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“Delicious and authentic”
Review of Taqueria Lupita

Taqueria Lupita
Ranked #125 of 1,202 Restaurants in Detroit
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Fast Food
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

CASH ONLY! We visited for breakfast and had a fantastic meal. Chips and salsa immediately upon arrival, and we ordered the guacamole (definitely recommended, and had plenty of onion!) and a plethora of tacos. Real mexican tacos with tongue, tripe, face, and maw offered here and were seasoned to perfection. No overcrowding of extra sauces here on each taco, only onions and cilantro and you can add your sauce and salsa to taste. Free street parking, very friendly waitresses and clean bathrooms.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Wonderful unpretentious and authentic Mexican food, for locals and non locals alike.
We were a family of 4 and were seated immediately on a Friday night. Our warm and sweet waitress brought chips and salsas immediately and refilling us.
There were sooo many things we wanted to order! Really excellent and authentic tacos: al pastor, carnitas, carne asada, and only $1.25 when you order 3 or more. The pozole was excellent, as was the horchatas and tamarindo drinks. I actually liked their guacamole, creamy and not too salty. My daughter ordered a kid's quesadilla with carne asada, and when they brought out just a cheese quesadilla, we told them it was fine. Our kind waitress insisted on having another one made for us.
This is the kind of restaurant the world needs more of and should treasure- so genuine and unpretentious. For us, I know it was one of the more memorable meals in Detroit.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by colleagues who used to live in Detroit. It was easy to find and there was plenty of parking in the area. The restaurant is small and not at all flash. The menu is not huge but is authentic and consists of more than Europeanised nachos etc. The salsa and corn chips on arrival were great but let down by guacamole the consistency of water with no taste. I know the eating of corn chips and guacamole is not traditional but if you are going to do it do it well. That was the only downside to the meal. The tacos were superb and I would go again for the napoles rancheros. We accidentally left things on our table and did not realise until the next day, I rang the restaurant, they had our things and the staff would not take a tip when we collected them. This place is simple and serves good quality unfussy Mexican food. A definite highlight of our trip. For those that want it, it should be noted that they do not serve any alcohol.

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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

For a Mexican living in the area, finding good, truly Mexican tacos in Michigan is normally a challenge. How many times have you googled "best tacos near me" only to see Taco Bell come up in the results?
Well, head to Mexican town in Detroit, near the bridge to Canada, and order some Pastor and Carnitas tacos at Taqueria Lupita. These are perhaps the best tacos in the region.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

We loved everything we ate here but the tacos al pastor are especially delicious. We loved the three salsa brought immediately to the table. The decor is dated and the atmosphere very casual, but the food is so great, very filling, and the service is friendly. If you're in the mood for authentic Mexican food, definitely make a point to eat here.

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