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Chubby's Taco

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748 9th Street, Durham, NC
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
mmm tacos!

No frills taco place with really tasty tacos. It was packed in there. Not a lot of seating. Don't be turned off by the looks of the place. The food was delicious and it's reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
JMK0485
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

9th street has an overwhelming number of places to get burritos or tacos, but Chubby's is my go-to. The food is consistently tasty, the burritos are massive, and the salsa bar has some great varieties. I could drink the guacatillo salsa.

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Everything on the menu is wonderful. Be sure to get there early before it gets too crowded. Be sure to be hungry when you get there, the portions are large!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

No frills taco place with really tasty tacos. It was packed in there. Not a lot of seating. Don't be turned off by the looks of the place. The food was delicious and it's reasonably priced.

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Treasure Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is a cool little unpretentious place on 9th in durham. it's not too overrun during weekday lunches, provided you show up by 12:20. after 12:30 the line does get a little long, but the kitchen is pretty quick. the tacos are very tasty. they have a very good wide menu. and the salsas in the back are really really... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

In my experience, hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurants are the best, and Chubby's is definitely one that is worth visiting! In the few years since they've been opened, their menu has changed, and they now have combos that come with a drink, rice, beans, and chips. I think this is a great addition, because in the past I would just get two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place is a total hole in the wall located on the famous 9th street in Durham, NC. It has amazing tacos and chips! I also was very surprised when I saw that they had Salsa Bar, which was AMAZING!! You totally have to try it when you are in Durham, it's a local favorite and I promise you'll want... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stopped after our tour of Duke & really enjoyed the lunch. Not fancy but tasty food at a reasonable price. Worth checking out!

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is the best Mexican food you will find this side of Mexico! Don't go to any other place...Chubbies is the real deal! A great menu and a friendly staff (especially Abril!). Great for a jeans and T shirt meal.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I frequent the Woodcroft location, and there are no better tacos anywhere in the triangle. Thus is a counter style restaurant with an 8-salsa salsa bar. Try the chile de arbol on whatever you order!

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've tried the tacos on multiple occasions at chubby's and found the ones I tasted to be really good. I'm not a taco expert but I know what I like. It can be crowded but I've always managed to find a spot to sit. In my opinion, the price is fair but colleagues from LA have pointed out that they're... More 

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Address: 748 9th Street, Durham, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 748 9th Street, Durham, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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