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Taco's El Tequila

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1751 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-1760
+1 239-242-8715
10:00 - 22:00
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Rotonda West, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here with my sweetie, having dinner. Whenever we're near Cape Coral I ask to come here. My favorite meal is the carnitas.. Hands down the best I've had yet in SW Florida. We've eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. It doesn't look like much from the outside, the inside is homey, but the service and food speak... More 

Thank Terry C
Cape Coral, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Mexican food is a favorite of mine. I read some good reviews of this place. Tried it for lunch. Was just average. I had the chicken chimi, had a weird flavor and huge chunks of bland chicken.Rice and beans were average also. Very friendly staff. Had a Corona, as they do not have Margaritas here. Hard to find if your... More 

Thank Floridadude16
Fort Myers, Florida
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74 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Small, informal restaurant with an easygoing feel. Great service and absolutely delicious authentic Mexican food! My chicken fajitas were the best I've ever had, and my husband's steak had the best flavor!

Thank tammy177
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

So wife and I were passing by and thought we would give them a try. Man oh man am I glad we did. Super friendly and fast service. Delicious food great prices. Family atmosphere. Cheap Corona! Had the Chicago burrito with chorizo and my wife had the flautas with chicken. Will be returning as this is now my spot for... More 

Thank Jason K
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Always good authentic Mexican food. One of the best in the town. I like to get the Alhambres with shrimp and chorizo. Yum! They make their own chips and probably their own tortillas. Good salsas too. Always clean inside.

Thank hedderbox
Margaretville, New York
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stopped in here for Sunday lunch. The first good sign was the number of Hispanic families that were dining. Service was prompt and friendly. The chips were very good, and they brought a selection of three salsa: Mild, Hot, and Green. My wife had the Chicago-style Burrito with chicken, and it covered the whole plate. I had the Chile... More 

Thank David N
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I know i am an American that is quite used to making tacos at home with el paso or some other boxed taco kits but the meat was absolutely horrible. It looked like Purina and smelled worse. I was hungry so I ordered some many and took one bite and that was enough for me...yuck

Thank Leslie G
Saint James City, Florida
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Why on earth would anyone go anywhere else besides here and Two Amigos? Everything is fresh. They do not serve Cisco Guacamole. The salsa is delicious. And we have yet to have a bad meal here. Being in a shopping center and getting ***** Star Food is part of the charm. After all, is an enchilada going to take better... More 

Thank john b
Cascade, Idaho
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I was a little leery of this small place in a grocery store strip mall. There were three different salsas - one was quite zip, but the chips were a little chewy - definitely not crunchy. Adequate service. My meal was ok. However, there was a strange smell - not sure if it was a cleaning product, or not. Definitely... More 

Thank jonneh126
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

For selection, price and quality, you can't beat this little place in the Cape! For starters, (pun intended) the chips are homemade and the salsa choices have a heat option for everyone. I had one fish, one tongue, one steak and one barbacoa taco. (What a pig of a woman I am. I know!) The barbacoa (steamed meat) hit it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1751 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-242-8715

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