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Taco Loco

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Mexican, Seafood
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640 S Coast Hwy, Ste 1B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2450
949-497-1635
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love the tofu mushroom burgers ~

I've been coming here for well over 15 years and my standard favorite is the tofu mushroom burger. It might sound strange to some people but give it a try and it might have you hooked!! Often, I stop to grab one to go because it's quick, easy and reasonable not to mention healthy and delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
bohemedream
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laguna beach, california
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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laguna beach, california
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I've been coming here for well over 15 years and my standard favorite is the tofu mushroom burger. It might sound strange to some people but give it a try and it might have you hooked!! Often, I stop to grab one to go because it's quick, easy and reasonable not to mention healthy and delicious. The nachos and tacos... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I've been to this place a couple of times and really do not care for the food. Though there are some healthy options, the taste is not anything like you would expect. Portions are very small. Sauces are so so. Some in our group got Tofu burgers and liked them. Beware afternoon visits. It is nearly impossible to sit in... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Whenever I'm in the area, I always make a stop at Taco Loco. Everything on the menu is delicious, simple and refreshing but don't expect traditional Mexican style dishes. Also vegetarian friendly. After a long day at the beach, sit back, relax and have a cold beer with you awesome fish tacos.

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Geneva, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

the shrimp tacos and beef tacos were good. the have small portions, service is just ok. This place is just average.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I would have given this place a better score- because the food is great however I have been going to this place for close to 20yrs now, employees can be fairly rude, difficult to get your order and they act like they have never seen you before- just strange in any business..... But admit they can get away with it... More 

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went here on a recommendation of a local to try really good fish tacos. When in Cali why would you eat anything else but fish in tacos? This place offered all the fish varieties and at very reasonable prices. No frills place but they put everything into the food. Tried the blackened swordfish tacos and the fish was seasoned well... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Six of us ate dinner here at 9pm one night and the place was busy, but the line moved fairly quickly. Everyone agreed their food was great - tried the blackened fish tacos (salmon and swordfish) and blackened fish nachos, and I would definitely go back for these. Once our food was ready we had the choice of adding guacamole... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great, real Mexican food! I only ate their tacos because they were so delicious! This is home cooked food, very tasty, reasonably priced and good service. Sit outside and enjoy a beer and tasty food.

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Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Visited Taco Loco in the evening (10pm-ish), we were staying across the street at Pacific Edge. The staff was not very friendly, and the steak tacos I ordered consisted of a folded tortilla with 2-3 small pieces of bland meat - that's it. Very average experience, a return visit is unlikely.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were looking for a local restaurant serving tasty food and this eatery hit the mark. The prices were reasonable, the food served fresh and hot. The portions were just right; not the massive amounts served in some restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 S Coast Hwy, Ste 1B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2450
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-497-1635

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?