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El Taco Loco

2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
+1 252-633-3326
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food with great taste and excellent service! Totally recommend it! Try the Taco Loco and Sope with carne asada! Its fantastic.

Thank LDeth G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in New Bern. Although the menu is a bit limited, I always get the same thing anyway (Burrito). There are a few tables to eat in but I always order carryout. The burritos are huge; one is more than...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Stopped by for some lunch and was so surprised that this tiny little spot was so good! Some of the best tacos I have ever eaten. One of my friends ordered a burrito. It was huge! All of the groups items were delicious. Small place...More

Thank rockladyNewHampshire
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Found a list of the best tacos in NC. Some amazing. Some miss the mark. This one nails it. Small eatery. Caring staff. Hand -crafted for delights. Home-made salsas. This place is totally worth the effort to find!

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this little restaurant if you like authentic Mexican food. Fish tacos, pork burrito, chicken burrito and chicken cheese quesadilla were all amazing. Quick service even with an endless line of people placing orders in person and on the phone. Order at the counter...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was a Friday after work and I waited 25 minutes. I had stopped on a whim. I almost left twice but was stopped by other customers with promises of it being worth the wait. Omg! It was. None of that ground beef garbage. My...More

Thank kitamon121
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Fast and good. Drank my first ever Mandarin Orange soda. Taco Loco was yummy. Just try it.

Thank M M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stopped in on the way home from the airport, lunchtime on a Sunday. Not great "curb appeal" but was highly rated so we tried it out. Not impressed with the food, can't understand the high rating - maybe it is the tamales they serve on...More

Thank jenstwocents
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Trip Advisor, thank you, for another great recommendation. Asada Fries extra crispy are unbelievably good. We got one order as an appetizer to share between five people. It was absolutely incredible. Highly, highly recommend.

1  Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 4 April 2017

But don't let that fool you. Very good Mexican food. We had tacos which were quite tasty. We have to be back in New Bern in a few weeks and will be back for the burrito. Very small inside with just a few tables and...More

1  Thank Edward C
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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-3326
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