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Desi's Taco Lounge

1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
+1 989-739-7856
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Located on a road connecting two main roads, this quaint cafe not only has Mexican food, but also delicious American food. I ate breakfast here, and it was great, the service was swell, and the atmosphere was warm and clean.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We met up with some family in the area, unless you are traveling that way you would never know it was there. All in all though the food was good and plentiful. The service was fast and friendly. The menu is quite extensive, nit just...More

Thank Ocassionaltrip
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We go to Oscoda quite a bit and we have yet to find a good place to eat. Based on the reviews, we expected Desi's to finally break that streak. We should have lowered our expectations. It must be a place truly for locals because...More

1  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Good food, good service, and an interesting place. Yep, when I am up that way again, I will stop in.

Thank Oldugly
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Definitely not an authentic Mexican place. Portions are just large sloppy comfort American-sort-of-trying-to-do-Mexican dishes. Either they were crazily understaffed or had slightly too much faith in their servers & gave them larger sections than they should've had. The host at the door (large, friendly man),...More

Thank Wesley S
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Family and friends go here often for the delicious Mexican food. The wait staff is very friendly and go above and beyond.

1  Thank 858reneeh
Reviewed August 1, 2017

I read other reviews and if I would agree the food has really declined. The nachos were good although we had to ask our server 3 times for sour cream. We ordered the seafood platter and what was suppose to be the enchilada dinner. Instead...More

Thank Toocoldinnewyork
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We have been dining at Desi's for over 20 years, but recently (past 2-3 year) the quality of food has declined precipitously. Friends, who we used to dine with, will no longer eat at Desi's. Good luck finding any meat in their beef burritos and...More

Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We always stop here when we go quadding or snowmobiling on the trails. It is very easy access off the trails, and they have great food! Haven't had anything there that I have not liked. Highly recommend the taco salad.

Thank Tawas_Lover
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Kinda dim and chockful of trinkets and memorabilia...not your suburban Applebees for sure. And that's the charm. Authentic, both good and bad. The good -- lot of variety, good food, and cheap. The bad -- waitress warned us of fart issues with beans. Not best...More

Thank charles c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oscoda
  • Phone Number: +1 989-739-7856
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