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Tasty Tacos Incorporated

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Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
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8549 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4321
+1 515-331-2000
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Urbandale, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One does not simply come to Des Moines and NOT visit Tasty Taco's. It's an Iowa experience. Like the State Fair. Like RAGBRAI.

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Thank kymdenhartog
West Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Tasty Tacos makes awesome flour tacos! The shells are hot & crispy. Must get them & eat them there, they're not nearly as good cold. Once you've had one you'll never want to go elsewhere.

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Thank Coleen K
Urbandale, Iowa
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

While my niece was visiting from Colorado, I wanted to show her the food, sights and sounds of Des Moines. We had lunch at TASTY TACOS during the State Fair. We ordered, got our food right away and headed out to see more of Des Moines! It was a great lunch.

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Thank Jean L
des moines
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Original flour taco. Nothing more needs to be said! Inexpensive, puffy shell, spiced meat, lots of cheese and lettuce. Of course they have lots of other menu items which are quite delicious also. You won't be sorry!

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Thank suzievaldez
Bonita Springs, Florida
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254 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited there with friends who live in Des Moines, and we heard the story of this restaurant. We ordered the original, and the chicken tacos. They are expensive for what they serve, everything is a la carte, and a taco (it is a bit bigger than what you get at Taco Bell), but neither the chicken nor the beef... More 

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Thank YM C
Windsor, Colorado
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288 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I live in Colorado now, but I haven't found anything that compares to the flour taco at Tasty Taco. It's the best. I've never seen a taco like it anywhere. And the taste is always great.

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Thank RLMartin
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I have yet to find decent Mexican food in Des Moines. This is a fast food restaurant. Service was quick, although the counter person had an attitude. Food was served hot, the place is very clean. But the tacos were really bland, typical of Iowa Mexican food.

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Thank Keith P
Clarinda, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Tasty tacos is always a go to spot when I am in Des Moines! My family loves it and this time was a business trip and it was great as always and now the ladies that were with me are fans! One one complaint however is the young lady that was taking money and orders did NOT want to be... More 

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Thank ff1emtswife
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Absolutely delicious!! Fried flour tacos and sides! High high calories - but worth every bite!!! Not fancy - just walk up to the counter and order - seat yourself - super casual! So good!!

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Thank Cindy T
Urbandale, Iowa, United States
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I love tge bean burrito and hard shell taco. I add taror tots with cheese sauce and mexican rice for a full meal. Their flour tacos are the most popular, but I dont care for them too much bread for me. It's a case where you either love the or hste them. Try one to see if you like them.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8549 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Urbandale
  • Phone Number: +1 515-331-2000

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