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Los Tarascos

1759 Skyland Blvd E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-4235
205-553-8896
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Ranked #29 of 230 restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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English first
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a pretty decent Mexican restaurant. A number of my friends think it the best in town. They are willing to drive a fair distance past numerous other Tex-Mex places to eat there. It has never knocked me out that much, but it may you. The service is prompt, the atmosphere acceptable, and the food better than average. Give... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Ok it looks sketchy and is attached to a thrift store, but do go inside! This is the best Mexican food in town and I am never disappointed. The queso is great and I always get the quesadilla torascos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Camping and treated ourselves to dinner out. Was not disappointed. Had enchiladas, fajitas, tacos and buritto.

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Alabama
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This place is a little hidden gem. It never fails to please. Servers are always "johnny on the spot." Food may not be fancy, but there is something to be said for doing the basics right.

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The restaurant is large so even when there was a wait it wasn't very long. We had a seat at the bar and ordered a couple drinks before being seated. The server gave me the wrong type of beer, but quickly fixed it and apologized when I questioned why the modelo was so light. The portions were large and filling... More

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Midway, Utah
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We were in Tuscaloosa to visit friends. They took us to this place, which is their favorite. I can't say enough good about the service in this restaurant. Very friendly, helpful folks who made us feel very welcome and made our time there good. The food was good, but not great, much like other Mexican places I've tried in the... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

This is the ony Mexican place I will eat at period. My favorite dish is the supreme quesadillas with chicken.

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NYC
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Just to praise this restaurant for simple yet excellent food and service. We got here by accident (saw it on route).Without mannerism, the waiter explained every dish we asked about. We got our huge plates every thing was tasteful (lots remained to take with us). We were indecisive about the desert and on top of the ones we ordered got... More

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

The food and service is excellent ! This where my husband an I met for the first time so it will always be a special place. But the service was great too ! If you like Mexican food you should try it out !

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Monee, Illinois
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227 reviews 227 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Being basicially the only sit down Mexican restaurant within walking distance from my motel, I decided to give it a try. It's located at the end of a run down strip mall. The interior was your average Mexican themed restaurant. Being a Friday it was crowded but I was able to get a booth right away. They had 32oz mugs... More

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