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Gringo's Taqueria

) #122 of 1,151 Restaurants in Virginia Beach $$ - $$$ Mexican,
612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
+1 757-961-2987
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (45 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

if you drove past this restaurant you would probably miss it. It's not flashy at all but the food is super fresh and top notch. Best Queso and margaritas!!! Love this place

Thank Kristy D
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

A hole in the wall place with the Surfer-Mex combo vibe down pat. Terrific fried fish tacos. Enchiladas with pork and verde sauce I will dream of. Prices are reasonable, service is friendly and prompt. Complimentary chips and salsa were spot on. Go. Really, go...More

Thank EssoShambolic
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Nice place, unassuming but delivers! Had a bit of a wait second time visiting but good is delicious and atmosphere is chill.

Thank Jean R
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Every time I head into Virginia Beach, I try to stop here. The food is amazing. Salsa is delicious. The tuna and mushroom taco is to die for. Highly recommended!

Thank AkariChan
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced. Super friendly staff. Amazing food and drinks. Definitely going back when I'm in the area. The ingredients were FRESH! Had the shrimp tacos. Never eating shrimp tacos anywhere else again. Nothing compares. The drinks were amazing. Just be prepared, it looks like a...More

Thank Marilisse G
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Small restaurant, bathrooms were not very clean, but food was outstanding. Large portion sizes, steaming hot, cooked fresh- was top-notch. Chef also very knowledgeable about gluten, many gluten free options!

Thank J W
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Margaritas are terrific but pricy, the food was hit or miss. Complementary salsa and chips are great. Salsa tastes fresh and house made, as does the queso dip. I had a salad and added pulled pork. The pork was a tasteless boiled mess, the salad...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

This place is one of the tiniest restaurants I've ever seen. Even has a bar. The bartender was exceptionally friendly and even gave me a white and red sangria to taste on a busy night. I chose the red and it's really good. I had...More

Thank sunnysusie55
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A chef at popular Virginia Beach restaurant recommended Gringo's, an excellent recommendation. My husband and I shared 4 types of tacos: shrimp, fried fish, mahi-mahi and tuna. Each taco was unique and all were excellent, although we wouldn't order the fried fish again because the...More

Thank CynthiaE292
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Wife and I went early on a Tuesday so it wasn't too crowded. Servers were friendly. Drink order was 2 Margheritas which were pretty good. Order chips and salsa and 2 tacos each. Salsa is made fresh and was quite good.A different server brought me...More

Thank Phil L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-961-2987
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