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El Taquito

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5940 Ave Isla Verde | Carolina, San Juan 00979-5735, Puerto Rico
+1 787-726-5050
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Pine Hill, New Jersey
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015

Best time ever! Good drinks and good food! The bartenders are the best! We met so many people and danced to some great music. It's open all night long!

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Thank Lori A
Sherman, Illinois
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in el taquito on our last night in PR. It looked like a fun, open air restaurant. The food was blah at best. My frozen strawberry margarita was very underwhelming. The place was kinda dirty. Our table was sticky - probably from a combination of humidity and spilled drinks. Our server, however, was great.

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Thank frederl1071
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Service was terrible, food is fairly good. They charged us $16 for two small whiskey tonics. Not worth it, we won't be returning.

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Thank melaniemae
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I came with my family and the waiter forgot about our food and when was broughted to us it was cold and soggy. My kids food was burnt and the waiter after asking what was my order three times, in the I did not receive what I asked for, he gave me the wrong order. We waited more than an... More 

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Thank Melissa M
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015

THE food is primarily mexican style. I had the tacos with cerdo and they were what iI expected. Better than Taco Bell. It is open 24 hours so if you have the late night munchies it is priced right. I was there for early lunch and there were only a few customers so I had good wervice

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Thank Daria D
Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

The pico is so phenomenal!!! It's served with guacamole on top which is the absolute best guac I have ever had....and Nelson, a ladies man. He made our experience so enjoyable. If you want a kiss, he's the man!

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Thank nikkilovesflorida09
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Food was good no complain about it... service they dont know what that is... food got to my table in 40 minutes, beers were dirty and when i talk to the barman he took it and throw the dirty beer back in the cooler when i finish eating my food i ask for the check then he tolds me that... More 

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Thank James M
Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2015

El Taquito happened to be right across the street from our condo, so we visited here several times for an affordable meal. You get a good bang for your buck, that's for sure. And the soft fish tacos were delicious... got 3 of them for just under $10, which made for a cheap dinner when we were running low on... More 

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1 Thank SDizzle86
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our family of 6 people ate here 3/28/2015 it was our first meal in PR.Such a dissapointment,the food is bland and tasteless,service is slow even though it was not crowded.The place is filthy,and far worse than all this...THE DRINKS ARE WATERED DOWN!!! Stay away unless you drink beer from a bottle for lunch

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Thank Yvonne M
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Currently sitting at this dive of a restaurant. Me and my parents got chicken tacos and burritos. Both had chicken bones throughout it. Our waiter was friendly but slow. I don't reccomend coming here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Latin, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5940 Ave Isla Verde | Carolina, San Juan 00979-5735, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-726-5050

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