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Desi's Taco Lounge

1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
+1 989-739-7856
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We go to Oscoda quite a bit and we have yet to find a good place to eat. Based on the reviews, we expected Desi's to finally break that streak. We should have lowered our expectations. It must be a place truly for locals because...More

Thank amorys_gal
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Good food, good service, and an interesting place. Yep, when I am up that way again, I will stop in.

Thank Oldugly
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Definitely not an authentic Mexican place. Portions are just large sloppy comfort American-sort-of-trying-to-do-Mexican dishes. Either they were crazily understaffed or had slightly too much faith in their servers & gave them larger sections than they should've had. The host at the door (large, friendly man),...More

Thank Wesley S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Family and friends go here often for the delicious Mexican food. The wait staff is very friendly and go above and beyond.

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I read other reviews and if I would agree the food has really declined. The nachos were good although we had to ask our server 3 times for sour cream. We ordered the seafood platter and what was suppose to be the enchilada dinner. Instead...More

Thank Toocoldinnewyork
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been dining at Desi's for over 20 years, but recently (past 2-3 year) the quality of food has declined precipitously. Friends, who we used to dine with, will no longer eat at Desi's. Good luck finding any meat in their beef burritos and...More

Thank dennisaroy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We always stop here when we go quadding or snowmobiling on the trails. It is very easy access off the trails, and they have great food! Haven't had anything there that I have not liked. Highly recommend the taco salad.

Thank Tawas_Lover
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Kinda dim and chockful of trinkets and memorabilia...not your suburban Applebees for sure. And that's the charm. Authentic, both good and bad. The good -- lot of variety, good food, and cheap. The bad -- waitress warned us of fart issues with beans. Not best...More

Thank charles c
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I went here on a strong recommendation from the locals. The restaurant is a historical staple. The staff is very friendly. The menu is huge but that may not be a good thing. The food is large portions but not outstanding. Very American deep fried...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to eat if you want Mexican or American food. Their burgers are really good, their Mexican food is very good, and the atmosphere is very nice. I have a very vintage vibe to their restaurant.

Thank Vickie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1949 W River Ave, Oscoda, MI 48750-9295
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oscoda
  • Phone Number: +1 989-739-7856
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