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Taco Shel

Mexican, Southwestern
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7001 San Antonio Dr NE Ste G, Albuquerque, NM 87109-4873
+1 505-828-0260
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ok in a pinch, but not your best Mexican food. Only ground beef and pre-made taco shells...wondered where they got their name from. Flavor of food was mediocre. Once was enough.

Thank David H
Cimarron, New Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed April 27, 2016

This place is by far the best place to enjoy Spanish food. The customer service is excellent, the staff is friendly. This is the cleanest Restaurant you will ever step foot in. I have a 12 year son and this is his favorite place to eat every time we are in Albuquerque.

Thank Laura G
Gilbert, Arizona
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We showed up during the lunch rush with a table of 6+, not knowing how many people from our conference would be join us. We ended up with 10 people and they never batted an eye. The service was fast, friendly and everyone's orders were correct. When we asked for separate checks, they were fine with that too. The food... More 

Thank Mia H
Farmington, New Mexico
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2016

I have had better and worse. This was average. The maintenance man recommended it at our hotel. Cash only tho. Good thing I had cash on me. Usually I pay debit card. They should have it posted outside on the door instead of on the menu. The food was all right but doubt would go there again.

Thank Locagirl1
Albuquerque, NM
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is a restaurant we have driven past for years but never visited until a recommendation from friends. It is small and located in a strip mall. It's family operated and almost gives you the feeling that you're having a meal at somebody's home. The menu features plain and simple New Mexican food. It is busy at meal time and... More 

Thank BobandSally10
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

I had the cheese enchilada plate with red. the chili was average, the portion size was ok but if you have an appetite look eleswhere. The service was awful, the waitress acted like I was a crappy ex, she even threw the check on the table without a glance my way. There are lots of better options in albuquerque

Thank zandrew26
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Delicious hand-crafted New Mexican Food that is consistently outstanding. I try to eat here as often as I can and now that I have a new job on the east side, it is easier than ever!

Thank LOLeishman
Portales, New Mexico
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

The Good: -Delicious food -Highly affordable -Fast Service The Bad: -Cash only The Ugly: -Staff didn't feel very welcoming, very blunt and to the point, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, however not the best personality for running a business. Who knows, maybe I just caught them on a bad day?

Thank the390
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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289 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Taco Shel is a small neighborhood restaurant in Albuquerque's northeast heights serving a limited menu of some fifteen Mexican food dishes. They're only open four days weekly, Tuesday through Friday, and it's a cash-only establishment. But the food itself is delightful and the prices are very reasonable. The service is speedy, too. Every time I've been there it's been crowded,... More 

Thank David R
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2015

I love the set menu. I tried the stuffed sopapillas with red chile. The service was quick and the food was hot. The basket of sopapillas that are provided for the tables was also good. The staff was friendly. This was my first time visiting Albuquerque as well as this establishment. When I visit again I will make sure to... More 

Thank Danger1105

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7001 San Antonio Dr NE Ste G, Albuquerque, NM 87109-4873
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-828-0260

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