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Taco Bus
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505 Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
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505 Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh food and great flavor

What a great find! The food was fresh and there were healthy tofu options. I loved it and wish I had one closer to where I live.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2014
Kassidy P
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What a great find! The food was fresh and there were healthy tofu options. I loved it and wish I had one closer to where I live.

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I had the late night munchies during Comic Con 2014 and decided to roam the streets. We came across Taco Bus, which was open until 3 a.m. that night. Although the place was full and bustling, cashier was sweet and friendly and my food came fast and fresh. Will definitely visit them again. :)

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Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I can't begin to explain how much I love the other taco bus locations. The location on Franklin, however, I will never visit again. Actually, unfortunately, I doubt I will ever go to ANY of the other Taco Bus locations again either, based on this experience. My family and I sat for 45min with no food after we ordered, while... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We popped in as all the other locations have been already closed. We ordered Burrito and Papos Platos. Food came out rather cold and incomplete. Had to send the waiter back three times and still sides were missing. Food was of average taste and we will definitely not come here again. This Taco Bus has at least one flat tire!

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Vancouver, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I was driving bus in the middle of nowhere and came across Taco Bus and stopped. You actually order at the yellow bus, there is seating or you can do take out. The two soft tacos (I got chicken and pork) were both very good. The price was a bit high at the end when you added drinks, sides and... More 

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Syracuse, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

On business trip gave this place a try based on Yelp. Food was good. Reminded me of Cafe Rio type food. Very tasty.

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Fairport, New York, United States
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Taco Bus is about a 10-minute walk north on Franklin Street from the Convention Center (turn left when you come out of the Center on Franklin Street). You can't miss the Taco Bus on the east side of Franklin just past a section of the street permanently closed to traffic. Not unlike Moe's, you tell the server what you... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can't go wrong at Taco Bus. This is the second location I have visited for lunch and it was great. The service is amazing. The food is brought out quickly and extremely authentic. I went with a carne asada burrito and it was incredible. I wish I lived in Tampa so I could visit more often!

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Tampa
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The first time I went to Taco Bus, I wasn't a huge fan. The second time I went, I ordered the tacos in a flour tortilla with the Carne Asada and I added cheese, it was amazing! Definitely worth a try and I have been back many times since. It is busy at lunch so either order ahead or be... More 

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New York,NY
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not sure about the hype on the tacos. Very mediocre experience. Customer service was extremely good as the girl behind the counter was very friendly. Just thought the tacos were just OK. Would come back if its late at night and nothing else is open.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 505 Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa

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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?