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Taco Rico

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1325 Sagamore Pkwy N, Lafayette, IN 47904-2431
765-446-9798
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food and Unbelievable Prices

These were some of the best fish tacos I have ever had. They could easily charge three times the price and be justified. Service was excellent!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Wendi G
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Noblesville, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I had been looking forward to sampling some of their "Authentic" Mexican food, looked at their hours of operation online, and they had it listed as closing at 10:00pm. Left and made it to Taco Rico at 9:32pm. The signs they have posted on the doors of their actual establishment also state their closing time to be 10:00pm, but despite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

These were some of the best fish tacos I have ever had. They could easily charge three times the price and be justified. Service was excellent!

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a real deal sort of a place with a huge menu including chicherone, menudo, tongue and some interesting beef stew. The food is wonderfully authentic and the attitude good and service oriented. Nice people and interesting Mexican food. The best Mexican food in town.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The chips and salsa are my favorite in Lafayette, they are always fresh and in abundant supply. I would consider myself an amateur Mexican cuisine connoisseur and I can't stay away from Taco Rico. If you enjoy an authentic Mexican experience this is the place, go in the afternoon to see some football.

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Chalmers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have been enjoying this Mexican fare for a while now. We think the word "authentic" is over done. Yes they have cactus on their menu. Yes we tried the cactus, not our favorite item of their offerings. We are certain this is a very good place to eat Mexican food. The tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and fajitas have all been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My mom's side of the family is from Guadalajara Mexico. I can remember a distinct taste in my grandmother's cooking. A taste that I can never find in any of the Mexican restaurants I visit today (and I've been to a lot of them in many states). But today taco Rico impressed me. The food was fabulous. It reminded me... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The salsa is house made and for the most part is a bit on the spicy side. My husband also likes the red and green sauce to make it even more spicy. They make their own pico salsa too. It is amazing. Top dishes there are the combination platter and the carne asada. Prices are very reasonable. Their chorizo is... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Not your average Mexican restaurant. Upon walking in, you might think your at a chain by the way it looks. What a pleasant surprise to have authentic "street food" tacos, Our group tried several; shrimp, chorizo, asada, al pastor, pescado,lengua, barbacoa. Our favorites were barbacoa & pescado. The traditional cilantro/onion garnish made them perfect. They offered a kids menu with... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We just moved here and have missed our favorite Mexican Resturant from "home". Just happen to drive by this place and saw all the cars. We made a quick turn in and what a surprise....we eat there at least once a week. IT is always busy and the food is always good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I lived here for five years and loved going to Taco Rico. I have had the fajitas, the burritos, and the tacos. All were very good. My wife had the steak a la mexicana and it was excellent. All this said, the best meal is the chimichanga. My favorite meats tended to be either the carnitas or a combo of... More 

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Additional Information about Taco Rico

Address: 1325 Sagamore Pkwy N, Lafayette, IN 47904-2431
Phone Number: 765-446-9798
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1325 Sagamore Pkwy N, Lafayette, IN 47904-2431
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 765-446-9798

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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