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“Not texmex, this is the real deal!”
Review of El Taco Loco

El Taco Loco
Ranked #11 of 173 Restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

This place is for people who appreciate authentic Mexican cuisine. I suggest the tacos al pastor and the "taco loco" that gave the place its namesake, but have never been disappointed with anything I've ordered. One of my faves in new bern.

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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

We came to this dive based on the reviews on trip advisor and yelp. I do not know who is writing the reviews for them family or people with no tastebuds. There was no salsa, the tamales were like dried bricks, the chicken tacos meowed, the ham and cheese sandwich would not satisfy a two year old. The rice was bland and the refried beans were like soup. BLECH. What a waste of twenty dollars.

1  Thank FROGGYLOVER60
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Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

This is the best authentic Mexican food in town. I have been a frequent visitor for the 9 or so years they have been in business. Anyone who writes a nasty review about this place obviously has no idea what real Mexican food is. The staff is excellent and very kind. I recommend this restaurant to anyone in search of authentic Mexican food.

2  Thank Brendan R
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Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Once again great service and great food. The burritos are huge and tasty. You could easily feed 2 people with one burrito. Also there is a new California burrito. A must try!

Thank robert f
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

I eat here about once a week. I started coming when it was located downtown. The food, staff and service are always wonderful. I saw the few bad reviews on here but those people must think Taco Bell is true mexican and should really just continuing eating there. This place is authentic and anytime I bring someone new here they always want to come back for more.

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