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214 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3102
+1 412-471-8256
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“taco” (53 reviews)
“octopus” (20 reviews)
“guacamole” (43 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
214 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying overnight in downtown Pittsburgh and read various reviews on Tripadvisor before we left. We chose Tako and made a reservation online. We arrived on time and were seated right away. Our server was very nice and we ordered a margarita each and...More

Thank lesbooth_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an early dinner. Red sangria and drinks go down so easy with delicious chips and salsa. Guacamole is good, but expensive. The tacos are excellent, especially the Korean short rib. Cevechi is very good. Dessert not so good. Have another drink and enjoy...More

Thank PittsburghLady56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to trying Tako after unsuccessfully trying to stop by on theater evenings. Cocktails were excellent but food was bland and confused - guacamole without a drop of lime juice, "Korean" tacos with peanuts (??) so overcooked the meat crunched, shrimp...More

Thank PAkathryn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for dinner. The crab nachos and Korean tacos are out of this world. Presentation is exceptional! The grapefruit margarita was perfect on the rocks and they offer corn tortillas for those with gluten allergy.

Thank kdaviscrnp
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Omg the food here was so good! We had reservations for 9pm on a Thursday - based on the other reviews I was expecting (1) massive crowds, and (2) unbearable noise. Luckily we found neither! We got there about 10 minutes ahead of our reservation...More

Thank 57amandah
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Although the restaurant is very dark and loud the food was surprisingly good. We had the guacamole, burrata and a selection of tacos. If you are not a fan of spicy foods you should ask the server for recommendations. Everything we had had a bit...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Unique twists and delicious flavor. My family shared so we tasted and loved it all. Street corn and the signature octopus tacos were awsome. The Korean bbq and shrimp tempura tacos were great too. The churros ended a great meal. The beer was cold and...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had heard the rave reviews from friends and finally made it to Tako. It was unbelievably good. My husband had the korean taco- he said it was one of the best things he has ever eaten and that it gave him chills. Vegans rejoice-...More

Thank JenCav_107
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to give kudos to the staff here. From the drinks, to the the Tacos especially the Octopus Taco--everything was well done and top notched. Definitely my Monday night place.

Thank sussager
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Cool little place with knock out great nouvelle "tacos". The Korean short rib was perfect, as was the Pastor. Don't miss this Pittsburgh gem! Make reservations, you'll need them.

Thank LCnSac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-471-8256
Richard DeShantz is the Chef/Owner of Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group in Pittsburgh, PA. The group includes Meat & Potatoes, a seasonally-inspired gastropub; Butcher and the Rye, an acclaimed rustic Americana restaurant with an extensive whiskey program; täkō, a farm-to-street fusion taqueria focusing on fresh ingredients and chef-driven tacos; Pork & Beans, a Texas-inspired BBQ and smokehouse; and Poulet Bleu, an American Bistro in Lawrenceville.
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