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2501 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9494
+1 515-967-8777
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08:00 - 10:00
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Sun 08:00 - 10:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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552 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Need some improvement here, but only with dealing with gift card use. The girl at the register tried to throw away two of my gift cards, telling me that neither had any money on them. She was wrong, one had $15& the other had $20. The place was clean. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Thank init4keeps
Warsaw, Illinois
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161 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our order, and some others while we were there, were wrong, but the staff took care of the problems quickly. It wasn't a bad place to grab a quick inexpensive dinner (and the Mexican donuts are awesome!!)

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Thank TLC62379
Crestwood, Kentucky
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318 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Ate here about 7:30 on Wednesday night. Ordered the super burrito. It was good, not great. Restaurant was clean and well maintained. Would eat there again.

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Thank Douglas H
West Des Moines, Iowa
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Serious tacos! I know, you might have thought we would have been happy with anything. No, we ordered food in the drive thru. Everything we ordered was fresh, hot and amazing.

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Thank NisaV
Cut and Shoot, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Wanted a fast lunch and TJ was on the route. I had the Southwest rice bowl with grilled chicken and corn salsa. Very good combo of flavors with rice,black beans, chicken, salsa and dollop of sour cream. Boneless wings and potato oles were good. Fast service and clean facility.

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Thank Badgelady
Des Moines, Iowa
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552 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

I took a break from Adventureland today and ventured over to Taco John's. There was a woman working there taller with shorter hair I don't know whether she was the manager or not but she was AWESOME as far as service! this was around noon sept 8, 2013. Make sure she stays there she's definitely an asset to your company!

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1 Thank init4keeps
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on August 8th.....the drive up window was backed up with the line stretching through the parking lot.We decided to go inside to eat,well the counter had about 7 people waiting. I watched how smooth the workers performed,all of them working hard and fast to fill the orders.The young lad who took our order was... More 

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Thank Bndee
Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

always fast, fresh and a good value. it is located across from the casino near the hotel. the best choice in the area on our way back to the room.

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Thank tiamo908
altoona, Iowa, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2011

you just have to make sure they make it wright and if u have alleris to cinn. make sure they don't touch food with the glove's

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Thank Debbie L

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 10:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9494
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-8777

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