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Taqueria El Ultimo Taco

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1034 McDavitt Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2143
956.986.0558
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Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tacos are so good!! Delicious!! The beans with fajita meat are great too!! Try to order as many tacos as you can!! They're great!! Very reasonably priced!! I've only been at night, so idk what time they actually open. It gets full, so don't leave, cuz seats open up usually quickly

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Van Wert, Ohio
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I had just come from the North and wondering if any Mexican cuisine still existed. Ultimo Taco revived my faith that there are still good cooks out there. They don't make flour tortillas which makes it a authentic Mexican restaurant. Most Mexican dishes don't include flour tortillas, as this practice was started by our Native American Indians but most people... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I was unsure of what to order but one of the regulars told me to have the bistik taco ...and was so thankful for him I was able to consume 6 pieces.....is so tasty...I also tried the bean soup special..down right spicy...

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Thank Alvin S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Food is not bad,little high on the tacos, beans are good but sometime there's not much beans in the bowl

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Thank Robin T
Brownsville, Texas
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157 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

"El Ultimo Taco" certainly lives up to its awards. Its been serving up some of the best tacos in the Valley for some time now. It's a local's favorite! Don't go expecting a large menu. They specialize in only a few things here, Mexican Street Tacos, Floutas, Tostadas, and Mexican Charro Beans (Tastes nothing like your standard "Ranch Style" beans)!... More 

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Olmito, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

09/08/2015, I waited 25 minutes for an order. I asked if my order was ready, and the senior lady taking orders and manning the cash register was less than productive; dismissed my inquiry as unimportant and overall had the Mexican National attitude that they were doing the United States customer a favor. I let her know that I wanted to... More 

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Thank C B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

My aunt and cousins raved about this place so while visiting SPI, we decided to drive out to Brownsville to give it a try. Best decision ever! The menu is very limited. They had about 4 or 5 different tacos, tostadas and flautas. They had canned coke products and Mexican drinks. Beans were the only side item. The taco toppings... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Do not go here looking for a large menu, they specialize in tacos and chalupas, the beans are excellent. We have visited, but found out the do take out and since they are close by we call in our order and it is ready in about 10 minutes. I love the chalupas and they are filling.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We just ate one of every type of taco they have and they were fantastic. We had Maya as a server and she was so friendly and helpful. I also got to have homemade limonada (made with limes) and I haven't had that in over a decade. It was so awesome and it took me back to when I lived... More 

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Thank Poplinos
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We walked in & waited to be seated while 3 other groups seated themselves & were served before they remembered us. The food was average. No one came by to check on us the whole time. We had to get up to ask for our ticket. I would not go there again.

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Thank Kay D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 McDavitt Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2143
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: 956.986.0558

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