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“Smiles, great service, relaxed”
Review of Taco Star

Taco Star
Ranked #3 of 21 Restaurants in Playa Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Trondheim, Norway
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Smiles, great service, relaxed”
Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at playa grande for 3-4 days and frequented taco star for coffee, banana bread (amazing!),beer, and the occasional taco. The owners are so nice and unassuming - just downright friendly and relaxed. Eat at the bar or take your coffee on the beach. Definitely the best place to get a coffee at playa grande!

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English first
Norfolk, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hidden Treasure”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

This awesome little Taco Stand on the beach in Playa Grande has a limited menu but everything is awesome and made right in front of you.

Visited December 2013
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Loomis, California, United States
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Welcoming and excellent prices”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Get a fresh taco on the eac and watch the surfers....best food price in town, and Brit is the embodiment of charm and warmth. A can't miss!

Visited November 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice tacos”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Excellent tacos, nice people, perfect location. Go there for a snack and book there surfing lessons.

Visited December 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Simple, straightforward, and delightful”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

After the walk from the southern end of Playa Grande up to Playa Carbon, we stopped at Taco Star for a snack because 1) we like tacos, and 2) how can you pass up tacos on the beach? We were not disappointed.

The tacos were good. Not street cart taco good, but good. And they were bigger than expected (they use flour tortillas instead of corn tortillas). The beef was just ground beef, not carne asada, but it came in big chunks and there was lots of it. And it was tasty. We also got pineapple batidos, and those really hit the spot. The prices were very reasonable and the service was great.

Just sitting there at a funky taco stand by the beach, looking back at the ocean, listening to the waves, with a talkative bird at one end of the bar and an orange cat at the other, eating a taco and sipping a smoothie...ah, I could get used to that. It might be Americanized pura vida, but it's pretty awesome all the same. Taco Star doesn't pretend to be anything but what it is, and that's why it's great.

Visited November 2013
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