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Taco House

Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here for first time in a couple of years. Food was very good as expected. The facility has been upgraded adding better outside seating. Restaurant was busy but food came fast. Good broad menu

Thank BikeHawk
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Got on our way out of town. Decent Mexican food at a good price served up in about five minutes. Creamy quesadilla and a very beefy burrito us loaded nachos were a bit much for two people so we had leftovers for the road.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

VERY strange place, seems like a cross between a county fair stand and a high school sports stand. Everything is pre-made and not authentic in any way. They like to dump processed cheese sauce on top of most items and then broil the cheese until...More

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Family meal was delicious and healthy. Wait to eat and wait to get food way too long. For established icon of the area and all the business they get...hire more help. Food very good but over priced. I seems Okaboji thinks it is pretty special....More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We visited taco house for the first time with another couple who had not been there before either. They were crazy busy but they had plenty of staff taking orders that kept the line moving. Food was coming out fast and steady. The prices are...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were looking for a fast, casual restaurant the whole family could enjoy, and this was it. Terrific food, good service.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We have been coming to this place my entire life. Sometimes I will get a craving for Taco House and drive the 2.5 hours over to Arnolds Park on a whim. It's that good. I usually get a bean burrito and a meat and cheese...More

Thank Faradactyl
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food was pretty good, but didn't seem original. Kind of a faster food, mass produced food trying to be passed off as authentic. It was pretty good though. I got a burrito and the wife a taco salad. The menu said the burrito was...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Taco House is a classic Iowa Great Lakes place to stop! The food is good and the homeade hot sauces are even better!

Thank dobak23
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Now...I am not a fan, but our kids LOVE this place. It has been here FOREVER. People buy their food to stock their freezers in the off season. Be prepared to wait in line a long time for your food. Know they do not have...More

Thank Hedgeclipperz
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Questions & Answers
Janiece C
5 September 2017|
Response from Hedgeclipperz | Reviewed this property |
They make their own and do not share the recipe that I know of. Completely different than any other.
Denise C
22 August 2017|
Response from Jean B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Hwy 71, Arnolds Park, IA 51331
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Arnolds Park
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