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Babalu's Tacos and Tapas

622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS
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Ranked #2 of 336 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
Pass Christian, Mississippi
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This is a great atmosphere with great food. NOT large quantities, which makes you enjoy the creativeness of the flavors involved. Certainly not skimpy on food, though. Just enough to enjoy an be satisfied. The prepared-at-table guacamole is super good, we had to order another order!! Staff is helpful and friendly.

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Jackson, Mississippi, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We were on our honeymoon and wanted to find something new and different. Babalu was everything we wanted. The service was friendly and helpful, and the food seemed new and exciting. We shared a salmon tapa, some pork tacos, and the server suggested a sampler of all their desserts. Also have a great happy hour!!

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Brandon, Mississippi
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Shrimp tacos were awesome ! It was busy but we enjoyed a few drinks at the bar with guacamole and chips whilst waiting for a table. A good evening out

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

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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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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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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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