Tacos come from Latin America. The first mentioning of tacos date back to 1520. The first description of tacos was provided by Bernal Diaz del Castillo. Tortillas history, the bread tacos are made of, go even deeper in the Mexican history. First tortillas were found in the excavations of a settlement, built around 3000 B.C. Both tacos and tortillas won their popularity in Europe only in the beginning of the 20th century.