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El Taco Loco

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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3333 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5619
+1 757-428-7631
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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149 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Thought - one more time - give this place a chance - it used to be so good. Ordered taco salad. Well, a shell with an inch of refried beans at the bottom and a dusting of ground beef on top, topped with shredded lettuce. This was $8.00. Just awful. My friend ordered a chicken dish and said it was... More 

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Thank bauthentic
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner there tonight, it never disappoints. Had the table side guacamole and the chorizo quaso as an appetizer and the salmon with the tequila cream sauce for dinner. The appetizers are as good as you can get at a Mexican Place and the Salmon is very unique and un Mexican restaurant fare, but is great and goes well... More 

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Thank KCMVB
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Been here often with friends or hubs, and all say the Chili Rellenos are the absolute best anywhere - 3 huge ones on a large plate. Chicken Rice soup is delicious - taste like homemade broth, big slices of carrot that have the slightest crunch, lots of vegetables, rice, just perfect. The cup is plenty big, but I could make... More 

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Thank whatkey
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have had steak and pork chops my last two visits here. LOVED them both! Tender, juicy, delicious...Oh Lord, can't wait to go back!!!

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Thank 613lanettel
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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149 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Haven't been here in awhile. Bragged to a friend how great it was - so we went. Lunch was just less than ordinary - DO NOT order "huevos rancheros" as it comes as scrambled eggs with chorizo. Unrecognizable!!! Sent that back and ordered taco salad -- it was NOT fresh and the beef was mushy and tasteless. Was totally embarrassed... More 

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Thank bauthentic
Hilliard, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted to get off the main drag of VA Beach because of the high prices for dinner plus we are not seafood people. We heard awesome things about El Taco Loco so we ventured out. The staff was very attentive. It didn't matter if we weren't their table if they saw our drinks close to empty they refilled them.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We go here about twice a month. The main dining room can feel a little close and loud so I wouldn't consider it a romantic place but it is an easy place to take kids. Some of the tables and chairs could use some love but the food is delicious. We regularly get the fajitas which is fabulous. My wife... More 

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Thank StevieK15
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We live blocks away from the El Taco Loco at hilltop but kept hearing such great Things about this location and made the drive! Soooooo worth it! Service, drinks, and food so much better than our last few experiences at hilltop!! Jose was our waiter and Was attentive but not intrusive ! Drinks and chips were provided within literally seconds... More 

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Thank Beachgirl063
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Everything I've had from this restaurant is fantastic. The tacos are great, the Mexican Lasagna, burritos, and fajitas are too.

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Thank supe1636
VA Beach
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Every thing was good, but not the cheapest Mexican food I have ever had. The service was good ,but not great, the food was good but not enough to write home about. I would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5619
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-7631

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