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The Taco Stand

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670 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601-3812
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Winston Salem, NC
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you normally eat at the most popular Mexican fast food place, then you must not have tried the Taco Stand. Real food, real fast, real tasty with a funky college vibe. I sure wish they would open one in my home town in North Carolina!! Tacos, quesadillas, salsa -- so good -- not HUGE but not expensive either... so... More 

Thank waxwing3
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Economical and tasty, the T stand delivers a kind of Tex Mex in an informal dining room with ample sheltered space outside, too. Enjoy black beans or refried beans in your burrito, or with carne in a combo. Chalupas and chips are must haves. Mexican rice is good, too. Must stop for Athens tourists.

Thank S H
Jefferson, Georgia
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

On the way to most anywhere in Athens. Ok food, fast service. Many people walk, as it is in a neighborhood.

Thank CBGeorgia
Athens, GA
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

I came to Athens in the 70's . I think the Taco Stand on Milledge has been there from the early 80's?? Can't really remember. When I was poor student I loved this place. I have a funny story... Once we were outside eating a d there was a huge rat in the corner, for kicks we threw a part... More 

Thank UGA_guy_Athens_GA
Hilo, Hawaii
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354 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Great place to enjoy some good, enjoyable Mexican food and your favorite beverage. The cheese sauce is good tasting but a little thin. Chips are fresh and crisp. Large selection of tacos and burritos will satisfy most palates. This was a good fun place to eat when we were in Athens but is probably very packed for UGA game days.

Thank Michael R
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

These days when I come to Athens I always stop here. Their cheese dip is so unique with such a depth of the perfect flavored with a tiny bit of spice. I always get the mega burrito and share. It's just a consistently great meal & service. Of all the amazing restaurants in Athens this is my current favorite spot.

Thank Annie D
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Taco Stand is an Athens tradition, making fast, comforting tacos, burritos, and quesadillas for the past 30 years. I love The Taco Stand for sentimental reasons (and the salty chips, yummy cheese dip, tofu tacos, and veggie chili.) But, here's the problem. I used to get a lot of takeout from the Milledge location, but I have to check... More 

1 Thank amtedrow
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137 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Taco Stand is a regular staple for me! Prices are reasonable and the food is consistently good. It's not outstanding tex-mex food, but it's good and consistent and priced right, thus my rating. I love the #1 Black Beans and Rice burrito with hot sauce. Comes with drink and order of chips and salsa for under $5 (or at least... More 

Thank moc4
Jefferson, GA
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It won't be the best Mexican food or Mex-American food you've ever had, but it will be tasty and fast. We get a quick meal here about once a week and it is cheap, fast and easy, but made from real ingredients unlike your average fast food chain. Chips are freshly prepared and cooked, salsas are made in the kitchen... More 

Thank Evelyn C
Nashville, Tennessee
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Bottom line. Get the margaritas!! Food was great to share with a group. Queso and guac are small servings and I would not suggest the nachos if you love them in sauce (like I do). The quesadilla was great

Thank Jennifer N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601-3812
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 706.549.2894

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