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11721 East 23 Street, Independence, MO 64050
+1 816-252-4858
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Independence, MO
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warning-Warning-Warning: Queen Tacos are ADDICTING and HABIT FORMING!!! This is the BEST Taco you can get in the MIDWEST!!! Get the Queen Taco Platter and be ready for your life to change. Seriously. It will. You no longer have to read any books by Carlos Castaneda..... Zoom right to the END of his entire series by Eating the Queen Taco... More 

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Thank Mateo1961
Blue Springs, Missouri
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a hidden treasure. You could easily pass by, but don't! The place is very clean inside and has all you need (chairs, tables and a tv). The server was wonderful and very nice. The queen taco was wonderful but the fried taco with chicken was even better. The chicken had flavor!! The beans were definitely homemade and tasted great.... More 

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Thank ShilohPuppy
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

This restaurant may not look like much from the outside but the good food inside is outstanding. They feature a daily special every week day in addition to their menu. Wednesdays are taco day featuring $1 ground beef or shredded chicken in your choice of hard or soft corn or flour tortillas. I opted for the soft corn because I... More 

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Thank Royd R
Kansas City
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I stopped at Queen Tacos as I was running errands around lunch time in Independence. Today's (Wednesday) special was $1 tacos which I should've tried but I ordered the Iguana dip and the Queen Tacos. The dip was a well blended bowl of smooth cheeses and was really good. I also tried the mild sauce which was good and the... More 

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Thank Brian B
Independence, Missouri
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is my new go to spot for Mexican food,what they are lacking in decor they more then make up for with the most authentic Mexican food I've had in a really long time I have had breakfast lunch and dinner every thing they make is fresh and made to order they also have fried avocados which I had never... More 

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Thank scott j
Independence, Missouri
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great food but the servings were small. It also wasn't very clean. The floor was dirty. Tables were not wiped off. Bathrooms were really bad. I was disappointed.

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Thank Dont Eat Here X
Independence, Missouri, United States
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

We have eaten here at least 10 times since it opened. It's fun to see how popular it has become. For nearly a year they were struggling, even though the food has always been great. They stuck with it through the hard times and now it has really paid off for them. Today I went for lunch and dinner and... More 

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Thank lifealchemy
Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

It doesn't look that nice. But don't let that fool you. We had the chicken taco, queen taco, chicken enchilada, and a shrimp taco. All of them were very good. The guacamole was one of the best we have eaten! Everything was just excellent. The service was pretty good too!

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2012

Deep Fried Tacos, FLAVORFUL beef and chicken, great authenticity! Rice and Beans are really good too! very authentic. Can't wait to go back and try the enchilladas and more! Don't let the surroundings fool you. It is a CLEAN restaurant. Unfortunately not in the best area.

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Independence, MO
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2012

My family and I went out to dinner on a friday night to Queen Taco. We had bought a coupon through Groupon, so at a discounted price we felt safe taking a chance. We should not have worried. The food overall is excellent. My only complaint is the rice and beans are not very flavorful. The tacos, burritos and enchiladas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11721 East 23 Street, Independence, MO 64050
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-252-4858

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