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Mexican, Fast food, Canadian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over rated. We spent $60 at a taco stand for 3 items and a couple drinks. 1 taco is $8 and no it doesn't fill you up. Outdoor seating only. We went for a bike ride and stopped for a bite so we were pretty...hungry and thirsty. They didn't hand us our drinks when we orders so after 15 minutes I went up and asked if I could get my drinks wail I waited for my food and they had no idea what drinks i had ordered and paid for - after getting that sorted the food finally came and it was super basic. Nothing amazing about it other then a catchy name.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow my daughter came from Edmonton so stoked to eat here! Sadly let down! It just was not good! We ordered $70 and threw most out! Two chefs! One Red Seal! And we can’t find a decent thing to eat anywhere!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 15 April 2024 via mobile

Delicious! Worth the wait of you have the time—the crispy fish burrito was massive—you can easily split it if ya want! They are VERY accommodating to special dietary requests. So glad we went!!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 30 March 2024 via mobile

Friendly service but the fish tacos were not good. There wasn't anything Mexican about them - just deep fried fish in a tortilla with way too much chipotle mayo. We waited an hour to get our tacos once they were ordered and we were so...disappointed. The whole time looking in to the truck window we could see how much sauce was being put on everything (WAY too much).More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024

So people kept saying “just go to tacofino” - friends, the guy at the car rental place, the guy who sold me my fleece in Ottawa. I get it now. Had the tuna and yam tacos. Perfectly seared tuna. Crisp cabbage. Gorgeous soft tortilla. Very...reasonable for what you get. Picnic tables in this little roadside place (a few other cute places there - walk around). Honestly the best tacos I have ever had.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

Unbelievably amazing food! Well worth the hour wait! It’s obvious that it’s great, when you arrive all of the locals are there!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 October 2023 via mobile

You really don't need another review that tells you just how awesome this place is. You just need to go here and eat. The fish tacos are exceptional. Everything is fresh, the taco shells are simply delicious and the consistency of their food should be...the envy of many. Always fantastic.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

This place is fantastic. They serve mainly tacos but also do burgers etc. I had the pulled pork sandwich and I have to say it was the best pulled pork I've ever had. The fries were good too, and they give you a 10% discount...on the gelato place next door. Highly recommend this place!!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023

I have never, ever had tacos this good. The fish taco is simply unbelievably good. The chicken one is awesome. I know it is only a food truck and all, but: how good can tacos be? Simply wow!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 9 September 2023

Wow Wee just about everything we sampled was delish. Gringas awesome, Fish tacos awesome, rice & beans awesome, Banana smoothy was so so not the best for $8.00. We did have to wait about an hour to finally get from line to table but we...knew that going into it. So just be patient because it is worth the wait. Price wise we spent $55 for two each having 2 tacos , split an order of rice and beans and shared a banana chocolate smoothy which included 15% gratuity.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023 via mobile

We waited 15 minutes to order and then another 40 minutes for our food to arrive. The food was mediocre at best (we ordered tater tots, bean taco, Krispy chicken taco and fish tacos). The fish tacos were the best, the chicken was very dry...and the bean taco totally flavourless. There wasn’t enough seating for everyone waiting so most people were standing in the car park and there were tonnes of wasps - I got stung and we ended up leaving and finishing our meal in our car. There are much quicker, more ambient and better tasting fast food joints in Tofino and I would recommend them over Tacofino.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 7 September 2023

Had about a 20 minute wait for our fish tacos which were tasty and plentiful as well as guacamole. We were staying about 3 minutes away so a visit here was easy.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 4 September 2023

Worth any wait in line! Super friendly and delicious! We had fish tacos, chicken and the pork Gringa along with the house made pink lemonade. All spectacular!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

We arrived mid afternoon, between the wait to order and for our food to come was approx. 45 mins. We walked back to our hotel and dug into our food expecting magic, what we got was mediocre at best (we got 2 burritos, Krispy Chicken...and Pork, and 2 bean tacos). In the burritos the rice and beans were bland, the pork was dry and on both burritos the wrap was burnt giving an over powering char flavour. The kids didn’t eat the tacos (and they love tacos). We have honestly had better burritos and tacos from a larger chain for a fraction of the price. We also found that some of the customer facing staff were rude and didn’t speak loud enough making it tough to hear what they were saying.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023

Amazing food! A must eat here when you are in the area! Had the fish tacos and crispy chicken burrito. Delicious!

Date of visit: August 2023
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moonpaddlr
6 August 2017|
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Response from Peerpressure17 | Reviewed this property |
No... it's a good truck. They have lots of options. Tofino brewing is great for pints!
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968bonnieh
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Well, as a celiac with a celiac child, I certainly care. We read the above nonsense and almost skipped Tacofino. What a shame that would have been as they were able to EASILY provide us with gluten free options that were... More
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Tacofino Cantina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4