Yellow Door Taqueria

Neighborhood Taqueria on the corner of Dot Ave. Voted #BestOfBoston 2019 Best Taco. Look for the yellow door!

Weekdays @ 4PM Weekends @ 11AM

Can we agree that spicy tequila counts as a detox drink? Sip on tonight’s special CLEANSE margarita because; new year, new you! Shaken with ginger & chili infused @maestrodobel, lemon juice and maple 🌶🍹🤩

Cicchetti Takeover with Carolina Curtin From 5:30 to 7:30pm, Yellow Door Executive Chef Carolina Curtin will be crushing it behind the Cicchetti counter.

Welcome to the first weekend of the decade ⚡ See you tonight!

SRV Boston

It’s back! #cicchettitakeover with @yellowdoortaco on 1/9/20. Yellow Door Taqueria is opening a new location in our neighborhood @inkblockboston late January. We can’t waif for all the tacos we’ll be eating there so we’re hosting @yellowdoortaco to give all our neighbors a sneak peak pre- opening. Starting in
January we’ll be hosting our Cicchetti Takeovers on the first Thursday of every month more details to come. #tacothursday #tacos #guestchef #chef #southendboston #dorchester #lowermills

Taking over the new decade with SRV Boston at their annual #cicchettitakeover event! With the launch of our upcoming YDT South End location, we're giving the South End and Ink Block Boston neighborhoods a sneak peek taste of our #BestOfBoston tacos! Don't miss out on Thursday, January 9th at 5:30PM 🌮

It’s back! #cicchettitakeover with @yellowdoortaco on 1/9/20. Yellow Door Taqueria is opening a new location in our neighborhood @inkblockboston late January. We can’t waif for all the tacos we’ll be eating there so we’re hosting @yellowdoortaco to give all our neighbors a sneak peak pre- opening. Starting in
January we’ll be hosting our Cicchetti Takeovers on the first Thursday of every month more details to come. #tacothursday #tacos #guestchef #chef #southendboston #dorchester #lowermills

What better way to recover from NYE than your first round of 2020 yellow door tacos? We open at 4PM 🌮🥳 Happy New Year!

Celebrating the Mexican NYE tradition of 12 GRAPES tonight at @yellowdoortaco 🍇 This tradition signifies 12 grapes for 12 months and the desire for luck in each month. It is believed that eating the grapes will bring you happiness, peace and good health in the new year! Special margarita is shaken with @maestrodobel tequila, fresh grapes, la naranja and lime. Cheers to 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣

Don't miss Lion's Tail Boston's New Years Eve Eve party TONIGHT!! We're celebrating our sister restaurant's last night before the Yellow Door South End transformation! Doors open at 8PM. No cover, complimentary appetizers, and LT cocktails 🥳 Let's party!!

TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT!! Come party and ring in 2020 with the OG Lion’s Tail team for the last time before our yellow door transformation 🎆 No cover, free appetizers, LT cocktails & more! We can’t wait to see you all there!! 🦁🥂🥳 #newyearseveeve

Yellow Door Opening in the South End Prepare yourself for killer tacos, empanadas, and elite made with fresh local ingredients from Executive Chef Carolina Curtin.

Tom, tacos and tequila = all you need on football Sunday 🏈

‘Twas the night after Christmas 🌟 Stop by and continue your holiday bender with some tacos and margs at the bar!

MERRY CHRISTMAS from all of us at @yellowdoortaco! We're open at 7PM tonight for Christmas Eve bar snacks & margs by Andrew 🎄🍹 Closed tomorrow and tacos will return on 12/26. We hope you have and happy and safe holiday!

Making spirits bright at @yellowdoortaco tonight! Special rotating Cranberry Margarita shaken with @maestrodobel cranberry & cinnamon infused tequila, la naranja, lime and agave🌟 #margaritamonday

We've got LA CURA for your Sunday scaries 🥃 Rye whiskey, spicy mezcal, pamplemousse, allspice pimento dram and grapefruit bitters!

It’s Friday night, you know where to be 💥

Tonight’s special is BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Get to @yellowdoortaco for THE fan-favorite Daily Fish Taco 🙌🏼🥳🌮 Chili infused & tecate battered fried local fish, grilled pineapple salsa, calabaza purée and creama! #yourewelcome #fishtaco #yellowdoortaqueria

In The News

In The News

Yellow Door Taqueria opening in South End - Caught In Southie Yellow Door Taqueria, the award-winning Cali-Mex inspired restaurant in Dot will open its second location in the South End!

