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Taqueria Mexico

24 Charles St, Waltham, MA 02453-4222
781-893-2205
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Ranked #18 of 161 restaurants in Waltham
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Wrentham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

No kitsch, no schmaltz, no roving bands of employees singing and clapping in your ear while you’re trying to eat — just good, honest food at a decent price. My first visit to Taqueria was with a couple of long-time friends, both of whom always make it a point to eat here when they’re in town. I’m not a big... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Authentic, Mexican. This little tiny, hard to find restaurant is such a hidden gem. The salsa and chips are the best evah! Order anything off the menu and you'll be pleased, but the daily specials are worth the trip.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Awesome place tucked away in a hidden area of Waltham, although that is changing rapidly with the redevelopment of Waltham's Central Square. Come here for the best Mexican food in all of Greater Boston, soak in the festive atmosphere (complete with a mariachi band), and if you are like me and have a dog, enjoy the dog-friendly patio area with... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this restaurant. The food is great and cheap. They do their best with the service when they are busy. Parking stinks though.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a great place for big groups to go, make noise, and enjoy some good Mexican food. The service is homey and the atmosphere is welcoming. Parking will be a problem so, prepare to walk a block or two from your spot. You will walk out of here satisfied without breaking the bank.

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Medford, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Parking: on-street; a hassle. Atmosphere: Crowded and noisy on a Saturday night. Interesting, convivial ambiance, with Mexican artifacts decorating the walls. Food: average, bland, nothing to brag about. (Although the homemade chips were excellent). Service: attentive and quick - in and out in less than an hour. Not recommended for a date, unless your hearing is excellent and you have... More

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Kennebunk, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I eat here while on business in Waltham. I was great by a fresh salsa chips and sauce. The staff was very attentive and the menu has a wide choice of items. I tried a house special. It came out prompt and was pleasant to the eye. The flavors were excellent with just the right amount of heat to wake... More

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

What a great place!! I´ve driven past this place so many times so I decided to finally give it a shot. Its certainly a casual place, no fancy table cloths or anything. Its just a fun place to share a pitcher of sangria (there was a band playing while we were there), chat, eat chips and then chow down on... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My wife and I always liked the place, for its food and atmosphere, but last night's experience has cause us to revise our opinion: the service was rude and totally uncaring - we didn't even have dinner. There were three couples waiting ahead of us. When tables became available, one couple was seated at a 4-person booth, two at two-person... More

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boston
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I rarely leave a negative review, however because this establishment had such high overall reviews I feel it's important to share my experience too. My husband and I visited today for lunch and sat in a booth along the right hand wall. The carpeting that ran alongside it was littered with crumbs and paper and needed a good vacuuming. The... More

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