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“Taco Surf Seal Beach is #1”
Review of Taco Surf

Taco Surf
Ranked #6 of 91 Restaurants in Seal Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Orem, Utah
1 review
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“Taco Surf Seal Beach is #1”
Reviewed March 14, 2011

This is THE BEST place to eat in Seal Beach or in California in my humble opinion. I raised my family on Friday or Saturday nights at Taco Surf. I have been to all of them but this Seal Beach location is the best. It is not only a meal it is an event. sure there is a wait but how about waiting on Main Street in seal Beach> It doesn't get any better. The people are friendly. There is a sea shell shop a few doors down that is a great way to kill the wait time. The waitresses get your order right. There is a man there named Mario that gets your chips and salsa and drinks, he is so kind and has been there forever. The food is excellent and a lot of it. You never leave hungry! Then after dinner take a stroll towards the pier and grab a ice creme cone at Cold Stone on the corner and walk out to the end of the pier enjoying the sunset or watch the surfers. I live out of state now but this is my fist stop anytime I get to OC! Start a tradition in your family!

  • Visited February 2011
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Long Beach, California
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9 reviews
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“The best mexican food in the area!”
Reviewed July 28, 2009

Taco Surf has the best mexican food in the area and for the price, you can't beat it! The only downside is the size of the restaurant. If you're a large group, prepare to wait. There are only 2 large booth tables and they fill up quickly. Be sure to get here early - there is typically a long wait on weekend nights. The service is great and the food is amazing! Try it and you won't be disappointed!

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Thank cashbox1124
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orange county
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4 reviews
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“What the Beach Community Use To Be”
Reviewed May 2, 2009

Hello. I have decided that the only reviews I will write will be possitive ones. I will let others tell you about the bad ones. Today one of my favorite haunts is Taco Surf, located in Seal Beach Calif. The place has not changed in thirty years, so it is a bit like going back in time. The food is mexican standard fare and priced right. My favorite is the Brandie Salad. Make sure you have an appetite for it, because it is enough for two. Second on the list are the soft tacos on flour torties, top that off with pitcher of beer and you will be very satisfied. Here is a clue, when ever you are in a beach community ask the surfers were they would recommend an inexpensive restarunt with good food. For lunch and dinner this place is on the top of their list.

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Seal Beach
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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“A Must In Seal”
Reviewed September 3, 2008

This is one the the best local spots to eat. Everyone in town will tell you that their food is good. In fact, my mouth is watering right now thinking about it. Its a little place and if you go during busy hours don't expect to sit right away. But, the food is cheap and it is the bomb. My favourite is the Pork Chile Verde Burrito. It is nothing short of amazing, and its huge. They do have a lot more to offer but I'm a big fan of their burritos. Another Burrito I would recommend is the Chimichunga Burrito. It is like the rest of their burritos but it is deep fried! If you are ever in Seal and looking for a sweet mexican place to get your grub on, Taco Surf has your back.

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Thank SBLOCAL07
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Redmond, Washington
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15 reviews
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“Best tacos in Seal Beach”
Reviewed July 8, 2008

Best tacos in town. Very affordable. Always a wait but well worth it. This is my kids favorite place to eat in Seal Beach.

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Thank UCSBgrad
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