Hard beef taco and soft chicken taco at Taco Taco

The new taco joint Taco Taco opened back in August in the old Chicken Coop space at Preston and Royal. We haven’t heard much about it since, and I almost forgot it existed. So, I stopped in for lunch last week to give it a try. While it’s not the best taco you’ll ever eat, it’s a charming little establishment that deserves support from the neighborhood.

The space is small and kind of dive-y with an orange and white theme throughout. The service is outstanding. The people who run the place are kind and genuine. They even gave me another cup of salsa on the house.

The tacos are fairly cheap at just over $2 each. There are soft and hard shells with your choice of meat, burritos, taco salads and platters. I ordered one chicken and one beef taco. It tasted fresh and homemade (which we hear it is). I wish I had tried the fish taco, which is supposedly better.

Sure, there might be better taco places around the neighborhood, but Taco Taco is the perfect, no-frills spot for lunch. It’s quick, and it’s not too crowded or loud. This might sound weird, but it’s a great place to dine alone. There are a few tables for one that face the window, which is kind of nice. It beats eating at your desk or on the go in your car.

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