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72 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2927
802-225-6038
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Ranked #28 of 47 Restaurants in Montpelier
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: independent fast food restaurant
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Alfred, New York
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stopped into Mad Taco after a day of skiing at Mad River Glen, we were looking for some good munchies and definitely found it! Mad Taco is a great combo of fancified stoner food and wholesome goodness!

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Montpelier, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Good, fresh, local ingredients; well prepared. That said, do you want to pay $10-11 for a burrito because it's locally sourced beef and organic beans? Can you make the same at home for $1.25? Other restaurants you get a full meal in a nice atmosphere for that. I can't tell local beef from foreign beef in a burrito. It's a... More 

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Vermont
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The food here is really good. There's something about the selection of simple, quality ingredients that come together into a taco bigger than its parts. But I could do without the "dude" greetings. It feels like you're in the kitchen of a dorm room (similar vibe in both Waitsfield and Montpelier) of a friend who makes fantastic tacos. If you... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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211 reviews 211 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I had the burrito with slow cooked pork and it was incredible. I think it was probably better than the famous chain restaurants that make burritos. They also had Heady Topper for an amazing price. Small place, not a lot of seating, but it works. Place could be spruced up a bit, but it has a cool, funky feel about... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place has great beer on tap! My husband had the pulled pork tacos and I had the enchiladas. They were both good. We did purchase the guacamole and chips. Not my favorite. I probably wouldn't order them again. The cleanliness... Everything was pretty dirty, the dirty dishes just sit out by the garbage, silver wear, and water jug (... More 

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Louisville
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I REALLY wanted to like this place as I LOVE a good taco. But these were just not good. They were bland and about 50% overpriced. I am not sure that anyone in my group of 4 liked anything that they ate. Place it took a long time to get our food making the disappointment even more palpable. Staff was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Thought it was a good idea after class. Food wasn't good and the service was very slow. 3-4 hrs later I started throwing up and had diarrhea. Worst experience ever and never going back. Worst 21$ I have ever spent.

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plymouth, nh
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Mad Taco is a glorified burrito/taco establishment in montpelier. At a first glance it seems really nice. But then you dine here a few times and realize all they really have going for them is their incredible lack of customer service and consistently unorganized staff. After this last dining experience I will never return. We walked in before a large... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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369 reviews 369 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The place is trying to be lose and hip with beer served in recycled glass jars and a lot of handwritten posters and it apparently has it's customer base because every time I was walking by, I saw it was fairly busy. But the food is really not that good. I ordered fish tacos. The fish didn't taste that fresh.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Yummy tacos- everything here is good, and the hot sauce selection is worth a visit all by itself! Prices are a bit steep for 2 tacos, but they're stuffed- plenty of food for a relatively light meal! Local beer, often served in mason jars, and quick, friendly service. Check it out for lunch or a light dinner!

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Address: 72 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2927
Phone Number: 802-225-6038
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
Cuisine: Mexican

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