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The Taco Stand

670 North Milledge, Athens, GA 30601
706.549.2894
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Ranked #64 of 334 Restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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42% Recommend
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Bottom line. Get the margaritas!! Food was great to share with a group. Queso and guac are small servings and I would not suggest the nachos if you love them in sauce (like I do). The quesadilla was great

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Columbus, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Back in town as the next generation embarks on the college experience. Having a ball exploring old haunts and The Taco Stand was on the list! SO glad it still has incredible food and service - just as it did in the early 80's!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Yummy, Yummy, Yummy. For the last two years and after the GDay game, my wife and I have enjoyed both experiences. We plan to come here everyyear. Great food and a great price!

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Pikeville, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Great local place to stop that offers phenomenal tacos! We ate at the one downtown, and noticed there was another on the outskirts of town. I'm sure it's just as tasty!

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Boone, North Carolina
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289 reviews 289 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

IWas looking for a quick snack and a few beers. I had two beef tacos and a few dos equis. The price was less than $10 and the food was not bad. Health score could have been higher but took a chance.

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Thomasville, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I've been eating at the TStand for over twenty years now and it is a must-visit whenever I'm in Athens. The deluxe meat burrito and a quesdilla with onions and peppers is awesome. The one at the corner of Prince and Milledge is my all time favorite but the downtown location is the one I usually visit now. The ordering... More

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I've been eating here for years--all the way back to high school. My favorite thing ever is their cheese dip, which is the best I've ever had at any Mexican Restaurant--it has spinach in it. I love their quesadilla with chicken and onions. Their regular beef taco is also excellent. Be sure to try their homemade lemonade as well. Both... More

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Smyrna, Georgia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

It's difficult for a restaurant to keep their food consistent for a long period of time. Taco Stand has done just that. The nachos, cheese dip, and burritos are my favorite. The black bean and rice burrito extra hot is incredible and I can't find anything like it anywhere else. Great for lunch, dinner, or late night. Fun bar with... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This place is pretty darn good for a cheapo taco place. The food cannot be good for you, but it was tasty. They were a little slow, but all in all pretty good!

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Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Simple, cheap, average. It's hard to come back here when I can get to Cali n Titos, Taqueria del Sol, and Sr. Sol in town. So it's not really about the quality of their food, which is cheap, simple, and what you'd expect for college town american-mexican, but why spend my calories here when it's competitors are better?

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