Howling Wolf Taqueria, SalemPhilosophy: Freshness, flavor, and value. This trio of taquerias around the North Shore (Marblehead, Salem, and North Andover) is focused on using high-quality ingredients for its scratch-made Mexican goodness while keeping prices low.
What’s Unique: The North Andover location is fast-casual with a full bar, so you can place your order online, and then grab a table and enjoy a margarita.
Insider Tip: The Salem location offers a wide selection of craft beers, as well as beer cocktails.
76 Lafayette St., Salem, 978-744-WOLF (9653); The Crossroads, 550 Turnpike St., North Andover, 978-208-1701; 87 Pleasant St., Marblehead, 781-990-1866, howlingwolftaqueria.com