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Rusty Taco

Taco Place and Mexican Restaurant$$$$
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  • Steve F.
    "Try the Fajita or Brisket Tacos, they really are the best."(9 Tips)
    Jacob S.
    "Get there before 11 to try the jalapeno sausage breakfast taco."(11 Tips)
    Paul
    "I love the brisket, picadillo, and fried chicken tacos."(5 Tips)
    Brittney P.
    "I need to branch out but those shrimp tacos are delicious!"(8 Tips)
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  • Russell H.
    Russell HirschornDecember 28, 2016
    Solid tacos from $2.25 to $3. Not super authentic, but tasty. Rusty tace is a saucy Al Pastor. Brisket, Picadillo and Fish are all solid. Salsas are not so flavorful, habenero brings the heat.
  • Traci S.
    Traci SchuhNovember 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Now that the locals sold out to a chain food is okay, but nothing to write home about. SO Many other great taco joints in Dallas.
  • Jason H.
    Jason HeiserJanuary 20, 2016
    I liked the venue. The tacos themselves are nothing terribly special. They are tasty, though.
  • Jasmine R.
    Jasmine RaShaeJuly 29, 2015
    Good food.. Great margaritas! Cool environment! Friendly staff
  • Gerardo C.
    Gerardo CanavatiMay 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the breakfast tacos and have yourself a wonderful day, add bacon on anything and park on either side of this establishment.
  • J.D. M.
    J.D. MeyerMay 13, 2015
    Also in Tyler and great here too!
  • Paul
    PaulMarch 25, 2015
    I love the brisket, picadillo, and fried chicken tacos. The breakfast tacos are big and cheap and *good*. Always have a Jarritos with your tacos.
  • Kristin S.
    Kristin SprinkleDecember 12, 2014
    just witnessed the mgr bitching out her employee for all to see & hear. will not be back.
  • Joel P.
    Joel PerezDecember 1, 2014
    Baja shrimp tacos are the best I have ever had
  • Samantha R.
    Samantha RangelAugust 28, 2014
    After you've scarfed 30 of their savory tacos, the "fried peach taco" (more like an empanada) is worth saving some room for.
  • Karen L.
    Karen Lao 🔱August 16, 2014
    Probably the only gourmet tacos that I like. They do it best!
  • Skip S.
    Skip SuggAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Breakfast tacos!
  • Brittney P.
    Brittney PotterAugust 11, 2014
    I need to branch out but those shrimp tacos are delicious! Also, margarita wasn't too bad but could only drink one. Quest for an appetizer is a must!
  • Paige N.
    Paige NashApril 13, 2014
    Shrimp tacos are the bomb. They make it fresh so be prepared to wait like 30 minutes.
  • Kat D.
    Kat DNovember 11, 2013
    Always consistently good tacos. Delish!
  • Vj C.
    Vj CarrascoNovember 7, 2013
    The #5 is awesome the food is great..
  • James S.
    James SaikinSeptember 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best fried chicken taco in all of Texas. Great queso.
  • James S.
    James SaikinSeptember 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Watching Elyse work on marketing documents. She's a real trooper just finished weeks if prep for a week long training she gave and back at working to help another company brand.
  • Will G.
    Will GSeptember 9, 2013
    Piggy loves it
  • Will G.
    Will GSeptember 9, 2013
    Loves dogs
  • triplelutz19
    triplelutz19September 7, 2013
    BBQ Brisket and Regular Brisket Tacos ....yummy.
  • Liz T.
    Liz TomsulaSeptember 4, 2013
    The fish tacos are awesome, order chips and guacamole and you won't be disappointed!
  • Devin M.
    Devin MooreJune 16, 2013
    You gotta #try both red sauces!
  • Lorie H.
    Lorie HarrisonMay 3, 2013
    First time here having fish tacos, very good
  • José R.
    José RalatApril 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The fried shrimp taco and the bacon breakfast taco propelled this spot into my Best Tacos in Dallas feature for D Magazine.
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverFebruary 21, 2013
    I've heard the breakfast tacos are SUPER DELICIOUS!
  • Alex C.
    Alex CamposFebruary 10, 2013
    They serve breakfast tacos all day.
  • goko.usa
    goko.usaDecember 14, 2012
    ¡Brisket taco is fan-tastic!
  • Christian M.
    Christian MinnicksDecember 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great service and more importantly, great food!
  • Will E.
