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Bird Rock Taco Shack

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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SoCal taco shack in the Village of the Arts creative cheap fresh healthy hip 1920s bungalow and a shrine to the surf and skate life
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit. I had the pork carnitas burrito and it was delicious. And huge ! One of my all time favorite burritos. My wife had a couple tacos that she really enjoyed. They also had some good sounding appetizers but we didn't...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank kandKnc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Talk about creative takes on food! The servers were very responsive and made this eclectic restaurant even better. The decor was even crazier but so fun!

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank kathysB3318VM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in search of Mexican, and we got so much more! It has a flair of Mexican, but it was California inspired deliciousness! We has the almost famous Guacamole, that was so delicious! We didn’t even wait to take a picture before we dug...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank ugabama
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful, fresh food at reasonable prices. Everything tasted gorgeous and the choice was great! Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Helenbrown9
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

We have been here multiple times, & every time the food is innovative and outstanding in flavor. The guac is perfect in texture and embellishments. The salsa is rich and nuanced with a warm kick. All the taco varieties are really something different; for example,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NinaJulie
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Fun and funky taco shack (actually an old home) hidden away on a dead end street in the Village of the Arts. Stopped in following an afternoon spring ball game at nearby LeCom park. Started with an order of the “Nearly Famous” Guacamole. Wow- fresh,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We had heard about this out of the way restaurant. It is behind Motorworks. Our kids found it and said we needed to check it out. Our server was Austin and she was great. We had the guacamole for an appetizer and it was amazing....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brucenlynellw
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We happened upon this place while searching for lunch before a Pirates spring training game. Luckily we got there at opening time (12 noon on Saturday) because it filled up fast. We enjoyed very fresh tacos based on both vegetarian and meat fillings. The tacos...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lewis W
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We started with the avocado smash - and it was fabulous! So fresh & tasty! It was hard to choose after that - there are so many unusual combinations for tacos and burritos. I don't think I could ever get tired of this place. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LWRFL
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Visited some dear friends in Bradenton, toured the art galleries nearby, had a beer at Motorworks Brewery and then ate here. The server was fun and the food was excellent. I highly recommend this eatery.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Anna M
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Response from chiarfk | Reviewed this property |
How would I know??? Go to the restaurant and ask?
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Response from SunnysarasotaP | Reviewed this property |
On the street - there is no parking lot
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