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“Good fresh food”
Review of Surf Taco

Surf Taco
Ranked #11 of 78 Restaurants in Jackson
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout
Freehold, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good fresh food”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a great place for a quick fresh bite. Their garlic shrimp and fish tacos are outstanding. There is live music on Saturday nights.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Cheryl V
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Toms River, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Decent food at a great price”
Reviewed May 24, 2014

I eat here all the time. I get basically one of three dishes - fajitas, enchiladas or the maverick burrito. Food is pretty good. Service is fast - they give you a number and then bring your food. The chicken fajitas I got yesterday were decent, the chicken was a bit dry. However, the meal, with a soda, was $12. How can you beat that? Last night the place was loud - but that was a Friday night. Also, they have no control over the noise. They have a bar for drinks and there was an ecelectic mix of people and families. You won't be disappointed (unless you hate noise).

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Tony G
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Commack, New York
Level 6 Contributor
251 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Good food in a over crowded atmosphere”
Reviewed May 17, 2014

This place is divided into a bar on one side and a non waiter/waitress restaurant on the other. You place your food order and it will be brought out to you. The food was brought to the table in a short time and was very fresh and good. Prices are good for what you get. I had a few of the tacos and everyone was tasty. The place is cramp though. Tables are bumped together and people waiting online might as well join you at your table! I would enjoy this place as a take out restaurant

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank opjp
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Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great food, fresh and delicious, large portions, inexpensive.”
Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We love Surf Taco. We used to go to one in Belmar where you could byob. We found this Surf Taco in Jackson that has a great bar. Happy hour everyday 4pm-6pm. Can get a pint of Dos Equis on tap for $2 and Margaritas that are large, delicious and strong for $3.50. Nachos are half price at happy hour and the portion is huge. They are delicious with guacamole, black beans, cheese, salsa, sour cream and chips. The menu is extensive and everything is delicious.The surf tacos with fried fish pieces and shredded cabbage are terrific. We always bring leftovers home that are yummy the next day.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Boopnp
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Manchester NJ
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Such a Disapointment”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were impressed when we walked in, atmosphere was casual and relaxing, no need to dress up. We sat there for at least 7 minutes before we stopped a staff member to ask what the process for ordering was...a nice way of saying,, "hey what do you have to do to get a waitress around here"? We were then told it was counter only, until 5...oh ok thanx for letting us sit here...anyway, ordered Taco salad. Awful! everything was cold, taco beef was ground very fine and tasted like it came from a can. my husbands burrito wasn't wrapped correctly spilled out all over and cold. Fortunately the acoustic entertainment, Billy Hector, was spot on as usual!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank robinsocialworker
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