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Chubby's Tacos

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748 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could have split the burrito I bought and still been full. The food was good and the portions were great. If you can't find a salsa you like here something is wrong with you. If you are looking for value it's here. If you are looking for good food yes. I have eaten here before and I liked my... More 

Thank Scottslake
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was one of my regular lunch/dinner favorites. The salsa is hard to beat. But, at today's prices after the increase, not a good value and off my regular dining list.

Thank Kerry H
Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Best thing to get is the carnitas tacos which are delicious. Rest of the menu is ok. Prices have risen recently.

Thank almetzger4
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Chubby's Tacos has a wide variety of relatively inexpensive tacos (surprise! bet the name threw you off.) They also have a salsa bar with I believe 8 different varieties of homemade salsa, including a salsa of the week which is always worth trying. Beware though- the habanero salsa is still hot even if you dilute it heavily in the chile... More 

Thank ExporeItAll
Durham, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The location in Durham at `Woodcroft is unprofessional. Please do not use your bank card at this location. The young lady that works the register (MANAGER)is rude and will run your card again after you leave. Please be careful!!! My daughter had to call Durham police department because the dumb female told her she could not give her money back.... More 

Thank Mildred M
ChubbysTacos, Owner at Chubby's Tacos, responded to this review

Hello Mildred, We are sorry to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. However, we have peformed a forensic audit of the batch transmittals and have verified that the card was indeed only charged once. Our staff has been trained to handle all such situations in only the most professional manner and this instance was no... More 

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

It was good food, it wasn't great. I'd eat there again if I had to but I just wasn't blown away. I expect great food on serve though, may be asking too much.

Thank Chesley G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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269 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The tacos were excellent. A bit busy at lunch time (took us 20 min to get a table) but the food is VERY good and worth the stop.

Thank docnc
Durham, North Carolina
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262 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Chubby's is a great place to go and get a quick taco or try one of their specials of the day. The menu has changed some and the prices have gone way up! One shreaded beef quesadilla will cost you $9.00.

1 Thank dpoin21
Durham, North Carolina
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had the fish taco platter with all the trimmings; rice, beans, chips. I think the fish was tilapia, breaded and fried. delicioso! Great value.

Thank erasmusgrad
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I stopped here for lunch after asking a friend where would be a good place to eat. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. The place itself is small and has limited seating but the food is delicious and plentiful. I had the chicken taquitos and a chicken fajita taco. Both were very good and the chicken... More 

Thank Marie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Mexican, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 748 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 19192864499
Have you had a Chubby today? Chubby's Tacos is a taqueria style Mexican restaurant featuring authentic favorites with a few slightly north-of-the-border items thrown in. Everything is fresh! Enjoy the area's best and most unique salsa bar with Chubby's famous fried-in-house chips. And be comforted knowing that we serve only Certified Angus Beef with no Trans Fats and no MSG. Try us once and you too will be a Chubby Lover!

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