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Blue Water Taco Grill

515 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4521 (Magnolia / Queen Anne)
206-352-2407
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Ranked #439 of 3,432 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Neighborhood: Magnolia / Queen Anne
Description: “Come to the Coast “ - Blue Water Taco Grill’s staff is passionate about Coastal Style Mexican Food. It's simple and easy, inspired by the small taquerias found throughout Coastal Mexico and Southern California. We are proud of our fresh salsas, steak, fish, shrimp and local produce. All are healthy and a great value!Come enjoy Great Food in a Fun Environment. We have a large Outdoor Patio and serve a large selection of Mexican Beers and “Fresh Squeezed” Margaritas and other Specialty Drinks. Enjoy your food here or we can pack it to go to go back to your Hotel. Located just 1 block from KeyArena in the heart of lower Queen Anne
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Neighborhood: Magnolia / Queen Anne
Description: “Come to the Coast “ - Blue Water Taco Grill’s staff is passionate about Coastal Style Mexican Food. It's simple and easy, inspired by the small taquerias found throughout Coastal Mexico and Southern California. We are proud of our fresh salsas, steak, fish, shrimp and local produce. All are healthy and a great value!Come enjoy Great Food in a Fun Environment. We have a large Outdoor Patio and serve a large selection of Mexican Beers and “Fresh Squeezed” Margaritas and other Specialty Drinks. Enjoy your food here or we can pack it to go to go back to your Hotel. Located just 1 block from KeyArena in the heart of lower Queen Anne
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved the breakfast tacos and burritos. We were at the Sheraton Seattle downtown and it was across from our hotel. Had difficulty with ordering just because of the language barrier, but that's OK. The food was delicious and they corrected any mistakes. Would definitely recommend it as a local chain to try with very fresh food.

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Seattle
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Although we live quite near, we had never tried this restaurant. We ordered one taco salad with grilled prawns and one with calamari. The salads were small with a lot of lettuce, a few pieces of tomato, and some chips on the side. The "prawns" looked like a few small shrimp and the calamari was only a few strips. There... More

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Lynnwood, Washington
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176 reviews 176 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Blue Water is Seattle's version of a coastal Mexican style restaurant and it does not disappoint. This was a first for me at this location, but the second time in all. The tacos and burritos here are very good. Better than some of the similar national chains, but a bit below some of the others. Prices are very reasonable. Burritos... More

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I can't say that I loved my fish taco . . . it was average. Perhaps a little disappointing, even. But I will say that I at least enjoyed the ambiance and the décor. It's no doubt a great place to eat if you're looking for something quick and decently priced. Will I give this place another try next time?... More

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Madison
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127 reviews 127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Ate here again after a two-year absence or so. I had a fish special plate -- very good. My friend had fish tacos -- they were OK. Rice and beans are good. They will hold back cilantro if you ask -- always necessary for me! Actually, I'd rate the place at 3.5 stars if possible but I'll bump it up... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Hit up the Blue Water Taco for lunch with a colleague. Paid $6.50 for a chicken burrito with rice, beans, pico de gallo and guacamole. It was amazing, I plan on returning to explore the menu further.

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Streamwood, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Went here randomly while looking in the area for places to eat. Seemed like one of the cheaper places to eat (it was not the cheap in the end). The food was good and they have a great backdoor patio that was great to just have a drink, relax, and take in the air. Overall it was a good place,... More

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Was stating at a hotel right near this place, so decides to try it based on reviews I read. I think we were two of four people in the place. I'm Latino and love Mexican food, so am always looking for good authentic Mexican food. This food was good, but I should have known things were iffy when my wife... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

This a was a great find just a short distance away from the tourist trap that is the Space Needle. The tacos (steak and Chorizo) were excellent. Add a $3 margarita and lunch was complete.

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Seattle
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437 reviews 437 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I had a shrimp burrito. I had the "Deluxe" which included cheese, guacamole and sour cream for an extra dollar. The portion of shrimp was modest. Overall the burrito was satisfactory, but, with a Negra Modelo, set me back almost $15. It doesn't seem to me that I should have to pay extra for cheese on a burrito. Nothing wrong... More

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