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255 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1610
+1 845-255-2366
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a chance on this literal "hole in the wall" and it was delicious. The fish tacos were so fresh and crispy - lettuce and tomatoes were clearly fresh. The tamale was good - not the best I ever had - but definitely worth having again. I look forward to getting back there.

Thank Maria C
Berkshires, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

When driving North on 87, my friend and I after a 12 hour day of coaching soccer decided to jump off 87 and venture in to New Paltz instead of the normal Roy Rogers/rest stop meal. Firstly this place is only 2 mins off of 87 ;if that, we stopped at a red light, but the fresh and fulsome tacos... More 

Thank Simon B
Highland, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

well I guess if your on a budjet and your really craving tacos but I would suggest it they don't clean the place

Thank Theresa L
Bedford Hills, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We travel quite a bit on the NY thruway and always stop here on our way home. Burritos are humongous and delicious. Atmosphere isn't fancy at all and service is half hearted at best, but the food is well worth it and is super cheap. Worth a try if you like Mexican food.

Thank Albuslab
Level Contributor
188 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Really just average tacos and burritos. Nothing special, restaurant has seating and a bathroom. Package store next store.

Thank deeter123
Quebec City, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Taco Shack one of those places you don't go to until someone you know says, " It doesn't look like much, but the food is great!" Sometimes the dive IS the best place to eat. Get the Burrito, where else can you get good shredded beef? Side of Rice and beans, Fish taco, order the large soda with the free... More 

Thank steve m
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I ordinarily don't take much to taco joints, but my wife was singing the praises of this place so I'd figured I'd go along. I have to say for the price, the portions were generous and the food was flavorful and fresh. I would visit here again and recommend that if you want good, inexpensive eats, check this place out.

Thank Christopher M
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241 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I read the menu online and was looking forward to trying this place..I ordered one of the worst enchiladas that I ever had..Dried and covered with air, over rice with sauce on the side....I was very disappointed because of my friends raving about this place..The Bag of Tacos looks like a deal but you really don't get much,,you have to... More 

Thank Jeropero
nyc ny
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

...Are you going there to eat, or to look around? If you are there for the food, then you came to the right place. Home of the huge burrito. And boy it is HUGE. When that burrito comes out, it looks like a sleeping baby pig. It's a college town and there are dozens of places to eat. I'll tell... More 

Thank HardDayTripper
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

My Husband ,Son and his friend all stopped in for a bite before heading to The Ulster county fair for my Birthday. This place is ok! that's it.I'm not a big fan of Mexican food but I ordered 2 beef tacos that left me looking around for more. That's not a good thing.I actually felt cheated. So did my husband.his... More 

Thank Thananyi C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1610
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-2366

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