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Bird Rock Taco Shack

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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SoCal taco shack in the Village of the Arts creative cheap fresh healthy hip 1920s bungalow and a shrine to the surf and skate life
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is not your average taco shack. Gourmet tacos, amazing guacamole and a cool spot to relax outside.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tofertuesday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a quick bite. The salsa tasted fresh and the Korean rib burrito was tasty. I recommend coming here fresh tasty food. It Also is a fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 11 November 2018

this is a totally chill place with a great vision/mission, but they are sadly incapable of keeping up with any kind of busy day... we came here on one of the 1st Saturday Village of the Arts celebrations and the signs of distress and lack...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The Art District of Bradenton should be extremely proud of their neighbors at Bird Rock Taco Shack. I went to a taco shack with a burrito sized appetite. There was zero disappointment after finishing my Braised Short Rib Burrito & Watermelon Lemonade. I will be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We were shopping at The Village of the Arts and I remembered reading about this restaurant so we stopped in for lunch. They have very creative and different tacos that you certainly would not get at any standard Mexican restaurant. I tried the Beet and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Rick waited on me, Dave in the kitchen and great music to pair with great food is all I can say! A well rounded menu with something for everyone. Outside dining on a near deserted street, eclectic decor and, oh yea, fresh ingredients that simply...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank DrMike60
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Dave makes the best raw seared ahi tuna tacos and i recently tried the tuna pokie and it was so delicious 😊 check out his taco tuesday specials too 😊

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Lillian B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Chef Dave comes up with the most incredible gourmet blends in the simplest food-the taco! VOTA is about a mile walk from the Riverhouse Retreat but our guests make the walk regularly for Chef Dave's cuisine! Watermelon Lemonade-awesome! While you're there enjoy the artist shops...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Funky little joint, and well worth the drive. If you are an avocado lover, be sure to order the Avocado Mash - best way to start your dining experience! They have a long list of specialty beers to go with all their variations of Tacos....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank LWRFL
Reviewed 27 July 2018

In our effort to support local, non-chain restaurants, we hit a home run with this one! Bird Rock Taco Shack has an extremely friendly staff, a great menu, and is a fun place to eat. We were on vacation in Palmetto and found Bird Rock....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank srockey
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How would I know??? Go to the restaurant and ask?
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On the street - there is no parking lot
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