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Taqueria Mixteca

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1609 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45403-1822
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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Glad I stopped!

Simple fast Mexican food. The steak tacos were reminiscent of my time in Leon, Mexico. Good food, interesting atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
Steven S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Simple fast Mexican food. The steak tacos were reminiscent of my time in Leon, Mexico. Good food, interesting atmosphere.

Dayton, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

You will not find Mexican food this authentic without making a trip to the southwest. This spot will surprise you. I have tried Mexican food all over the state of New Mexico and "Taqueria" is tops! Freshly prepared with "made from scratch" Ingredients is an apt description of the quality you will find available at this spot. Give it a... More 

Latina, Italy
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you crave for Mexican, you gotta come here. Despite the llok and the location, this is the place to go to for the most authentic mexican experience you can expect.

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Authentic Taqueria in Dayton, Ohio? Yes. I came back from living in California and had a friend mention this place. Needless to say, I ate here a number of times before I left town, and make a point to visit when I come for a visit. Nothing fancy here, just good food.

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Paris, Kentucky
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you like Mexican, you will love this place. Not your typical Americanized Mexican Restaurant. Better than any Mexican I've ever eaten. Quick, cheap, and yummy. It was slammed when we got there and they provided great service.

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Dayton, Ohio
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

At first, visitors might be a little offput by the parking lot and no-frills exterior, but once you are inside and the food is on the table, you will forget! They are CONSTANTLY busy, but it is worth the wait. You'll get a ton of delicious food for next to nothing and the very busy staff is courteous and thorough.... More 

Mankato, Minnesota
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The food was really good, service was quick, $7.78 for food and drink. What's not to like. It's off the beaten path and not the best decor, but who cares.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Amazing, amazing,amazing. The chips were fresh and served warm. The food was out of this world. Had an amazing burrito with steak and chicken. It was huge and a great price. I am impressed.

Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The outside looks like a vaguely abandoned fast food joint, the interior feels tiny and run down, and the bathrooms are hilarious... That aside the kitchen is clean (I'VE never had any problems with food poisoning) and you'll get fantastically authentic mexican for a stupidly good price. The usual suspects can all be found here (tacos, burritos, fajitas, etc.) but... More 

Honomu, Hawaii
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Guacamole and fresh made tortilla chips to start. Quesadilla (chicken) and the chilies rellenos were fresh, tasty and generous portions. Love the fact that they serve Mexican made soft drinks (no corn syrup!). The decor is pure left-over Burger Chef formica, but who cares when the food is so good and so cheap.


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1609 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45403-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-258-2654

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget


Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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