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Velvet Taco

#8 of 2,999 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3012 N. Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206-6405
+1 214-823-8358
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Today
11:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 03:00
Fri 11:00 - 04:00
Sat 09:00 - 04:00
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Kentucky
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think we spent 50$ on 5 tacos and two beers. It's all about the image that goes with Dallas. Great place will come back

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Thank Comrad74
dallas
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Velvet Taco since they opened and still go about once a month as I cannot find a better spot and I have looked at countless taco shop recommendations in this town. I know I will get quality and sometimes get something new. Consistent, and reasonable-can't beat that,

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1 Thank dallasgirl53
Dallas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place!! Not only are the tacos fantastic - in a nontraditional, no mex way - but the whole back door thing is really cool! So what does that mean? Well on Monday evenings you can go to the back door and for $10 you get a rotisserie chicken and side for your take home meal! You literally follow... More 

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Thank Eric H
Nashville, Tennessee
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115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place for tacos. It is not snooty, no fussy, not trendy-- just great tasting tacos. Regardless of what you eat, there is a taco here for you. Most places "vegetarian" taco consists of beans, lettuce, and salsa. Not here...there are several vegetarian options and I tried all of them and all of them were great. They offer... More 

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Thank Alyssa J
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just loved this place. Perfect in all sense. Great food,Good and fast service, nice casual settings, fun place, and a well spread variety of Tacos for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. I just love their falafel Tacos in vegetarian. Must visit for everyone

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Thank Nihitwithu
Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want some great gourmet tacos, this is place to get them. Its a small, hole-in-the-wall, but the food is fantastic. I stopped in for lunch with a buddy from out of town as I've heard how great this place is. When I told my coworkers where we were going, two people asked me to pick something up for... More 

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Thank TheGooner13
Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever a group of us wants a midnight snack and it seems like only fast food is open, Velvet Taco is our go-to (though we have gone for lunch or dinner before). The tacos are delicious, with interesting flavors that are different from typical fare. It's not terribly expensive, and two tacos are filling. The food is delicious, the location... More 

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Thank kan2n
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Superb experience ... even with the 1o minute wait in line. As we arrived, parking is a challenge, and the line to order was out the door. The menu is very broad and excellent; chicken, veggie, pork, beef and fish. You can also personalize your order from the menu.

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1 Thank Barry M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great food, quick, cool vibe. Can't ask for much more! We tried all 3 of the vegetarian taco options, #4-Nashville Hot Tofu, #5-Fried Paneer, & #6-Falafel. The falafel was by far my favorite, only because the other 2 were a bit spicy for me. My husband loved those ones though!

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1 Thank Jackie M
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A friend introduced me to this awesome joint. It's open past midnight and a great place to grab a bite after a night of bar hopping. I love the patio seating. The tacos are delicious! They have two vegetarian options - falafel taco and paneer(Indian cheese) taco. Both are finger licking good! The falafel taco, by default, comes in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
09:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3012 N. Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206-6405
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-823-8358

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