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“Fun Times BUT” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bartaco

Ranked #9 of 463 Restaurants in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Inspired by a healthy, outdoor lifestyle, bartaco combines fresh, upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. The minimalistic décor is light and breezy, with the air of a rustic beach shack. The cuisine is rooted in tradition and pulls from a broad palate of bold, spicy flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia and beyond. The tacos are healthier versions of old-country favorites, filled with fish, fresh vegetables, spit-roasted chicken, and slow-cooked pork to name a few. There are salads, grilled corn, and signature fusion rice bowls on the menu. The bartaco beverage menu is just as carefully crafted, and includes bottled Mexican Coca-Cola and hand-pressed aguas frescas. Over 40 tequilas - all 100% agave - have been hand-picked. Our award-winning refreshing cocktail selections are made with only artisanal spirits and freshly-squeezed juices, and are featured along with traditional margaritas, mojitos and caipirinhas. Whether dining with family or enjoying a night out with friends, all will savor the undeniable energy that is the bartaco experience.
Stamford, United States
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun Times BUT”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Great time, great food and nice drinks. If you like tequila, its a must try. Just know it's a little pricey, if you come hungry you'll likely leave with a big bill. Staff is helpful and the experience is unique which invites you to give it a try... if that's your thing.

Visited November 2013
Thank Hutchinson W
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  • English first
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English first
Wilmette, Illinois
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Improved service (food always great)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

I have been going to this restaurant since it has opened. The food is always fantastic. However I thought the service was poor the last two times I was there. But we went on 12/15/13 and had amazing service--thanks Chrissy. The whole restaurant seemed to support each other and we had 5 separate people tending to our needs during our meal--a noticed improvement.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Bruce P
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503 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
“Tasty food , pricey and very Loud”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

If you want to carry on a normal conversation this place is not for you.

Food is tasty but pricey. $3.00 for an 8 oz diet coke. Ouch!

Portion size is streetfood size so it is bite size

Thank C H L
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Stamford, Connecticut, Usa
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great nightlife, even better tacos!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

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!

Visited September 2013
Thank Liz G
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Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good fun”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited September 2013
1 Thank Sheena T
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