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Gringo's Taqueria

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a chance and lunched at a restaurant that is not at all fancy, and I'm glad we did. It is a small place with good service and tasty Mexican food. The price was delightfully low. We were pleased.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tiny little taco bar, only five tables with COVID restrictions. The food is excellent. There is a limited menu of Mexican food, and it all looked good. Prices for beer are very reasonable. Service was friendly and excellent. The bar has received...awards for fish tacos. I did not try them, since I look for local fish. Come early and be prepared to wait a while, tables do turn over quickly. They do a good carry out business. Parking is across the street, and there is no cross walk so be careful. Two other restaurants and a brewery share the same parking, another reason to come early.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2020

I always work a stop at Gringos into my VA beach vacations- the best food, friendliest staff an just amazing and highly unique place. Talk about fresh, homemade Mexican food!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 21, 2020

I bought a takeout dinner that was almost as good as thr onrs I've had in the restaurant. Thr only thing missing was Gringo's ambiance. It will be nice to enjoy a sit down meal at the restaurant again.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

I had heard about Gringo’s for a while and happened to make it there yesterday. You start with fresh salsa and chips. They are known for their tacos so I ordered the carne asada taco. It was delicious. The steak was very tender and flavorful....My husband had the spicy shrimp taco with pineapple salsa and said it was very good and quite spicy. It is a small place so get there early or expect to wait for a table (you can order a drink while you wait to pass the time along).More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Gringo’s fish tacos are the best! Pair them with a margarita (fresh made sour mix!) and you’re all set! I’ve never had a bad meal here - and I’ve tried almost everything on the menu. Great place for a date, or with your family. You...will not be disappointed. Arrive early or prepare to wait. Gringo’s is a popular restaurant with the locals.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Had a friend recommend this place so we tried it out. Pretty casual place so we didn’t have to dress up- shorts and T-shirt’s. The seating area is limited and it’s a pretty small place so the wait can be long but we didn’t have...to wait more than 15 mins. However, we got some drinks while we waited and the service at the bar and for our dinner was excellent. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. The menu was awesome and the food was delicious. We enjoyed our visit here and would return. Good local place to try.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

Love their soft tacos!!!!! Service is awesome. One taco is a meal! Wish they served white sauce though. But definitely going back many times. I had the beef tacos but fish tacos are their specialty.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

This is a small mex restaurant frequented by locals primarily. It will not disappoint on the food or drinks. We had 9 people there Wednesday night and everyone raved about their food, especially shrimp tacos.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Don't waste your time read lowest reviews first and go elsewhere. We waited 20 min. to be seated. Food took 30 min to come out and chips were stale. Regretted odering a Margarita and it was $12.50 and was disgusting. Made with cheap low quality...ingredients. I would've gladly paid that price and drank 3 margaritas made with top shelf Tequila. Sad thing is I didn't even drink more than a couple sips. Food was a pathetic let down. Just imagine the lowest quality food truck food and think lower.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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