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El Taco Loco

2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
+1 252-633-3326
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (10 reviews)
“taco” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
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LOCATION
2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
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21 - 30 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2016

My friends are locals and couldn't wait to take me and my family to this spot. I'm so glad they did. It is a bit of a dive but don't let the look of the place deceive you. Everything was fresh and reasonably priced. I...More

1  Thank Erika H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I absolutely love the food at El Taco Loco. When we moved from CA I was worried we wouldn't be able to get good Mexican food but this is hands down beats any Mexican in San Diego that we had tried.

1  Thank maryeduren
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice. Once with a friend, and once with my husband, and both times the ingredients were fresh and the burritos delicious. Both visits 2 burritos were ordered, so could split and try two types. Definitely plenty of food, and both times needed...More

Thank wanderlust2806
Reviewed 18 August 2016

so glad we decided to stop here for lunch. after reading TA reviews....we ordered light. nothing fancy here, just good food.

Thank kathryn h
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Lured here by review on NC Weekend, we found a very small diner with a menu dominated by pork and very dirty conditions. Not sure what Californian Mexican is but not interested in what we saw. This is exactly what I would expect between a...More

Thank MonicaMooresville
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This tiny spot packs a big flavor punch. Excellent authentic Mexican food at great prices with really good service. What more could you want?

Thank dtraveler29
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of place Food TV is always visiting - a little storefront place with great food. I was skeptical when I saw it sandwiched in between a pawn shop and tattoo place. But the food is simple, fresh, and delicious. The meats...More

Thank Kerri T
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband eat here a lot. We normally share either the steak or babaqoua? Burrito! We are always stuffed and it tastes amazing. I went to a lot of Mexican restaurants in Texas and Mexico and this place is just as good!!

1  Thank Carolina_girl112
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

El Taco Loco was recommended by some of my friends it is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever had the pleasure of eating at. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who likes Mexican food if you can eat the whole...More

1  Thank JAMES W
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place! The burritos are amazing! The staff are so friendly and the food is always fresh, hot and quickly made.

1  Thank Brittany J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-3326
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