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Taco Boy

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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217 Huger St, Charleston, SC 29403-4515
+1 843-789-3333
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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227 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

I really like the food and atmosphere at Tco Boy but the service has to improve. The last time I was there we treated visiting friends and the one comment they had was the slow service. I normally allow an off day but for lunch today we had the same experience. There was adequate staff but they were too busy... More 

Thank michaell1232014
Evans, Georgia, USA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a fun atmosphere. Love the outdoor area. Yummy fusion tacos (Korean beef). Perfect lunch go to

Thank Kelli S
Greenville, South Carolina
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

We have visited the Folly Beach location, but this was our first time at the one downtown. It's near the bridge and has a great courtyard for outdoor dining. Unfortunately, there was a wait for that, so we ate inside. The food is fresh and good Mexican. The décor is really fun. The only negative is that you have to... More 

Thank Mary F
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

THe food was good but not great. The mixed drink i had was good but the fish taco I had was bland and the other tacos were similiar in taste. The restaurant is more focused on atmosphere than authentic food. I would recommend trying it but don't expect earth shattering food.

Thank Thomas D
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to Taco Boy with family on Sunday at 5 pm. Place wasn't that busy and we decided to sit outside. Our waiter came by table and said he would be right back and it took him over ten minutes to take our drink order. We also ordered an appetizer trio at the same time. The appetizer trio came to... More 

Thank Michael L
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

The atmosphere of the entire cantina feels very authentic. They have outdoor seating and are very pet friendly. They have bar seating both outside and inside with great big open windows. Their pineapple margarita is my favorite on the menu but they are all truly delicious. Their tacos are a little dry but very yummy and their nachos are the... More 

Thank Rebecca H
Waynesville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Unique spin on Mexican food, great drinks fun, vibrant place! Very popular and they don't take reservations, so there's a little bit of a wait. The outdoor seating area is really cool!

Thank vnmillsaps
Charleston, South Carolina
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109 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

I have only had take out once and was very underwhelmed. For the price of the tacos you expect them to be something special. We had 4 different types and the were all bland and the ingredients lacked any attention to detail. We called in the order, picked it up quickly and ate them quickly knowing that they are best... More 

Thank Ty K
Delran, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Enjoyed a great tasty menu. Drinks were good, but not amazing. We were told it was a 45 min wait only to be called up 15 mins later. Awesome, but we were a few steps down the street grabbing a drink before dinner. Very lively, good service.

Thank NJTravelers2
Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

We went to Taco Boy after friends told us it was a great place, convenient, affordable and fun. And you know what? It was. Good selection of 'Ritas, nice long bar, larger tables made for group fun and a period decor. The best aspect of Taco Boy is the food; better than average guacamole, salsas and queso, one of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Huger St, Charleston, SC 29403-4515
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-789-3333

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