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Taco Loco

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640 S Coast Hwy, Ste 1B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2450
+1 949-497-1635
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in randomly, grabbed a couple tacos. I got blackened shrimp, wife got seabass. She was not loving hers, but it was the fish, not the other flavors. The shrimp was very very good, big flavors. One plus on the tacos was the garnish of some diced avocado and tomatoes/salsa and not a pound of cabbage - turned it into... More 

Thank plz2meatu
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay so... I enjoyed the tacos but they were anything special. Granted, I got steak tacos next to the beach haha. We stayed for a little but ordered to go because it smelled like weed pretty strong.

Thank olivialaureno
Oakland, CA
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226 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Delicious tacos. Don't drive by! We had a large variety--all were excellent. Service was quick, friendly, helpful (explained all menu items/specials). On rare times it's raining ( as when when we were there) or full at the few inside/outside tables,you can sit inside the garage area--much more fun that in sounds! I much prefer this southern end of Laguna Beach... More 

Thank calinurse
Laguna Beach CA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Taco Loco has always got the best offerings: potato tacos, blackened mushroom, lobster, fish ANYTHING you crave! Order inside and take a cold one outside and wait til your number is called....then walk inside an they add their fresh salsas, guacamole, onion, cilantro and ALL to your liking! Enjoy these eats sitting on the tall bar stools(vintage Paul Frank!) while... More 

Thank snorkadore
Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

GOOD FISH .....Probably what they are most famous for......Decent carne asada, and carnitas also. Located in the heart of Laguna Beach.... has Hispanic looking cooks so the food comes out right. Prices are actually inexpensive considering the location and quality of food. Super salsas, hot sauces, etc.....Open till around midnight on weekdays.....around 1:30 A.M. on weekends

Thank WorldTravelerAtoZ
Aspen, Colorado
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This was just what we were looking for on our day in Laguna Beach - a quick and easy locals' spot on PCH. It's not on the beach, but sitting outside on the street we got to watch the world go by and were very happy. We were craving good fish tacos and we got them - mahi, lobster, calamari,... More 

Thank Kat M
Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Kind of a hole in the wall. Awesome food/. A little hot in the building while ordering but blackened shrimp tacos and The shrimp ceviche is great :)

Thank peg1973
Laguna Beach
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86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

lobster tacos are the best.....this si the locals hang out and the food is awesome....they have music on weekends....

Thank Khoshid
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I always make it a point to stop here every time I visit Laguna Beach, even for just a snack. I was introduced to this rad little taco joint on the PCH by my love who has been coming here since high school (almost 20 years ago-- yikes!). I can't say that I'm into everything on their menu, but their... More 

Thank Beemyweenie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hole in the wall. The mahi mahi taco was the best fish taco ever. My son loved the chicken quesadilla. Not the most friendly dude at the counter.

Thank Curt A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Fast Food, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 S Coast Hwy, Ste 1B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2450
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-1635

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