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Tacos Moreno

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1053 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1512
+1 831-429-6095
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“al pastor” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (28 reviews)
“tacos” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1053 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1512
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Tacas Morenos has ben in business for over 20 years0 they have all kinds of drinks and a variety of fods to choose from

Thank Will S
Reviewed October 24, 2017

I have been eating at Tacos Moreno since 1983 (and still have a shirt from 1985 that drew a surprised reaction from the owner's daughter, the champion boxer, when I wore it on a visit there a couple of years ago). When I started going...More

1  Thank Falafelsryummy
Reviewed May 29, 2017

I have been eating at Tacos Moreno for over 20 years. It is a family run business and the food is homemade and always fresh. I actually have withdrawal symptoms every December when the family goes to Mexico for the holidays and closes shop for...More

Thank karencyd53
Reviewed May 11, 2017

While in Santa Cruz on a recent Saturday afternoon my wife and I decided to try Tacos Moreno for lunch. The place was very sad and the service lacking. Because this sometimes is the case in authentic Mexican eateries, we overlooked it because the quality...More

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The value was incredible. The young lady working the counter was phenomenal, attentive and extremely efficient.

Thank csksr
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Best of everything! I heard about this from the guys at work...they recommended the burittos, but I had a craving for tacos & they were fantastic! Beats anything I've eaten in Mexico!

Thank nicolegall
Reviewed November 18, 2016

We grabbed lunch at this place on our stop in Santa Cruz. The good ratings on Tripadvisor were true. It a very good place for burritos, tacos and thelike. It looks rather unimpressive from the outside. But there was a line-up which is always a...More

Thank LoonCA
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We ordered take-out over the phone. They didn't put in the order until I arrived so defeated the purpose of calling ... Al pastor was overcooked. Salsa was good. Sour cream and guacamole sides were tiny. I like the simple menu. If I did it...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed September 17, 2016

This is my favorite place for burritos and tacos. They have a small menu but everything is special. In my opinion they make the best bbq pork burritos. The meat/sauce is unique and tasty especially when their signature salsa is added. If you have a...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a late dinner one of the evenings we were in Santa Cruz. Some of the staff at the hotel recommended Tacos Moreno for excellent fish tacos. We agree! A couple of us had burritos and they also were fresh and very good. Prices...More

Thank RAMX13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1053 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1512
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-6095
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