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“great breakfast”
Review of Tacobar Santa Ana

Tacobar Santa Ana
Ranked #7 of 108 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Outdoor Seating
Description: Get to know Tacobar, the beloved Costa Rican chain that brings the beach to the city! Try our world famous tacos made to order from the freshest ingredients, prime Costa Rican coffee, all-you-can-eat exotic salad bar, and lots of other delicious options on our ever growing menu! Our unique design invites customers to enjoy our famous bar swings and cool music in a beach like atmosphere. As Costa Ricans like to say: Estamos para servirle - We are here to serve you! Pura Vida
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“great breakfast”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

great place for a quick breakfast. the food was delicious (I had the pancakes and my husband had the gallo pinto with eggs), the waitress was very friendly and helpful and we sat outside, just under a big old tree. really nice way to start the day!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Mmmtrippingirl
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Taco bar done right!”
Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

My meal started with great friendly service and more importantly with great suggestions in the vast menu! I ordered the 3 taco combo. The first was a shrimp in coconut sauce taco, the shrimp was kind of small but the sauce was spectacular. The second taco was a Tuna spicy cooked right! Finally I saved the best for last Fried dorado cooked to perfection in an amazing batter. The portion was 3 large pieces of fresh fish! I washed this great meal with a ginger mint lemonade because they don't offer beer! I had several visits to the salad bar and loved the sides and all the fresh greens oh an the variety of sauces was a plus! My friend got the burrito and he said it was amazing and it was huge! Great location and awesome design, Great restaurant overall!

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Thank Gabzzzz
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Bentonville, AR
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere. Good food reasonably priced”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

I vsisted this place with some friends and have been back at least a 1/2 dozen times. nice little niche restaurant offering pretty much any kind of taco you could want. I hear from friend that breakfasts are really good and really cheap. The ironic thing is this place does not serve alcohol. Pretty funny since it has a"Bar" in its name. Also, the first time after hearing about it, i was expecting some kind of dive, i was very very pleasantly surprised

Visited September 2012
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Thank Gilbert W
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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“Great atmosphere and pleasently decorated bars that doesnt match the poor service.”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Me and my friend showed up at the place without beign welcomed found a seat on our own. Then a while later we were told to go order at the cashier were the cashier girl looked like she was also the weitress there. Obviously theyre well under staffed. We recieved our order then i asked for some ranch which i found out they didnt have for the salad when i asked for it the second time. Real poor service but the swings at the bars and the stars on the floor were attractive.

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Thank psemihp
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Tacobar_Restaurant, Manager at Tacobar Santa Ana, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear your Tacobar experience wasn't 100% positive. We do have a sign indicating that ordering is to be done with the cashier which you may have missed. We will look into making it more visible. We hope you will give us another try. Kind regards, The Tacobar Team.
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Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very good for a Taco Bar”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We had very good fish tacos and salad for two for under $23, not bad for very fresh food. Salad bar could use some more additions like basic "salad" staples in case someone does not like the typical "pico de gallo" style but other than that you can make a meal in itself at the bar. No staff on site when we first walked in but once they knew we were there they stayed close by. Looking forward to returning often and to try the $3 breakfast special. Only thing missing, a nice cold beer or glass of wine!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank SandpiperCR
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