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Local Taco

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
+1 859-523-3700
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in for supper and tried the steak fajita quesadilla and tacos (korean bbq, local bbq, southern fried). The food wasn't as spicy as we would have expected but it was still very tasty. There are lots of hot sauces on the table if you wanted to add them.

Thank sbrys0n
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must every time we come to Lexington! We love their guacamole and black beans. Never had a bad taco either. You order at counter and then they deliver to your table. Tip. If busy designate someone to hold table and place their order ! Great Mexican food!

Thank Lisa F
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place. The food is fresh, fast, and fabulous! I had the lunch special with two black and blue taco. The flavors were bright and complex. The side,that came with my lunch, I chose turnip greens. Oh holy mother of baby Jesus! So! Freaking! Delicious! Must try! They do have a spicy kick, which I like. Near campus and... More 

Thank Erin C
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Wow. I honestly am bewildered as to why this place has such a good rating...this will be a long review because I will go into detail about why everything was so bad lol. I came here with my partner and we were very hungry so we ordered a ton of food: queso dip, guacamole, pico de gallo, a mushroom and... More 

Thank Sara R
Statesboro, Georgia, United States
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Tacos are very good, if they have the tortilla soup, get it. Nice selection of beer on tap and bottle. It's just lunch, so not intended to be a business type lunch. Chips are super thin and crispy.

Thank Kymberly H
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I paid quite a bit for a meal that was not very tasty. The quality does not meet the standards for the price of the food.

Thank Chad C
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I still groan when I pass this restaurant. Probably our least-liked in Lexington. Poor service. Lousy flavors. Extra charges for the basics galore. Maybe there have been changes since we last dined....

Thank NinaInV
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Just be warned. This place is so amazing, once you have a taste, you'll crave it for the rest of your life! I'll start off by saying I dislike tacos in general. I've tried over 15 taco restaurants across the country and I've only liked one of them - Local Taco. I always order the fried shrimp tacos and chips... More 

1 Thank Gracez93
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch with my husband as we were passing through the area. Local Taco is a fun, little spot with some creative taco options. Everything we had was super fresh and delicious. Would definitely recommend getting a few tacos, as they are a little small, but they are packed with filling, reasonably priced, and tasty.

1 Thank elora92
Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Order at the counter, pick up your silverware and drinks, choose your table, your food is delivered in a timely fashion. Thin crispy white corn chips are fresh and delicious. We sampled the red salsa, queso, and guacamole - all were good. Southern fried chicken taco had a honey mustard sauce and daughters enjoyed them. We ordered a variety of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-523-3700

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