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Local Taco

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Mexican
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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
859-523-3700
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
    Terrible
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

Campus eatery that doen't disappoint. Everything we had was excellent. Salsa, guacamole, queso, quesadillas & tacos were fresh and delicious. The chips were good and homemade, just a tad greasy.I will definitely be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kathy C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Campus eatery that doen't disappoint. Everything we had was excellent. Salsa, guacamole, queso, quesadillas & tacos were fresh and delicious. The chips were good and homemade, just a tad greasy.I will definitely be back.

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Thank Kathy C
Georgetown, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a school group. We had pre-ordered our food and it came out quickly and accurately. I added dessert for the group for my son's birthday and they were very accommodating to our time constraints. The food was excellent, the service was fantastic. We will be back!

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Thank Bridget W
Lexington, Kentucky
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best tacos in Lexington. I eat here for lunch about once a week. Very creative tacos and a good beer election. You have to try the Mexi Tater Tots!

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Thank Bcutwright
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I love this place...never disappoints. Always good every time I have gone. The food is always fresh and the staff is always friendly.

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Thank danielespinolajr
Seward, Nebraska
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Wide variety of tacos - fish, steak, Korean BBQ, chicken. Fast friendly service. Great place for a quick bite before a volleyball or basketball game

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Thank D H
Georgetown, Kentucky
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you think you don't like taco's don't pass this place up. They have all favors of taco's. A little pricy , but very good

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Thank Terrispal1
Woodstock, Georgia
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Extensive menu, good bar, fun place to get a meal downtown. The menu offers many options in addition to the tacos, but I didn't stray away from the namesake options. They sounded and looked too good to try anything else! Pricing was moderate, both for food and drinks, and service was prompt. Place your order at the counter on the... More 

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Thank BurBunny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant while staying in town. My husband had the local taco which she said was very good. He also had the Korean and the steak. I had the Korean, a fish taco and the lime chicken. They were all very good. The chips were a bit greasy but the salsa was good.

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Thank Kirsten F
Lexington, KY
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The tacos are outstanding particularly the Korean BBQ and the Smoked Brisket. Chips and salsa will help fill you up. Self serve ordering, drinks, etc. ...and if you want a table self serve table busing - which is my one complaint about this place. Every time we go we have to clean up after someone. We keep coming back...the tacos... More 

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Thank Greg C
Winchester, Kentucky
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Very delicious tacos. It gets a bit pricey if you get several because they're a little small, but they're worth it. Great atmosphere--a little tight in some places.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?