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The Mad Taco

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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

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 30
    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
Tacos and Beer!

This is definitely not a fancy restaurant but rather a quality fast food one. One goes to the counter and orders, then the staff brings you the food. It is a small space, so you may wind up sitting by some else. Also, since it is very popular, it can get very busy. There is plenty of parking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is definitely not a fancy restaurant but rather a quality fast food one. One goes to the counter and orders, then the staff brings you the food. It is a small space, so you may wind up sitting by some else. Also, since it is very popular, it can get very busy. There is plenty of parking because it... More 

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A very unique taco place with one of the best local beer selections on tap. A very casual (to say the least) atmosphere for some of the best tacos and burrittos. Flavors are great and you can't go wrong with any of the selections!

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Cornwall, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Unbelievable! With all the great food choices at the Farmers' Market we still chose The Mad Taco for our lunch.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My daughter who is vegan and gluten-free and I went twice to the Mad Taco - once in Waitsfield and the other time in the Montpelier restaurant. We loved it! I had the Enchilada plate one time and the Quesadilla the other time. My daughter found just what she was looking for in the Roasted Yams taco and loved it.... More 

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Swanton, Vermont
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stopped by for lunch on August 7th. Your front end look, abundance of flies and stack of dirty dishes made my meal less appealing. I was trying hard to enjoy my lunch but the lack of front end cleanliness had me questioning the integrity of your kitchen. This may be the ambiance you're looking for, but it turned me... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Mad Taco where I want to go to have a local sourced taco or burrito that is yummy from the first bite. You get to self serve your choices of hot sauces that they make. There is a chalk board explaining the number on the container, what it is, and the heat index. So much fun. Vegans, vegetarians and meat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

First of all food was amazing! They have a nice selection of smoked pork as well as other meats for tacos tostadas and whatever else! The pork bello tacos were amazing! What makes the trip even better was being able to drink Heady topper with my meal! It's an amazing beer that complements the food well! A must stop!

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Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Most delicious Burrito I have ever had! Funky cool ambience. Friendly staff. Totally have to go again! Highly recommend!

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Mad Taco is just that - mad, quirky and awesome! Wonderful staff and amazing food, veg/vegan friendly as well. The tiny bar inside was the highlight, great collection of spirits and local brews. This is not a restaurant, its an experience :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We have traveled in the U.S. Southwest and have found GREAT burrito places in several states there. While visiting family in Granville, Vermont, we ate dinner at The Mad Taco in Waitsfield (Vt). My sister had been raving about the food, and our visit proved her right! We found the burrito with carnitas and the fish tacos to be THE... More 

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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
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?