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“GREAT Chips and salsa” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Taco Rico Tex Mex Cafe

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Taco Rico Tex Mex Cafe
473 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146-2202
305-663-3200
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Ranked #65 of 274 Restaurants in Coral Gables
Cuisines: Mexican
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Coral Gables, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“GREAT Chips and salsa”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

Taco Rico has great chips and salsas. When I mean salsas I mean they 8 different sauces for any pallet. They sauces range from mild to very hot. Which one is better I enjoyed them all. The ground beef tacos are excellent, the strip beef they are okay, chicken tacos very good.
The enchiladas were excellent, the service was good and prompt and all the food we ate was well priced

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, ON
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Where Has This Gem Been Hiding???”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Ate here ate the recommendation of our shuttle bus driver. This was the first meal we had upon landing and OMG did it ever deserve to be the first!
The restaurant doesn't look like much but lemme tell you: go in and order yourself a taco, burrito, enchilada...something! Out of our party of 4, everyone enjoyed their meal. Nothing but praises over here :)

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Unexpectedly Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I've driven past many times but finally stopped because I had a coupon in a local coupon book and I'm glad I did. The place is not very nice but seems sufficient for its seating needs. The food was great, fresh and very flavorful. The prices are very good too. Definitely on my keeper list.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nashville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Long Line, Lots of Locals Here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Passed by this restaurant several times and always saw a line of people (especially young people). Decided to try it since it seemed popular with the locals. Food was very good and servings were very large. Limited indoor seating, some outdoor seating that seemed popular.

Visited March 2012
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XENIA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Good Mexican Food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Your typical 'hole in the wall,' but the food is very good. The inside is not fancy at all, so don't go expecting nice ambiance. In fact you may be disappointed by the looks. Just concentrate on the good tasting food and it's worth it.

Visited October 2011
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