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2361 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-4608
+1 641-423-6014
10:30 - 22:00
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Mason City, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever we come here for lunch we know we are in for a treat. The hard shells taco are great and only .99. The Sancho's are even better. Chips are ok but the crusto's are to die for.

Thank Randy C
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Taco Tico is one of our favorite stops in Mason City when we want something quick. The food is excellent for the price and the selections are filling.

Thank Brad J
Mason City, Iowa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Taco Tico is a repeat favorite. The best deal is tge Texas Burrito. Always good quality. The owners are always there working no side by side with the employees. Never had a bad dining experience.

Thank sehwong
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I never miss the chance to eat here when I make it home. The food always hot the customer service is great!! Place is clean. When I think of Mason City I think of Taco Tico . Can never get enough!! The place is always packed but the wait is minimum if any!! Keep up the good work

Thank lafawnkibble
Level Contributor
86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had been to the one in Fort Dodge, Iowa numerous times, but did not realize there was one here. I was in town and drove by and began to crave their burritos. So for lunch I came in and was not disappointed.

1 Thank CycloneIowa
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Taco Tico, an independent, long standing fast food Mexican restaurant in town, you never have to wait to long to order or to receive your food, love the little condiment bar to dress up any of the menu items. We have been customers for years and have never been disappointed.

1 Thank Cris B
Leland, Iowa
Level Contributor
213 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

OK, so it's not authentic Mexican. But Taco Tico is simply the best American-Mexican food we've eaten anywhere in the US. Prices are crazy low and in the dozens of times we've eaten here, we've never once had a bad meal. Especially if you're a family on a budget, it doesn't get any better than Taco Tico.

1 Thank Anthony R
Mason City, Iowa
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Taco Tico is my comfort food. The food is great and it is always fresh. My personal favorite is getting the Crustos to go with the meal. I am not a big dessert fan but these are the best!!

Thank IABeerguy
Level Contributor
21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

When I come to M.C. I want something fast and something delicious so I always stop at TACO TICO! The food is VERY reasonably priced and very fresh. The service is ultra-fast! My favorite is the Deluxe Tostada... it has everything that I love and is just right.

Thank bettyd695
Level Contributor
44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I'm not kidding you when I say this is my favorite restaurant. My Dad brought me here for a special treat with my sister when I was a kid so I suspect there is some nostalgia that contributes to the flavor. I grew up with this place and had to move around a lot for schooling in my 20's and... More 

Thank Terry R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2361 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-4608
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-423-6014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?