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“Nice little "locals" place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tia's Tacos

Tia's Tacos
485 Ellsworth, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
360-378-8226
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Ranked #19 of 55 Restaurants in Friday Harbor
Cuisines: Mexican
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Oregon
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Nice little "locals" place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

They knew most of the customers' names who came in to order while we ate. Small menu but we enjoyed what we had. Good to see small places with reasonable prices that are supported by regulars.

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Bellingham, WA
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156 reviews 156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“#7 restaurant in Friday Harbor? I don't think so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a very average taco place. Nice outdoor seating in good weather. For a restaurant rated so highly I expected more. The food was o.k.; but perfectly ordinary. The only novelty was the sweet potato option. Don't plan to go back.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Ehhh.....not so good to us.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Coming from Texas this was really mediocre at best. The rice and beans were so bland and the street tacos were just ok. No one wanted to help us after walking in and waiting awhile. They just walked by and didnt say a word. Overall not that great.

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Graham, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

What a wonderful little cafe off of Spring Street! Family owned REAL Mexican food. Great flavor; not too salty. Large quantity with good prices. If you want Mexican food, it is a MUST go to! Check hours. It closed at 4:00 pm in July.

Visited July 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Excellent food, reasonably priced.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We always make it a point to visit Tia's several times during our annual week on San Juan Island. With interesting & delicious flavors (sweet potato & beef was excellent), fresh ingredients, and a pleasant and helpful staff, Tia's is not to be missed. Their salsa bar has a wide variety - from cool to incendiary - to please the most finicky Mexican food maven. Prices - especially for San Juan Island, where everything is higher - are a pleasant surprise.

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