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Taco Tico

1483 Boardwalk, Lexington, KY 40511-1803
+1 859-243-9940
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“taco” (18 reviews)
“hot sauce” (3 reviews)
“fast food” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
1483 Boardwalk, Lexington, KY 40511-1803
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Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I received a gift card for taco tico. The last time I ate it was terrible and I didn't see any improvement this time. I ordered beef enchilada and got it to go. It was crammed into a hamburger size box. The sauce pour out...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Moved to the north end of town, this spot is really a different place! We love it, deluxe everything, especially sanchos, with hot sauce!

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is our tried and true restaurant.They used to have a couple of these in the area.We would visit them often.Now this is the only one left and we visit it almost once a week.Everything on the menu is GREAT. LOVE OUR TACO TICO. Give...More

Thank satnstan
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I cannot believe I have not shared a review of one of my absolute favorite spots in Lexington Kentucky before now, but I guess it just never crossed my mind to do so until now. TACO TICO is a true Lexington Legend! This location is...More

1  Thank Roger L
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been to Taco Tico since we had one in Nicholasville. Really good food! Check them out. Please add salsa to the menu.

Thank amberray83
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is an old fast food dive, but with excellent taste. Their meat and their sauce are the key differences. If you like Taco Bell, then you will love Taco Tico. Even the taco burger is better than you would think.… I'll because of the...More

1  Thank Louis H
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This used to be a very good place to eat before it was bought out by someone else a couple years ago. Since they have took over the portions have gotten smaller. For example you get a little sliver of meat on your tacos. And...More

Thank Regina M
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Your not going to leave this place thinking its the greatest Mexican food you've had, however you will be pleased. Its more of a 80's Americanized Mexican spot is that makes sense. THe tacos,Sancho's (smothered in cheese), and the taco burger are some favorites. Also...More

Reviewed 26 August 2015

We don't have a Taco Tico near us in Charlotte, so the last time I ate at Taco Tico was in Kenner, LA about 15 years ago. The food is just as delicious as I remembered. Taco Tico may be somewhat similar to other fast...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I wanted to eat here for my birthday. It had been several months since I have eaten here. It seems Taco Bell is closer for us. I thought I missed Taco Tico until we got our food. I ordered a sancho smothered in cheese. I...More

Thank Judy C
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1483 Boardwalk, Lexington, KY 40511-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-243-9940
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