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Snapper Jack's Taco Shack

5100 Telegraph Rd Ste F, Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-5111
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English first
Ventura, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I can't believe that I hadn't came here before I feel like I have been missing out my entire life. The burritos are my favorite! The pico de gallo is delicious. You won't be disappointed

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Always great tacos and the salsa bar is extensive. Fish tacos battered or grilled. Shrimp tacos are excellent plus steak, chicken, etc. Casual and fun.

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Ventura, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

So we've been going to Snapper Jacks now for over 8 years and we've never experienced anything but the best. The decor is very cool, skater/surfer/old time feel, with great surfing movies playing in the background that the kids love. The food is wonderful and ranges from tacos, their specialty, and burritos and nachos to even the healthy options like... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When I think of fish burritos, I long for Snapper Jacks. I love the fresh salsas ( my favorite is the cilantro & melon one!) and the Shack sauce. Good value for the money, huge portions. Can be a bit pricey but not bad for SoCal. Oooh, I'm hungry now, just thinking about it! Enjoyable, surf oriented Southern California vibe.... More 

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Buckley, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you want a few tacos, a beer and a basic place to hang this is it. Nice Salsa bar . Staff was very cool. Food was fresh and very tasty. Great balance of spices. Great food for the money.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A local favorite! Great potato tacos and burritos..many different yummy salsas in probably the best salsa bar around.

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So Cal
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307 reviews 307 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Came here with friends, and a break from eating alone while on my bus. trip. Can't believe that when I went to VC across the street I never ate here (probably good reason, it gets expensive and it isn't super healthy). I love fish tacos, and this place didn't disappoint. I got the grilled ones, and it still tasted as... More 

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Ventura, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Snapper Jacks is a local favorite for fish tacos. Though billed as a Mexican restaurant I wouldn't call the food authenic Mexican. Their secret shack sauce is mayo based and nothing is very spicy or has great depth of flavor. That being said, I do enjoy what they do offer. The fish taco is tasty as well as the potato... More 

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Ventura, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've never had a bad meal here. I brought my out-of-town sister here and now she MUST eat at Snapper Jack's every time she visits, instead of dining at the harbor. She loves the chicken quesadillas. Snapper Jack's is addicting. My husband and I usually order grilled fish tacos (not battered fish) served in fried flour tortillas. Wow. Their "secret"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

I love snappers, their salsa bar is the best. Try the fruit salsa! The potato tacos and all the fish tacos are a true ventuckian experience, coming from a local. The special sauce rocks. I just wish I could tip the employees cause the manager was really awkward about me tying to leave a tip to people who deserve it.

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Additional Information about Snapper Jack's Taco Shack

Address: 5100 Telegraph Rd Ste F, Ventura, CA 93003
Phone Number: (805) 642-5111
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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