Joyride Taco House, which opened for business on Jan. 7, is the fifth and final piece of Upward Projects’ nucleus of restaurants that have come to define an iconic stretch of Central Avenue.

Nestled between Postino Central and Federal Pizza, and directly across from Windsor & Churn, Joyride customers will also be able to take advantage of an all-new dedicated (and free) parking lot located just south of Windsor & Churn.

Joyride features more than nine varieties of tacos served family-style on made-to-order tortillas, as well as flavorful salads, burritos, tortas, and “especiales”—all complemented with a robust menu of cocktails, draft/bottled/canned beers, wines, tequila and an inventive list of agua frescas made daily with love. Best of all, most drinks are $5 everyday until 5 p.m.

Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. Joyride Taco House is located at 5202 N. Central Ave. For more information, call 602-274-8226 or visit


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