SEATING: Guests are seated on a first come, first served basis.

MBTA: Take the Green Line to the Park Street Station MBTA stop – located on the Corner of Park Street and Tremont Street on the Boston Common.
Take the Green Line to the Boylston Street Station MBTA stop – located on the corner of Tremont Street and Boylston Street on the Boston Common.
Take the Green Line to the Arlington Station MBTA stop – located on the corner of Arlington Street and Boylston Street directly across from the entrance to the Public Garden.

: There are a multitude of parking garages nearby, the closest being the Boston Common Garage located at Charles St, Boston, MA 02116 and the Boston Common Theatre District Garage located at 47 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02111.

DOG POLICY: Leashed dogs are welcome at our beer garden!

Tacos - $5.50

Choice of ~ Handmade "El Barrio" flour or "Mi Tierra" corn tortilla

All tacos come with red onion & cilantro unless specified otherwise.

Pick your protein

Carne Asada (grilled steak)

Pollo (grilled chicken)

Carnitas (slow braised pork)

Chorizo (vegan)

Check out the homemade salsa bar
Salsa Tatemada (Charred tomato & anaheim)
Salsa Verde (Tomatillo & jalapeño)
Salsa Roja (Garlic & chili de árbol)
Salsa Macha (Sesame & morita)

Salsa - $7
Guac - $12
Salsa & Guac - $15

Tortas y Botanas

Mexican Sandwich and snacks
Torta - Especial Del día - $14

Elotes - Street corn with Tajín mayo, queso, & lime - $8

Chicharrones - BBQ spiced pork rinds - $7


Aguas Frescas - $5

Jarritos - $4

Bottled Water - $3

"El Barrio" At Home

12 pack of our handmade flour tortillas - $9

Bottled Salsa Macha - $15

Join us for a wide variety of acts, music and performances curated by Emerson College!

Trillium Garden on The Common offers semi-private outdoor space up to 50 people, customizable menus from Taqueria el Barrio, entertainment from The Emerson Uncommon Stage, and the historic Boston Common as your backdrop!


Draft Beer/Seltzer/Wine • Public Transit • Family Friendly • Outdoor Patio • On Site Food Service • Live Performances

Closed for the 2023 season!

A newly created outdoor space located within the Boston Common on the corner of Tremont and Boylston Streets. The new partnership between Emerson College and Trillium, in conjunction with the City of Boston, that brings an outdoor, curated entertainment stage together with the Trillium Garden on the Common to activate an underserved corner of the oldest public park in the country.

Tremont and Boylston St. Boston, MA 02110

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