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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: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Service out of this world and extraordinary food.

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
good mexican food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Bruges, Belgium
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Bruges, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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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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Seattle area
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

You order at the counter here & we were lucky to find a table in this small restaurant on a busy Friday night. Since we were from out of town we weren't sure where to go but after checking Trip Advisor this was definitely the right choice! Tacos were excellent & everything we saw at nearby tables looked wonderful. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

left Sanfrancisco after 3 great days and drove towards the Sierras.a mid day stop at Merced, what a smashing little place. sat outside and drank some cold beer. ate fish taco,great. the food was casual but good.a bonus was a cigar shop just round the corner, name of Cigar Monkey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

the shredded tacos. delicious! just so good they're making my mouth water. I haven't been here in a bit but I remember going a few times and I always got the shredded beef tacos they were my favorite. I'm going to go get some now I just got hungry :)

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Its casual, simple, consistent, and delicious. I have had just about everything on their menu from enchiladas to tacos to pazole. Usually a short wait, fast service. Can get in and out at lunch within 30-40 minutes. The old stand-by is the regular chicken burrito. But their tacos al pastor are very good as well as their supreme quesadilla (Wife's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good food, lots of options, cheap and friendly staff. Excellent! You can use OrderAhead app or website to pre-order and pay.

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Amsterdam
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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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5 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about J & R Tacos

Address: 437 Main st, Merced, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
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
Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
Cuisine: Mexican

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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 to $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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?