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Taco Bus

#72 of 1,845 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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913 E Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-7109
11:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 am
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've actually been to this place a few times now and originally this place was great. The food used to be so delicious and moderately priced. I went back again after 2 years and they have done a massive revamp and franchised. The food quality wasn't the best with the chicken being way too chewy as if it was overcooked.... More 

Thank Vince P
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The spicy chicken torta is absolutely excellent. I also had pineapple water which was about normal for taquerias.

Thank JP_y_LP
Tampa, Florida
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93 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

East Hillsborough was the only one and now they are all over Tampa. Expansion has done nothing but increase prices, I don't eat there anymore. The food is authentic Mexican, not Tex Mex by any means. The one on E. Hillsborough is worth a visit for the atmosphere, a real bus serving good out the window, outdoor tables (also has... More 

Thank William C
Destin, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Taco Bus is always on my list for Tampa eating. As I have eaten my way through the menu, I can say there is nothing bad here! They are very accommodating to the customers. Food is always fresh.

Thank Linda Q
Plant City, Florida
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want Taco Bell, turn around and go home. This is true Mexican food!! It is freshly made and the taste proves it. We go to the Taco Bus anytime we can. It's definitely our favorite place for Mexican food.

Thank lamays
Colchester, Vermont, United States
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237 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad for fast food Mexican. The queso was pretty good with the chips, and the homemade guacamole was actually very good. We also had the chicken quesadilla and it wasn't bad either.

Thank Lynn M
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Taco Bus. Great selection of food and they even offer vegan dishes. Staff is always very friendly and helpful. Food is really good.

Thank David I
Roslyn, New York
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92 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Good food at a very reasonable price that comes out fast. They are a chain, we ate at the one in the city center right next to the police museum. We went three times in the week we were in town.

Thank Derek S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We were leaving the zoo and were looking for a place to grab a quick lunch. Looked up places near by and found Taco bus. Amazing food! So happy we stumbled upon this place!

Thank Alafrance326
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Real good spot to meet friends and grab a quick bite. Prices are great. Close to convention center. Quick at getting food out. Just a bit small place.

1 Thank Lauren Dinah P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 E Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-7109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813.232.5889

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