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“Hidden gem !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Swell Taco

Swell Taco
135 Deer Park Ave, Babylon, NY 11702
631.482.1299
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Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Babylon
Cuisines: American
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Hidden gem !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I love this place! Always fun and great atmosphere ! Good looking staff and friendly smiles always to great you. They have in door and out door seating. Very beachy! Homemade sangria and lemonades margarita, beer on tap. Always packed ! .. Tuesday's they hold taco Tuesday with dollar tacos! If you are in the area check it out!

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Plainview, New York
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“Big Portions, Good Value, Nice Atomosphere, but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

No fajitas, artificial tasting lime mix in margaritas, and indigestion afterwards.

Overall the was average, the place cozy and congenial, the prices reasonable, and the portions were large, however the selection is geared towards millennials and teens. I would incorporate healthier options as well as authentic Mexican dishes.

Not what we expected based on the reviews and don't think we will go back anytime soon.

  • Visited November 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Babylon, New York
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“Very very very cool taco joint, with great food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love it. Been there several times. Some reviewers might say they prefer the food at Bubba's burritos, but I far prefer the atmosphere at Swell b/c you can actually get a seat with a waiter/waitress (rather than having a line of people constantly formed down the center of the restaurant like Bubba's). This is huge when you have little kids too, b/c you can sit and chill rather than stand to order... while stressing about finding a table. In terms of food, both Swell and Bubba's are GREAT ... but I have come to far prefer Swell. Their taco selection is huge ... and all I've tried have been awesome.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Babylon, New York, United States
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“Great Tacos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've been there a few times for lunch. Food was excellent. Service great as well. We will go back. May even go for dinner someday. Very enjoyable experience.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Babylon, New York
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“Beyond Swell!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Maybe it was the Margaritas but today is the first time I read swell and got the double meaning!
I love these tacos, fresh, flavorful and inventive! This may look like a family place but look out,
the drinks bring on a great buzz for a lightweight like myself. Burritos - aim to please and succeed, my husband has a super satisfying vegan lunch here any work day.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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