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Taco Taco

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Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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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
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed several cold beers and met others from the states They have nice outdoor tables to watch the world go by Would love to return if only the roads were improved

Thank christi_10
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on 2 occasions, quick service, good portions and tasty. Nachos with beef were excellent. Breakfast here as included with hostel we stayed at was also decent portions and good service.

Thank peaksandtroughs
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came to Taco Taco a bunch of times and I tried as many meals as possible. I had the yucatan (good), the nachos (better) but best was the beef burrito. Every time it was so big, juicy and full of flavour. It beats any burrito I've had in London or the States. As 1 half of... More 

Thank tyfairclough
Sunny Portland, OR
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little stand has more than just a couple tacos! :) We went twice and i had the carnitas the first time (which comes with three tacos since it's a "platter,) and the vegetarian or "veggie frites" the second time. Ummm...can I just say battered and fried avocado and leave it there? They. Were. Delish. Also have a couple of... More 

Thank Heatherlyo
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yep, the title says it all! Get your fill here for lunch and you won't even need dinner. Viva la Vida

Thank Idefix82
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273 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a little sick eating a free breakfast here (only food difficulty encountered during 2 week trip). I suspect the dirty un-sanitized baskets were the culprit. The food tasted OK and they always seemed busy. Maybe my experience was the exception but I usually have a iron stomach which is that much more concerning. Food was priced reasonably, order... More 

Thank greenluck007
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get a large burrito for only 3200 colones (at time of writing) packed with meat and rice, with a little salsa inside (typically acidic and interesting) as well as chips and salsa on the side. Definitely a meaty burrito. Cost 500 colones extra to take home, but the burrito is wrapped in aluminum foil, so I go at lunch, eat... More 

Thank LauraMurcielaga
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The employee at the register was very friendly, the food was wonderful and the cost was pretty inexpensive!!

Thank Morgan M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the cheap and tasty eats at this place. Good range of meat and veggie options. Our kids loved it too and enjoyed popping down to get takeaways while we relaxed.

Thank hathorN21
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch, great value. This place is no frills and you collect your food and drinks from the counter. It was packed when we were there in mid afternoon. Great burritos and tacos - good value and a good atmosphere.

Thank Clare H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $14
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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, 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: 50626457900
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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