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Bartaco

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Mexican, Bar
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1 Willett Avenue, Port Chester, NY 10573
+1 914-937-8226
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Inspired by the beach culture of coastal California, Mexico, Uruguay and...
Inspired by the beach culture of coastal California, Mexico, Uruguay and Brazil, bartaco combines healthy, upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. The minimalistic decor is light and breezy, with the air of a rustic beach resort. The cuisine is rooted in Mexican tradition but pulls from a broad palate of bold, spicy flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia and beyond. The tacos are healthier versions of old-country favorites, filled with fish, fresh vegetables, spit-roasted chicken, and slow-cooked pork to name a few. There are Asian-influenced salads, grilled corn, signature fusion rice bowls, and seasonal market specials on the creative menu. The bartaco beverage menu is just as carefully crafted, and includes bottled Mexican Coca-Cola and hand-pressed fruit sodas. Over 40 tequilas - all 100% agave - have been hand-picked. Our award-winning inspired and refreshing cocktail selections are made with only artisanal spirits and freshly-squeezed juices and are featured along with traditional margaritas, mojitos and caipirinhas. Whether dining with family or enjoying a night out with friends, all will savor the undeniable energy that is the bartaco experience.
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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice food, friendly atmospere!

We had dinner at BarTaco in April and really enjoyed the experience. We ordered Margaritas to begin with and they were delicious. We then had a mix of tacos (duck, curry shrimp, ribeye and fried mussels) that were really special. Very different and refresfing. The staff was welcoming and attentive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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English first
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at BarTaco in April and really enjoyed the experience. We ordered Margaritas to begin with and they were delicious. We then had a mix of tacos (duck, curry shrimp, ribeye and fried mussels) that were really special. Very different and refresfing. The staff was welcoming and attentive and we will definitly go back!

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South Salem, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Taco sampler is fun for a small crowd. I go here often before a show at The Cap, as do many others. Great vibe, though the short tables can be a little uncomfortable (sit on a bench and not a seat).

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Ossining, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I really wanted to give this restaurant a good rating but received very poor service and the tacos are $2.50 for two bites. The meat inside the tacos are very fresh and enjoyable but as stated, are little expensive. Our server was hard to find and it wasn't even very busy (Sunday evening). I may go back to this restaurant... More 

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General M, General Manager at Bartaco, responded to this review

MRK, I wanted to reach out to you and sincerely apologize for the poor service that you received at our restaurant on Sunday. I cant express enough that the guest experience is of the utmost importance to us. We pride ourselves on fresh food made from scratch, hand made craft cocktails and amazing service. i am very disappointed in myself... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

The bartender was wonderful. She was very attentitive and seemed like she enjoyed providing great service. The margarita was one of the best I've ever had. I got 3 tacos, they were pretty good- kind of small but I guess that is the concept of it. A little on the pricier side but worth it for the unique atmosphere and... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

AshWednesday - feeling the depths of winter. Some friends of ours invited them to accompany them to this no reservation restaurant. What a great idea. We were seated immediately and ordered an outlet of trays of tacos: sesame beef, spicy chorizo, chicken, baja fish, pork belly, duck. Each taco is about three bites and utterly delicious. Deserts include churro and... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food is very good and slightly unusual. Better to go to in warm weather to eat outdoors. Waiters are very friendly and accommodating.

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Port Chester, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Tucked away down by the waterfront, this establishment is both lively and laid back. Good food and friendly service are this restaurants key ingredients. Super kid friendly and when the weather is fair, the garage style wall/doors open wide lending a backyard gathering feel.

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Port Chester, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great variations of Tacos. Guacamole and home made chips are good starters. Their drinks menu are extensive, more than their food menu. Great place to hang out in the summer afternoon/evening sitting on the back deck above the river, if you can get a table. It can get crowded but service is great.

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Irvington, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, great food, great drinks. Went to meet some friends and we had a great time. Definitely one of Portchester's bright spots.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant does exactly what it says on the tin and it does it really well. My girlfriend and I joined a large group, and although it took a long time to sit down, as there were 18 of us, the drinks were excellent and freshly squeezed limes were a nice touch. The food was superb, probably the best tacos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Willett Avenue, Port Chester, NY 10573
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Port Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 914-937-8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Bar

Description

Inspired by the beach culture of coastal California, Mexico, Uruguay and Brazil, bartaco combines healthy, upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. The minimalistic decor is light and breezy, with the air of a rustic beach resort. The cuisine is rooted in Mexican tradition but pulls from a broad palate of bold, spicy flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia and beyond. The tacos are healthier versions of old-country favorites, filled with fish, fresh vegetables, spit-roasted chicken, and slow-cooked pork to name a few. There are Asian-influenced salads, grilled corn, signature fusion rice bowls, and seasonal market specials on the creative menu. The bartaco beverage menu is just as carefully crafted, and includes bottled Mexican Coca-Cola and hand-pressed fruit sodas. Over 40 tequilas - all 100% agave - have been hand-picked. Our award-winning inspired and refreshing cocktail selections are made with only artisanal spirits and freshly-squeezed juices and are featured along with traditional margaritas, mojitos and caipirinhas. Whether dining with family or enjoying a night out with friends, all will savor the undeniable energy that is the bartaco experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?