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Taco Bus

#99 of 1,866 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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913 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
+1 813-232-5889
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 04:00
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Lake City, Florida
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309 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my second trip to this Taco Bus. I tried the tacos a couple of years ago when passing through Tampa. We stopped on our way home from the Tampa Airport. I got the taco grande with the marinated pork and they were great. My wife got the fish and verde chicken tacos. She said that the chicken was... More 

Thank travelerkent
Hudson, IA
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219 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop here on our recent FL trip. Service and food was outstanding...another TripleD spot comes through! The Torta Mexican Sandwich with the Marinated Pork was delicious! The Mrs had the Carnitas Burito and said that it was very good as well. Great service, fun place.

Thank FlashBack351
Micanopy, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the new location on Fletcher and was pleasantly surprised that the food is just as good, even in a store front. Taco Tuesday's prompted me to try one or two each of their tacos and I took them to go to share with my wife. She ended up eating four of the vegetarian tacos at work the... More 

Thank rlhersh
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I'm from TX, I know a great taco; their carne asada tacos are dry and bland. The carnitas were had hardly any flavor and you'll search for the meat. Chips were cold and stale! This place is dirty, flies everywhere and the cashier was moody. Spent $30 on crappy food that was worse than Taco Bell. Never coming back! I... More 

Thank KandieeC
Bowie, Maryland
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I visited Taco Bus a few years ago when I was a vegetarian. I only thought the food was just okay. I'm glad to say I'm now eating chicken and I'm so happy that I got another chance to visit. There chicken verde tostada was amazing and bigger than other ones I've had.

Thank tbell2010
Holt, Michigan
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure I'll spell this right but I had the burrito prenado with chochinta pibil. Outstanding! This is only our second trip the the Taco bus OG, but the food has been consistently good. No complaints.

Thank Piranha44
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was apprehensive at first, but had heard good things, so my wife and I had lunch there. It a simple compound that uses several old (stationary) converted school buses as kitchen areas. The food was very good and reasonably priced.

Thank Mike E
Management response:

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Have a great day! More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Taco Bus is always a great place to stop in and have a quick lunch by yourself or with friends! I ordered there Portobello Ranchero quesadilla... It is excellent! Quick Service ,outside seating , and convenient parking.

Thank Demar62
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to Taco Bus over a 100 times. Since they have gotten more locations the quality of the service and food went downhill. One time they only gave me halfy order after waiting 1 hour (for fast food come on!) and when I brought it up to the staff they said "oh well" couldn't find a manager anywhere... More 

Thank Shannon M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I've actually been to this place a few times now and originally this place was great. The food used to be so delicious and moderately priced. I went back again after 2 years and they have done a massive revamp and franchised. The food quality wasn't the best with the chicken being way too chewy as if it was overcooked.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 East Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-232-5889

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?