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Taqueria Downtown

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236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4665
+1 201-333-3220
11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great tacos a must go in Jersey City. The food is great and so is the service. I love the way the place is decorated.

Thank Eric W
Jersey City, New Jersey
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here for a few meals. They have good food for a good price. The sangria is tasty. It is the best mexican in jersey city.

Thank mayjal
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This small Taqueria is both authentic and serves delicious Tacos. It is small, tightly packed with tables and customers are at the bar creating a busy and friendly atmosphere. The staff are efficient and very welcoming. Salt Margaritas are served with great speed as are the Tacos. We had fish, crispy tripe and lamb tacos served in small baskets at... More 

Thank Kenty114
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This used to be my favorite place in jersey city. In the last couple of months they have changed their menu. The taste has changed a little and you only get one taco shell now (?!). Overall still good, but unfortunately for me and my fellow celiacs, the new menu means that the tacos and chips are not gluten free... More 

Thank Stephanie P
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is very energetic and fun, the food is really good, everything has that awesome home made flavor.

Thank Amilcar G
New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The food was delicious, cozy atmosphere, a bit loud. Not where I would go for a romantic date or to have a nice conversation. Place has a lot of character. Service was fine.

Thank Amjadeeas
Jersey City, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Really like Taqueria Downtown. Great Tacos and reasonably priced for the quality. Homemade taste! Very popular with a line outside very often!

Thank Licillevagabond
Chicago, IL
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nice outdoor patio - a little quieter than sitting indoors where the music is really loud. It also has good shade and the fences keep out the breezes so it is probably nice out there even when it cools down. The fish, steak, chorizo and carnitas tacos were tasty. The corn tortillas used are very thin and have very little... More 

Thank ouilv2travel
Chicago, Illinois
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194 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

what a fun place! Great food, great beers, and a fun place to hang out. a must go. try it and you will like it

Thank djh5723
Dallas, Tx
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our first visit was for lunch on a Friday. The daily special was chile rellenos for $11.95. Wow what a big plate that had 2 chile rellenos, beans, rice and tortillas. I shared half of it with other family members who ordered various tacos which were also fantastic. The place was very crowded inside so we sat out in the... More 

Thank garyDallas_Tx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4665
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-333-3220

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