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Taco Taco

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250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious, quick meal!

Taco Taco is a stand with an outdoor seating area in the heart of Monteverde. Our favorite food in town! Delicious, fresh, great slush/smoothies. Perfect for lunch after a day of hiking or a quick easy dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Kathy O
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Taco Taco is a stand with an outdoor seating area in the heart of Monteverde. Our favorite food in town! Delicious, fresh, great slush/smoothies. Perfect for lunch after a day of hiking or a quick easy dinner.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Massive portions, reasonable price, delicious food!! This was probably the best burrito i've ever eaten. I'm still gutted that i was unable to finish it.. The mango drink we ordered was also amazing!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went here because it was close to where we were souvenir shopping. My expectations were pretty low. The food turned out to be pretty fantastic. The portions were big and filling and it was delicious. Highly recommend the nachos!

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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I find that when many reviews about a place are good, my expectations become elevated, and then i end up disappointed. Not the case here. We had the vegetarian (2) and beef tacos (3). Was a supremely decent meal. The absolute best veg Taco ever. Beef was good but not the best ever. We also had pineapple coconut frozen smoothie....omg... More 

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Falls City, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

omg, talk about good and cheap eats.......this was the best place for tacos.......loved them and kept going back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is the best Taco Ive ever had! I cold go back to Santa Elena only for this! Although I don't speak Spanish and they very little English they were super friendly and it worked really well just using the few words I know and gesticulating! The fried avocado is my favorite!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Best tacos! Best chips and guac! Best people! You absolutely cannot miss it. located right next to a cafe lounge where you can meet other backpackers.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had the fish tacos and avocado tacos and they were both fabulous!!! Both were cooked just right, had wonderful veggies, great tortillas and huge pieces of fish and avocado. We also had the chips and 3 salsas and all three salsas were different and yummy. This was a perfect stop after a long day of hiking.

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Orangeville, Canada
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35 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Breakfast was included each day as we stayed at connecting hostel Pension Santa Elena....really tasy egg burritos with spicy sauces and either potatoes or beans. We ate dinner here one night...burritos but there was not much chicken and they still cost $7.00 American per person without a beverage. Cheaper for us to buy groceries and cook in hostel kitchen.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A casual takeaway place with authentic local food. We had the tacos and the frozen drinks and we were sorry we hadn't eaten here sooner. Deliciousl!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?