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Surf Taco Manasquan

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121 Parker Ave, off St 71, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3021
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The family loved the surf taco. Kids loved the soda machine that has 500 different flavors of soda and juice. Taco salad was perfect. Everything seem to cooked fresh. Kids had the kids meal taco and chips. It's better than Taco Bell.. Not sure if it's authentic didn't see any cans or jars of salsa .. Looked fresh made

Thank krocking123
Manasquan, New Jersey
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Taco salad, burritos, quesadila, nachos , wraps smoothies and more. Mahi Mahi, shrimp, chicken, steak and veggies, Pico de Gallo, avacado. ..shall I go on? 10 locations.

Thank drmegill
Buriram, Thailand
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Good stop for fresh Cali Mex style food. Surf taco serves up good portions of fresh food with tasty sauces. The signature fish taco comes with a large piece of lightly battered fish. Chimichanga is nice and fat, but i wish they could take a little more care to distribute the peppers, onions and cheese throughout. More than one time... More 

Thank SiamYank
New Jersey
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176 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We headed down the shore on a beautiful afternoon and decided to stop at surf taco. I had the salmon taco special and my husband had the cod taco. Both were delicious. I love the cabbage it adds a nice crunch to a soft taco. The salsa is yummy too. I like the Baja medium salsa.

Thank donjol
Central Jersey
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I have been going to this Surf Taco location for a decade ...I think this is the best surf taco location ...the staff always makes you feel at home ..the food is always fresh ..and the location is very family friendly ...and kids love the chips and unlimited salsa bar...the kids meals are supper cheap ... we feed an entire... More 

Thank FamilyGuy150
Medford, New Jersey
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

My 3 year old grandson loves this place and the food. I usually don't choose a Mexican restaurant when going out to eat, but he convinced me to go to Surf Taco. I must say, he chose well. The food was great and the service good. I will be returning with him soon.

1 Thank MrSands2422
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We will return here. AT first service was a little slow but then it picked up. Food was good and price was good. Could be a little cleaner but all and all good food.

Thank whocares3156
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Everything here is good. The salsa bar is a plus and the customer appreciation tacos are always a big hit

1 Thank Janetvig
Manasquan, New Jersey
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Surf Taco is a local favorite in Manasquan, and my husband and I have been going here for years. It is one of the places we can ride our bikes to for dinner, so it make the rounds. The food is pretty good, and a pretty good value. However, the amount of food you get in a dish can vary... More 

Thank arlena07
Manasquan. NJ
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185 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Surf Taco provides decent takeout at reasonable prices. The Surf Burrito is a good combination with either the tempura battered Cod or the grilled blackened Mahi, as is the Taco Salad with Char-grilled chicken. However, the beef tacos were a strange-tasting disappointment. Be sure to call ahead as parking nearby is a challenge.

Thank JerseyShoreJohn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Parker Ave, off St 71, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3021
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
Look for the full parking lot and a restaurant filled with happy eaters.

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