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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 - 9:00 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, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 56
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 3
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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
Training at UK lunch break

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!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The food here is excellent especially the fish and fried chicken tacos. The grilled corn on the cob with their special spice is also most excellent. The problem is it takes them forever to take your order--the line is slow and the people taking the orders are even slower. If they don't fix the problem this place drops to a... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife and I frequent this establishment on Saturdays and Sundays during brunch. During brunch they offer fun breakfast tacos that feature tex mex ingredients and eggs. My personal favorite is the chicken, bacon, waffle taco that is tasty and unique. The establishment is always very clean, has a neat atmosphere, and is in a good location near campus.

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Olathe, KS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised to find this little gem. Unique menu with great flavor and presentation. Very reasonably priced.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Visited Local Taco to get a fish taco fix and was not disappointed. The menu is pretty simple but covers all bases. I went for the offer of four tacos for $11, which to me is great value for money. I had the steak, fish, SFC and local bbq which were all awesome. The food was served quickly by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Lunch included varieties of tacos (beef,chicken,shrimp and fish) uniquely prepared, grits and fries. Very tastey. "Chill" background music. Alcohol available. Limited parking so had leisurely walk from several blocks away...one handicap space noted in parking lot. Definitely recommend.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Ever town has its perfect places for food, fun and great experiences. Start here. The food is gourmet. The prices are amazing. The ambiance is hip and cool.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Great spot to hang out but that's about it. The food lacks flavor, appearance, and quality ingredients for its. Cheap and fast, comparable to the McDonalds down the street. Management is short tempered, unfriendly, incompetent. I went three times each time was more disappointed than the last. Eat here only for the bar-like atmosphere and lower your expectations for the... More 

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Additional Information about Local Taco

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

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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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