We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taco Taco

Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m | Coordinates:, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7900
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (404 reviews)
“burrito” (275 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (26 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m | Coordinates:, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,643)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,286 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family visited this place due to the reviews and it had good food. The fajita tacos were very good. Good prices and good service.

Thank csmtz25
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first Mexican food experience in Costa Rica. Since we are spoiled by our Southern California Mexican food influence, we are not able to give Taco Taco an excellent rating. Sorry! The food was decent though. Staff... just so so. Not as friendly...More

Thank Shauna P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have struggled with finding good, affordable restaurants in CR, but this place was great. Very cool atmosphere, good music, very good food, and totally reasonable prices. I was super glad we found it!

Thank fluffhead1976
Reviewed 4 days ago

The water, skinny little tattooed guy, took his time coming to us even though no one else was in the place. He took our order and never asked if we wanted something to drink. I ordered the baha burrito. He brought it to us and...More

Thank Juanmyman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here on our road trip to Tamarindo. My husband and son had fish casada plates which they both said were delicious. My two younger sons had quesadillas which they both loved. I had a pesto quesadilla which was so yummy I've been...More

Thank sassycindy72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our stay in Monteverde. Both times our food was delicious. The staff were professional and the atmosphere is fun. The hardest part is picking what to order!

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty. We went for the tacos and were definitely satisfied. Great atmosphere in the restaurant too, there was a live band playing while we were there.

Thank Jp C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THIS PLACE HAS MOVED LOCATIONS! There is a sign that gives instructions to new location. Not too far away. One of our favorite meals so far in CR. We live in California and eat a lot of Mexican food and liked this place. Salsa is...More

1  Thank blondeshortie10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved Taco Taco ! 2 adults and 2 tween girls - we made the walk into town twice for Taco Taco - Everyone loved their food - guacamole was fantastic. I had the chicken fajitas tacos which were delicious- my husband had Baja...More

Thank vickiebell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: Great ambiance, wonderful employees, and the bartender made a true margarita Cons: Food was 'meh'. Not a true example of Tex Mex, and not even close to an example of Mexican. Owner is a culture vulture - not Latina, Tico, just an ex-pat.More

Thank RamirezZia
Shannon S, Owner at Taco Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow. This is a personal attack. I am a culture vulture. I am from Austin Texas and have been influenced by Latin and TexMex culture my entire life. I have lived in Costa Rica for 16 years. I do not hide who or what I...More

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Santa Elena
Hotel El Tucan
175 reviews
.05 km away
Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco
796 reviews
.23 km away
Monteverde Lodge & Gardens
1,250 reviews
.40 km away
Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica
509 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Orchid Coffee Shop
969 reviews
.07 km away
Beso Espresso
306 reviews
.11 km away
Raulito's Pollo
149 reviews
.06 km away
Toro Tinto
161 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Monteverde Orchid Garden
531 reviews
.05 km away
Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas)
720 reviews
.92 km away
Monteverde Frog Pond
278 reviews
.31 km away
Ecological Sanctuary
100 reviews
.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lynn N
June 17, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Alexandra J | Reviewed this property |
Yes! A veggie burrito, veggie taco and veggie quesadilla
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m | Coordinates:, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 7900
Description
Tico-Mex: A Unique blend of Tex-Mex spice and local fresh ingredients. Great food does not have to come from great distances. Take what you love and make it with what you have! Our Commitments: Fresh food prepared when you order! Local ingredients whenever possible! Small foot print! Good social stewardship! Competitive employment opportunities, and excellent customer service! We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all of our products! If we don't meet your expectations, please let us know and we make it right! Big Food! Big Love!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing