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“Try the fish tacos ”
Review of Shaka Taco

Shaka Taco
Ranked #6 of 67 Restaurants in Surf City
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Quick, delicious tacos and a nice selection of beer! I had the fish tacos, and my husband had the carne asada. Everything was great. Nice vibe.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank tayloralandrie
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Shaka T, Owner at Shaka Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We aim to provide precisely what you've presented. Thank you, Taylor! We'll be working hard so others can share your same experience. Yew!!!

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

They offer a limited menu selection of Mexican style food.The food was very fresh and the fish taco's were pretty tasty. The tortillas were very most definitely homemade. It is a great location near the beach. They only negatives are that I felt it was a bit pricey for tacos and it left me wanting more. Know before you go that there is very limited seating , this is a "to go" style restaurant, and there were about 4 picnic tables outside to eat at.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Cara B
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Shaka T, Owner at Shaka Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you, Cara for taking the time to share your Shaka Taco times. We're super pleased you enjoyed the food and hope you can again in the future. We've struggled with prices ourselves, but by using fresh ingredients and preparing the items multiple times daily, we have little leeway on current prices ranging from $2-$4.50, or market price for our fish specials. That said, we've learned a great deal from our customers and we want to find methods to get you more bang for your buck. We will be researching effective meal-deal type offerings to allow the price to come down when customers are ordering multiple items. Additionally, we hope to construct more areas for seating without sacrificing natural areas; so we hear ya!! Thank you again for sharing and know that with such responses, it only helps us to learn more! Cheers!

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We loved this take-out taco shack! Each type of taco we ordered was terrific! This was the only restaurant that we went to twice during our vacation. This is a must when visiting Topsail! There is not much seating outside and it was hot, but we took ours and went up to the beach entrance to watch the surfers while we ate. Perfect beach dinner.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Shaka T, Owner at Shaka Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Well dag nab! That sounds like a fine supper. We could't be more thankful that you shared your dinner with others! Hope to see y'all again!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our family which included 2 teenagers loved this simple place. It's across from the pier. You walk up, order and find a seat outside. The tacos were so fresh and the beer cold. I think they may have wine too. We all agreed that the fish taco was our fav. Not every restaurant is capable of making simple items oh so good but this place gets it right.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank obxbeachgirl65
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Shaka T, Owner at Shaka Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

My goodness. That is one heck of a pat on the back and we truly appreciate the kind gesture. Our team has worked hard to provide folks with a fresh, tasty option and when we receive feedback such as yours, we are most certainly rewarded, so thank you!! Cheers!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

great place to eat super close to pier in surf city- play and eat and keep your parking spot. Perfect for starving surfers. home made down to the tortillas. Fish tacos- a new type of food for the Island with out the need to cross the bridge and drive for a few minutes.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank wecacnna
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Shaka T, Owner at Shaka Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Not sure we included your description in our business model, but we sure should have!! Thank you for the response and we hope to feed hungry surfers for years to come!!! Thanks, again!

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