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Shaka Taco

107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
+1 910-616-3118
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (27 reviews)
“coconut rice” (7 reviews)
“carne asada” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Shaka taco is a reasonably priced, "not your average taco place." The fish tacos are well cooked, not overly breaded, with a great finish. The nachos were great, but pickled onion is a love it or leave it kinda thing. The deck area to eat...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our go to place to eat....like 3 or 4 times a week. Always fresh and tasty. From traditional tacos to bowls or cols drinks, you can never go wrong!

Thank Rocky G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Such an awesome beachy atmosphere! Great people! Incredible fish tacos!! We will be back! So close to the beach, easy to walk to! Love it!

Thank downum93
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Shaka Taco is awesome! The tacos are stuffed with fresh, flavorful fillings (the carne asada was AWESOME, and a welcome break from a week of nothing but seafood), and served on warm, fluffy flour tortillas so good you want to just buy a package of...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Food is delicious and budget friendly. We ate here twice on our week long stay. Vegetarian options available. Had shrimp, carne asada, pork and chicken tacos. All are excellent! Service is great, too. Go early for lunch or dinner because the place gets very busy....More

Thank ShannaCranmer
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

So we ate here on our last day, needing a quick bite before hitting the waves one last time. Totally blown away with the quality of ingredients and taste! Fair prices. Great friendly service. My wife and I had the bowls, shrimp and Mahi. Our...More

Thank campbell647
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Really surprising, high quality food at the beach. Go figure. The only negative is that there were a ton of flies so eating this in your car is the best option. Went there twice and wonderful both times.

Thank glock67
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Visiting Surf City for the past 50+ years, it's amazing to see the changes. I would never have dreamed of a cool, baja taco stand on the island, especially after the dearly-departed Flying Burrito left. But now we have it. An awesome, fun-in-the-sun, surfy taco...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a carry-out or eat outside type of eatery. You stand in line and order your food, and the servers bring it to your table. It's hopping at night but we were able to get seats at one of the high-top family-style tables. Tacos...More

Thank sj3cbrittons
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good food reasonable prices. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Either take out or outside seating is available.

Thank Peggy288
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-616-3118
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