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The Taco Stand

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670 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601-3812
+1 706-549-2894
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I and two other groups received refunds today before we received our food because there were two huge live roaches on the floor.

Thank scarlet41Georgia
Athens, Georgia
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Taco stand has been around for as long as I can remember. Great tacos, inexpensive. You order at the counter and pick up your food

1 Thank jimD5096GQ
Winston Salem, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you normally eat at the most popular Mexican fast food place, then you must not have tried the Taco Stand. Real food, real fast, real tasty with a funky college vibe. I sure wish they would open one in my home town in North Carolina!! Tacos, quesadillas, salsa -- so good -- not HUGE but not expensive either... so... More 

Thank waxwing3
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Economical and tasty, the T stand delivers a kind of Tex Mex in an informal dining room with ample sheltered space outside, too. Enjoy black beans or refried beans in your burrito, or with carne in a combo. Chalupas and chips are must haves. Mexican rice is good, too. Must stop for Athens tourists.

1 Thank S H
Jefferson, Georgia
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

On the way to most anywhere in Athens. Ok food, fast service. Many people walk, as it is in a neighborhood.

Thank CBGeorgia
Athens, GA
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

I came to Athens in the 70's . I think the Taco Stand on Milledge has been there from the early 80's?? Can't really remember. When I was poor student I loved this place. I have a funny story... Once we were outside eating a d there was a huge rat in the corner, for kicks we threw a part... More 

Thank UGA_guy_Athens_GA
Hilo, Hawaii
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406 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Great place to enjoy some good, enjoyable Mexican food and your favorite beverage. The cheese sauce is good tasting but a little thin. Chips are fresh and crisp. Large selection of tacos and burritos will satisfy most palates. This was a good fun place to eat when we were in Athens but is probably very packed for UGA game days.

1 Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

These days when I come to Athens I always stop here. Their cheese dip is so unique with such a depth of the perfect flavored with a tiny bit of spice. I always get the mega burrito and share. It's just a consistently great meal & service. Of all the amazing restaurants in Athens this is my current favorite spot.

1 Thank Annie D
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Taco Stand is an Athens tradition, making fast, comforting tacos, burritos, and quesadillas for the past 30 years. I love The Taco Stand for sentimental reasons (and the salty chips, yummy cheese dip, tofu tacos, and veggie chili.) But, here's the problem. I used to get a lot of takeout from the Milledge location, but I have to check... More 

1 Thank amtedrow
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Taco Stand is a regular staple for me! Prices are reasonable and the food is consistently good. It's not outstanding tex-mex food, but it's good and consistent and priced right, thus my rating. I love the #1 Black Beans and Rice burrito with hot sauce. Comes with drink and order of chips and salsa for under $5 (or at least... More 

Thank moc4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 670 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601-3812
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-549-2894

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