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“Yummy!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lil Shack - CLOSED

The Lil Shack
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Like anyone else, we were hesitant to order Mexican food in Vietnam, but the food here was delicious!! It might not be 100% authentic, but it sure is close enough, especially when you're craving something different and more a taste of home. The carne asada and fish burritos really hit the spot and prices are great. We loved it so much we found we couldn't resist coming back more than once!

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97 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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  • Swedish first
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English first
Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food, good value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

I just finished up a meal here. I don't understand these negative reviews about "authentic" Mexican food and "back in Texas hee haw!" Authenticity, is subjective and of course I wouldn't expect the truest Vietnamese food back in the States. I just smashed down a beef burrito and a quesadilla, and was incredibly happy with the meal. The food is delicious and satisfying with a really good price for western food in a touristic city. If you wanna have a quick bite for 2 or 3 bucks, and you're craving Mexican, this is your place. 10/10 would smash down more burritos here.

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Mission Beach, Australia
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great alternative to Vietnamese”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

I thought this place was great for people who are wanting some of the food comforts from home. We had been eating the local food for most of our trip and just wanted a basic western style breakfast. We came here for a breakfast burrito which was a soft tortilla packed full of scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, cheese and potato fries. It was absolutely delicious and had we more time we would have come back to try the lunch options

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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319 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“A great little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

When I first read the menu I was somewhat dubious about this place, but the food is wholesome and filling, the staff are friendly, and the budget-minded traveller can eat here without blowing there bankroll. They also deliver if you live on the block where they are situated, but if you have to get a burrito delivered perhaps you need to think about your fitness levels.

Visited November 2013
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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

We loved our visit here and both our bean and cheese as well as the beef and bean burritos were so good. The ladies attending the stand were pleasant too.

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