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Tacqueria el Taconazo

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877 Dyer Ave, Providence, RI 02920-6600
+1 401-437-8808
09:00 - 21:00
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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something local and family owned. With the help of Yelp we found El Taconazo. The first impression was to run away. One again, the Yelpers did not steer me wrong. Go here for the food, not for the neighborhood. This restaurant really needs to be on the other side of Providence. There was only one woman... More 

Thank Samual0418
Warwick, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

But you didn't come here for ambience, did you? You came for authentic Mexican food, prepared family style, from tongue to ear and all points in between. And you were not disappointed. Bonus points for supporting a single mother raising three children with honesty and dignity.

Thank Peter F
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

I had heard about this taco shack located in a parking lot in an unconventional location that is supposed to be good and cheap. This place is literally a shack, and it is easy to miss. Even though I knew where it was and what is was, I drove past it several times before I noticed it. It is a... More 

Thank AnnieB125
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

I was a little skeptical about going to this place because it looks like a little tin hut. It was surprisingly spacious inside and there are places to sitting inside and out. There was one woman in the back where the kitchen is and she was cooking everything by herself. He was very nice and it didn't take that long... More 

Thank Adrianna I
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Yes, it is a tin shack built onto the side of an industrial building. Yes, it is a one woman operation. Yes, the only seats are stools you pull up to the counter that runs around the perimeter of the shack. And yes, it is the best Mexican food I have had. The menu is intriguing, but since I have... More 

Thank RachelWin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 877 Dyer Ave, Providence, RI 02920-6600
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-437-8808

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