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“Fresh food, good prices”
Review of Taco John's

Taco John's
Ranked #97 of 216 Restaurants in Ames
Description: At Taco John's®, we serve traditional Mexican food-with a twist. By fusing bold American flavors with south-of-the-border spice, we've defined our signature menu. From our trademark Potato Olés® and freshly prepared tacos to our infamous breakfast burritos and made-in-house tortilla chips, you'll always find something to crush your craving. Come see why our customers become life-long fans. Visit at Taco John's Ames today.
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Description: At Taco John's®, we serve traditional Mexican food-with a twist. By fusing bold American flavors with south-of-the-border spice, we've defined our signature menu. From our trademark Potato Olés® and freshly prepared tacos to our infamous breakfast burritos and made-in-house tortilla chips, you'll always find something to crush your craving. Come see why our customers become life-long fans. Visit at Taco John's Ames today.
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Consistently fresh, hot food served by friendly staff at decent prices. Clean place. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Just a refresher, three stars is average, and unless someone does something really wrong or provides less than expected food, they should get at least a three. So why does a fast food place like Taco John's get a five on this visit? First, the food was JUST OFF the grill/fryer. Uber fresh. Which you need to have the crunchiest taco ole's. Second, there is at least one woman who works here who knows that I can't have peppers and had remembered this for YEARS now. When I can walk into an establishment repeatedly over a length of time and they have your preferences down, that's the top in customer service. This place should be proud to have such a great worker. Ok, the place is also either always clean when I have been here, or someone is cleaning floors and tables. Service is fast, for very fresh food. And of course, Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

So I came in here to try the new chicken and gravy burrito this morning. It's very good, and portable! This place is clean, had hot food, made fresh, and one can eat healthy here, if they want. The new quesadilla tacos are also very good. Both products have just a bit of spice, making them tolerable for someone like me, who doesn't do well with lots of spice. The prices are average to really good. Pay attention to the specials, and sign up for the TJ club for even better deals! The staff here is friendly. They appear to have an exceptional connection with the regulars, even though this is a fast food place. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.(means responsible parents of small children were present when I ate here). Just an fyi, I now give a three star to any place that meets the "average" rating, four stars to better than average and five stars to those who go way above and beyond expectations.

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Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Taco Johns has the freshest chips that I have had in Ames. All of the food today was fresh, appropriate temps, tasty, and the staff was wonderful. The tables were cleaned within seconds of people leaving them, despite how busy it was. Kate at the order counter was wonderful. And Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids can't be beat. And there were easily 15+ kids here while i was in.

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Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Fresh, hot food, friendly staff, clean place at good prices. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids/parents.

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