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“Tasty tacos and more”
Review of Local Taco

Local Taco
Ranked #13 of 997 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Right across from the UK campus, this place was busy. The line went quickly to order and the food was delivered promptly! We loved everything we ate and were thankful to be able to enjoy it on the outdoor patio under an umbrella. The locally sourced food made delish tacos and sides. My son said the chicken enchilada were yummy as were the Mexican tator tots. I loved the Cuban corn.. it was grilled perfectly with a nice seasoning. The guacamole and chips were both devoured. The chips struggled to hold up in the thick guac, but were all tasty. Try the tacos, the buy 3 get one free allowed us to taste quite a few. The Korean bbq, Buffalo chicken, and local bbq were table faves... but you cannot go wrong with any of them!

The price for the four of us was $40 for a ton of food and fountain drinks. It was well worth it! We would surely come back if we were anywhere near it! Go support the local taco shop... you will be glad you did!

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Orientation at University of Kentucky. Daughter recommended local Taco place. Food was excellent. 3 tacos for me-all good. Brisket, Spicy Shrimp, and Fried Chicken, All had great taste and big enough.

Thank Bill D
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Worst service I have ever had at a restaurant. I have never had someone take my order and try to answer a message on Snapchat at the same time. Lousy service all the way around. On the other hand the food is actually very good!

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Thank WB1999
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had the 4 tacos for $12: steak, lime chicken, southern chicken, and fish. All were delicious, made with fresh ingredients. We ordered the sopapilla a la mode and wish we had ordered 2 of them, it was so good!

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Thank tampacubana2015
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Right around the corner from the UK campus, this is clearly a student favorite when classes are in session (and even when they are not!). You order and pay up front and are handed a number on a stick, grab your drinks and find your seat. A waiter/waitress will find you with your meal.

Tried out the two taco, two side dinner. Chose the spicy shrimp with jalapeno slaw and the vegetarian. Both were excellent with the addition of a little hot sauce. They sides options were typical -- however you could upgrade to Mexitots (a MUST) and Mexican street corn (out of this world). Great frozen margaritas...wish my friend and I had ordered a pitcher. Only thing "okay" vs. great was the guacamole (go figure).

There was plenty of seating both inside and outdoor decks -- loved being able to grab a table under the deck awning and watch the sun setting with a storm rolling in.

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