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903 N 7th St, Kansas City, KS 66101-2819
+1 913-342-4333
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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

First off, it is in a hole in the wall. They have fast friendly service. They have a good size selection of authentic Mexican food. They're known for their tacos, which are some of the best in town. Free chips and salsa, with onions, cilantro, and limes come with every meal.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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318 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Like all of the other reviews state, the al pastor tacos were amazing. It was probably the best taco I have ever had. They were making the tortillas fresh right there. She had a giant bowl of dough and she hand cranked it through a little machine that cut out the circles. Then she put the circles on the grill.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The best authentic Mexican tacos around. I love the pork. Small hole in the wall mom and pop place that needs more servers but it has the best food. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Field T
Kansas City, Missouri
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155 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Go and get the tacos al pastor , that is what they are known for. They provide fast service and food.

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1 Thank JorgeKC
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

You'll know immediately that you're in the right place when you see the pineapple topped spinning cone of meat. Small restaurant and so very fresh! Order the al pastor. They will bring you a giant plate with melted cheese and tortillas that haven't seen an hour pass since they were hand made. A must for foodies and taco lovers everywhere.

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Thank JaneDoughnut
Kansas City, Kansas
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

This place is awesome. From the outside it seems like a little whole in the wall with not much to offer - but the food is incredible. There street tacos are the real thing. Incredible flavor and spices. Their salsa is a bit overwhelming but SO GOOD. Their Pastor Burrito is my favorite thing in all of Kansas City. Words... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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205 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Ok so it's a hole in the wall location but talk about amazing authentic Mexican food! Loved it! Felt so homey. So cool to watch them working while we ate.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

For those who want to have some REAL authentic Mexican food you must come to this restaurant! The food is some of the best i have ever tasted and i have been to plenty of Mexican restaurants (counting at home with home made Mexican food). The tortillas are made fresh right there by hand and the cook is constantly working... More 

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Arkansas
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155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Enjoyed authentic street tacos. Very small simple restaurant. Walked 2 blocks from the hotel and glad there was a policy station across the street. Nice small park and transportation area but lots of men walking on the streets - felt a little unsafe in this area for walking. Food was excellent but had to make sure I did not look... More 

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Clovis, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

I am going to California next week but I was craving to eat tacos for lunch yesterday. One of the Mexican operators in the plant suggested me to come here saying the the taco's were good and uahu!!!!!!.... This is a very good place!!!!... the tacos are really tasty and fresh. The first view you have from the front window... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 N 7th St, Kansas City, KS 66101-2819
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 913-342-4333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?