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Babalu's Tacos and Tapas

622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS
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Ranked #3 of 335 Restaurants in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Latin, Mexican, Seafood, Tapas
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened last week by a very accomplished team of restauranteurs in the area. Alternate website is www.eathere.com. I had the braised beef ribs and lamb tenderloin tapas. This place is going to be another hit. Phone number is 601-366-5757
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English first
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Our hotel suggested this restaurant. We had never heard of it before, so we thought we'd give it a try. We were not disappointed! The food was delicious and the service was friendly and attentive. The day was beautiful, so we sat outside. We plan to go back.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was the night of my birthday and my husband took me here for dinner. The ambience was so delightful and was a great place for any couple to enjoy. We thoroughly enjoyed the service and the quality of the food. Lastly, the restroom was very clean and entertaining with a television inside. We will definitely go back soon.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Every time we go we have the best server. They are so informative and quick to help with menu and restrictions. The bartenders are great and very creative. I have never had a drink that did not leave me wanting more. The guacamole is FANTASTIC. I rarely get things off the menu because the features are so great. My boyfriend... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Love the decor! All of the staff was very friendly, especially Ryan. We were informed that the portions were small. We ordered the three taco combo, all were Great, my favorite was the pollo. The blue corn tortillas are made fresh in house daily. We went on margarita Monday, so glad that Ryan told me his favorite! We also ordered... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had tacos. They were very good, however, I was surprised at how small they were. Although, I'm not a big eater, these three mini tacos didn't fill me. Another single one had to be ordered. Service was good, too. I would return. All the dishes looked appealing.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Light dishes you wont find anywhere else. All original creations with a mix of flavors usually found only in very upscale restaurants. Not that Babalu is a dive, it is a very classy place but not snobbish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were traveling thru on a Friday night, and decided to stop for dinner after checking out reviews as we were coming into town. Drinks were good. We were unimpressed with the 'award winning' short ribs. Ordered the tuna, which never came. No big deal though, ordered 3 tacos that were all amazing! Definitely a hot spot for locals on... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The table-side prepared guacamole is outstanding. The only problem is that you eat to much to fully enjoy your entree. The beef short rib is my favorite dish. My daughter loves steak on a stick. Great place for lunch for our family.

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Jackson, Mississippi
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First, I'm glad the crowd has finally died down a bit! We got there for an early dinner at 5:30 and missed the big dinner crowd and wait for a table! We also caught the happy hour specials. The lamb taco was great as usual and the new shrimp taco was good too. I went with the red sangria this... More

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Oxford, Mississippi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Incredibly good food in a pleasant atmosphere. Not necessarily authentic cuisine but who cares when it is that good. Was a bit too hot for the outdoor dining but would like to give that a try when the weather cools down. Server was very knowledgeable and made some excellent recommendations.

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Additional Information about Babalu's Tacos and Tapas

Address: 622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS
Phone Number: 601-366-5757
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Latin, Mexican, Seafood, Tapas

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