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Reviewed 19 September 2021

We went for a evening meal to newly refurbished chucho's and it was ok, The time before we went for lunch at old place and that was the very best authentic taco's cooked fresh infant of us. So disappointed when we did not get the...same experience .More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jesus T, Owner at Chucho's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re so disappointed really your review and so sorry you did not have the same experience as we’ve worked really hard on the new restaurant. Please come back - we will send you a voucher if you email us. Thanks for your feedback!

Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

Really disappointed with our first visit here after seeing the many positive reviews online. You can just from the menu it’s authentic, however the chicken in our tacos was dry and, whilst the tacos still tasted nice and the tortillas were clearly homemade, the burritos...had no guac, pico de gallo, feta, salsa or coriander on. The only real plus side was the fries which were crispy and well seasoned. This was a massive disappointment and unfortunately we are now very reluctant to return.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jesus T, Owner at Chucho's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so upset reading your review and so sorry for your experience as we work really hard to maintain high standards! We’d love for you to come back - we can send you a voucher - for a different experience. Please send us an...More

Reviewed 2 September 2021

Ordered takeout and by far the best food I've had I'm a long time!! 10/10 can't wait to order again !!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2021

Popped in for a quick lunch whilst working and was super impressed. Simple and effective, great range for the style, staff friendly and encourage questions, nice simple environment and they delivery/take out too. Def be taking the MRs here next time.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021

We were disappointed last summer when the small takeaway (with a few seats) seemed to have been replaced by a larger restaurant a few doors away and we didn't find the experience what it had been in the past. However, returning this week to see...the takeaway open, and with a couple of outside tables our expectations were more than exceeded. Chucho's tacos have always been some of the best I've had. I've travelled in Mexico and I live part-time in Los Angeles (which has amazing taco food trucks everywhere) so to think that a restaurant in Byker could surpass them, is a bit of a surprise. The tacos we had a few days ago, were easily the best I've had in the world. The tortilla tastes home-made and has a little crunch and bite to it, the beans they use on the chorizo and the black pudding tacos are full of taste and depth (not just a salty mess) and each taco has different seasonings to compliment the meat. We had the carnitas, chorizo and the black pudding. Fabulous and I'm going back this week.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

Everything tasted delicious. Tacos,quesadillas,tacos all amazing,fresh,tasty and great flavours. Will be back to work my way through the rest of the menu.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 July 2021 via mobile

We ordered a variety of nachos here for take away (mix of three). First time ordering from here and it did not disappoint. All flavours were really unique and reasonably sized! I will definitely order from here again.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 21 July 2021

Had a really strong desire for a mexican whilst on a short break to Newcastle. Picked this place at random from the internet and ordered a taxi. When the tax driver found out where we were going, he told us that whilst he didn't know...the restaurant, he knew the area and advised us against going for a walk after our meal, telling us instead to wait inside until our taxi arrived to take us back. This worried us a little before we even got there. Taxi dropped us on one side of the building which is a take-a-away. Round the corner is the entrance to the restaurant. It is small, cosy and rustic. The menu is limited, but has a fair selection with some unusual toppings/fillings for the tacos. My hubby selected the 'Any 3 tacos' option and I opted for 2 differing Quesadillas. They provide several sauces that you may add yourself to suit your preference of spicyness. They also have a limited cocktail/wine menu. The food was excellent, albeit a little slow in arriving. From what I could gather, the tables either side of us got the wrong food, and I wonder with hindsight it they got each others - ours was fine. After our meal, we got a taxi back to our hotel and told the reception manager about it, and what the outbound taxi driver had told us. She said that the area wasn't that bad and we would have been perfectly safe. Would I go again? Hell Yes! The food was really good.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 25 June 2021 via mobile

First time dining here and will definitely return. Beef burrito was very tasty, the ingredients tasted very fresh. The food arrived quite quickly and lunchtime atmosphere was good. I loved the bright, colourful decorations too.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

I went to chucho's with my partner we both had burritos and they were absolutely delicious 😋. We'll definitely be back!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Yes, Chucho's offers takeaway services.

Chucho's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5