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The Mad Taco

2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
802-496-3832
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Ranked #6 of 32 Restaurants in Waitsfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Okay so I will start with the fact that this place is a bit of a dive (being nice) what is important though is the food... And the food is good there is no cheese in the tacos... I got a chicken taco and an burrito... The burrito was not that good first night so i saved it for later...... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent tacos, great beer list, very reasonably priced. Great lunch spot as the atmosphere leaves much to be desired. Not the place for a night out with hubby!

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Burlington, Vermont
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

A small joint in a strip mall with apartment stairs running up the front. Went with the family for lunch and a trip to the swimming hole. Kids didn't like bean burrito, which is a go to staple. Ended up happy with their cheese pizza. Husband & I enjoyed al pastor (smoker right out front) and fish taco. Ambiance is... More

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Great Neck, NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I took my family here because of the great reviews. Unfortunately the food was basically inedible. Specifically the chicken tacos and burritos were terrible. The fish tacos were decent as was the enchiladas. We were a large party and no one really enjoyed their meal. Seriously, just go to another spot. Its totally not worth the price.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We are big Mexican foodies...and Mad Taco is by far some of the best tacos we have ever had. Who would have thought you would find such great, authentic Mexican in such a small town in VT. If you go, plan on waiting 15-20 minutes for your order because they cook a lot of their meats to order...and each time... More

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Salem, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Fresh ingredients with a flair. Overstuffed, fresh tacos with cool twists. I ate here after skiing one day and was so full i didn't need dinner. The Tacos and Burritos are HUGE. Its more than you may be used to paying but you get quality food. A Valley favorite.

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Mount Pleasant
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great food at a good price. The tacos are fresh,different and delicious. The service was fast and friendly.

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Cedar Key, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I can always count on getting a meal with the best local ingredients made with care, full of flavor, and creatively presented. The beef taco I got I'm sure they spent all day cooking the locally-raised meat and sauce, with a hefty amount of beef. Love their many sauces, all rated for heat. Who needs a huge menu when everything... More

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Topanga, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fast service, nice selections from a small menu. Food is very solid, but it's the beer selection that's amazing. This is my favorite easy and quick place to eat in Waitsfield.

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Colchester, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My husband & I love their flavorful tacos made with local ingredients. He especially loves the pork belly taco. They have several homemade taco sauces, in varying heats. The atmosphere is casual & the service is friendly. It is a little pricey, but it's to be expected for quality ingredients. We love going there.

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