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Taco Bus

#89 of 1,874 Restaurants in Tampa
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913 E Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-7109
+1 813-232-5889
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11:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 4:00 am
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Bristol, Tennessee
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This eatery is pure fun! A bus inside a Shell station with great seating, fast service, and good prices. The food is the star. I've been eating tacos since 1970 and this may be the best ever! It is juicy, well seasoned and delicious. You should catch the bus.

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Thank Claude F
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to stop and eat on a nice day. Outdoor seating was perfect and this is a good place to dine with dogs since the seating is outside. The food was good- order at the window and they bring it to you. If you like horchata, theirs is good. It's not fancy but it's delicious and... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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318 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second trip to this Taco Bus. I tried the tacos a couple of years ago when passing through Tampa. We stopped on our way home from the Tampa Airport. I got the taco grande with the marinated pork and they were great. My wife got the fish and verde chicken tacos. She said that the chicken was... More 

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Hudson, IA
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234 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Great stop here on our recent FL trip. Service and food was outstanding...another TripleD spot comes through! The Torta Mexican Sandwich with the Marinated Pork was delicious! The Mrs had the Carnitas Burito and said that it was very good as well. Great service, fun place.

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Thank FlashBack351
Micanopy, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

I went to the new location on Fletcher and was pleasantly surprised that the food is just as good, even in a store front. Taco Tuesday's prompted me to try one or two each of their tacos and I took them to go to share with my wife. She ended up eating four of the vegetarian tacos at work the... More 

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Thank rlhersh
Missouri
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

I'm from TX, I know a great taco; their carne asada tacos are dry and bland. The carnitas were had hardly any flavor and you'll search for the meat. Chips were cold and stale! This place is dirty, flies everywhere and the cashier was moody. Spent $30 on crappy food that was worse than Taco Bell. Never coming back! I... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I visited Taco Bus a few years ago when I was a vegetarian. I only thought the food was just okay. I'm glad to say I'm now eating chicken and I'm so happy that I got another chance to visit. There chicken verde tostada was amazing and bigger than other ones I've had.

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Thank tbell2010
Holt, Michigan
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure I'll spell this right but I had the burrito prenado with chochinta pibil. Outstanding! This is only our second trip the the Taco bus OG, but the food has been consistently good. No complaints.

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Thank Piranha44
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

I was apprehensive at first, but had heard good things, so my wife and I had lunch there. It a simple compound that uses several old (stationary) converted school buses as kitchen areas. The food was very good and reasonably priced.

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Thank Mike E
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So glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Have a great day! More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Taco Bus is always a great place to stop in and have a quick lunch by yourself or with friends! I ordered there Portobello Ranchero quesadilla... It is excellent! Quick Service ,outside seating , and convenient parking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
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: +1 813-232-5889

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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?