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2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
802-496-3832
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Ranked #6 of 31 Restaurants in Waitsfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I loved this place! The name fits. They have great beer and the tacos I had were delicious. This Mad River dive bar is a must if you are visiting. Some of the staff is on the eccentric side and very entertaining. If I return to Mad River, this place will be on of my first stops.

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Shelburne, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I love driving around the beautiful state of Vermont, as the scenery is always breathtaking year round. There are also a bunch of fantastic little places to eat all over the state. My newest favorite is The Mad Taco in Waitsfield. Very casual inside, as has been the case with many of these local culinary gems. The staff was a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

not a fancy restaurant but the food was bar none. If you like mexican go here. The smoke their own meats, used locally sourced foods, and the taste, the taste, the taste.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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374 reviews 374 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The tacos are great. Even better were the burritos which we tried last time. Recommend take-out. The Dining room doesn't feel particularly clean and even worse is the bathroom which would benefit from an inexpensive repainting and change of lighting. The kitchen is exposed and all looks pretty clean in there (which is why we come back).

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Belleville, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My God! I could eat here every day for the rest of my life! Super laid back, great beer amazing food!

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I love the Mad Taco in Waitsfield. The food is good and inexpensive. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious to say the least!! Great hot sauce.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have now been here 10+ times If you love great Mexican, this place will keep you coming back! Great tortillas and Mexican Coke!

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Waitsfield Vermont
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We ordered take out on Friday October 10th: it was ready in 15 minutes and the MT was hopping. As usual it was tasty and delicious. Today Wednesday October 15th: went in to order take out again. It was not at all busy. Waited 45 minutes and ended up asking what had happened. Staff were hopelessly inefficient and not processing... More 

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Vermont
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133 reviews 133 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

You shouldn't judge the Mad Taco by its facade or it's location in a "strip mall" in Waitsfield. The food is the best Mexican you'll find in Vermont. We find ourselves driving from Middlebury to Waitsfield just for the Mad Taco quiet regularly. The interior is casual, you order at the counter and seat yourself. The menu has lots to... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There was a large group of locals gathered at the bar, where you place your order, shouting loudly as they drank their beers. We found a room away from them, but the place needed cleaning and the seating choices were not very comfortable. The tacos looked interesting on the menu but in reality had little flavor. The fish tacos were... More 

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Additional Information about The Mad Taco

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

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