[image-2] This Fri. Oct. 4 marks National Taco Day, and while you can really make any day of the week something to taco bout, these area restaurants are going all out with specials on your favorite handhelds:

You’ve been asking, and they’ve been listening. For a limited time, Mex 1 Coastal Cantina is bringing back some old favorites. Starting on Fri., enjoy the buffalo shrimp, Nashville hot chicken, or seared tuna tacos — heck, get all three.

Taco Boy is giving away one raffle ticket entry with every taco purchased from now until Thurs. Oct. 3. On Fri. Oct. 4, they will announce one lucky winner to win a gift card good for 365 tacos (yes, that’s one for everyday for a year, valued at $1,460). Head to any three of their locations to enter.

Pink Cactus recently launched a $12 lunch special so you can get your taco fix midday —  the plate includes your choice of two tacos, beans, rice and choice of Agua Fresca.

Maui Tacos will have $2 tacos all.day.long.

In honor of this holiest of days, El Jefe is celebrating from 2-5 p.m. with two free tacos for any diners who stop by.

Both Yo Bo Cantina Fresca locations are celebrating with a lunch special this Friday: two Diablo chicken tacos with a side of chips and salsa for $9.

Snag a blue plate special at Fleet Landing: blackened triggerfish tacos with pineapple mango salsa served with black beans and yellow saffron rice for $10.99.

Are we missing a great steal on tacos? Email connelly@charlestoncitypaper.com.