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Taco Surf

Mexican, Bar, Pub
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34195 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2814
+1 949-661-5754
11:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We went here because it was recommended to us by a friend. It didn't disappoint. What a fun place. We were tired so we didn't hang out too long but wanted to try the grilled shrimp tacos that were recommended to us. They were delicious as was everything else. It was loud and crowded, a fun place.

Thank Tana B
Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Six people. Six great lunches. Shrimp, chicken, fish, and pork tacos - all had and all good! Especially the shrimp! Ignore that you are sitting beside a highway and just have a beer or margarita:)

Thank Denise F
laguna beach
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

and now i remember why. it was just average. their salsa and chips were just ok. this was the first time my husband didn't finish his enchilada combo meal and my flautas were nothing worth a return visit.

Thank beachminow
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779 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

They have a huge menu with lots of semi-Mexican choices. Since I was only looking for a snack I tried the shrimp tacos for a late lunch fix. It was just so so, but the service was amiable, so perhaps I'll give it a second chance.

Thank yogiacomo
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74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Prices are reasonable and the waitress did a good job. The portions seem huge, (but really just a ton of beans, rice and lettuce). And then there were my Taquitos------burned to a crisp. Yes, actually black. Being on a limited time schedule, I didn't complain and reorder, but cracked them open (literally) and ate the bit of charred chicken that... More 

Thank Iowegian9
Breckenridge, Colorado
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Coming back from Dana Point harbor and looking for some Fish Tacos. Wife used Yelp and had a few choices and decided on Taco Surf. Nice casual vibe on the inside and there was some live music playing which was nice. Reasonable prices and the waitress was very friendly. I order a wet burrito that had fish and chicken. Wife... More 

Thank matteilers
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a local and have been here numerous times. Service, location and vibe are great. Food used to be quite good but has continued to get worse. Guacamole was clearly from a bag - soupy and no taste. Hot wings were not fresh. Tacos were a mess. Felt sick that night. If not improved, I don't be back.

Thank SMac64
St. George Utah
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We come for the shrimp tacos - every thing else is overshadowed by their greatness. Actually on the burritos they use a red sauce that tastes right out of a can, from a bad producer, so I would avoid them. But the shrimp tacos are the best you will ever find and worthy of a visit. The mountain of nachos... More 

Thank ulebwise
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Grilled Fish Tacos and Super Nachos Are To Do Die For And Service Was Incredible . The Waiter Was Really Nice To Us Too. Best Fish Tacos I've Ever Had

Thank Josh T
New Albany, Ohio
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103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

During our three day visit to Dana Point we ate at Taco Surf twice and had great food both times. The salsa served with the chips is quite tasty. The tacos are excellent with our groups assorted of chicken, Baja fish and vegetarian. The black beans are vegetarian and no problem substituting for the refried. The house margaritas are good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34195 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629-2814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-5754

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