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Tacos el Tio - CLOSED

3436 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34235-8906
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
19 Sep 2014
“You have to be kidding!!!”
30 Nov 2013
“Not marinated meat but for $1.50 tacos, how can anyone complain!?”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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3436 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34235-8906
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Reviewed September 19, 2014

If one thinks that tacos should have bone in them, then this place is for you. The food is awful, no one speaks English, and even if the price is good, there are taco trucks in the Sarasota Bradenton area that are hundreds of times...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed November 30, 2013

I've been going to this place since it first opened, and i go there almost every day. It's been under new ownership for the past few months, and they've made some nice changes. The price of tacos has been raised by $0.50, but they now...More

1  Thank braddah s
Reviewed November 1, 2013

We consider ourselves pretty good judges of Mexican food as we wintered in Mexico for many years and come from an area where there are many Hispanic immigrants. Finding authentic Mexican in Sarasota is difficult. After reading reviews on Tripadvisor, this sounded like our kind...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed June 4, 2013

This place is hard to find, but the rewards are worth it. The hands down best tacos, and at 1$ a piece, you will want 3 of every kind. My favorite are the carnitas and al pastor. The tamales are incredible too. Grab a bagful...More

2  Thank Stuntmanmik E
Reviewed April 19, 2013

I was told about Tacos el Tio by a friend who swears by the food. They didn't steer me wrong! The absolute BEST tacos I have eaten in the US. PERIOD. Amazingly authentic tacos and loved the Tamales!! Everything is fresh and REAL. The restaurant...More

2  Thank SHESAIDYES09
Reviewed February 10, 2013

They sell authentic tacos. That's it. And they're excellent. On weekends the also serve soup and fresh homemade tamales. We've had tacos 'de barbacoa' and they were excellent. My husband also enjoyed 'carnitas' tacos. Beverages offered are various flavours of Jarritos in a bottle and...More

2  Thank rowdygirl
Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Really fast and a true taste of Mexico. Tried a few different tacos all were good. It's a gods cheap lunch

2  Thank Michaeljeanes
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  • Address: 3436 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34235-8906
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
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