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Tex Tubb's Taco Palace

) #50 of 776 Restaurants in Madison $$ - $$$ , Mexican, Gluten Free Options
2009 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5324
+1 608-242-1800
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (9 reviews)
“tilapia” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Southwestern, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2009 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Adventuring through Madison, a great town, my husband read about Tex's. He made an excellent choice. Good margaritas and some great taco combos. Ordered chips and got to go to a salsa bar to pick out our own. Would definitely recommend for a fun time.

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here late night Saturday night for a bite. Service good and tacos good, salsa bar for chips when you order. Probably not going to return, nothing special.

Thank FastGirl39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here on 4th of July, not knowing what to expect but was delightfully surprised by this restaurant. It has quirky 50's retro décor and amazing mash-up of tacos and a very nice salsa bar with 4 different kinds of salsas and homemade chips...More

Thank kmh1213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here for great dinners, but today was our first brunch experience. Tubbs does not disappoint. Giant tamales with eggs and all the fixings, brisket breakfast burrito and a variety of tacos. Special bloodies and margaritas. Will be back!

Thank Giraffiegirl
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Our group stopped for lunch. Great chips and salsa! Several in the group had smoked chicken tacos, several had chicken enchiladas, others a variety of tacos. Everything was very tasty! The service was very good as well. Portion sizes were good and prices were standard...More

Thank Gail R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Neighborhood ambiance is nice, and like most Madison eateries, there is a good selection of brews and drinks, so if just looking for something adequate and quick, Tex Tubb's will do. No reason to make this a destination stop though, and the food is nothing...More

Thank Scotte B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This was an accidental find. We were in the area about lunch time and this looked like the funky little places we like, so we walked in. To say that they serve tacos, would be an injustice. They have so many wonderful variations on the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We have been waiting for a long time to try Tex Tubb's and finally did. Not sure what we were expecting, but this was not it. This is not a "traditional" Mexican restaurant and maybe that's why we were disappointed. First of all, they need...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband had the shrimp tacos and I tried three different vegan tacos in the platter... the fried avocado was INCREDIBLE! It needed a bit of salt, but the best damn taco ever!! We brought our tacos over to one barrel brewery next door, fantastic...More

Thank Michellereneelove
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The tacos here are huge and really good, the sides are creative, and the salsa bar is a great way to start off a meal. The restaurant is fun and quirky and can get very crowded around dinner time.

Thank adtalerico
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Southwestern, Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2009 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5324
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-242-1800
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