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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little local place.

My daughter and I stopped in today for the first time. The guacamole was fresh and quite tasty, the salsa had a smokey flavor and the chips were good too. My daughter had pupusas and they were amazing. I had the tortilla soup and 1 shrimp taco. I wasn't super impressed with the taco but the soup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Amanda E
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Catlett, Virginia, United States
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Catlett, Virginia, United States
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in today for the first time. The guacamole was fresh and quite tasty, the salsa had a smokey flavor and the chips were good too. My daughter had pupusas and they were amazing. I had the tortilla soup and 1 shrimp taco. I wasn't super impressed with the taco but the soup was spot on.... More 

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Thank Amanda E
New Bern, NC
Level Contributor
88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is one of those "hole in the wall" Mexican places that you hear about. Saw this one walking to another restaurant in Down Town Fredericksburg. Ducked in and was immediately seated and had my drink order taken. This is a small place that is very narrow and long with the kitchen at the end. There were a number of... More 

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Thank clloydm
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We stopped for lunch with friends. Very warm welcome pwhen ]e entered the door. Not very large, but quaint. Good authentic Mexican food. My husband cannot eat very spicy food and the owner was kind in suggesting something for him. It is a friendly atmosphere, but you're able to enjoy the meal. Being small, it can get loud when busy.... More 

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Thank 161VAGirl
Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We stopped in with a family and kiddo. It was lunch and it was clear many were locals. While it wasn't the warm feeling I love from the mom and pop shops, it was a fantastic budget eat. It's narrow. Not good for strollers. It is however great for small groups. The food was very good - but it wasn't... More 

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Thank VA-Momma-on-travel
Enola, PA
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This restaurant is super small and quaint. The complimentary tortilla chips were great and the guacamole is totally worth ordering. Probably the best guacamole from a restaurant I have had. I got the beef enchiladas and did not love them. They were spicier than I expected and the pretty dry. The coconut flan is amazing and worth coming back again... More 

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Thank dwinn717
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Have heard many folks talk about how great this restaurant is and tried it for the first time today. The folks that run the place are very friendly. The food was good, but not outstanding.

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Thank Michele C
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We LOVEDthis place! It is SMALL o be prepared! The soups were wonderful and current to the season, with a standard for those less adventurous. Hubby had the Mexican food and pronounced it CA worthy!

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Thank Dalis S
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

The title says it all! If you don't get the soup you are doing yourself a disservice. Great food at this downtown "hole in the wall" I love their asadas, any flavor. Not a lot of seating, but it's worth the wait. Really, a must-eat place in Fredericksburg.

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Thank JDM624
Newport News, Virginia
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were in the historic district of Fredricksburg and wanting Mexican. We came across this place. The long narrow dining room has a handful of tables with a few more outside. A quick look at the menu gave a hint that this was a bit more authentic than all of the generic Tex-Mex places. The chips and salsa were very... More 

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Thank 1Chuckh
Wilmington, North Carolina
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117 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

1. Expectations/reality. Before visiting, I read a couple of TripAdvisor reviews and this was on my short list of lunch-time options. I was not disappointed; this is a very good lunch spot (during my visit, it was very crowded with locals and out-of-towners) with good food and good service. 2. Operating Hours. According to their website, they are open as... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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