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Taste Of Mexico

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301 North Harrison Street, (Princeton Shopping Center), Princeton, NJ 08540
609 252 1575
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Mexican Food

This is a must try restaurant if you really know authentic Mexican food. Sure it's a hole in the wall type of place with a handful of tables but the food is great and we'll priced. Service is fast and friendly. Gotta try the guacamole, tacos and Mexican sodas. Sure you can try the other mexican... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is a must try restaurant if you really know authentic Mexican food. Sure it's a hole in the wall type of place with a handful of tables but the food is great and we'll priced. Service is fast and friendly. Gotta try the guacamole, tacos and Mexican sodas. Sure you can try the other mexican restaurants nearby but the... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The place is down a side alley off of Nassau street. It is homemade Mexican. There is only electric heaters because it looks like it was an enclosed porch , so very cold in the winter. Decorated in typical Mexican style. Staff very nice. Outside dining. Chairs a little wobbly and could use some nice Mexican music and more heaters.... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Authentic basic Mexican mood, a bit pricey for what it is. Nice service, neighborhood feeling, definitely not upscale.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

fast, authentic, no frills. Summer you can sit outside, inside is small. Great for pick up and homemade quaccomole is delicious

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NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Picked up lunch here the other day and had modest expectations from this small place. They were met though I wouldn't go looking for fine Mexican dining. I ordered their signature mole chicken and enjoyed it; the meat was not the most tender but was compensated for by the sauce and decent tortillas. I chose as accompaniment an exotic Mexican... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Nice atmosphere with friendly staff. Food was, sadly, just ok. We may try again. It was crowded and people seemed comfortable.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

For quick lunch or dinner, this small café is a great value. If they have just made tamales they're wonderful. if you're alone there's counter service in addition to half a dozen tables.ice

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

There is no other review I've felt more compelled or even obligated to write than this one for Taste of Mexico in the Princeton Shopping Center. If this is what "authentic" Mexican food is supposed to taste like I never want to go back to Mexico! I have been working in the Princeton Shopping Center for 7 months and this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Went last night to Taste of Mexico off of Nassau Street in Princeton - just ok. Prices are good and the service was ok but the food - not so good. Partially cold entree with weird tasting ice tea. Place has pretty much no atmosphere either. Three of us finished our meals, but all agreed they would not be back.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The food is fresh, made to order, and not greasy. I've been only to the Harrison Street (Princeton Shopping Center location) and it's a small place. Maybe 5 tables and a counter. Outdoor seating in good weather. The fresh guacamole is amazing. I love the chicken fajitas, which include spinach, broccoli, as well as the standard peppers and onions.

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Address: 301 North Harrison Street, (Princeton Shopping Center), Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone Number: 609 252 1575
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 301 North Harrison Street, (Princeton Shopping Center), Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: 609 252 1575

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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