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Mission Taco Joint

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Servin' up Mexi-Cali street food, craft cocktails and local beer in the Delmar Loop.
$3 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a nice spot to grab a quick SMALL bite. The tacos are ala carte and range from $3.50-$5 apiece (I think). Food was delicious but after spending $20 on tacos i still left hungry. Wasnt even close to full. Great taste not the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank BonnienClyde704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating there as my daughter raves about the eatery. Very glad we ate there today and would totally eat again if not for the driving from Columbia. Perfect weather for sitting outside today and glad we were there early as it filled up...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pairodoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d never had bacon on a burrito before, but it ended up being very good. It was certainly a younger crowd there, but I didn’t feel out of place. I sat at the bar and the service was actually awesome. I hate it when servers...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tyson B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Mission Taco for the first time and my whole family liked it. We usually eat at another popular root beer place nearby. This place had no wait, was moderately priced and had a nice selection on their menu (If you are not a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank slccH2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent, Taco choices were very good & Unique, (Duck, habanero fried chicken), and the bar menu was very extensive and reasonably priced. This is a great dining choice when in the area.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BigAl-Roll_Tide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This taqueria accommodated all eight of us, with ease. The decor is peculiarly San Francisco. The taco meat offerings include authentic Mexican as well as some peculiar meats like duck and pulled pork. For appetizer chips, they offer an orange-colored spicy salsa that’s unlike what...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 700Papa
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

We took visiting friends to The Loop and Mission Taco Joint to experience the best street tacos in the area. MTJ is our go-to destination due to their variety of tacos. In addition to the variety, because I can order one each of four different...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 23, 2019

We decided to get something quick to eat while walking in the loop. We walked inside. We were poorly greeted by a young lady. She then stated I'm going to have to seat you outside. I looked around and saw plenty of open tables inside,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jwbulldogs
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Slightly sleepy looking from the outside as we found parking directly across the street. As we approached though we were delighted to see outdoor dining via fun picnic tables. 6:00 pm on a Thursday though, they were all spoken for. We were greeted promptly upon...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank josephj625
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Great service, quick food, a little over priced for what it was but it was good. We took a chance having googled for a local restaurant and we were very happy with our choice. We had fish and vegetarian food there so very happy travellers!

Date of visit: March 2019
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