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The Mad Taco

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2 Village Woods, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6271
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrible tacos at this place! I live in the south east part of Texas so maybe that's why I think it's terrible

Thank bonnie4440
Morrisville, Vermont
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's in the heart of the Vermont local craft brews scene just 15 miles south of Waterbury. The place is in a plain old shopping center. You would pass it by and never know it. DON"T. The tacos are great! Yes they're a little pricey but two is definitely enough for me. The place feels like a locals place because... More 

Thank John C R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We definitely didn't go to Vermont for tacos, but Mad Taco was a pleasant surprise. They have a great menu and the food is excellent.

Thank Aaron B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mad Tacos has something for everyone. Veggie, fish, pork belly, etc. Everyone local eats here and recommends it. It's just a small weirdly shaped space in a shopping center, with a few picnic tables to eat outside and not much room inside. One side has a bar, the middle is where you order, then another 2 small rooms to eat... More 

Thank Lisa C
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look, I'm not saying the food here is "bad", it's just not a 5 star place is all. First off, it IS expensive, we got two orders of tacos, a side of chips and quac, and an iced tea and it was like $35!!! We both got pork tacos and the meat really is great, like others have said, they... More 

Thank 6291982
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere, staff are welcoming and Super nice....food is amazing! All meats are freshly smoked...authentic menu and fun place to hang out!

Thank Kaitlin M
Winter Park, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great smoked meats; great tacos; cool local joint. Good for takeout. Nice spice. Not much room for sitting. Was sorry not to have tried this sooner.

Thank amiekozan
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had their smoked-on-site BBQ pork tacos yesterday. Fresh cilantro, toppings, it was all good. I got kimchee on the side, basic and flavorful. Good vibes there, for sure.. Better than expected local beer selection, tho I did not get one. Will return.

Thank MK_in_VT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through Waitsfield we needed a place to eat. The Mad Taco was recommended by several local residents. We decided to give it a try and weren't disappointed. Though it wasn't really authentic Mexican food, it was a very tasty unique take on the taco. I had the fish taco and a yam taco while my husband had the Chili... More 

Thank Ruth H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through Waitsfield we realized it was time for lunch and saw The Mad Taco. Many choices of tacos and sides to go with them. And there is also a selection of local beers on tap! Excellent!!!!! Highly recommend!

Thank Nicolepb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Village Woods, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6271
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: 802-496-3832

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