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The Taco Spot

1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
+1 843-225-7426
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

The variety of tacos is very nice. I can't speak to anything other than the tacos as that's all we ate, and while they were ok they left a bit to be desired. All the ingredients and pieces were there to make good tacos, but...More

Thank A R
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi AR, thank you for saying we have a nice variety of tacos. From our Gringo Tacos to Mexican Street Tacos and Dealer's Choice Tacos, we think we have a nice variety as well, but unfortunately we were unable to find a taco you really...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good for lunch and a beer. Friendly service. Very affordable, 3 tacos for $5, chips and Guacamole $9.

Thank Carlo d
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My husband and I have gone to the Taco Spot for the past 3 Tuesdays in a row now :) We are obsessed with this place! I've had the tacos and the quesadilla, both blackened chicken and I love them! My husband orders lots of...More

Thank KimmyC17
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi Kimmy, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Over the past 9 years, we have had our share of negative feedback. I truly felt my heart warmed upon reading your review, and I have printed it out to hang...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

I had lunch at the Taco Spot and it was edible, but that's about it. I had a 'fish taco' that I'm not even sure what it was. It was some sort of mushed up something covered in a massive amount of mayo. The menu...More

Thank Joni L
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi Joni, we will replace any item you find unsatisfactory for any reason. We are sorry you did not like the Original Fish taco and would have replaced it with a different taco you may have liked more. Our Cilantro Soy Aioli is a mayonnaise...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best tacos in town, burritos beat any Moes/Chipotle/Mexican joint I've had. Taco Boy can't hold a candle to this place-- they have an awesome cheeseburger taco! The steak tacos/quesadillas, etc is amazing. Try the loaded queso, and go on Taco Night for some pretty sweet...More

Thank Jmckee20
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Taco Spot in several years, and since they expanded, we thought they must be making good food and thought we'd give it a shot before going to see a movie. We ordered 5 different items. Weren't impressed by any. Food was...More

Thank Kutaa1022
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi Kutaa1022, We are dedicated to customer service and will replace any item you find unsatisfactory. If you feel your food was flavorless, bland, not cooked well, and soggy - why did you not tell one of our staff members so we could replace your...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

This a a great quick but very good Taco place. The staff is friendly and the wait time is short. You can dine in ..limited seating. They offer beer & wine. Defiantly worth tring!More

Thank 2us4girls2boys
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi 2us4girls2boys, thank you for taking the time to leave us positive feedback. We have a full bar with 15 bar seats, as well as a full dining room and a liquor license. We make our own margarita mix from fresh squeezed lime juice and...More

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I had a great fish taco and would definitely come back to try more. I recommend the crunchy shell as it complimented the rest of the ingredients.More

Thank coloradosuzd
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Hi coloradosuzd, thank you so much for your positive review of our West Ashley location. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your fish taco on the crunchy corn shell. Thanks for taking the time to write us a positive review. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The salsa was very bland, the blackened fish taco was plain, and the blackened steak taco was OK. Most certainly not the best taco in town. Will give it another shot to try the carnitas street taco.More

Thank SCreviewer2008
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this review

Dear SCreviewer2008, my name is Lindsey and my husband, JV, and I own the Taco Spot. We are very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit at our West Ashley location. We use whole tomatoes, garlic, onion, cliantro, jalapenos in our salsa,...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny west Ashley secret. On Tuesdays they offer $2.50 tacos. They are delicious! If you like PBR is cheap!! We loved it.

Thank Darcy N
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-225-7426
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Description
East Coast Tex Mex with a lowcountry twist. Fish tacos, chicken, steak, pork, vegetarian tacos, quesadillas & burritos. Full Bar & beer & wine with housemade margaritas & classic cocktails. Locally owned & operated by Johnson & Wales graduate Jason C. Vaughan (96') and Dallas, Texas native Lindsey Collier Vaughan. We prepare our menu daily in house using local & sustainable ingredients. We are dedicated to customer service and will replace any item you find unsatisfactory. Please let our staff know immediately if you are not 100% satisfied and we will do everything we can to correct any and all issues. We are a locally owned and operated small business, paying employees above minimum wage, trying hard to make it happen!