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Soup and Taco

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813 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5805
540-899-0969
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A different twist on old favorites

This was a spur of the moment decision, one that turned out to be very nice! The menu was right-sized for the restaurant. Anyone who watches Gordon Ramsey knows what I mean - that any item on the menu could conceivably be prepared fresh by the employees on hand. And, the items we ordered were very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Jenny24153
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Salem VA
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Salem VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was a spur of the moment decision, one that turned out to be very nice! The menu was right-sized for the restaurant. Anyone who watches Gordon Ramsey knows what I mean - that any item on the menu could conceivably be prepared fresh by the employees on hand. And, the items we ordered were very freshly prepared and very... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Soup and Taco on and off since they opened. The food flavor has seemed to vary through the years. The interior is small and gets a little congested when busy. Service is usually fine yet not too friendly. I do like the tacos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were traveling, and wanted a lighter meal with no leftovers. Soup and Taco fit the bill! Yum! The food was delicious. We weren't overly full, but definitely sufficient. And the price was reasonable. ***My friend wanted it noted that the atmosphere is cozy and cheerful***

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

stopped in about 15 minutes before closing, so i was glad they seated us - service was great - fish tacos tasted good but were a bit skimpy on the fish (2 small pieces in each taco, took 3 bites before i hit the fish - but it was good) - mango chicken salad was good, but i think they... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food and service used to be good. But the last 3 times we have been, the service was terrible and rude while the food has been barely edible. Seems like they lost their desire to be a good restaurant or appreciate their customers. We won't go back. Its happened too many times to just be an off night.

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The Old Dominion
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is my go-to place for lunch when I'm in Fredburg. Homemade soups, fresh fish tacos, great daily and seasonal specials, and cold beer. It's always busy at lunch time but worth the wait. They do a bustling take-out business. It's a tiny place with a a few 4-tops and a few 2-tops. But don't come here for the furniture.... More 

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Kingston, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stopped into this cute spot downtown for a quick snack. Despite a full house, the staff was attentive, and our food arrived quickly. We loved the tortilla soup, but the empanadas were excellent! We'll be returning on our next visit to try the Peanut Soup!!!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Soup and Taco never disappoints. Along with a great menu that ranges from simple tacos to burritos, the food is anything but simple. The flavors and toppings are fresh and the daily specials help to keep me coming back for more.

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Love this place...very small but the food was great!!!! Everything was fresh and delicious.....We had the empanadas, tostones and carnitas.. they also have sangria,beer and other drinks....Bueno, Bueno!!!!! the staff was very nice and friendly......the prices were very average.....would definitely go back.......

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

The best fish tacos I have had anywhere. There taco and soup deal is the best deal for the money of any restaurant in town.

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Additional Information about Soup and Taco

Address: 813 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5805
Phone Number: 540-899-0969
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 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
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 813 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-899-0969

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?