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J & R Tacos

437 Main st, Merced, CA
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Ranked #3 of 143 restaurants in Merced
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canal
Description: Service out of this world and extraordinary food.
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English first
Amsterdam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place has delicious, big and healthy taco's. Lot of options, also vegetarian options. You can enjoy your taco's on their lovely terrace. Would really recommend!

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Anaheim Hills, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The tacos were good. I was surprised to find a rajas plate on their menu so I decided to try it.... but they rajas were sauté instead of grill and peel so they were hard and not tasteful .

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Tulsa, OK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Three of us ate here late one night and were very satisfied with the meal. Carne asada, pastor and fish tacos were very good. Buy one get one free beer was great!

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Merced, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this great little restaurant with nice decor. It's the only place outside of Mexico City and Acapulco that I very found authentic AL Pastor. I've tried a couple other items which were also good but the AL Pastor is so delish I can't pass it up. The have beer and wine also and nice sidewalk seating. Oscar is... More

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Merced, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My husband had the carne asada burrito-it was huge and he said it was pretty good; I had the chicken enchiladas and they were dry, no flavor to the chicken; and the tortillas were not "grilled" or softened, just like right out of the bag.....dunno. The beans and rice were okay, nothing to write home about. Enjoyed eating outside except... More

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Merced, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Great food with lots of vegetarian amd vegan options. Also lots of great traditional Mexican food and beers. Service was excellent.

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Chowchilla, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for great Mexican food this is it! Love the variety on the menu and the friendly customer service. It's tough to find a seat inside during peak hours but outside dining is always a good option.

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Fresno, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Country-style tacos in the heart of the city? How cool is that? Great, now I have a taco craving again. Yesssss!

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Whitwick, UK
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The whole J&R Tacos dining experience is superb. Great décor and layout, fantastic staff, excellent menu, fine food and drink, brilliant value. Visit them, I guarantee you will not be disappointed!

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Merced, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

very yummy and inventive Mexican food, Healthy choices. Music some nights. Only critique-in mid winter the tomatoes there sometimes taste flat

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