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Taco Casa

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603 15th St E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-3233
+1 205-345-0751
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10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Quality, great-tasting fast food Mexican restaurant that has been a...
Quality, great-tasting fast food Mexican restaurant that has been a favorite of Tuscaloosa's since it opened in 1974. Voted "Best Sweet Tea" for 3 years in a row and voted back to back "Best Tuscaloosa Restaurant" in a recent competition. Come find us at one of our 6 area locations "Under the Biggest Cactus in Town"
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eat where the locals eat!

Taco Casa is a local fast food chain. As a fast food chain, the service can vary greatly, but it is still one of my favorite places to eat. All the locals eat here!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
13NC
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Wonderful tacos, enchiladas and taco salad and by all means, the sweet tea! Lots of T shirts and Alabama football items.

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Thank bbridges1108
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Well, first things first: I'm mexican and I don't have any problem with chain restaurants. I had to travel to Tuscaloosa for the first time so I didn't know the place. I had the chicken burrito with mild sauce and the nachos. Let me tell you that this is not mexican food, first because the burrito sauce was not natural... More 

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Thank vagamundo44
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely amazing!! We love taco casa! Got hooked in college. Can't pass through Tuscaloosa or Bham without stopping in. It's amazing. I do realize you have to love it to love it! And if you don't "get it" and want to compare it to Taco Bell. MOVE ON! More for me!

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Thank Jenna S
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

There seems to be a Taco Casa everywhere in Tuscaloosa and since my boyfriend and I just moved here in May, we decided to try it. I got the beefy nachos and he got the chicken nachos. There was very little chicken in the "chicken" nachos. The chips were not very fresh at all. He tried the chicken soft taco... More 

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1 Thank TuffRN
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Excellent fast food Mexican food. Been here many times when I am in town. It is the favorite family gathering place for a quick meal. Tamales are especially good. Well worth a stop for a meal or snack.

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Thank Experience78
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Taco Casa is a local fast food chain. As a fast food chain, the service can vary greatly, but it is still one of my favorite places to eat. All the locals eat here!

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Thank 13NC
Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place is AWESOME, and has been that was for many years. I was first introducted in the mid 90's. Incredible then and incredible now. Maybe the best bang for your buck for food in Alabama!

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Thank Dcaf2015
Ben W, Owner at Taco Casa, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your very positive review of our business. We are very pleased that you have stayed loyal to our business over the years. We strive hard to build that type of loyal fan base and you are a wonderful testament to that. Thank you for the business and the kind words, we hope to see you back soon. More 

Tuscaloosa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

At least once a week, when I don't want to cook lunch or dinner, my hubby is happy to order from this restaurant. Not fine dining, but consistent in taste and quality. There is a reason this franchise keeps expanding and prospering.

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Thank Cheryl W
United States
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

It is truly fresh and very good. Every University of Alabama student that returns to Tuscaloosa goes there first thing when getting in town. It's a craving. I have seen pregnant girls buy a bag of sanchos or burritos to freeze if they live somewhere else- I did!!

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1 Thank FrenchVogue
Tinley Park, Illinois
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Tacos were good and price was right . The only weird thing was the cheese. It's not shredded , it is similar to liquid Nacho cheese sauce, so the enchilada was drowning in liquid cheese.

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Thank Tracy H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 603 15th St E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-3233
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-0751

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Quality, great-tasting fast food Mexican restaurant that has been a favorite of Tuscaloosa's since it opened in 1974. Voted "Best Sweet Tea" for 3 years in a row and voted back to back "Best Tuscaloosa Restaurant" in a recent competition. Come find us at one of our 6 area locations "Under the Biggest Cactus in Town"
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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