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Taco Escobarr

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Latin
548 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3310
+1 207-541-9097
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (73 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
“guacamole” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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548 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3310
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taco Escobar seems to ALWAYS be busy! And with good reason. The food is excellent! I've been there a dozen times in the last year and a half and it never disappoints! Our most recent visit was on a Friday night and even busier than...More

Thank LauraR_LauraR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Taco Escobarr reads like a Mexican dive bar, but it really is a very good restaurant. A platter of nachos was fresh and flavorful. Arugula salad was tasty, laced with avocados and mangoes and a good dressing. Crispy tacos were outstanding. Our favorite filling was...More

Thank areview28
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My wife and I got into this busy Congress St restaurant after a short wait. The wait staff was uncommonly friendly and accommodating. The group was clearly working as a team, as everyone who walked by asked if we needed anything. The food was wonderful....More

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was really busy during my visit so it took a good 10 minutes to get any kind of acknowledgement from the staff. Was told it would be a 10 - 15 min wait for tables so decided to get take out instead. Ordered...More

Thank Qin X
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We came here for lunch and our waiter was not the least bit of friendly. As other reviews say it is dark in the restaurant. I got the crispy tacos and were the perfect size. The infused tequilas were great as well.

Thank 559lulu
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was to dark to read the menu, when the food came it wasn't what we thought we ordered. Greasy food did have some flavor, good drinks, rush rush waitresses. Wouldn't rush back, to many better choices.

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We went in for a snack. We ordered the large order of nachos and it was HUGE. We should have ordered the smaller nachos. The hot peppers were fiery. I like hot, but this was ridiculous! I ordered a couple of margaritas: coconut anda pear/pineapple...More

Thank MGD02135
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I stumbled onto this outstanding restaurant while walking down the street looking for a place to eat. The beef fajitas were incredible with yummy sides and my fish and beef brisket tacos were outstanding. Great prices too. Highly recommend!

Thank minhnvu2014
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular place. The food is very good and fresh. Guacamole is fantastic, fresh and spicy, Soft tacos well prepared with a variety of fillings and very good if not unique. Shannon, our waitress was very nice. We sat outside because there...More

Thank Freckl2
Reviewed 23 August 2018

After exiting the ferry and checking in to our hotel, the clock read almost 10:00 p.m. For late night availability, the hotel clerk recommended this location. Very crowded and hostess was not insight. When she finally arrived and directed us to a table, a significant...More

Thank MonicaMooresville
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Cristen S
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Response from SuePRN | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can bring him inside it gets too crowded and loud at times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-541-9097
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