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Taco John's

500 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
+1 515-232-3176
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (2 reviews)
“taco” (8 reviews)
“quesadilla” (3 reviews)
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Fast food, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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500 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We were here two days ago and got some quesadillas, retried beans, chips and cheese and a taco. All were very good. Service is fairly fast. The checkout guy must have been new because he was messing everything up and someone replaced him. Prices are...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We were in here a couple weeks ago and got quesadillas and potato oles and they were freshly made, hot and tasted good. Friendly staff. Family friendly. Clean. Good prices. Plenty of parking. They also have drive through. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Family friendly. Clean dining area. Good prices. Good fresh food. I had the soft shell beef tacos. They were hit and freshly made. Very good. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids. Plenty of parking on south side. This place also has a...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Clean. Good prices. Get the Taco John's app on your smartphone for some deals. Staff here is very friendly. The food is freshly made and tasted good. I had the crispy chicken and potato burrito. Family friendly. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went there for the first time in several years to this location on July 4th. The person working the counter took his time to help the kids pick what they wanted to eat and to answer questions. Only reason why I can't give this a...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This place is clean, staff is friendly. Service is fast. The churros were hot, fresh and tasted very good. Prices are good too. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Consistently fresh, hot food served by friendly staff at decent prices. Clean place. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Just a refresher, three stars is average, and unless someone does something really wrong or provides less than expected food, they should get at least a three. So why does a fast food place like Taco John's get a five on this visit? First, the...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

So I came in here to try the new chicken and gravy burrito this morning. It's very good, and portable! This place is clean, had hot food, made fresh, and one can eat healthy here, if they want. The new quesadilla tacos are also very...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Taco Johns has the freshest chips that I have had in Ames. All of the food today was fresh, appropriate temps, tasty, and the staff was wonderful. The tables were cleaned within seconds of people leaving them, despite how busy it was. Kate at the...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-6909
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-3176
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