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Readers Weigh In On the Fair Price of Tacos

What are tacos really worth?

El Taquito's tacos
El Taquito's tacos
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Eater asked readers earlier this week what the proper taco to dollar exchange rate was, and there were many opinions. The overwhelming answer was $3, which makes this map very appropriate, followed by $5. One reader smartly suggested $1.85 because "then it’s a straight two bucks once tax is factored in." Only nine people said they’d pay $10 for a taco, which leads to the next question: What in the world would a $10 taco have?