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$4 - $29
Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Fast Food
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

Was there in May 2019 for a 2 hour rest stop on a bus going from Denali Park to Whittier. The town of Talkeetna was was crowded as several other buses and the Alaska Railroad train had unloaded passengers to stroll about town. The larger...restaurants were packed with wait times, so we settled for the Talkeetna tAKO place. Glad we did. Had fast, friendly service with picnic tables in front so that you could take in the street scene while eating. There were some unique fish and vegan taco choices and we sampled a few and all were tasty. The fast service allowed for extra time to roam around town and do some shopping. Extra bonus was the very hospitable owner who greeted all of the patrons and was anxious to share the history of his restaurant venture, which had only been open for two years. He made sure that you felt at home and resolved any issues that you might have. Prices quite reasonable. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: May 2019
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to review our establishment. In glad you enjoyed your time in our little town and I hope we get to see you again. Sincerely, John .

Reviewed August 21, 2019

Biggest rip off EVER!!! Totally not 1/2 lb for $35!b Total fleecing of tourist with crappy customer services. Send them down the talkeetna river!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2019

Hello. My name is John. I own this establishment. I am so sorry you did not enjoy your experience. Since king crab is so expensive I personally portion it into half pound portions. I understand that people sometimes expect it to be more but it...More

Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

My family and I stopped here for a quick bite to eat and it certainly was well worth the visit. We really enjoyed the beef tacos with fresh greens, delicious salsa and nicely flavored ground beef. Definitely worth another visit!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 20, 2019

We waited too late to eat at one of the sit down dining establishments (after spending too much time enjoying cocktails at the Fairview Inn) but worked out that tAKo was AOK! We had three nice sized full flavored pork tacos with fresh dressings. Very...happy!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 18, 2019

I discovered Halibut tacos are my favorite. They stay open late in July and include lots of LOVE in the cooking :)

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

The halibut tacos were good, but the beef quesadilla was much better. It is a cute, funky little place with nice art and friendly staff. A great place to grab a quick bite, then get on with sightseeing.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We loved the Halibut and beef tacos but our favorite were the tofu tacos! So delicious! It was ready in 8-10 minutes and prices won’t break the bank- like much of Talkeetna. Nice picnic benches to sit at. It’s a must stop if you are...hungry!More

Date of visit: June 2019
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2019

Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to give us a review. See ya next time

Reviewed September 5, 2018

It's a taco truck, so don't expect beef wellington, but the tacos are great. Well seasoned chicken - just the right amount of spicy - in corn tortillas with veggies. There are two picnic tables out front to sit at. A nice break from the...otherwise overpriced fare in Talkeetna.More

Date of visit: July 2018
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for visiting our restaurant in Talkeetna. I'm glad you enjoyed your food!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Small little trailer stand with a picnic table, but they made up size with an incredible gluten free halibut taco. We ordered a salmon and a halibut tacos and the halibut was by far the better choice. They also went out of their way to...make it gluten free. Not pretentious just a delicious little lunch.More

Date of visit: August 2018
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to review us here. I am glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Ok - so being from Texas we were not going to eat Mexican food anywhere in Alaska until we saw these guys. The Halibut Tacos alone are worth traveling to Alaska to get! They were the best I've ever had, including ones in Texas! If...you're in Talkeetna, stop and get you some! Instead of fighting the kids off of mine, I went back and got them some!More

Date of visit: July 2018
John K, Owner at Talkeetna Tako, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thanks for visiting and for the review. I was raised on the border of Texas in New Mexico. I'm always happy when people enjoy our food. Thanks again!

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