We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Del Taco

401 North First Avenue, Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 256-2810
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 86 Restaurants in Barstow
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Write a Review

39 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    25
    8
    5
    1
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Riverbank, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great stop where all the locals go to eat. The ORIGINAL Del Taco is actually located in the town of YERMO so you might want to wait to eat there (10 minutes away).

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

My home town Del Taco has not changed and so glad it has not. Only wished the Del Taco's in Fort Worth, TX would come to Barstow and learn the original Del Taco way.. Missing Barstow Del Taco already.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Vegas, Nevada
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The first times that I ate at Del Taco were in the late 60s and early 70s, at the business located on First St. near the railroad yard. After the opened the other location on West Main and started serving breakfast burritos I started doing business several times a week with them.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancaster, ca
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It's Del Taco. It's a chain store for tacos and burritos. Nothing exciting, right? Well, for this particular store, you'd be wrong. This place sets the standard for how Del Taco should be done. I believe one of the original founders of Del Taco still oversees this store, and this is one of the original stores. But the quality of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Barstow, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Barstow Del Taco will spoil you to all others around the country. Barstow is home to the original and is always locally owned; and only by those who respect the quality and taste that Barstow is known for. I have eaten at many other Del Tacos far from home and always regret the moment the food hits my pallet. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hemet, Ca
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My heart is pounding. My palms sweating. I rub them on my jeans and take a deep breath. This moment was an eternity in the making. 25 years of eating Del Taco corporate rubbish. 25 years of consuming something mediocre (at best). 25 years I kept going back to it, though. Why? I knew. I just knew that there was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
DUNCANVILLE
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Best place ever! Even better than I remembered. So much tradition there. The food was awesome! Very fresh and flavorful. The Managers and servers were very friendly. One of my favorite memories from when I lived in Barstow was when my brother came racing home to tell me that Elvis was at Del Tace on his way to Las Vegas... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brookings, Oregon
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The historical significance of this place is more important than the food. It's the oldest of three still owned by the family that originally started the huge Del Taco chain. As such, it has a few items that you won't find at other Del Tacos, like tostadas and "Barstow" tacos. Some reviews led me to believe this was the original... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
224 reviews 224 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Food has better prices and much bigger portions Taco Bell. It's still a fast food taco joint, but we were impressed. I got the fat tacos, they were stuffed super full and were quite tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Irwin, California
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

No this Del Taco is not "consistant" with other Del Tacos!! It is farrrrrr superior! All Barstow Del Tacos are better than anywhere else and that is a well known fact!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Del Taco also viewed

Barstow, California Desert
Barstow, California Desert
 
Barstow, California Desert
Barstow, California Desert
 

Been to Del Taco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Del Taco, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing