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Taqueria Mexico

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24 Charles St, Waltham, MA 02453-4222
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love coming here. The staff is friendly and it feels "family-owned." They all speak English, but my husband enjoys speaking Spanish to them. Parking is on the street, so sometimes we walk a block or so, but the food tastes authentic and prices are reasonable. My mom is from Arizona, where she has her pick of Mexican restaurants. We... More 

Thank KW_121212
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227 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small place on a one way street with no parking lot so you will have to make an effort to eat here. Inside are booths and tables, outside there are a few tables. Normally I would chose to eat outside, but on the very hot day that we visited, the air conditioning was important. You'll find a... More 

Thank flamouth3
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Polite server, food served timely, authentic atmosphere (Telemundo on TV quietly playing the Olympics, thick glass soda bottles).

Thank ratbas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If ever in Waltham (or Boston for that matter) this is one of the Mexican Restaurants you must make a stop. There are plenty of Mexican Restaurants but only a few great MEXICAN restaurants in Mass and Taqueria Mexico is one of them. The staff is very pleasant and the wait is not long especially since they serve you a... More 

Thank GaMenH
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eye balling this place for some time now and decided to go during lunch. I got the Tres Queso Enchiladas and also a Chicken Tamales to go. The service was very friendly, the food great, and the price decent. The parking is horrible but so is most of Waltham so that should not dissuade you from this... More 

Thank Julian V
Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

My husband, son and I were pleased to discover the delicious fresh Mexican food once we got past the unassuming facade. This quaint little restaurant has a rather extensive menu and a comfortable and modest atmosphere with good service and friendly staff.

Thank Judith M
Ville D'Avray, France
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167 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Visiting this little gem last night for the first time. Everything tasted great, really authentic (home made nachos and dip as a free nosh to start) and a wide variety of choices. Chicken with cilantro - spicy, with the right amount of kick. Really great mole sauce. But, the best was the tongue taco. I've never had such moist and... More 

Thank Kalisa12
Westfield, New Jersey
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I've found myself in Waltham twice in the past sixth months and I'm always a little puzzled about where to dine, especially since I prefer local restaurants to chains. I took a chance on this restaurant & was pleasantly surprised. The food was well made & flavorful. The portions were large & reasonably priced. Good selection of beer too. Just... More 

Thank Sierra M
Newton, Massachusetts
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235 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This restaurant is on a side street near Moody and Main Street. The menu is highly varied and the prices are very reasonable. It is very quiet and relaxing. Service was excellent. Food was quite good. The quesadillas were excellent. You might need to park a few blocks away, because there is limited street parking in front of the restaurant.... More 

Thank esj59
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is one of my favorite mexican restaurants. Food is very authentic and delicious. They are good in delivering quality and quantity in reasonable price. Single dish is more than enough for a person. Staff is very friendly and keep the place neat and clean. They have outdoor seating, really good for summer lunch/dinners. Only limitation is parking space, it's... More 

Thank Bharat K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Charles St, Waltham, MA 02453-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: 781-893-2205

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