Steak Tacos Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Steak Tacos.


There are 289 calories in Steak Tacos.


Nutrition Facts
Steak Tacos
Serving Size:


taco (173 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 135
Calories 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 grams

Saturated Fat 5.4 grams

Trans Fat 0.2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 grams

Cholesterol 69 milligrams

Sodium 205 milligrams

Potassium 437 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 15 grams

Dietary Fiber 3.7 grams

Sugars 1.5 grams
Protein 24 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Prepared Meats, Poultry & Seafood > Cooked Meat (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 290 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 78 minutes
Running (6mph) 28 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 40 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are steak tacos made of?

Steak Tacos use pieces of juicy marinated steak topped with pico de gallo and guacamole, wrapped in a warm tortilla!

What is steak in Spanish for tacos?

Carne asada tacos are delicious flank steak, Mexican-inspired street tacos!

What kind of meat is used for steak tacos?

Sirloin steak is most commonly used for steak tacos but you can also use skirt steak, flank steak, ribeye steak, or flap steak. For a more affordable option, ground beef can be used.

What is the meat called in street tacos?

The meat—most often the ranchera, or flap steak, from beef short loin—is marinated and grilled over charcoal, then chopped and cooked further on a flattop before it’s served in a flour tortilla.

Are steaks beef?

Almost all steak is beef, which is red meat from a cow. The specific word “steak,” however, refers to a piece of beef that’s been cut across the grain of the muscle. There are many different types of steak, each with characteristics that are defined by the area from which the meat was cut.

What is a street taco vs a regular taco?

What’s the difference between a street taco and a regular taco? A street taco is just a traditional Mexican taco, which is served on a corn tortilla with meat, onions, and cilantro. There is no cheese, tomatoes, or lettuce on traditional, or Mexican street tacos.

Why are they called street tacos?

The taco accompanied Mexican migrants that were working on mines and railroads as they entered the U.S. looking for work. Here, it became known as the street taco because Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine became known as “street food” or lower-class food.

Is carne asada a steak or beef?

Let’s start with the basics—carne asada is a traditional Mexican dish composed of marinated skirt steak or flank steak that has been grilled and thinly sliced. The term carne asada in Spanish translates to roasted or grilled meat in English.