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East Coast Taco

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51 W Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-2328
+1 860-739-8770
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11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mystic, Connecticut
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small venue in a strip mail. Nice variety of tacos and good value. You go to window and order and then they call your name. Very casual.

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Thank dbr5118925
Niantic
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I wanted to order a bunch of wings for an small afternoon gathering. I called and inquired about their 50 wings for $39.99 special. I was told I need to pre-order a few hours ahead of time. SO I asked how many wings were in a large order and was told 12 for $9.00. I ordered 2 large orders for... More 

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Thank ryandz001
New London, Connecticut
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I was there for dinner with my wife and another couple. This is not a fancy restaurant but completely enjoyable. You order the food at the counter and a waitress will bring it to your table. The food is plentiful and the cost is reasonable. It got quite busy at around 6 PM. No wonder. Very tasty and more laid... More 

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Thank N4903MFericp
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We love East Coast Taco. It is a quaint little restaurant. The people who man the counter are always friendly. And, most importantly, the food is fantastic. It's not what you'd expect tastewise from other Mexican restaurants. It's unique in the flavors they use in a way that works. Absolutely a must!

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Thank Andrew W
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and I never regret it! Always good and not everyone knows about this local joint either. Worth the try I promise.

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Thank Darlene02804
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place is awesome. The food is great and the price is right. It is BYOB if you want to eat in. I prefer eat in as the food tastes better. It is a small place though. Everything on their menu is good. My family has tried most of the items. There is usually a line in front of the... More 

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Thank C S
Bradford, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Every time we stay in this area, ECT is top on the list of places to eat. I like the ECT nachos and jerk chicken tacos. The BYOB makes it an affordable way to enjoy your tasty food, and the low key environment is kid-friendly. There are books available for the kids to flip thru while waiting for food. The... More 

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Thank Julie P
Southington, Connecticut
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Tried East Coast after passing by for the last year or so. Wasn't impressed. The food was average at best and pricey for tacos. Counter order but brought to your table. Definitely not a fancy place. Don't expect to be returning soon.

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Thank JBottomLine
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

On a night we were thinking of what to eat, we decided to go to East Coast Taco. Great value, service great! Cozy, casual. With my wife being a vegetarian, mucho choices including vegetarian chili. We got the house nachos with veg. chili on top. The two of us just barely finished it. Huge! Recommend this restaurant, can't wait to... More 

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Thank Andrew B
Groton, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We love East Coast Taco! The portions are good sized and my family of four ate dinner for around $30. We're definitely going back!

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Thank Nicole C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 W Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-739-8770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?