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“Good Food, Good Prices” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taco Shel

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Taco Shel
Ranked #855 of 1,778 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good Food, Good Prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2014

Good New Mexican food in a strip mall on San Antonio. Prices are competitive and the food is very good. Portions are plenty. Good, fairly quick place for lunch in comfort.

Visited March 2014
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26 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
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269 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Best there is!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Taco Shel still has the best fresh authentic New Mexican food in Albuquerque. It's family owned and family operated and when you dine there, you become family. The red and green chile is wonderful and the portions are just right. Truly homemade with love!! The takeout service and food is great too.

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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Like going to a friends house for dinner!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

My family has been dining at Taco Shel for years. It is one of those places where the locals eat. I decided to write this review since it is balloon fiesta time in Albuquerque. This restuarant is small- nothing fancy. BUT the food is always good and the service is always good. Teresa, the owner, is as nice as could be and very welcoming. It is impeccably clean- the wait staff cleans up very quickly after the messiest of guests- my kids when they were younger. The restrooms are impeccably clean. The food is always very hot- you can see the chili bubbling when your plate comes out. The food is always very good- we have had everything on the menu. Their ice tea is always fresh and they have that great soft ice chips, which are so good to eat and you won't hurt your teeth eating it. We always ask for a to-go cup so we can eat the ice. Remember this place is cash only. There is an ATM in the parking lot.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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269 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“The BEST Mexican Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

The food in the best homemade Mexican food in ALBUQUERQUE. We are regulars and feel like family. The food portions are just right and fresh. The flavors are truly New Mexican. The service is the best you will ever get. Try the takeout too!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good for what it's worth”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

The food is good but I have a huge pet peeve of restaurants that only accept cash especially if they have been around for several years. But if you have cash in your pocket it's worth a try.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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