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Babalu Tacos and Tapas

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622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS
16013665757
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jackson, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is great! One of the best hamburgers you will eat, especially at a Taco place. They have an outside seating area that is enjoyable when the weather is nice.

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Thank Inez33366
Jackson, Mississippi
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's fun and funky. Food is good, I think their burger is the best in the city and for sure their guac. is!!! I wish their tapas were more tapas sized but I understand Jacksonians didn't get the concept and they made them more like appetizers. So now instead of being able to try 4 or 5 little tapas, you... More 

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Thank sunnymp
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have not tried this place in Fondren you need to do so. Wonderful food and treat yourself to the table side guacamole.

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Thank dmalone2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love many of the things on their menu. I try to get something different each time I go and each time I do I'm not disappointed. My favorite item is this pan of gooey cheese dip served with tortilla chips or maybe it's the guacamole they create and serve right before your eyes. Awesome!

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Thank simpleyoungcritic
Mobile, Alabama
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're tired of eating the same ordinary food, then try Babalu, you won't be dissapointed, uniquely prepared Tacos and small plates with a fusion of amzing flavors, the place is always packed with patrons but it's worth the wait, kellie at the bar served me well, she was awsome, friendly and professional. This place is my first choice when... More 

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Thank Ali H
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tacos and Tapas, responded to this review

Ali H., Thank you so much for your review of Babalu! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town! Sincerely, Otie H. Guest Relations Manager More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a happening place.. In addition the food is unique and very good...wait staff is excellent...consider spending an evening there...

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Thank CeCe0045
Madison, Mississippi
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service is good, but the food is bland. No depth in the flavor profile... Barely average meal to us.

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Thank KimGraham66
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tacos and Tapas, responded to this review

KimGraham66, Thank you so much for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was less than desireable. We have sent you a private message in hopes of gaining a few more details. We very much value your feedback, as we use it as a means to improve. We look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely,... More 

Mississippi
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Babalu many times for tacos, drinks, lunch with friends and it just never was up to what I was constantly being told it was. Don't get me wrong, it is a popular place and I haven't left gagging or anything, but the taco's are nothing special, the menu as a whole is overpriced. The only dish I've... More 

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Thank traveler4444661
Otie H, Guest Relations Manager at Babalu Tacos and Tapas, responded to this review

traveler4444661, Thank you for your review of Babalu. We are disappointed to hear that your experiences have not lived up to your expectations. We have sent you a private message, as well. We greatly value your feedback, as we use it as a means to improve. We look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Otie H. Guest Relations Manager More 

Owasso, Oklahoma, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have terrific tacos made with blue corn tortillas that they make! Every Tuesday all tacos are $2. I filled up with two, my husband needed three. The Pollo tacos were very tasty! Nice area - Fondren District.

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Thank Candace T
Jackson, Mississippi
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in a unique atmosphere. Right in the heart of Fondren. Walk to concerts at Duling Hall next door.

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Thank cliffo61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 16013665757
Description
Babalu Tacos & Tapas is a lively restaurant that uses fresh and local ingredients to create bold flavors. You will find a variety of authentic gourmet tacos and Spanish-style tapas with a Southern twist. Every item on the menu, down to the blue corn tortilla, is made from scratch daily - our famous guacamole is prepared tableside. Our bar carries the finest tequilas, and all drinks are handcrafted daily using fresh squeezed lemons and limes.

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