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Gringo's Taqueria

612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
+1 757-961-2987
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (11 reviews)
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612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I'm from Texas and Mexican food is comfort food. Before I went to Gringo's I was convinced there was nowhere in VB that served even remotely decent Mexican. Look past the strange location and order two to three tacos per person. It's a bit pricey...More

Thank GravityFails1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Come for the fresh fish or shrimp tacos, fantastic guacamole, stay for the friendly staff and good drinks. Gringo's is a locals favorite. It's a small restaurant near the VB oceanfront. Not fancy, just great food. It gets busy at night, so expect a wait.

Thank perworth
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Love this small place for fabulous tacos and a no frills environment. I've had the shrimp, steak and chicken tacos. all wonderful. Love the salsas. Great value for your money too. quick service. expect a wait during peak times (but its always a good time...More

Thank Pam I
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Both the shrimp taco and the fried fish taco were amazing, some of the best tacos we had on our road trip to find the best tacos in VA! The house margarita was also amazing (included lemon, lime, and orange - very delicious). I also...More

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The food is wonderful!! It may get crowded at times so get there early. There is a brewery next door and you can take out from here and go next door if you want beer.

Thank LisaSmith703
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Searched for best tacos in Virginia Beach and this place came up. We arrived at 7:30 and there was a huge wait--- so we knew we picked somewhere good. Let me just say IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT. Baja fish taco , shrimp taco is...More

Thank angelajamie
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I got the fresh bowl with shrimp and pineapple salsa and my husband got the fresh bowl with carne Asada. We took it across to back bay brewing. It was filling without being too much food. Hit the spot!

Thank deemarie212
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Vacation in Virginia Beach regularly and this is not a place tourist or I would ever have guessed was so good. Met a friend here at his recommendation. Wow! Had to wait over 30 minutes just to get a seat at the counter. All worth...More

Thank cgrsmkn
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I noticed the mixed reviews but I have to be honest I like this place. The cheese sauce for the nachos is great. I usually have the shredded pork bowl and it is great. The beer is cold and the prices are nice and low....More

Thank 23,453
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Plan your visit on an off time if possible. It is off-the-beaten-path but accessible, with a limited number of tables and very informal. I judge the prices as moderate. The service friendly and efficient and the meal delivered in a timely manner. I would return...More

Thank Lucky1inVA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4468
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-961-2987
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Gringos Taqueria, located near the Virginia Beach oceanfront, offers a variety of Baja style tacos, burritos, and much more. We use only the freshest ingredients in all of our traditional recipes – we don’t even have a freezer. Like fish tacos? (Mmmm our favorite!) We guarantee that our homemade habanero cream sauce will have your mouth watering for a second serving. Margaritas? Oh yeah, we got that too! We fresh squeeze our sour mix and mix it with freshly made simple syrup and top-shelf tequila to make our Baja style margarita. If you prefer, let us open your favorite domestic or import brew. Thanks to all of our lifelong locals!!
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