A Popular Dorchester Taqueria Is Expanding to the South End — and More Coming Attractions A weekly roundup of news about exciting restaurants in the works in and around Boston

THE NEWS IS OUT 🌮 One door is closing in the South End's Ink Block neighborhood, but another door will open—a yellow door! Our @yellowdoortaco brand is expanding and we're adding a larger, second location closer to downtown Boston that will take over our sister spot, @lionstailboston. Lion's Tail is our family and this new location is a project both teams are fully involved in and excited about! And don't worry, our Dorchester space isn't going anywhere but, our new spot will be much bigger, with an outdoor patio, VIP seating areas, special cocktails and more! YDT South End: Opening Winter 2020 🔑🚪 #LFG #bestofboston2019 #yellowdoorsouthend

Sip on our special PEAR PARFAIT rotating margarita tonight 🍐 Shaken with @maestrodobel tequila, pear purée, parfait amour, lime and cinnamon! #margaritamonday

The best part of every #sundayfunday is brunch! Treat yourself at @yellowdoortaco 👏🏽

Tacos, guac, margs, repeat ⚡

Big 🌮 energy on a Tuesday

Taqueria nights 💥

Looking for the best way to stay warm? Tequila ✔️ Special rotating Pickled Jalapeño Margarita shaken with @maestrodobel tequila and jalapeño, lime & pineapple shrub! #margaritamonday

We’re officially winter ready! See you tonight ❄️🔑

We just took a DNA test, turns out, we're 100%.. Boston's best taco 🌮

Escape the snow tonight and get to @yellowdoortaco! Special rotating Hibiscus Flower margarita shaken with @maestrodobel hibiscus infused tequila 🌺

It's CYBER MONDAY. You know what to do.

'Tis the season of giving. #textataco 📲🌮

We're honored to participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester "Give 5, Get 5" fundraiser! Starting tonight at YDT, you can scan the code at your table to easily Give a $5 donation and then recruit another 5 friends to do the same! All proceeds will support yearlong membership fees for children to attend the club. The B&G Club gives children access to 200+ programs that provide growth and learning as well as a safe place where lives change every day. There's no better feeling than giving back, especially during the holidays 😊🎄🙏🏼 Codes will be displayed until #GivingTuesday on December 3rd!

How many margs is too many margs on Thanksgiving Eve? 🍹#happythanksgiving #yellowdoortaqueria

Yellow Door wants you to Text-a-Taco - Caught In Dot

TEXT-A-TACO at Getting flowers or a card in the mail is cool–but imagine how much greater it would be if it was a taco. And not just a taco, Boston's best taco!

We’re always thankful for tequila 😉 Start the holiday week off right with spicy PRICKLY PEAR margs at @yellowdoortaco!!

Enjoy our Pupusas for BRUNCH! Pork Mozzarella & Zucchini Mozzarella served with tomato salsa and cabbage, red onion, carrot and jalapeño curdito 🌵

Help a Dot Dog! An adorable neighborhood rescue, Tandy, is in need of some major surgery and could use our help. Please join us on Friday night for some charity cocktails, agua frescas, and Boston’s best tacos. Proceeds will go towards supporting our little furry friend 🐶❤️ #dotdog #yellowdoortaqueria @ Yellow Door Taqueria

"Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Boston's South Dorchester neighborhood."
Hoodline - November 2019
Link to full article:

Have you tried our new salads yet?! Heirloom Chicory & Warm Fall Squash. Made with the most delicious seasonal ingredients 🥗🍄🌻

Pourin’ it up @yellowdoortaco 💥🥃🥥🌺

The best way to spend your Tuesday night 🌮

PSM for rotating #MargaritaMonday 🔥🎃 Stirred with pumpkin spice cold brew, tequila, lime and cinnamon!

Friday, we like you Elote 🌽 Yellow corn, chipotle aioli, cotija, cayenne, lime & cilantro!

You've made it half way through the week! You deserve this 🍹#yellowdoortaqueria #humpday #treatyoself

Yellow Door Taqueria

Want your business to be the top-listed Bar/pub in Dorchester Center?

Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

Videos (show all)



General Manager

Andrew Toto

Culinary Team

Executive Chef Carolina



Payment Options

Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa



2297 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester Center, MA

Opening Hours

Monday 16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday 16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 01:00
Thursday 16:00 - 02:00
Friday 16:00 - 02:00
Saturday 11:00 - 02:00
Sunday 11:00 - 01:00
Other Bars in Dorchester Center (show all)
Soul 2 Soul Uptown Thursdays Soul 2 Soul Uptown Thursdays
1125 Hill Ave
Dorchester Center, 02126

Best in Today’s Urban Hit Music, Dance, Soul, RnB, Classic Hip-Hop, & Contemporary Dancehall Beats!

Max and Louie's Place Max and Louie's Place
2183 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester Center, 02124

Tavolo Ristorante Tavolo Ristorante
1918 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester Center, 02124

Experience what we call "Dorchester Italian"