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Tuco's Taqueria Garaje

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
416 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-3623
+1 540-682-8636
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (35 reviews)
“chorizo” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
416 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-3623
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, fresh tacos. Great friendly local-minded staff. Forget the other reviews, sit down at the bar and enjoy the service of JoJo and his staff and experience an open air, international flavor food experience with all the southern hospitality you could hope for! I honestly...More

Thank ReeinRoanoke
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful time while visiting Tuco's. We love making new friends and serving them some delicious dishes. We appreciate your review, hope to have you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to get a few drinks with a friend. They have a unique selection of margaritas and the 2 I got tasted so fresh. My friend ordered nachos with chorizo and their Oreo churros (of course I stole some) and they were incredible. I...More

Thank whiskeygirl7794
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome! We are so happy to hear how much fun you and your friend had while dining with us. Thanks for trying some of our margaritas. We are always coming up with new drinks, ​and specials so make sure to come back soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Food was great. The pescado tacos were outstanding. Pricing fare. Service was not that great. Server said he was overwhelmed? Took drink order. Took 10 min. Had to come back three times because he was confused on our order. Food came and we switched around...More

1  Thank Kelleylt
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Kelley, thanks for letting us know you and your party enjoyed your meals so much! However, we are very disappointed to hear your service was not up to our normal standards. We apologize for the waiting, confusion, and mistakes on your bill. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Some of the tastiest tacos I've ever had, along with a funky vibe, friendly service and a nice outdoor patio if the temp hadn't been in the 90s. An outstanding dinner all the way around!

Thank Jeff M
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Jeff, you just made our day! Thanks for the awesome review and letting us know you had a great time and tasty meal. ​

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I ordered the black bean, shredded beef and carnitas tacos all on corn tortillas. The tacos were very good and were full of delicious ingredients. My parents ordered a salad instead of the nachos me and my brother wanted and our friendly server gave us...More

Thank Eli3939
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hey Eli, thanks for the review! We are so glad your whole family had a great time while visiting us. We hope to see you again this summer and maybe have the chance to eat on our patio.

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We tried a trio and a plate with 4 tacos. Every single taco was fully packed and delicious. We will be back!

Thank Kathleen O
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Awesome! We are so happy to hear it. Thanks,​ Kathleen for the positive review.

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Three of us dropped in around 9 on a Friday night for some light fare and a couple of drinks. A round of margaritas started us off. Then we split and order of Pescado Tacos. Delicious! But what made the evening was the service. Our...More

Thank David F
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Excellent, we are so happy to hear you had a great time David. Thanks for the positive review!

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Dinner indoors this evening, great tacos. Had a wonderful start with nachos, chorizo and other tacos. Very funky cool place, smallish inside but additional outside seating also. Very excellent desert chocolate Oreo churros.

Thank Dmocap2
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hey friend, you have made our day! Thanks for letting us know your experience was nothing but positive and that you loved our Churros. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to dine here again, and I have to say that tonight's dinner and service were absolutely spot on (and much more enjoyable than my first review indicated)! We enjoyed the steak, chorizo, portobello, breakfast, carnita, and broccoli tacos and each was simply delicious! The...More

Thank patiencein03
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for giving us your thoughts on your most recent visit friend! We sure appreciate you giving us another try and are so excited everything tasted wonderful. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

While visiting with family in the Roanoke/Salem area we decided to have brunch at Tuco’s. I had the vegetarian “gringo” tacos which were made with portabello mushrooms and potatoes, and all the goodies that normally accompany a delicious taco. I also indulged in a couple...More

Thank Rocktown82
Chelsea G, Guest Relations Manager at Tuco's Taqueria Garaje, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Awesome, we are so happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visit. Thanks for letting us know you loved our vegetarian brunch options. We hope to have you both back very soon!​

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-3623
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-682-8636
  • E-mail
Description
Tuco's is all about modern Latin American food, inventive spirits with select ingredients organically grown on-site, and more than 90 tequilas and mezcals served up to your liking at our industrial-style bar.
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