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Happy Taco

184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
+1 650-726-5480
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good58%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 Mar 2017
“Happy Taco, Happy Customers”
8 Aug 2016
“NO PRETENCE, JUST GOOD BASIC MEXICAN TAKE OUT”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
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LOCATION
184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent, authentic Mexican food. Service was quick and courteous, and the portions were ample. Adults and kids were all happy with their meals!

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 3 February 2017

After eating a pretty mediocre meal at one of the pricey restaurants in Half Moon Bay, we decided to go cheap eats for our next meal. Glad we did. Not the best Mexican I've ever had in my life, BUT good for the price so...More

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you want good, quick, authentic Mexican food - Happy Taco is your place. At first glance, the place may not look like much, but they can sure dish out some of the best Mexican food on the Coast!

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

From Wisconsin looking for authentic California/Mexican and found it here! Yum! Chicken taco and beef taco.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were walking around and we wanted something quick to eat, so we went to Happy Taco. Very authentic Mexican food, customers are mostly Mexicans. Staff is friendly and accommodating, smiles abound. Nothing exceptional about the food, just good basic tacos, enchiladas, tostadas, tortilla chips...More

Thank QueenStreetLaw
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Showed up at the restaurant at 9pm. Good food and good service. Small little place that has great food.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great little taco shop with super authentic tasty food. Great price too! Food was hot and fresh and quick. Nice spot to stop along route 1

Thank ctpham05
Reviewed 7 February 2016

we just ordered simple tacos and they turned out to be super brilliant in taste also the salsas with the nachos were fantastic it is very fresh made and supertasty and supercheap

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is a hidden taco joint with lots of parking and quick service. We love the taco plates. Great salsa and quick service. Good to eat in or to go.

Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

Good basic medical food for the price. The ambience could use some updating. But if you are there for the food, ignore the surrounding!!

Thank Ernierb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-5480
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