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The Mad Taco

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Mexican
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2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
802-496-3832
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Hipster tacos

Great food, casual atmosphere, cold beer What more could you ask for? This is a very busy place but you order food and when it's ready just grab a table and a cold beer and eat. Outside seating was available too. Loved it. Great place for a quick and delicious lunch

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Dassy P
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food, casual atmosphere, cold beer What more could you ask for? This is a very busy place but you order food and when it's ready just grab a table and a cold beer and eat. Outside seating was available too. Loved it. Great place for a quick and delicious lunch

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Keene, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit that I have not eaten at every taco restaurant in the state of Vermont, but Mad Taco has some of the best tacos I've ever had. I would highly recommend the pork belly or fresh fish tacos, but check to see if they have any good specials or other dished that you might prefer. They also have... More 

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Thank NHSkier85
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was a little run down but had amazing food and lots of fun hotsauces to try. I would recommend checking it out.

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Thank Claire O
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty much will make a little bit of heaven happen via a taco. All good and place is perfect for a relaxed vibe kind of place. Would go at any time of year.

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Thank 3galsontour
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But phenomenal nonetheless. Great selection of hot sauces/salsas and menu items. But pricey craft beers and food.

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Thank dabo6543
Stonington, Connecticut
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stop here for dinner was recommended to us by our Inn Keeper at Tucker Hill Inn. A very friendly place with a wide variety of Tacos. I had Pulled smoked pork and Pork Belly Tacos that were out of his world. Their selection of local beers is the perfect compliment to these tacos as well.

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Thank repeiii72
Durham, North Carolina
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Randomly stopped in during a road trip, sadly they where out of steak so I had to order something other than what I really wanted but I must say they place is awesome! Who would have thought you could get real awesome mexican food in vermont! They even make there own hot sauce! I just had to try all of... More 

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Thank azchipka
Canandaigua
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144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

What a hole in the wall, but boy was it delicious! The sauces were so flavorful, and the meats and accompaniments delicious. Don't expect good lighting or comfortable seating, but prepare for deliciousness!

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Thank SnowyandSniggles
Lake Elmore, Vermont
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The Waitsfield Mad Taco has amazing smoked meats that they smoke right there. Delicious in a taco or any of their other offerings. Great spot to stop by in the summer and sit outside on one of their picnic tables. Good selection of local beers on draft and very reasonably priced meals. Casual dinning for sure.

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Thank Ken H
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The food was SO delicious, we ate here for 2 lunches on our 4 day trip. A must if you are visiting the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: 802-496-3832

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?