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Del Taco

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401 North First Avenue, Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 256-2810
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hunger games

If you're in Barstow and you want semi.authentic Mexican food fast, then this.is.your place. Not.bad employees are nice food is.always hot, nothing to brag about though

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
imhomenow2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

If you're in Barstow and you want semi.authentic Mexican food fast, then this.is.your place. Not.bad employees are nice food is.always hot, nothing to brag about though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

The food here was surprising fresh for a fast food restaurant! The tacos were very good and the quesadilla was delicious. We wish Del Taco was located closer to where we live!

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Los Angeles, California
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109 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Since 1964 this place has been feeding the masses wanna-be Mexican food for decades. I am not a fan of big chain restaurants, but this one does satisfy my appetite when it comes to fast food. While we were on our way to Calico Ghost Town we stopped for a bite to eat and everyone was very happy that we... More 

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Las vegas, nevada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We always stop here on our way to or back from California. The Barstow tacos are the best ever!!! The restrooms are always stocked and clean. This place has not changed in 40 years. What a treat!!!

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Riverbank, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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62 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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.

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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 

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Barstow, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

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Hemet, Ca
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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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 North First Avenue, Barstow, CA 92311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: (760) 256-2810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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