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Shaka Taco

107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
+1 910-616-3118
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (27 reviews)
“coconut rice” (7 reviews)
“carne asada” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an awesome beachy atmosphere! Great people! Incredible fish tacos!! We will be back! So close to the beach, easy to walk to! Love it!

Thank downum93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shaka Taco is awesome! The tacos are stuffed with fresh, flavorful fillings (the carne asada was AWESOME, and a welcome break from a week of nothing but seafood), and served on warm, fluffy flour tortillas so good you want to just buy a package of...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Food is delicious and budget friendly. We ate here twice on our week long stay. Vegetarian options available. Had shrimp, carne asada, pork and chicken tacos. All are excellent! Service is great, too. Go early for lunch or dinner because the place gets very busy....More

Thank ShannaCranmer
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

So we ate here on our last day, needing a quick bite before hitting the waves one last time. Totally blown away with the quality of ingredients and taste! Fair prices. Great friendly service. My wife and I had the bowls, shrimp and Mahi. Our...More

Thank campbell647
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Really surprising, high quality food at the beach. Go figure. The only negative is that there were a ton of flies so eating this in your car is the best option. Went there twice and wonderful both times.

Thank glock67
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Visiting Surf City for the past 50+ years, it's amazing to see the changes. I would never have dreamed of a cool, baja taco stand on the island, especially after the dearly-departed Flying Burrito left. But now we have it. An awesome, fun-in-the-sun, surfy taco...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a carry-out or eat outside type of eatery. You stand in line and order your food, and the servers bring it to your table. It's hopping at night but we were able to get seats at one of the high-top family-style tables. Tacos...More

Thank sj3cbrittons
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good food reasonable prices. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Either take out or outside seating is available.

Thank Peggy288
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Pinched for time one evening, we tried Shaka Taco because of the clever name. We came back a second time because of the delicious food. Between all of our family members, I think we may have tried everything on the menu. The fish, steak, veggie,...More

Thank Windi G
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Super fresh and yummy. Our family had fish, shrimp, carne asada and vegetarian tacos and loved all of them. Come early if you want to avoid a wait in line to order. The food comes within a reasonable amount of time, maybe 10-15 minutes, but...More

Thank BatesEast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-616-3118
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