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Local Taco

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
+1 859-523-3700
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. The food is fresh, fast, and fabulous! I had the lunch special with two black and blue taco. The flavors were bright and complex. The side,that came with my lunch, I chose turnip greens. Oh holy mother of baby Jesus! So! Freaking! Delicious! Must try! They do have a spicy kick, which I like. Near campus and... More 

Thank Erin C
Level Contributor
77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. I honestly am bewildered as to why this place has such a good rating...this will be a long review because I will go into detail about why everything was so bad lol. I came here with my partner and we were very hungry so we ordered a ton of food: queso dip, guacamole, pico de gallo, a mushroom and... More 

Thank Sara R
Statesboro, Georgia, United States
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tacos are very good, if they have the tortilla soup, get it. Nice selection of beer on tap and bottle. It's just lunch, so not intended to be a business type lunch. Chips are super thin and crispy.

Thank Kymberly H
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I paid quite a bit for a meal that was not very tasty. The quality does not meet the standards for the price of the food.

Thank Chad C
Level Contributor
35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I still groan when I pass this restaurant. Probably our least-liked in Lexington. Poor service. Lousy flavors. Extra charges for the basics galore. Maybe there have been changes since we last dined....

Thank NinaInV
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Just be warned. This place is so amazing, once you have a taste, you'll crave it for the rest of your life! I'll start off by saying I dislike tacos in general. I've tried over 15 taco restaurants across the country and I've only liked one of them - Local Taco. I always order the fried shrimp tacos and chips... More 

1 Thank Gracez93
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch with my husband as we were passing through the area. Local Taco is a fun, little spot with some creative taco options. Everything we had was super fresh and delicious. Would definitely recommend getting a few tacos, as they are a little small, but they are packed with filling, reasonably priced, and tasty.

1 Thank elora92
Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Order at the counter, pick up your silverware and drinks, choose your table, your food is delivered in a timely fashion. Thin crispy white corn chips are fresh and delicious. We sampled the red salsa, queso, and guacamole - all were good. Southern fried chicken taco had a honey mustard sauce and daughters enjoyed them. We ordered a variety of... More 

Thank 1crown3tiaras
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We love the food choices in Lexington but try to avoid places that are "just off campus". We tried Local Taco at the suggestion of several people. The ordering process is confusing at first but turns out to be efficient. Get in line, order, pick up your drinks from the tray and find an empty table. The food was wonderful... More 

1 Thank Rugbydox
Louisville, KY
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I've never understood why this place is popular. I assume it's because it's near campus and it's "trendy" (the "green" fee you're charged for a takeout box somehow adds to this mystique). Not that you'll have leftovers- the tacos aren't big enough to feed a bird, and they're absurdly over priced. Go to just about any other Mexican place in... More 

2 Thank spiritrock4u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-523-3700

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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?