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“Our favorite spot in Playa Grande!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Taco Star

Taco Star
Ranked #3 of 21 Restaurants in Playa Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Central American, Costa Rican, Fast food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
DeLand, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Our favorite spot in Playa Grande!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I'm not sure if there was any ONE thing that made us love this place. More like a combo.... Fresh ingredients, cold beer, low prices, great service, and easy going chatter with the owners. We stopped here all 3 days we were in Playa Grande and can't wait to return. It's quite a simple place, but with an authentic, laid back, beach-y vibe that we loved - and with yummy tacos to boot! Pura Vida!

  • Visited February 2014
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Morganville, New Jersey
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Star quality taco”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Heard about this place while surfing the internet before our visit to Costa Rica and knew this was a must see on our list of things to do. Well we weren't disappointed. Best little taco stand ever. Cute vibe, great taco, cold beer, and great location right on the beach. Doesn't get much better!

  • Visited July 2014
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Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
“Awesome location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

A must do for anyone going to Playa Grande. Cold drinks and tacos right in the beach. Who could ask for anything more.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Ben T
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Fife, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unique taco stand”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Okay tacos, good banana bread. Cool experience, but very hot and dirty. Lady making food sweaty and the food prep area didn't look very sanitary.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Doxagirl
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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great value, perfect for a quick lunch break”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

It was quite hot when we were in PG and so we never felt like eating a huge lunch - so Taco Star was a perfect option for us. The location is great, right along the beach, and it has a very relaxed atmosphere and good service.

I won't say the tacos are the best we had ever eaten, but for $3 it was the perfect sized lunch and tasted great. The banana bread was also very good, and the snow cones (we had coconut one day, root beer the next) were a perfect refreshment too!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank bassgirlie
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