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Taco Bus

#78 of 1,893 Restaurants in Tampa
#81 of 2,087 Places to Eat in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican
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913 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
813.232.5889
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11:00 am - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 197
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  • 114
    Very good
  • 36
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  • 16
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Solid Mexican food

We tried the tacos and the tostada. Everything was delicious. Rice and beans were good too. I prefer the salsa roja over the salsa verde. Would rate higher but the flies ruined our dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Greg R
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Rockford, Illinois
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Clearwater, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The lines were long (which should have been a positive thing -- lots of interest!) and once ordered, food took longer than expected for delivery. Surprisingly, the food really was rather bland. Seating was at picnic tables around the bus. I'm giving 2 stars just because I have heard others that really like this place -- it may have just... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We tried the tacos and the tostada. Everything was delicious. Rice and beans were good too. I prefer the salsa roja over the salsa verde. Would rate higher but the flies ruined our dinner.

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Two of us went for lunch and enjoyed a burrito and a quesadilla. Served on paper plates with plastic utensils. Nothing fancy here. No chips served as in most places. No extras on the side. Drinks served in paper cups with plastic lids. Drink and meal about $10 plus tip. Can eat in or get to go. Plenty of parking.

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Tampa, Florida
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Best fish tacos ever. Open 24 hours. Little hard to find, blink and you'll miss it. But well worth journeying into the "hood" for.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Yes it's tacos and yes you can get em anywhere. But taco bus offers taco with fresh ingredients and at a really low price. No horse meat here .. Lol

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

it's like a lot of Mexican fast food places but most people really love it. I've been to the one on central avenue in st pete and the one on franklin street in downtown tampa

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Montreal, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Food is authentic, delicious and ingredients are fresh. Fast service. Great experience. Will definitely go back.

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Deltona, FL
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was in Tampa with some friends and they had mentioned the Taco Bus because they saw it on the Food Network. I wasn't sure what to expect. The food was fantastic! So fresh and tasty! I cant wait to go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What a fantastic surprise of a place. Came here with my Colombian friend. First time trying the vegetarian torta the horchata drink - both tasted great! Portions seem to be good based on how big the tortas were. I would definitely come back!

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Redfield, South Dakota, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I visited with some friends, and was pleased to see such a large vegetarian menu. I tried the vegan steak strip burrito, and it was love at first bite! I have gone back many a time, and it is never a vacation unless I stop in. I wish I lived back in FL, so I could enjoy it more. I... More 

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Additional Information about Taco Bus

Address: 913 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
Phone Number: 813.232.5889
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 913 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813.232.5889

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 am

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