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Taco Taco

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Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m | Coordinates: 10. 317634 -84. 823658, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7900
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of places to sit inside and out considering the location. We discovered this hidden jem at the end of our stay and we would have visited again if time allowed.

Thank SavoieFamily
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This very casual place has really tasty food at a reasonable price. I would highly recommend it for lunch. The service was quick and the people behind the counter were super friendly. It definitely caters to the backpacker crowd.

Thank nomolosvan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great family lunch spot, casual, fresh, simple, price is right. Friendly atmosphere. A nice way to change things up from the usual sit down Tico dinner fare.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our favourite restaurant in Monteverde/Santa Elena. As someone who has lived in Mexico I found it authentic and was impressed! We had the flautas and pork carnitas and loved both of them. Good portion size and served with extras on the side.

Thank Carmen G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is so good we came for lunch and then came back the same day for dinner.... so delicious and great prices. Super casual atmosphere

Thank Emma F
Pasadena, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Right on the main road into downtown there is Taco Taco! Delicious food and cold drinks. There is a covered outside area to eat your food right outside the hostel next door. We didn't have a wait but another traveler we met waited for 30 min to get the yummy food! Worth a visit

Thank renedenuto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So good we ate here twice! Food is great, cash only...American or Colones are accepted. Food is cooked to order and is excellent. Only drawback is that there are a lot of local dogs that hang out here looking for food. They all have the sad face down to perfection and all are very cute.

Thank Angie F
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Pension, and had breakfast here every morning as part of the Pension package, as well as lunch/dinner a few times in the two days I stayed in Monteverde. Food was rapid, flavorful, filling, and a real good amount of food for the price. I had the burritos, and also tried the quesadilla. It was FANTASTIC, and my... More 

Thank Jay B
Chesterland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at Taco Taco after touring the Cloud Foest Reserve. Enjoyed the food and the down-to-earth ambience.

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we only had the breakfast from here as it was included in our room rate. but this place was very popular, always seemed to have a crowd eating there. the breakfast we were given was very tasty.

Thank CindyBrisVegas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $14
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m | Coordinates: 10. 317634 -84. 823658, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7900
Tico-Mex: A Unique blend of Tex-Mex spice and local fresh ingredients. Great food does not have to come from great distances. Take what you love and make it with what you have! Our Commitments: Fresh food prepared when you order! Local ingredients whenever possible! Small foot print! Good social stewardship! Competitive employment opportunities, and excellent customer service! We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all of our products! If we don't meet your expectations, please let us know and we make it right! Big Food! Big Love!

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