Tacos are the ultimate grab-and-go cuisine.

But just because they're portable doesn't mean they shouldn't be made with care.

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These 11 LI restaurants create tacos with first-rate ingredients, from making the soft corn tortillas from scratch to slow-cooking meats until they're melt-in-your-mouth sumptuous.

Joan Reminick has eaten tacos across Long Island and has selected her favorites. (App users, click the link above to see the list.)