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Babalu Tapas & Tacos

4040 Finn Way, Ste 150, Lexington, KY 40517-8366
+1 859-309-4780
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“shrimp grits” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Mexican, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4040 Finn Way, Ste 150, Lexington, KY 40517-8366
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stop in for a quick bite, only had the tacos and the calamari appetizer. Every taco we tried was tasty fresh and delicious. The calamari comes with fried jalapenos sliced and the calamari always cooked to perfection

Thank Happyrasper
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This place is great ! Fast and friendly service. They make the most delicious quacamole right at your table.

Thank Preacherswife502
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Loved this place! Loved the food, the atmosphere, the people, and the style of service! Everyone was so nice and all the staff was helping each other out so much we never lacked for need of something. Can not wait to go back sometime!!

Thank mrlewisca
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We went on TACO TUESDAY, so we of course ordered the little $2 tacos. Not a lot of meat in them, but they ARE $2 and they were tasty. Guac made table-side was great! Our server was plenty attentive even though he was quite busy....More

Thank MrsPotter67
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

First of all the burger was delicious!! We had some issues with apps and entrees. The server seemed a bit over whelmed - I totally understood they were slammed, it is Burger Week. However, the manager Rick stepped in and helped. I saw him bussing...More

Thank erikasO4897CK
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My family was excited to try Babalu after hearing good word-of-mouth reviews, but we were highly disappointed in our meal. Our server was not well trained and seemed to have a chip on her shoulder, and our cocktails took a long time to arrive. My...More

Thank C3410EZjohnf
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We eat here often. We love their guacamole with bacon. Fantastic. I love the shrimp & grits. For celebrations they bring out mini sparklers.

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Service was slow. Took 15 minutes to get drink order. Food was disappointing. Tacos were tiny and not all that good. My fish taco had a bone in it on the first bite Servers were “rough” looking, guac stained t shirts and ratty jeans Guacamole...More

Thank Jkkkkkkkkk
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The tacos and tapas are just OK... but the guac is out of this world! It has an easy-going atmosphere and friendly enough staff.

Thank MW93502
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Our service was friendly and efficient. The drinks were very good but way too expensive. The food was terrible....nothing good to say...all very bland. Probably won't go back.

Thank Carolyn W
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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4040 Finn Way, Ste 150, Lexington, KY 40517-8366
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-309-4780
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