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Mr Taco

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304 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-4024
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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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 of 5 stars
A San Marcos Gem! Great fast and fresh Mexican food

This is a Mexican Food hidden secret. Almost a hole in the wall with seating in and on a patio for 50...food is cooked in front of you. Fresh and hot. Mexican fruit drinks, horchata etc. available. Maria, the owner and her staff are very friendly and helpful. This is a San Marcos institution... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a Mexican Food hidden secret. Almost a hole in the wall with seating in and on a patio for 50...food is cooked in front of you. Fresh and hot. Mexican fruit drinks, horchata etc. available. Maria, the owner and her staff are very friendly and helpful. This is a San Marcos institution that will be town down soon... More 

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Quick, cheap and tasty Mexican Food. I tried the chicken tacos, enchiladas and quesadillas...no complains since I just needed a quick meal.

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Bonsall, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

You just tell them what you want and they make it happen. The taco sauce tastes home made to me. My Mom was a great cook and she would of loved this place.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Good service and food is always prepared well. Have been here numerous times and will return again. Menu is huge lots of choices and combinations.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

this is good place for Mexican food in San Marcos close to Cal State San Marcos I like the carne asada burritos in the California burritos are good as wellthey have a Chargers burrito that's worth a try

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

One of my favorite mexican food places in San Marcos! I love going there and getting their tacos and sitting out on their patio looking at the beautiful city!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I go to this place for excellent (1) shrimp cocktail; (2) chicken quesadillas; (3) tilapia; (4) beef tacos; (5) bunuelos [not sure that is spelled right] for dessert; and (6) churros for 2nd desert. You won't be disappointed with any of these items. The salsas are plentiful and taste great. My favorite is the house salsa (the red), and a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The Posole is nice and I like the crispy beef tacos. Service is pretty fast though impersonal. The food quality is inconsistent though usually good. When it is really hot I come here because the décor is nice and it is air conditioned.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Mr. Taco is a local favorite. Food is fresh and an extensive menu. There are daily special with rice/beans & drink for about $7.00. The prices for other menu items is average to high. A burrito is about $6.50 but if you want to add anything its an extra .95 and you can't swap for n/c. The service is pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

My family and I have been going to Taco Bar for 6 months now and they never disappoint. Ramon is always very friendly and the food tastes very good. We have taken our Hispanic friends there as well and they have all said the food is very authentic and delicious. I highly recommend eating at The Taco Bar.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: (760) 744-4024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?