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Diner Taco

Oak Lawn
Mexican
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3699 Mckinney Ave Ste 307, Dallas, TX 75204-4553
(214) 521-3669
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not Just a Taco Spot, Great Breakfast!

We were looking for a spot to eat breakfast after a very disappointing breakfast the day before. We drove by but didn't think of stopping at a taco spot for breakfast until we saw the pancakes and different breakfast items. I have to say, it was a great decision. Our server was outstanding, he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2014
elchaco
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Houston, Texas
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were looking for a spot to eat breakfast after a very disappointing breakfast the day before. We drove by but didn't think of stopping at a taco spot for breakfast until we saw the pancakes and different breakfast items. I have to say, it was a great decision. Our server was outstanding, he brought us 5 different types of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This Taco Diner is in a Great Location in the heart of West Village (Dallas Uptown). It is a very "hip" section for the young crowd. On the weekend, it is very crowed, but there is room at the bar for a leisurely drink. Unfortunately, it is very loud and is not good for casual conversation, but the people watching... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Came to this place on a food tour and the tacos were amazing. Especially the fried avocado taco and the chicken taco was delicious as well.

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wever ia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Watched World Cup and had some great tacos and nachos. In the trendy part of town, the prices were very reasonable. Went through two bowls of salsa while a pair of Ferraris drove past. Great Margaritas.

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Dallas,TX
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I know it is a well know Mexican food diner, and I have been there several times for that. But last night I was just not feeling the Mexican food so I went the Burger Route. It is kinda an under the radar thing to know to order the burger. I had not until now and it was very very... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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144 reviews 144 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I had one of the best salads that I have ever had at a Mexican spot. It was healthy, fresh and well presented. The portions and overall choices here tend towards the healthy and not the classic.

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My husband had been here several time for business and wanted to share this treasurer with me when visiting Dallas for the first time. The sangria was refreshing and the food was fresh. The decor was upscale for a diner. we would definitely go back.

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Taco Diner (not Diner Taco as listed in TripAdvisor), has been a favorite of ours since it opened about 10 years ago. Manuel the manager treats you right and the food is very good. Watch out for the margaritas - they are strong!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This place is great. It is very casual, yet the food is fresh and the service is great. The Arnold Palmer is very good and so are the margaritas. The chips and two types of sauce are a great prelude to the meal. I have always ordered the chicken tacos, but my husband and children have tried the queso, the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Been going here for years. Outside dining is awesome experience here. We live in Uptown and this is our # 1 dining location. Food is always excellent, great atmosphere and service is 90% of the time excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3699 Mckinney Ave Ste 307, Dallas, TX 75204-4553
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: (214) 521-3669

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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