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Local Taco

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
+1 859-523-3700
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tacos were delicious, and the ingredients were fresh. The chips and queso were also very good. The only compliant is that the frozen margarita machine was broken while we were there.

Thank Audrey967
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177 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened here on a pit stop headed home. Great lunch joint. Tacos were all fresh, unique and wonderful. Little on the small side, but the quality was excellent.

Thank dpuck1998
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a Texan and want a good taco away from home, this is the place! Good Ice Tea, Chips and Queso!

Thank KAStein
Cincinnati, Ohio
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166 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not expect this to be so good. Very fresh and nice vegetables. Busy college scene. Good vegan and gluten free options.

Thank stbrigid
Huntsville, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My son and I visited with a family member. As a native Kentuckian but long time Texan, I generally have low expectations for Mexican food too far north. Even in Texas and throughout the SW, our long time traditions of Tex-Mex and other local fare tacos have spawned various newer styles of tacos that are so popular today among millenials... More 

Thank Taylor M
Kernersville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great local find, #1 recommendation from all the college students we asked and they weren't wrong. In college visits from Texas and this place held up, wish there was one at home. All local ingredients, fresh and amazing food.

Thank Tim M
Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went to local taco mostly because of the long line outside at lunch time. We were not disappointed despite our fairly long wait. The food is so good. Simple, delicious and they give you corn tortillas if you ask for them. Also, they are nice enough to make margaritas without any sweetener if you like me, like the salty... More 

Thank AlePad2013
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We dropped in for supper and tried the steak fajita quesadilla and tacos (korean bbq, local bbq, southern fried). The food wasn't as spicy as we would have expected but it was still very tasty. There are lots of hot sauces on the table if you wanted to add them.

Thank sbrys0n
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must every time we come to Lexington! We love their guacamole and black beans. Never had a bad taco either. You order at counter and then they deliver to your table. Tip. If busy designate someone to hold table and place their order ! Great Mexican food!

Thank Lisa F
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place. The food is fresh, fast, and fabulous! I had the lunch special with two black and blue taco. The flavors were bright and complex. The side,that came with my lunch, I chose turnip greens. Oh holy mother of baby Jesus! So! Freaking! Delicious! Must try! They do have a spicy kick, which I like. Near campus and... More 

Thank Erin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-523-3700

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