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The Mad Taco

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2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
+1 802-496-3832
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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103 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My brother live in Waitsfield and he ordered take out from this place.The food is amazing. Best tacos I have ever eaten in my life. People are very friendly and the service is great. This place is very busy. It is worth waiting in line to get your food. So if ever you are in Waitsfield, Vermont go try this... More 

Thank Joanne W
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First outing with our friends in Vermont. The fish tacos were so so good! Such a cool little place tucked in by the grocery store. Husband loved the beer. Will go back for sure!

Thank Karacaden1
North Hudson, New York
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will warn you before you go, this is not your typical restaurant. You place your order at a window where you first walk in the main entrance, then go sit down and they bring you your order. You get your own silverware, and non-alcoholic drinks. There are two large water jugs with cups if you want water for free.... More 

Thank KaronsWolf
Knoxville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has an interesting vibe. The menu isn't too complicated, and they offer a variety of sauces to add to your meal. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank JHMC2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to go for dinner but I admit it was a bit dive-y for me. Food was very good and employees were really, really nice. It was not hopping the night we were there, a Saturday, but we heard it can get crazy busy so be prepared. We would go again. Yet not for dinner, more so for afternoon... More 

Thank Linda R
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Outside the front door is a smoker chugging away; they smoke all their own meats! Delicious pork and chicken... We are serious avocado lovers and rated Mad Taco's guacamole among the best we've tasted, (or made)...Their home made chips were incredible and unique..Our top three dishes, (rated from our one experience), The smoked pork, kimchi and cilantro...My wife and I... More 

Thank LMShr
Boston, MA
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Delicious tacos, cool atmosphere - makes you want to go back to college and kick the hackeysack around. Nothing fancy just good guac and tacos. I had the squash quesadilla was good. Chips are fun they are huge. Took an obscene amount of time for us to get our food.

Thank TheBostonAccent
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible tacos at this place! I live in the south east part of Texas so maybe that's why I think it's terrible

Thank bonnie4440
Morrisville, Vermont
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's in the heart of the Vermont local craft brews scene just 15 miles south of Waterbury. The place is in a plain old shopping center. You would pass it by and never know it. DON"T. The tacos are great! Yes they're a little pricey but two is definitely enough for me. The place feels like a locals place because... More 

Thank John C R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We definitely didn't go to Vermont for tacos, but Mad Taco was a pleasant surprise. They have a great menu and the food is excellent.

Thank Aaron B

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT 05673
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-496-3832

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