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“Great nightlife, even better tacos!”
Review of Bartaco

Ranked #5 of 473 Restaurants in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Inspired by a healthy, outdoor lifestyle, bartaco combines fresh, upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. bartaco is specialty cocktails crafted with fresh-squeezed juices, beer out of a bottle, and hand-held foods delivered on metal trays. The rustic beach resort design complements the spirited bold and bright flavors of bartaco’s eclectic menu. The stylish ambience, cocktails, and freshly prepared tacos and “not tacos” create an unforgettable experience.
Reviewed October 13, 2013

This place has a great scene on Saturday nights, dj is pretty good and bartenders are very professional. Tacos are amazing and come with a variety of sauces. Try a bunch of different tacos and don't forget the guac!

Thank Liz G
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Great music and lots of different people watching done. This place was a stop and go for us. But it still was fun. We got to dance for the limited room there but it was still fun.

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Way overpriced for Stamford. Been to NYC bars and prices were better. Go Elsewhere but there for a drink.

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Thank BOSSJ2013
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Trendy lil' Mexican restaurant. We went on a Friday night and the DJ played really hip loud music, the food was fresh and favorable and the vibe was all about having good food, good drinks while your hanging with good friends. I thought prices were a lil' expensive for the small portions you get though.
There was an entertaining bartender who kept you glued to his singing and dancing and enjoying his job!
We went back for Sunday lunch before we headed back home. Everything was great, just a daytime environment instead of a nighttime one.

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Thank Tamara3125
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

this review is for port chester location. i went on a friday nite at 5:30 with my wife, daughter and two grandchildren under 5. bartaco is a mile from my house but i never went because i was told the average age of a patron is 25 and they are loud and the place is too crowded. we went on the early side and called first so they has our name and would seat us when we arrived. they do no take reservations.
the restaurant transports you to key west or south beach - it's on the water - granted it is the byram river - and you can see about a dozen nice boats docked right outside the restaurant. there is indoor and outdoor seating. we sat outside at a low table with benches. as soon as we were seated they brought coloring books and crayons and water in plastic cups with straws and tops for the kids and kids menu. without asking. they "get it!."

we ordered way too much but we wanted to try a lot of things. you get 3 small tacos for $7.50 and the menu has many varieties plus more than a dozen other things. we also ordered a pitcher of margaritas for $48. about 5-6 full glasses because we asked for no ice in the pitcher and we added plenty of ice in the glasses. very strong and delicious.

everything was fresh and delicious. the service was attentive and efficient. they bring things out as they are ready - family style. you order from a checklist of items with a pencil provided. there are three varieties of very hot spices sauces as well on the table. after we paid the bill we just hung around for 15 minutes to take in the place and the vibe.

a great vibe. the music, water, boats, decor, everything is painted white, the server uniforms are fresh and bright, overall more than a meal - an experience. we love the place and will be back many times.

the food is very reasonably priced but you have to be careful of over ordering - like tapas. the drinks are a tad expensive ($9.00 for margarita) but worth it. they do not skimp on the ingredients and they are delicious. free parking in the village lot right next door.

i am sure that later in the night the place is really hopping and very crowded. i was told that you can wait more than hour for a table.

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Thank Boxter98
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