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Happy Taco

184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
+1 650-726-5480
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“taco” (9 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are several Taquerias in Half Moon Bay. They are really good. You have to try them all and pick which one as your spot. Happy Taco certainly is one of the better ones. Lots of Mexican bottle beers. All kinds of tacos, burritos and...More

Thank Kelsdog
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Living in Orange County, California, close to Santa Ana, I am well familiar with Mexican tacquerias. Happy Taco is as good as most I have been to in Santa Ana. Family run. Located in a shopping center at crossroads of Hwy 1 and Hwy 92....More

Thank PrincePinot
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place honestly has the best Mexican food in town. I've never been disappointed with a meal. I take all my out of town visitors here. Totally recommend.

Thank Molly O
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent, authentic Mexican food. Service was quick and courteous, and the portions were ample. Adults and kids were all happy with their meals!

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 3 February 2017

After eating a pretty mediocre meal at one of the pricey restaurants in Half Moon Bay, we decided to go cheap eats for our next meal. Glad we did. Not the best Mexican I've ever had in my life, BUT good for the price so...More

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you want good, quick, authentic Mexican food - Happy Taco is your place. At first glance, the place may not look like much, but they can sure dish out some of the best Mexican food on the Coast!

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

From Wisconsin looking for authentic California/Mexican and found it here! Yum! Chicken taco and beef taco.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were walking around and we wanted something quick to eat, so we went to Happy Taco. Very authentic Mexican food, customers are mostly Mexicans. Staff is friendly and accommodating, smiles abound. Nothing exceptional about the food, just good basic tacos, enchiladas, tostadas, tortilla chips...More

Thank QueenStreetLaw
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Showed up at the restaurant at 9pm. Good food and good service. Small little place that has great food.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great little taco shop with super authentic tasty food. Great price too! Food was hot and fresh and quick. Nice spot to stop along route 1

Thank Christopher P
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-5480
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