473 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL | Directions 3314625.725702 -80.263014
Mon. - Sat. 11:30am - 11pm;Sun. 11:30am - 10pm
Slightly better than Taco Bell – My husband and I went to Taco Rico because a friend told me it was the best Mexican food around. We went there over 7 months ago, with an open mind looking forward to some good authentic Mexican. We ordered quite a few different items to share so we could see what we liked for the next time as well to get an idea of how good they were. We were very disappointed. The food was bland. We find more spice from Taco bell and that is sad. The service was lack luster but that sadly is more a Miami issue than just Taco Rico. Needless to say we were disappointed. So we go back to Taco bell. The food is cheaper, faster and much more flavorful. Sad because in Orlando, Utah, California, Arizona, Louisiana and New york I have been able to find amazing Mexican but Miami ... not so much.
Worst Customer Service – I go to Taco Rico fairly often, but this will definitely change after the experience I had tonight. I ordered a wet burrito, but they messed up the order and brought me a normal burrito instead. I told them that I had ordered a wet burrito, and they apologized and said they would be right back. The waiter came back a few minutes later and told me that they hadn't charged me for a wet burrito, but a normal burrito instead, so it would be an extra $1.50.
I followed him inside and told the cashier that this was ridiculous. At first he tried to accuse me of not saying that I wanted a wet burrito, but then relented and told me that he had not heard me. I then had to pay $1.50 due to the fact that they could not get a simple order right. With customer service like this, they won't be in business much longer...
NIGHTMARE! – Im not much of a review kind a person, but I HAD TO write one on these guys because I gave them a few tries and its always BAD! First, the place is always dirty, afraid to see what the kitchen looks like! But the service is absolutely terrible. Their excuse it sorry, but we're really busy. Then, hey, how about hiring? We waited 45 minutes for a burrito lunch special with my toddler and the manager would not even attend to us when we asked to speak with him. They are rude, unprofessional and dirty. The salsa bowls were empty and dried up and the chips were soggy. My overall experience was terrible. Would not eat there again if the food was free. DO NO RECOMMEND!
DO NOT EVER ORDER DELIVERY – Food is decent only because your only other local option is Taco Bell. Tex Mex (which was next door and the competition was better). These people take advantage because they think they are the only family run mexican place but their food tastes like crap compared to places in the beach. Order Baja Fresh to save u the hastle.
Some of the best Mexican to be had in Miami – Taco Rico definitely offers some of the best Mexican in Miami. I generally go with the chicken fajitas (a LOT of food!), but the quesadillas, burritos, etc. are all tasty as well. They do have a special $0.79 (or something like that) ground beef taco deal one day a week, but I'd recommend staying away from that because the ground beef really isn't that good.
FWIW, you could definitely split the chicken fajitas with a friend and have plenty for lunch. Oh, and they make their own toritilla chips, which are quite tasty. For you South Beach people, they have a location at 16th and Alton as well, which is every bit as good as the Dixie Highway address.
Awesome – Place is cheap and a great buck for your buck. While you do have to order at the front, you do not have to wait there and they will bring it to your table where you will already be snacking on GREAT bottomless tortilla chips. You get unlimited refills.
I'm a burito guy, so I recommend getting the Ultra-steak burrito (it is twice the size of a burrito you'd get at chipotle).
LOVE IT!!! – Taco Rico is where my now finance' took me on one of our first dates, the food was excellant and the atmosphere cool and quirky and the people who worked there couldn't be nicer. Now over a year later, we still come to Taco Rico, about twice a month, even though it is a 30-40 minute drive for us now. The food and service continues to be consistantly great, especially the wet California burrito and the fajitas. We always get to sit at "our table" (last one in the back in the corner) and have alittle romantic evening with some great food and fun atmosphere.
Sour Chicken Taco!!!! – Bad chicken soft taco, it tasted sour. I had to send it back! Bad customer service. Very disappointed.
Taco Rico Tex Mex Cafe - Great Food & Service – Taco Rico Tex Mex Cafe has great Mexican food and quick service. I really enjoyed the chicken corn chowder and my kids love the cheese quesadillas. Great place for kids with reasonable prices and the food has been consistently great. This place received an A in my book and I will continue to eat there with my family and friends. They have my business...
Really good! – The food was really good! We went for lunch and the place was packed, however, the lines were running smoothly...
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