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Taqueria Autentica

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1035 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003-2845
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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West Orange, New Jersey
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264 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Fresh food that is very flavorful. Staff is colorful with a good sense of humor. Families are welcome and you will not be disappointed in the creativity of the meals. You will not go wrong eating here. Will go back again.

Thank Norjeff2
Short Hills, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

When walking around at the Farmer's Market in Montclair about a month ago, I spotted their food truck. Now I have been really wanting to taste their Mexican since at least one year now. I had the most delicious pork tacos with salsa verde , it was as if I was on a street in any little Mexican town. They... More 

Thank Cynthia U
New Jersey
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I have been here several times and have never been disappointed in the food or service. I love the salad and the chicken quesadillas. It's small but very inviting and comfortable.

Thank somewherebound46
Montclair, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The food is some of the best Mexican I've ever had, but the service is the worst I've ever had. I've been there a couple times and then remember seeing a restaurant stakeout show from food network on tv. I decided to stop by again and this time I called. The owner answered and said hold one a minute. Then... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Great tacos and quesadillas. Small place but food is good . Sevice was good. I will go back again. They also have a food truck at the farmers market

Thank pfeeley600
Livingston nj
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375 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

All the tables on this tiny very casual Mexican Restaurant were taken and there was also takeout business. So they must be doing something right. The steak in our Tacos was outstanding. The duck Tacos was also very good. If you like Mexican food give it a try!!! We had the misfortune to go during Bloomfield restaurant week. When only... More 

Thank Richard S
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Good food ... Service okay .... Portion okay ... a little pricey for Mexican ... El Matador still my favorite and it's closer to where I live

Thank Foodliover
Garrison, New York
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I recently reviewed a Mexican restaurant I was no so crazy about, making a comparison to having really great Mexican elsewhere. My first choice would still be a place on the beach in Tumum, Mayan Riviera, but when I can't have that we do love Taqueria Autentica. It is a tiny place and can get loud and busy, but the... More 

Thank Pconwaynyc
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

No frills decor but the best tacos around. Can not wait to go back. Nice gracious owner. Worth the trip if you like great flavor. Bring a beer or 2 to compliment your tacos.

Thank jordynyc22
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This isn't your basic Mexican restaurant. It's not heavy on cheese and overly sauced items. It is authentic and fresh. There's a great variety and anyone looking for a new take on Mexican would appreciate this place.

Thank Jerseylili

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1035 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003-2845
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Bloomfield
  • Phone Number: 973.320.4157

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