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Local Taco

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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
859-523-3700
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 60
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 3
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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
Great food, fast service

I ordered the pork, fish and buffalo chicken tacos. As a die hard Chipotle fan I have to mix it up occasionally. For the same money I spend at chipotle ,$10 - I left full and happy. The tacos were not like omg I'm calling my bff Jill right now !! But they were delicious. I will most definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Jim M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I ordered the pork, fish and buffalo chicken tacos. As a die hard Chipotle fan I have to mix it up occasionally. For the same money I spend at chipotle ,$10 - I left full and happy. The tacos were not like omg I'm calling my bff Jill right now !! But they were delicious. I will most definitely come... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Three of us had lunch at Local Taco. We each ordered two types of tacos. I had the chicken lime and the fish. The fish was freshly cooked and crunchy. The chicken was nothing special. The tortillas were limp and soggy. I also ordered a side of black beans. Located across from the UK campus they have a patio on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This place near UK is great. Tried the Mongolian beef and tequila chicken and both were very tasty. Wife had the quesadilla which she loved. Fresh made tortilla chips. The pinto beans and rice sides were also very good. Will definitely stop by again when visiting

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Lexington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Took the family to try this new place and we were not disappointed. Five tacos; barbeque, chicken tequila, brisket, fish and Korean. No one was disappointed and nothing was left over. Personal favorite was the Korean - great flavor! Red sangria was awesome too!. This place is much larger than it looks from the front so there was plenty of... More 

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Barbourville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stopped at The Local Taco with my wife, son, and niece for dinner. I had the Korean BBQ taco with Cuban Corn. Really nice flavor with the slaw and marinated beef. This is my favorite taco so far. My wife had the fish taco and a southern fried taco. She remarked that both were delicious. The chips and salsa side... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Really good tacos! Local Taco uses locally sourced food whenever possible and lists their suppliers on a chalk board for everyone to see. The tacos are flavorful and fresh. I like that they are small because this allows me to choose different kinds. You can get every day special deals (2 tacos + 1 side) or Taco Tuesday (4 tacos)... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I hit this place for the 4 for $11 taco special, 2 veggie and 2 pulled pork with slaw, bursting with flavor, had a few of the 6th ave. beers and I was set. Walk up counter to place order, get a number and they bring the food, close to the University of Kentucky hospital, nice outside seating area. Busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went over during a Professional Development at UK. We showed up around 12:00ish and had to wait maybe 15 minutes for a table. I had the buy 3 tacos get the 4th free option for $9.00 I had the Korean, Local, Spicy Shrimp, & Brisket tacos. All REALLY tasty!!!

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stopped in here after Orientation at the University of Kentucky across the street after several recommendations. Between our family of five, we ordered every type of taco on the menu and chicken enchiladas. We also tried the queso which was devoured immediately. Everything was delicious and the service was super friendly. The ingredients were fresh and tasty. On a... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a great place to eat in Lexington! Local Taco provides great tasting tacos with fast, friendly service and a welcoming atmosphere (the restaurant was built out of an old historic house, which I found to be neat.) I tried the Southern Fried Taco, which had some of the best fried chicken I've ever had. The honey lime mayo was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-523-3700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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