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Taco Shack Hostel and Restaurant

9/27 moo2, Mae Haad (The Pier) | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
+66 77 456 152
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“tacos” (70 reviews)
“honey pork” (22 reviews)
“burrito” (41 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
9/27 moo2, Mae Haad (The Pier) | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the tacos here are pretty good. we tried the pineapple chicken, honey pork, and fish and we liked all of them. they are served with two fresh salsas which is nice. the salsas are runny though, so be careful how much you put on! each...More

Thank Lindsay6133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taco shack 2 was one of the best hostels I've stayed at in South East Asia. I was supposed to stay one night and stayed for over a week. The dorms were super clean, air conditioned all day, the attached bathroom was spotless and the...More

Thank punkyajh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure how steep the competition is but I can honestly say that the tacos here are some of the best I've had anywhere... and I've eaten a lot of tacos. I ordered the fish tacos and the pulled pork and both were excellent....More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

I only had the chance to have the burrito and it was orgasmic. I wish I had tried the tacos!!! (If you use the washrooms it's like a sauna, pre undress)

Thank Scott C
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Taco shack is bloody amazing. The atmosphere and environment is great for meeting people, hanging out, playing pool, and drinking so much you'll definitely end up skinny dipping outside fishbowl. The staff are insanely fun, shout out to Cat Lena and Zinko, all of whom...More

Thank tchiridley
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

The veggie burrito and mustard beef burritos were simply not very good. I didn't finish mine and my boyfriend ate his purely because he was starving. Could have found much better food elsewhere for the same price.

Thank JenCoo481516
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I try to eat here at least once a week to get my burrito fix - usually the fully loaded mega burrito. The staff are nice, and the atmosphere is fun.

Thank cmscott187
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were in Koh Tao for 3 days and we ended each day at Taco Shack. A honey pork Taco and a passion fruit mojito was all I needed in life. The staff was so awesome too. All from Burma! Koh Tao...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time here and loved ko tao in general, literally can't complain a bit. It's not very cheap but nowhere in south thailand is so it's not the hostels fault. I met some great people so I thoroughly enjoyed IT!

Thank elburkerino
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

I tried mustard beef taco and it was really delicious. I love it. Tasty with good ingrediences and the place is also really nice :-)

Thank Kateřina Š
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9/27 moo2, Mae Haad (The Pier) | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 152
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We use homemade tortillas, salsa and fresh local ingredients to create delicious Mexican cuisine with an island twist.