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“Delicious Mexican food in a funky joint.”
Review of Taco De Mexico

Taco De Mexico
Ranked #23 of 101 Restaurants in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

This place is and old Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food joint and is not much to look at. As you walk up to the door, a couple things will catch your eye. First is the surfer stickers stuck all over the windows. Second is the ordering line, as this is a very popular place. The line moves quickly and as you make it inside, the old KFC bench type seating makes you wonder what you got yourself into. Then you look at the clientele...there are folks from all walks of life in this place, all eating food off styrofoam plates with plastic forks. There are rich and poor, surfers, fisherman, and a lot of Latinos as this place is a favorite with them.

Reading the menu gives an outstanding selection. Everything from tacos to to tostados, and all types of meat selections. My favorite is the Asada Burrito Coronado, which is grilled steak in a wet burrito with guacomole and sour cream on top and chips stuck in around the burrito. Their hot salsa is to die for and there is some special flavor that I can find nowhere else that comes through when you pour that salsa over the burrito and take a bite. Add a cold Corona with a lime and I'm in heaven.

I have to laugh when I see folks comparing this place to Taco Temple. It's like comparing apples to oranges. Taco Temple is great in it's own right, but they use real plates and silverware and have waiters. The food is also more California fusion. If you want authentic Mexican food in a funky, family-run setting, then Taco de Mexico is for you.

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We went to this restaurant because It was a short walk from our hotel. The food was just okay. Taco Temple is much, much better.

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

We were passing through Morro Bay on our way to Cambria. Wanted a quick bite to eat so we asked some of the locals to recommend a good Mexican Restaurant.Taco De Mexico was their reco. It's a tiny place and seating is extremely limited. Food was inexpensive but we got what we paid for.. Ordered three different items and all were mediocre. Taco Bell serves more flavorful food. There are a lot of good Mexican restaurants in California but this is not one of them. Don't know how it has received so many 5 stars.

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Thank winsomelosesum
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

We found this place when we saw someone eating a huge burrito while walking in town and asked them where they got it. The food is fresh, tasty and reasonably priced especially when we always take home half of what we order. It is always full of local people and small but you usually can get a table.

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Thank krk44
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

From the outside you might be tempted not to stop but we could tell from the number of people waiting to eat there had to be something more. We were right! The food was delicious and affordable.

Thank Cathy D
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