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Taco Shack Hostel and Restaurant

9/27 moo2, Mae Haad | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
+66 77 456 152
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“tacos” (77 reviews)
“honey pork” (23 reviews)
“burrito” (44 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
9/27 moo2, Mae Haad | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was awesome and the setting was cool! A little pricey for what you get but it is very good food.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

we had tacos with beef what was really good and had a lot of stuffing. also very fresh ingredients. for customers who stay there ive heard its a really fun place to stay!

Thank Marina-MacLeod
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We didn't stay here but drove past and felt like Mexican. We got burritos and the fillings were nice but the burrito fell apart easily in your hands making it a task and a half trying to eat. They didn't have a huge variety of...More

Thank Roaming_Rosh
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Don't expect real tacos here. Obviously tacos aren't a huge thing in Thailand but these were just awful. We attempted to eat our pork and beef ones but the beef was so gummy and over cooked, I actually had to spit it out and the...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights In a 6 bedroom dorm. Rooms are very spacious and are clean. Beds are bunk beds but are larger than average bunk beds. No place to store backpack but you are provided with a locker to store valuables. The bathroom...More

Thank klewn197
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great place and great way to meet lots of new people, the tacos are super yummy and they do live music some nights of the week and lots of other fun to keep you entertained :)

Thank SiCrockett
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The title sums it up dont come here looking for Mexican food staff is friendly drinks are reasonably priced they have a pool table but dont think for a second your going to get Mexican food.. who serves soft tacos on flower? Who makes salsa...More

Thank Lucas R
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

On our way from Koh Tao to Chumphon we had time to grab a bite to eat. Menu was simple. We had fish tacos, steak quesadillas, beef burrito, chicken quesadillas, beef taco. Homemade salsas. Everything was delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I went twice to Taco Shack, had cravings. The burritos and soft tacos are good, but they take quite awhile to make, and frankly considering the prices of other food on the island this was overpriced. There is not really anywhere to sit and eat,...More

Thank ProfessorScuba
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

the tacos here are pretty good. we tried the pineapple chicken, honey pork, and fish and we liked all of them. they are served with two fresh salsas which is nice. the salsas are runny though, so be careful how much you put on! each...More

Thank Lindsay6133
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9/27 moo2, Mae Haad | next to Dolce Vita, up the road from cafe del sole., Koh Tao, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Koh Tao
  • Phone Number: +66 77 456 152
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We use homemade tortillas, salsa and fresh local ingredients to create delicious Mexican cuisine with an island twist.
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