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Taqueria El Jefe is a colorful, modern “world beat taqueria” - a playful collision of traditionally inspired Mexican tacos influenced by global flavors. The chef-driven menu features tacos with a variety of creative ingredients and deep flavors, including traditional Mexican street fare such as al pastor and signature items like Mexi Brisket and a taco of the day.
Our bright aquamarine and orange décor provides a fun, casual atmosphere that accents our diverse menu. Pop in for a taco to go or linger at the counter and enjoy a tequila shot with chips and salsa. Centrally located at the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa just off I-45 and Burleigh. Come on in and indulge at Taqueria El Jefe!
Taqueria El Jefe In the News
February 9, 2017: Taqueria El Jefe was featured in Wauwatosa Now in an article titled, Taqueria El Jefe offers diners "quick in-and-out" experience in Wauwatosa. Read the full article here.
March 2017: Taqueria El Jefe's Fish Fry Taco was featured in the March issue of Key Magazine as one of Milwaukee's Traditional and Not So Traditional Fish Fries. Read the full article here.
April 13, 2017: Taqueria El Jefe recently won The Big Melt grilled cheese competition at Sprecher Brewery on Thursday, April 13. The winning sandwich will be offered now through May 31st. Read more here.
June 4, 2017: Taqueria El Jefe recently won the judge's choice award at Milwaukee Taco Fest. Winning tacos: Lobster Boss and the Karate Kid.
July 20, 2017: Taqueria El Jefe's Mean Green Taco recently won the Best Food Sample award at the Wisconsin Humane Society's Feasting for Fido event. Read more here.
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Holiday Gift Card Savings
Between November 28th and December 31st, receive $10 dining cash when you purchase $50 in gift cards and $20 dining cash when you purchase $100 in gift cards!
Purchase gift cards at any Phoenix Hospitality restaurant or purchase online here.
Book Your Holiday Party With Us!
Book your Holiday Party with us! If booked before January, the person picking up the bill will receive one and a half times the perk points and the person who booked the party will receive $50 in dining cash. The party must be a $1,000 budget minimum. It must take place before March 31st and be hosted in one of our party spaces. Book today by emailing us at email@example.com. Promotion valid December 1st - December 31st.