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Taqueria Merlo

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1004 W Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3314
+1 863-452-1811
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05:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:30
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best authentic Mexican food in Highlands county. Never been? Try mixed fajitas, carne asada, pollo asado, for soup try the caldo de reys

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Thank assilam12
Sebring, Florida
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Mexican Food Fresh cooked to serve Clean Priced right Large sized portions You may want to call ahead to have your order ready

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Thank JCC6260
Peterborough, Canada
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place for authentic Mexican food and great prices. I thoroughly enjoyed the shrimp quesadilla that was just full of tasty shrimp. I really liked the little smorgasbord of Mexican condiments available to add to your meal. Ordering and pick up is a little awkward, but it time is no object, give this place a try.

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Thank Finerway01
York Haven, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal there. Had tostadas which were loaded with lettuce and avocado. Spouse had fajitas and said were good. Decent sized menu. Printed menu available for those who do not speak Spanish well.

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Thank Patti F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The real Jose!! Great place. We keep going back for more. Haven't tried everything on the expansive menu, but all we have has been excellent.

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Thank Shireen M
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

super duper food...priced right !! everybody friendly,you can see it being cooked right before your very eyes !!! so clean you can eat off the floor ,,but use a blate so you'll get it all.. soups at super and big ,,eben the cheapest plate "the burrito grande " is more than you can eat with a pile of rice and... More 

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Thank david n
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place is one of those rare gems that you have to show to your friends from out of town, because they'd never dawn the door otherwise. The food is authentic and flavorful, with hearty rice and beans and meats, and ridiculously fresh pico, salsa, and greens. You gotta taste and see. My recommendation is the Sopes for a healthier... More 

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Camp Dennison, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Just finished another fantastic meal . I drive over a thousand miles to visit sebring and always while in the area make it a point to eat here as many times as possible. I ate at several mexican places that claim they are the best but none compare to this establishment. It may be small but you will never eat... More 

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Thank featherwalker2000
Wyoming, Michigan
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I have been going there for several years and although we want to try some thing different when we arrive, we always buy the Jallico burrito and have never been disappointed as it is always tasty, satisfying and filling and it comes with beans and rice.. They serve real Mexican food at below market prices, however if... More 

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Thank wrightjerbabe
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We really like this restaurant. The cow tongue tacos are amazing. We ordered a meal for 3 and got more than we could eat for under $28. We can recommend the beef chimichangas, nachos and guacamole. This is a real gem of a place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 21:30
Monday
05:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
05:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
05:00 - 21:30
Thursday
05:00 - 21:30
Friday
05:00 - 21:30
Saturday
05:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 W Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Avon Park
  • Phone Number: +1 863-452-1811

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