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J & R Tacos

437 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4821
+1 209-384-2923
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (28 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
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437 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4821
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite dish at J and Rs is the huarache - made on a fresh corn base with all kinds of delicious toppings. But, everything I have had has been great.

Thank radprof1974
Reviewed 6 December 2017

After Church on Sunday, we wanted a change. We went to downtown Merced and visited J and R Tacos. They had enough seating for our party of 7. Food was inexpensive, people were pleasant and the food was very good. This is a place that...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 16 November 2017

J & R Tacos is a mainstay on Main St. in Merced, CA. The menu is simply and creative - they have daily specials, beers on tap, plenty of bottled beer and sodas and often homemade Mexican desserts. The people that work at J &...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you want to skip the taco truck and sit down this is the place for you. Great street food in a sit down restaurant.

1  Thank CaboPete
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great tacos. I always order the taco less the tortilla just because the meat is so flavorful. My son has ordered pretty much everything on the menu an loves everything

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

On the road and stopped for the night, picked up and brought it back. Sweet place, great atmosphere and friendly. Delicious pastor taco plate and even in the go-box it looked beautiful

Thank HappySassyGalSTL
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Went to take my family to lunch but found it was closed. Apparently it was in protest to the swearing in I'd the new president. Made no sense to us. We are locals but will never be spending any money there again. We will not...More

Thank Dennis & Kimber... G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The atmosphere here is like stepping into a little cafe on a beach in Mexico. The food is great, I would recommend the Gringa Quesadilla.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great little gem! Nice variety of traditional and more experimental Mexican food, great wait staff, and easy going atmosphere. Definitely a good spot for a meal!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Family of four stopped for dinner. The food was fresh made and tasty. You order at counter, get your silverware & drinks. Food was brought to us. The portions are large and there are many options.

Thank Joe M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4821
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-384-2923
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