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El Taco Loco

2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
+1 252-633-3326
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“tamales” (11 reviews)
“taco” (12 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I love the Tamales (available weekends only) and California Burrito with chicken (instead of beef). 2 people can easily share one burrito. The new dessert shop that opened next door has a great variety of flavored popsicles. I can't get enough of the arroz con...More

Thank ViatrixJane
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The tacos are my personal favorites - but - remember traditional so corn tortillas, onions and cilantro are the norm. The burritos are so big better plan on sharing. My husband and I usual split a burrito and each get one taco -just because I...More

Thank Kelly-Gary M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Very, very personable greeter/host! I tried the fish taco as a takeout order and enjoyed it!  It was one of two House Special taco selections which I ordered during a "make it different" lunch event.  Good price. Good food.  Pleasant interaction:  What more could one ask...More

Thank MoHolC
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food with great taste and excellent service! Totally recommend it! Try the Taco Loco and Sope with carne asada! Its fantastic.

Thank LDeth G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in New Bern. Although the menu is a bit limited, I always get the same thing anyway (Burrito). There are a few tables to eat in but I always order carryout. The burritos are huge; one is more than...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Stopped by for some lunch and was so surprised that this tiny little spot was so good! Some of the best tacos I have ever eaten. One of my friends ordered a burrito. It was huge! All of the groups items were delicious. Small place...More

Thank rockladyNewHampshire
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Found a list of the best tacos in NC. Some amazing. Some miss the mark. This one nails it. Small eatery. Caring staff. Hand -crafted for delights. Home-made salsas. This place is totally worth the effort to find!

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this little restaurant if you like authentic Mexican food. Fish tacos, pork burrito, chicken burrito and chicken cheese quesadilla were all amazing. Quick service even with an endless line of people placing orders in person and on the phone. Order at the counter...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was a Friday after work and I waited 25 minutes. I had stopped on a whim. I almost left twice but was stopped by other customers with promises of it being worth the wait. Omg! It was. None of that ground beef garbage. My...More

Thank kitamon121
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Fast and good. Drank my first ever Mandarin Orange soda. Taco Loco was yummy. Just try it.

Thank M M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 M L King Jr Blvd, New Bern, NC 28562-4418
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-633-3326
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