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Gringo's Taqueria

612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
+1 757-961-2987
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the fish tacos. Generous portions so 1 or 2 tacos and a side of rice and beans makes a great meal. Yummy Margaritas, too!

Thank sandysuits
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing little spot. Come early to get a table! The steak is as tender as butter! Taco portion is rather small but reasonably priced.

Thank Dnidst3
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Cute, small cafe in one of Virginia Beach’s oldest buildings. I love the chicken orange burrito with pineapple and citrus dressing on the salad. My hubbie, from Calif. says best chicken tacos he has ever eaten.

Thank 152renees
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Friendly local taqueria located close to the beach. They have the absolute best fish tacos (yes, better than San Diego) that are served with a white sauce that is killer. Fair prices for food and drinks. Try one of their Mojitos with dinner.

Thank Alan0412
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I always make it a stop for lunch whenever I'm in town and have been dining here for years. The food is always fresh and the service is always great. Don't let the location scare you off because it's sort of small. It can be...More

Thank huskerala
Reviewed May 2, 2018

It was busy on a tuesday! We had to wait about 20 minutes around 730, but thats not a complaint because it was worth it. It is right next door to Back Bay brewing so you can just go next door for a drink while...More

Thank Foodie171632
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We go back many years to the original owner of this small but good eatery off the beaten path in Virginia Beach. This restaurant is frequented mostly by locals. I had baja fish tacos and they were good. I asked for one broiled and one...More

1  Thank bahiadreaming
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Best Mexican food anywhere in the area. I drive from Williamsburg to eat here! Clean, quaint, personable establishment. The owner is always there over seeing every plate before being delivered! Fair prices, nice portions. Promise you will not want to return to local chair style...More

Thank V9939EBstevenk
Reviewed October 7, 2017

A small restaurant close to the Ocean Front, tucked away in a small strip on Norfolk Avenue. And it is excellent. The interior is very down to earth and cosy, packed with customers for a good reason. Start with one of the super tasty and...More

Thank Lothar56
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Small but mighty!! I have always enjoyed the food at Gringo's - it is not a large restaurant, so either go at an odd time - or be prepared to wait - but the wait is worth it!

Thank Rita23890
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-961-2987
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Gringos Taqueria, located near the Virginia Beach oceanfront, offers a variety of Baja style tacos, burritos, and much more. We use only the freshest ingredients in all of our traditional recipes – we don’t even have a freezer. Like fish tacos? (Mmmm our favorite!) We guarantee that our homemade habanero cream sauce will have your mouth watering for a second serving. Margaritas? Oh yeah, we got that too! We fresh squeeze our sour mix and mix it with freshly made simple syrup and top-shelf tequila to make our Baja style margarita. If you prefer, let us open your favorite domestic or import brew. Thanks to all of our lifelong locals!!
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