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J & R Tacos

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437 Main st, Merced, CA (Canal)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Service out of this world and extraordinary food.

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  • 26
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Tacos

I like the location and the food is great. I love their food especially their Tacos If you go their anytime before sit out and have lunch

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Fort Worth
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I like the location and the food is great. I love their food especially their Tacos If you go their anytime before sit out and have lunch

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Good food and can be very crowded during the work week lunch hour. A nice change of pace from the typical fast food Mexican restaurants

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great family place to eat and relax. Nice to have outside seating available. They even keep a bowl of water ready for your dog!

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San Francisco, CA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Recommended by local friends, the food was excellent with lots of choices. Tasty street tacos, especially the grilled fish. I'd happily go back.

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Nice, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This restaurant offers simple but delicious Mexican food and good beer for a reasonable price. We had the special of the day and some appetizers. Quick service. Would come back.

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Merced, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We have been eating at J&R's since it opened. We love the owners and know some of the servers. If you're looking for a 24 hour cheap taco shop, you might be a little disappointed (though I would doubt that). The food here is prepared nicely and healthier than what you might expect from a taco place. The owners of... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was an OK experience for dinner. The tacos were good. I had the tacos el pastor and we also had quesadillas.

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I must agree with the other reviews, good mexican food with a lot of choice. Also take away so that’s handy to eat at the motel. Fresh ingredients.

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

i love this place, it a small mexican rest, but it has a very friendly staff and the owner is very cool. the menu is great with all kind of great items. the location is great, there a movie theater right next door ,we alway go here before the movies. great food and beer & wine.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant in Merced. The food is fresh and flavorful. The portions are generous. We love the burritos and quesadillas The staff is courteous and attentive. My husband left his hat here and the staff mailed it to him in San Diego. Great customer service!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 437 Main st, Merced, CA
    (Canal)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Service out of this world and extraordinary food.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?