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“Horrible food and service”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Flash Taco

Flash Taco
Ranked #732 of 999 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Puerto Vallarta
Level Contributor
30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Horrible food and service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

No wonder this restaurant is always empty. We had the rib special which was not so special. Sadly the potato chips and popcorn they served was the best part of the meal. The ribs were tough with little meat and very chewy. I could have eaten a flip flop dipped in BBQ sauce and it would have tasted better. We also had issues with our coupon and the manager was rude and worthless. We spent one and a half hours in hell and only one of us got our food,
We will NEVER EVER EVER go here again and will tell everyone we know that this place is a joke.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank bzy1
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
North Judson, IN
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“DON'T EAT HERE!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2012

The restaurant is always empty because they fleece tourists, and word has gotten around.
The menu shows one price, but this is not what they charge you. First of all they do not give you an itemized bill so that you can see what they charged and so that you can see the menu prices don't match what is on your bill. Also, they add 10% tip but don't tell you. They tell you their machine does not allow you to add a tip, but that you can leave cash. If you don't know they have already added the 10% you leave cash. Coffee was 50 pesos for 2 coffees. Tourists are so trusting; don't be! Burned once, but never again. Lessons learned the hard way. Always compare menu prices with what's on your bill and ASK if the tip has been added. They won't tell you so you leave more on the table.

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank Ann R
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Napa, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and great service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2012

Eat here if you'd like fresh, great tasting food at reasonable prices.

Visited January 2012
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2 Thank Napalynn
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Vancouver, Canada
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Don't eat here!!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2011

The joint venture Flash Taco / Ponte Almeja is a huge restaurant with nice clean bathrooms. But it was empty, so they must store a lot of food in containers for we don't know how long. The rice they gave us stank of that wretched stuff that grows on food after it has been in the fridge for over two weeks. We thought it might be a weird spice we didn't know so we tried it. No. It was rank rice. Needless to played with the rest of the dubious food and left.

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank sebsreichel
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“not worth the money”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2011

The tacos are the smallest in the world. One bite and they are gone in a Flash

Visited October 2011
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1 Thank MrPV
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