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Benji's Taqueria Mexican Grill

14 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052-5301
+1 862-520-1997
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6 Aug 2018
“Good Local Mexican”
20 Feb 2018
“Great taco choices!”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
14 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052-5301
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Benji's is a local spot that serves good Mexican food. The menu offers tacos (four per dish, and you can mix 2 and 2), enchiladas, quesadillas, burrito bowls, Mexican sandwiches, and some entree plates, all reasonably priced. The food is straightforward (this is not "artisanal"...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I've eaten here with my family a couple of times - the food is great! (I'm from California, and although not quite as great as the taquerias over there, the food here is close). The tacos and choice of tacos is the highlight. There is...More

Thank temph0
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place is a great little find. The people working there were so nice, the food fresh and very good. Perfect size portions. There is parking behind the place and you can enter through the back door. Will definitely come here again. Very inexpensive meals.

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

After dropping my husband off at a local surgical center I wanted to find a breakfast spot and Benji's sign said open. It was so cute and clean inside. I was happy to have a Mexican breakfast and opted for the chilaquilos with eggs. They...More

Thank RobynCooperHenning
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have now eaten here twice. The first time was so good I had to come back again! I was very surprised to find such authentic Mexican food in NJ. The food is great! Simple, authentic, and very tasty! The staff is very pleasant and...More

Thank jerryd989
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Yes, it's true. We're very picky about our Mexican food. It probably has something to do with the fact that my husband is Mexican and we travel there 1-2 times per year. We have found that most of the time when a place says "Authentic...More

Thank crapschick
Reviewed 29 September 2016

What separates an ok taco from a great taco for me is the seasoning of the meat. Benji's meat is poorly seasoned. I found a spot up Main street on the Orange border with exceptionally tasting tacos... not as cute and conveniently located as Benji's...More

Thank PrincessT1
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Located near the border of Orange, this cute restaurant has very friendly service. The Carnitas are very flavorful and particularly good on the softshell tacos. The steak tacos are also very good. My wife had the mushroom quesadilla and thought it was excellent. For dessert,...More

Thank Norjeff2
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Staff were friendly and the prices are very reasonable but the food was sub-par. It lacked taste and was a poor representation of Mexican food which is known for its vibrant flavors. I had heard good reviews and I am disappointed it didn't come close...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to find excellent tacos. Real stuff. Not the texmex type Very friendly The carnitas and Campechanos are great

Thank Tony E
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  • Address: 14 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052-5301
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 862-520-1997
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