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Taco Del Mar

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1339 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1C6, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what the bad reviews are about. This is a fast food taco place. No better no worse than the others. They offered a daily special For $7 it was the taco salad in a bowl. It looked good but j opted for the burrito as did my husband. He had the chicken and I had the meat.... More 

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Thank Lisetteki
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The burritos are huge! Stuffed to the brim! Got the steak burrito. Mammoth. As good as Frijoles in Niagara Falls. Why anyone would choose subway (tasteless....) next door over this is insane. FAR cheaper too.

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Thank RonInNiagara
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I went here so many times while I was at McMaster U. Loved the food - the taste and the selection for vegetarians. Miss being able to go there!

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Thank Dina M
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

So today I went to Taco Del Mar to get something small (Chips and queso with a drink) This Cashier that works there for a while (Brown girl with thick accent) was slow even though I been there a few time, but this time was the last straw. Does not seems like she knows what she is doing even after... More 

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Thank Andy L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Fast service, close to the University. Helps people with jobs. Foods great, love having this place around town their on ever corner in the states but a diamond in the ruff here. Great place.

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Thank Corey M
Dundas, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Taco del Mar = Taco of the Sea Likely because their food is soggy and wet, salty, and overall lacks flavour. Great potential, but just aren't hitting the mark.

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Thank YHMdiner
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Chicken quesadilla tasted and smelled like cheese whiz with hot wet cat food on top. Was not worth the price and if it was open, i would go back to get my money back. I feel bad for the university students who spend the little money they have here.

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Thank Low R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

I still can't get the taste of feces out of my mouth twenty dollars later. Bland, disproportionate distribution of filling. Must be very drunk to consume.

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Thank tampytara
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

I found this restaurant, across from McMaster university, to be quite buisy. My order consisted of 2 tacos. I thought the portions were good, and the taste was good. The only disappointment for me, was they didn't have habanero pepper sauce / puree. I have had tacos at Poco Loco, in the east end, Ole (Locke St), and Burrito Brothers... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

Excellent food, staff, music, value and location. Don't miss treating yourself to a Mexican treat! I drive from Burlington and its worth it! You do not even need to detour through downtown Hamilton. Support this small gem and maybe one day the will have a restaurant sized location, with a bar and dance floor!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton

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