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Vatos Urban Tacos Itaewon

#10 of 120,970 Restaurants in Seoul}
€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
+82 2-797-8226
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After having Korean cuisine for two weeks straight--breakfast, lunch, and dinner--a break was needed. This was the perfect place! Quality food, lots of menu options, good prices, fun atmosphere...it all added up to a terrific gustatory and social experience.

Thank MattNisbet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend to try this restaurant in Itaewon area of Seoul. Having previously lived in San Diego, I have a handle on what good tacos are supposed to taste like...especially fish tacos. Last night, after tasting my the fish tacos at Vatos, I...More

Thank davidlamborn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I love: -frozen margarita! -chill vibe -choice of music: not too noisy, you can still have a conversation with your date or group of friends. -fish tacos!

Thank sugarhighness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt we needed a break from Asian cuisine. I have nothing against Asian food, I mean, WE'RE IN ASIA! However, we really wanted a hamburger. It was really good! The atmosphere is very upbeat and the wait staff is friendly. Easy to get to...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very busy & popular place, fortunately I was alone so I could just walk in and sit at the bar otherwise it was about a 30 minute wait. They took my order immediately and gave me chips & salsa immediately, which were awesome. I...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with friends. The food was decent but the servings were small, far too small for the price. Some people working there could really change their attitude too. It made us feel a tad unwelcome to be there, like it was a privilege...More

Thank Joe_delicious
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had fish Burrito and it wasn't that good. This place is always busy and tables are small. Hard to talk with people.

Thank wooya12
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The food and drinks are pretty good but way over priced. You do not get a whole lot of food for the amount of money you are paying. Its understandable in the sense that there are no other decent Mexican places to eat in the...More

Thank okica18
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly service although the place was bustling when my friend and I arrived on a Sunday in the early evening. We were seated quickly without a reservation. The service was a tad slow but it was pretty packed. The food was good, a bit more...More

Thank LT_4910
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect when initially going to to vatos urban tacos but I was not at all disappointed when I left. Upon walking in I saw that the restaurant was very full and very very busy, however, the hostess immediately brought myself...More

1  Thank Shaine96
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-797-8226
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