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Local Taco

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been wanting to try this place for a while and finally got to go tonight. The atmosphere is very upbeat and the service was great. It didn't take forever for our food to come out and the cheese dip is awesome! We will definitely be back!

Thank Lauren M
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place! Nice looking establishment with a very relaxed atmosphere. Food was great!! Very fresh, and served very fast! Seat yourself, order at the the counter, and then enjoy!!

Thank vikkif07
Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed being able to choose our own plate of tacos from a nice selection. Four flavorful tacos for $11. Very filling. My favorite was the Korean BBQ. The ambiance is old brick walls. You order and pay and they bring your food to your table. We will be going back soon.

Thank Daytrip206
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch and it was so good! Had the BBQ taco and shrimp taco. The chips and salsa were so flavorful and fresh, and the mexitots were very unique, with a delicious sauce.

Thank Lizlaw875
Lancaster, South Carolina
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for Mexican food within walking distance of downtown and landed here. Great tacos and margaritas! The Korean and chicken were our favorites.

Thank worowell
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Stopped in to get tacos during a vacation trip to the Kentucky Derby. Be warned...this is a hang out for college kids. This isn't a bad thing but we were looking for a restaurant with more of a family atmosphere. The place has a small bar area with TVs. There were loud, drunk 21-25 year olds everywhere. The food -... More 

Thank LDYBGTravels
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Amazing enchiladas and beeritas (margarita with a beer inside). I love that you can order as many, or as few tacos as you want without a certain number in an entree. Located perfectly downtown so parking can sometimes be an issue.

Thank RachelWi
Owensboro, Kentucky
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Some of the best tacos I've ever had. The line was long (Friday night), but WORTH IT! We had the special, which was barbacoa, and they were fantastic. We also ordered chips and queso, which were great. Highly recommend this place. If you like great tacos, you won't regret it.

Thank nburke81
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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136 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The local taco is a very good place to eat. Their food is excellent. Service is good. The have so many good things to eat but so far my favorites are the brisket taco and now, after eating them for the first time today, the korean barbeque tacos are on my favorites list.

Thank Wayne B
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went there for lunch. The tacos were very good and not anything like you would find at a typical Tex-Mex place. They were a little on the small side but tasted great. My friend is vegan and had a dish of sauteed vegetables over rice and he loved it.

Thank cohenhs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-523-3700

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