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Taco House

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Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“burrito” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
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10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
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11 - 20 of 83 reviews

Reviewed October 27, 2016

Each time we travel thru the area this is a favorite stop for our family. The prices and variety are great. We like the outside dining when we stop. There is ample seating but it is usually pretty busy right at lunchtime.

Thank cjr367
Reviewed October 21, 2016

It's not that the food is five-star or the ambiance is perfect - it's that the salsa is truly good, and it's the best place for tacos in about 90 miles. Once you've been here, it becomes a place you set your compass by -...More

Thank SongoftheOpenRoad
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This was a staple for my wife growing up and is now a new favorite of mine. Salsa has the right amount of heat and body. Soft shell beef tacos are the best I've ever had. I will go back to this place every chance...More

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Go early when they own otherwise you re in for a long wait. Around lunch time typical wait is an 1+ just to order, don't get your hopes up when listening to numbers being called as there is no rhyme or reason to the order....More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I grew up going to the taco house and after a couple decades away we went back yesterday evening. Jack and Marta's house has been added on to and the restaurant has grown to several times what it was. We got to the window to...More

Thank GCME03
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Taco House is an area favorite. The hot sauce is the best part of the experience. I usually get the softshell taco or nachos and you can't go wrong with either of those. Add a little red sauce to either and it takes it to...More

Thank Emmy2493
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Taco House for years, the food is dependably fast and good. It has no frills, it is a paper plates and plastic silverware fast food place.

Thank AnnofIowa
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Very informal. Order at the window, pay, get a number and pick up your food when the number is called.

Reviewed August 28, 2016

We ordered the taco grande and we thought it was very mediocre. It was supposed to come with sour cream and it didn't so I had to stand in line again to get some. I washed my hands in the outdoor sink when I was...More

Thank eurotraveleriowa
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Taco House offers authentic Mexican dishes with casual indoor and outdoor seating. This is not a fancy restaurant, in fact, it is more like fast food. But the food is excellent!

Thank SkippyB46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
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