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Taco Box

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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
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1208 W 1st St, Portales, NM 88130-6611
+1 575-226-8226
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Arkansas
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

I got the small nachos. They were good but the queso was spicier than I like. Their meat is very good. My husband got a chicken chimi, which he said was very good. The only reason we did not give it a 5 was because of their Mexican fries. They were simply tator tots, nothing Mexican about them.

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Thank rev_angie
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

The tacos are way better than other fast food places. Very good service and excellent taco sauce as well

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Thank Brenda D
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

After camping for several days nearby and getting ready for the 4-hour drive home, I was ready for a quick lunch before I hit the road. Taco Box in Portales had some good recommendations, so I tried the drive-through approach (times a-wastin'!). Ordered a "Steak & Potato Box Lunch" and a small breakfast taco (just to see what they were... More 

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Thank Rick K
Tom M, Owner at Taco Box, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not find the Steak and Potato burrito to your liking. We are proud of what we serve and have many other items on the menu that you might find more appealing. Please come back and give us another try. More 

Clovis, New Mexico
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This place has consistently created wonderful tacos, burritos,and quality deliscious food time and time again.the drinks are good and the service is Always good!

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Thank Danny L
Tom M, Owner at Taco Box, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We take all reviews to heart. More 

Portales, New Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I go here often. I have tried almost everything on the menu. If I ever had a problem, they resolved quickly, but you have to make them aware of it. Don't have to wait long either at the drive up window or inside dining. The green chili burgers are good but almost too much green chili, so I just ask... More 

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Thank clb4951
Tom M, Owner at Taco Box, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We strive to be helpful and give the best service we can. More 

Lubbock
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The menu is really confusing and not all that the offer is listed on it. Don't go through the drive threw as it will make ordering harder. It's also fairly expensive for fast food.

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Thank medic752
Portales, New Mexico
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

This is a land mark in the Clovis and Portales communities. Tom Martin has done a terrific job in keeping his restaurants very current and offers many varieties of great southwest cuisine. You won't be disappointed!!!!

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Thank theolman
Napavine, Washington
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Normally, when in Portales we eat here at night We stop by and got some breakfast burrito on our way out of town... WOW! Ordered without the potatoes, it was wonderful, a must try!

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Thank XardozCom
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

I am a huge fan of visiting local establishments when I travel. I feel that I really experience the town or city. Taco Box fits the bill. I enjoyed the pepperoni quesadilla and it was simple but wonderful. A great place to grab a quick bite in Portales.

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Thank Lynnae B
Tom M, Owner at Taco Box, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Lynnae. We like to consider ourselves the local tacotoriYUM! More 

Berea, Kentucky
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Stop in at this little place and was surprised by the decor, lots of locals eat here, good food, and lot of it

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Thank jobeeberea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 W 1st St, Portales, NM 88130-6611
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Portales
  • Phone Number: +1 575-226-8226

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