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Definitely recommend. Wish we could have eaten there more than once. SO yummy. The seating out on the street us super fun because you're amongst it too.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A couple different locals recommended this spot. Once we ate there it was easy to see why. Great food and fast service. Try the loaded potato and the queso fundido.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Holy moly so good! our group of friends ordered different burritos, and we were all loving the different tastes of this unique burrito. Instead of using a traditional corn or flour tortilla, they fry up cheese to a golden brown and use that to roll...a burrito. nice!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 5, 2022 via mobile

I read rave reviews and even saw a travel blog about this taco spot, so I knew I had to try it. The different options they had really made it friendly for all diets. I had the gobenador taco which was smoked marlin with fried...cheese. It was delicious and something I wouldn’t normally not get to try. Two tacos are plenty as a meal since they are quite large. They also give you multiple salsas and onions to go with the tacos!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 28, 2022 via mobile

Upon arrival they take forever to attend you, super over priced, paid $30 for two small lemonades two ta so and a baked potato. Ya is we’re dry and didn’t have any flavor to them, and potato was cold. If you want some real tacos...go to “EL TALIVAN”. This place is over rated.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 15, 2022

When we asked for more chips, the waitress hesitated and started to walk away, then stopped and said, “we’re out of chips.” We we’re surprised, because it was only after 5 pm, so we asked her if she was sure. After she confirmed she was,...within 5 minutes, we witnessed her and the manager delivering chips to 2 new tables. When we asked them both to explain the discrepancy, they said new chips had just been delivered. No apology and no offer of chips! Also, the tables are on the street with lots of cars, people, and stray dogs. Not sanitary at all. Sorry we ever went.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 1, 2022

Amazing tacos! Great service and value for money, Wonderfully cooked. Caring team. Really fresh ingredients. Get the Itacate - it's amazing!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 28, 2022

Great food and service. The itacate taco is the absolute best, comes with great condiments and is really filling. Great share plate.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 15, 2022

Perhaps this is a place for meat eaters as many do rave about it but for vegie/fish eaters like ourselves, we found it pretty mediocre. You basically get one item in your taco and its not seasoned all that much. I guess it's all about...the toppings they provide which are quite tasty. Not a bad place to dine, but we found there are much better!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2022

The Itacate place offers tacos and different dishes but the main attaction is the Itacate, is a chees crust like a tortilla inside with the grilled meat of your choise with onions and peppers, Delicious!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 8, 2022 via mobile

Best tacos we had in Sayulita. The fundido queso dip is pure decadence and delicious. Beef tacos are the best- big portions and well seasoned. All the complimentary salsas are fresh and delicious. They also have a vegetarian option! Tables are outside along the sidewalk....Wait time can be up to 30 minutes depending on the time of day- that’s because it is really good!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 11, 2022 via mobile

5/5 food for sure and a great place for vegetarians and vegans. We had the Tinga Zanahoria (a spicy carrot mix), quesadilla Jamaica, vegetarian tacos as well as the beef and chicken tacos. All were excellent. Seating on the street was a detraction for me...with all the cars and exhaust, but if you are into people watching it’s fun. No masks.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 3, 2022

This place was off the hook good! Fun atmospher, great service, good beverages and best of all the Taco's were huge and very tasty. They had a limited menu when we went, but we were still able to try several versions. Try all the salsas...too! Great place, check it you!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 31, 2021 via mobile

Tremendously good Mexican street food. Worth a visit for lunch or dinner. Best known for stem tacos and beef dishes, everything is good here and you cannot go wrong.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed November 30, 2021 via mobile

Amazing cheese burritos! My second time there and I had to make a special trip just to go back. Salsas are amazing and great service. If you are in the area you have to go and try it out.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Response from Kris R | Reviewed this property |
As with anything in Mexico, hours and days of operation are always fluid and can change from season to season. In Sept/Oct/Nov of 2020, they were generally open by about 5:30 or 6:00 and then open well into the night. They... More
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No. We weren't able to charge one meal in Sayulita. Bring plenty of cash!
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Hi Marwuez, We don't have a phone number and we do not do delivery but for other matter you can contact us via mail elitacate.sayulita @ gmail. com and you can ask "mandado express" to buy for you with us... More
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EL ITACATE is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4