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14003 Gilmore Ave, Bow, WA 98232-9296
+1 360-820-9912
Fri - Mon 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Stanwood, Washington
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never had this good at any Mex or SW restaurant. I had the chorizo and wife had the carne tacos. Mine came with an egg and pineapple. Sounds strange but lick the paper plate good. Bought one of their cookies to go and it was also very good. This is a great time to go because the summertime crowds are... More 

Thank Dugsmif
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Very friendly and pleasant spot with very tasty food. My son and I had veggie tacos which were ample and tasty. Creative preparation with high quality ingredients. I'd stop again for sure when driving through this cute town.

Thank JoeInVancouver
Seattle, Washington
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This little town has surprises behind every door, and this is one of them. The decor is rustic, but very charming. 2 communal tables inside, smaller tables outside. The menu is on a chalkboard and changes frequently. They serve tacos a la carte, $8-9 per, but they are well worth it and one is plenty unless you're very hungry. Or... More 

Thank FoodFan1966
Tacoma, Wa.
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Awesome little restaurant that is NOT in Bow, Wa but a mile down the road in Edison, Wa. There is indoor seating but most chose outdoor tables if the weather is nice. Service was fast and friendly and the portion was huge. No way you're rolling or even folding this Taco and the prices are fantastic. I had the Pollo... More 

Thank hungarianrider
Bedford, New York
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This is simply the very best, freshest and most delicious taco I've ever tasted !!! The garlic chicken with sliced radish, pico de gallo, queso fresca & lime is devine ($8) as is the pork asada with mango and crema ($8). Plus, the outside tables, set in a garden in the most quirky elbow of towns, makes the whole experience... More 

Anacortes, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This restaurant is certainly rustic but offers surprisingly good food. The menu is limited to an assortment of tacos with a "home cooking" style with excellent selections of unusual flavors. Both the chili verde and carne asada tacos are some of the best that I've ever tried. This little restaurant is well worth the detour off I-5.

Thank Wallace G
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Absolutely wonderful tacos. We tried pork and vegetarian. Large, filling & delicious. Staff is welcoming, patient & fun. Ate outside at a shared table with interesting table mates who were also there for the first time. We will be back!

Thank jrh343
woodinville, wa
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

This little place is a great find and serves really fabulous tacos.....the type to be eaten with a knife and fork. I had steak with avocado, salsa, etc. My husband had lamb with different but delicious toppings. There were a number of other choices which I look forward to trying at a later time. They were truly yummy and, if... More 

Thank Sunny K
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Wow! What a great find! Love goes into the food here, so delicious! Hours are limited so plan accordingly, you don't want to miss this one!

Thank Christi B
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Drive through Edison almost daily but never stopped, until now. Wow, what a find. Incredible flavor. Hands down the best tacos in the valley. Limited hours and rudimentary seating options but incredible food. Will be back.

Thank pan-d-man

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14003 Gilmore Ave, Bow, WA 98232-9296
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: +1 360-820-9912

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