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“Probably our Favorite place to eat”
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El Taco Loco
Cuisines: Mexican
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Arroyo Grande, California
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199 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Probably our Favorite place to eat”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We probably eat here 2-3 times per month, and have been for years. The food is always good, the atmosphere is good, with Mexican music in the background... feels like TJ. Have never had a bad meal here. If you like Mexican food, you will not be disappointed here. Located in the heart of Old Arroyo Grande village.

Visited February 2012
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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180 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Your average Mexican Restaurant”
Reviewed 13 December 2010

Not as good as it used to be, but don't think this is a bad review. I go here on occasion, it's an old favorite. Good prices, awesome beverage selection. Plus its right in the village! There are fun historic photos around the place. Overall, its pretty good. But if you pass by you're not missing out.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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191 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“You did say you wanted authentic Mexican, right?”
Reviewed 15 February 2010

You are either going to like this place or not. Nothing special. The food is authentic. The staff woud love it if you spoke a little spanish. The ambiance is...well, a little hole in the wall. Really.

The restaurant is actually quite large and can easily accommodate very large groups. The food is decent and affordably priced. There are a variety of tacos and other typical mexucan foods available.

We like to order a few tacos and get a beer from the cooler and sit by the windows near the street so we can watch the tourists.

It's not the best and not the worst. Just decent food in a tourist town. Why not try for yourself?

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Santa Maria
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“Favorite place!”
Reviewed 6 July 2009

I love their nachos and the burritos are huge... I just cant beleive why people wouldnt enjouy this place. Its wonderful!

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“my favorite chicken tacos and guac...or what me and the girls call "the after school special"”
Reviewed 1 December 2007

my favorite chicken tacos and guac...or what me and the girls call "the after school special"

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