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El Taco Tote

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3464 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017-3032
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am

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Best steak tacos In Phoenix!! Great menudo and chilequilles as well. They have a salsa bar all great and fresh and chips all fresh and taste great. Different Levels of spice to appeal to all. My 4 yr old son loves the chips and salsa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Best steak tacos In Phoenix!! Great menudo and chilequilles as well. They have a salsa bar all great and fresh and chips all fresh and taste great. Different Levels of spice to appeal to all. My 4 yr old son loves the chips and salsa.

1 Thank valcazares
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Like many other reviews the food was terrific -- no complaints. My issue came when I didn't want rice and beans on my burrito. I was told that the burrito would be that big without these ingredients. Not sure what difference it makes if that's not the way I wanted it. I don't like Spanish rice but requested to have... More 

Thank RoyalOnTheMoney
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were thrilled to find this place to eat. We were not in our neighborhood and figured we would run into a Wendy's. This place had lots of patrons so we thought we would try it. Wow! Clean, handmade tortillas, yummy salsa bar. The grilled Mahi Tacos were amazing . The store manager is really committed to customer service.

Thank Lisa M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We are local but live in another area of town and not familiar with the options. We noticed that this restaurant was busy and decided to give it a try. Lots of options for lunchtime. The manager recommended the special grilled mahi tacos. He offered to take them back if we didn't like them. They were delicious and a real... More 

1 Thank Lisa M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

This has become one of my favorite places for great tacos and enchiladas. Love their salsa bar and unlimited self-serve chips.

2 Thank Cathy P
Glendale, Arizona, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place offers excellent authentic tacos and the variety of salsas is just great. I recommend this place to anyone who is tired of restaurants that try to offer authentic Mexican food, but fail to meet the standards.

Thank Sidney S
Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I have been here five maybe six times in the last three years and every time the place was a mess. The salsa station always looks destroyed and unattended. I waited over twenty minutes for this fast food which gave me enough time to look around. I sat there and watched a bug crawl across the blinds that haven't been... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I was hungry....unfamiliar with Phoenix and decided to give Taco Tote a try. I expected typical Mexican fast food. I was very surprised. First the menu was varied and offered something for everyones taste and appetite. The pound of fajita with sides was perfect for two people. Self serve chips and salsa bar allowed you to find just what you... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We've been asking around to find the most authentic Mexican Food in Phoenix. Most of what we have tried has been....well, not what we were looking for. We were in Mesa today, right by the El Taco Tote, which was between an Arby's and another Mexican Fast Food place. El Taco Tote was recommended by a friend, and he was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

I've been to the location in Tucson and Mesa. Really good, cheap. You order at a counter and they bring it to you. Great place for very informal, family food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3464 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: 602-995-9610

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  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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