by the Home Depot on Delridge? Any good? I keep meaning to stop there, but haven’t yet.

  • Stuart April 27, 2009 (5:00 pm)

    so excited to have a TACO TRUCK in the ‘hood! We luv a late night TACO! Ole! think they will be here in time for CINCO DE MAYO?

  • Julie R April 27, 2009 (5:02 pm)

    the Taco Truck by Home Depot rocks!

  • WSB April 27, 2009 (5:18 pm)

    No, the story says he’s thinking ‘within 2 months.’ Re: the Home Depot taco truck, we covered that here when it first arrived and definitely it had big buzz … as does any food news around here …

  • Keith April 27, 2009 (5:22 pm)

    Rancho Bravo recently opened an outlet on Capitol Hill in an old KFC. I tried it the other day: tasty!

  • SeattleTable April 27, 2009 (5:34 pm)

    SF is a lucky city indeed if Skillet Street Food and Rancho Bravo Taco is coming to your town. I live in Seattle and am a fan of both!

  • WSB April 27, 2009 (5:40 pm)

    Um, this is a Seattle site … West Seattle … couple miles from downtown …

  • buttercream April 27, 2009 (6:28 pm)

    yay! can’t wait!! now i don’t have to drive to the hill to get my fix!

  • Sarah April 27, 2009 (6:37 pm)

    No, WSB… didn’t you hear that San Francisco annexed Seattle? It’s the latest trend for cities to neighborhood-swap, just to keep things spicy. ;)

  • jm April 27, 2009 (6:40 pm)

    I wonder if it’s going to be where West Seattle Motors was..??

  • WSB April 27, 2009 (6:40 pm)

    Actually I bet I know how that happened .. there’s a new annoying aggregation/scraper site that picks up our stuff but if you follow the link, we’re on the SF page, for some reason.

  • WSB April 27, 2009 (6:48 pm)

    JM, that would be my #1 bet. I have a message out to the proprietor and hope to find something out before too long! – TR

  • Dreamland April 27, 2009 (7:31 pm)

    I just have one thing to say to this.

  • Paul in Gatewood April 27, 2009 (9:21 pm)

    When I was living in Wallingford I went to the Rancho Bravo taco truck on 45th a few times. Very good stuff and easy on the wallet too.

  • FoxyDiamond April 28, 2009 (12:24 pm)

    So far my fav has been Taqueria La Fondita #2 in White Center (which is neither)I love the idea of having one closer to mi casa tho!

  • Megan B April 28, 2009 (6:43 pm)

    OMG! Just drove up to Wallingford for an al Pastor torta today. This makes our decision to move here all the more rewarding!!!!

  • Megan B April 28, 2009 (6:45 pm)

    Oh and the home depot taco truck is fab, but I *really* love RB’s al Pastor… spicy pork w/ grilled onions…. DROOL!

  • dawsonct May 9, 2009 (1:19 am)

    Not the best taco truck in town, but not the worst. Avoid the torta, as they have far too great a bread to filling ratio. All the meat I have tried there has been good, esp. the cabeza and the lengua, and to muffle the flavors with a big mouthful of bread is a shame; stick to tacos.

    Smart move, hope they are open late, like they are in W’ford.

    Maybe the WS Chamber of Commerce could encourage a few more “mobile restaurants” to take over the other empty Huling lots and we could have a taco truck mall. Now THAT would be progress! Heaven!

  • dawsonct May 9, 2009 (1:38 am)

    posted by FoxyDiamond
    …my fav has been Taqueria La Fondita #2 in White Center (which is neither)….
    Do you realize how incredibly racist your comment looks? I like to think that most people who live in Seattle are able to raise their discourse above such lower than base levels, but obviously ignorance and intolerance survive even in the most enlightened communities.
    I’m surprised you would condescend to have a brown person serve you food in such a proletarian environment.

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