    Will EdmonsonNovember 20, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Don't underestimate the fried chicken taco. Also the default taco is with a corn tortilla. You have to ask for a flour one.
  • ILiveInDallas.com
    ILiveInDallas.comSeptember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Leave room for chips and queso, the cheese will please.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BurginJuly 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Delish! Eat tacos!
  • MUDI M.
    MUDI MacPhieJune 16, 2012
    This Shits HOT!!!
  • jinny h.
    jinny hornsbyMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the #1 and 9
  • Kat S.
    Kat SmithMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't listen to the haters: this place is amazeballs. Esp if you're hungover.
  • Meredith B.
    Meredith BMarch 27, 2012
    Queso is spicy awesome. Fish taco is the bomb.
  • My T.
    My TranMarch 15, 2012
    If you're a spicy salsa fan, try the orange Habanero sauce. It's amazingly delicious and will deliver on the kick.
  • Mandy A.
    Mandy AndersonMarch 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They serve breakfast tacos all day long!
  • Lenzi G.
    Lenzi GallMarch 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the brisket taco or the fried chicken taco. The green sauce is a must.
  • Quinn C.
    Quinn CaseyFebruary 19, 2012
    The jalepeno sausage is good but not spicy enough! Make sure to add the red sauce!
  • Rya
    RyaFebruary 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    I like to pretend its still considered east Dallas over here
  • Ericka P.
    Ericka PerryJanuary 11, 2012
    Pork and brisket tacos are the bestest!
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RDecember 3, 2011
    Pork tacos
  • Nik
    NikDecember 2, 2011
    As far as the fish and shrimp tacos go....I've had better. They're too heavy on the cabbage and the tacos are dry.
  • LT
    LTNovember 18, 2011
    The grilled fish taco is the bomb.com
  • Terah K.
    Terah KitcherNovember 12, 2011
    The #9 Rusty Taco is the best!
  • Leslie L.
    Leslie LeeOctober 22, 2011
    try brisket breakfast taco, it's so worth it!
  • Kyle M.
    Kyle McGregorSeptember 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The BBQ brisket taco is great. I normally get 2 of those and the chips and queso. It is a great value for the money.
  • gwendolyn p.
    gwendolyn phillipsSeptember 18, 2011
    Try the fried chicken one it's spicy and good!
  • Dallas Foodie (.
    Not every taco joint has brisket tacos, so get 'em while you can here.
  • Steve F.
    Steve F.July 7, 2011
    Try the Fajita or Brisket Tacos, they really are the best.
  • Paul R.
    Paul R.June 9, 2011
    The BEST shrimp tacos in dallas
  • James V.
    James VarelaMay 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Brisket tacos and fried chicken tacos are the bizness!
  • Jenny S.
    Jenny SmithMarch 27, 2011
    The baja shrimp tacos should not be missed! Best chip and salsa value that's not free!
  • Ben L.
    Ben LauerFebruary 28, 2011
    Never had a wait issue... Don't show up at noon and ur in good shape.
  • Lenzi G.
    Lenzi GallFebruary 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They have great chorizo breakfast tacos and amazing salsas
  • Christina H.
    Christina HolidayFebruary 18, 2011
    The veggie taco (Rajas?) with the habanero sauce is AMAZING! Other than that I'd hit up Fuzzys instead..
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  •  ʎǝɔɐɹʇ ɹ.
     ʎǝɔɐɹʇ ɹǝʇǝƃNovember 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the atmosphere. Love the cheap food. The Picadillo (#1) is like a party in my mouth
  • Jay A.
    Jay AySeptember 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    This place is good for tacos, but not so much the margaritas. There is always Fuzzy Taco as well.
  • Dudebro S.
    Dudebro SchuhSeptember 19, 2010
    All these people talking about the wait apparently can't sit still for more than 5 minutes.
  • Bruce L.
    Bruce LamensdorfAugust 23, 2010
    Shrimp tacos are pretty freaking good!
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob SloanJuly 24, 2010
    Get there before 11 to try the jalapeno sausage breakfast taco. Awesome.
  • S.Fez
    S.FezJuly 21, 2010
    Best staff EVER!
  • Ben M.
    Ben MintonJuly 21, 2010
    Vegetarians, order a couple of number sixes. Awesome mushroom tacos. And, go to www.shelfmediagroup.com to order a free issue of Shelf magazine (featuring 12 pages of veggie cookbooks).
  • Michael P.
    Michael PaulkJune 10, 2010
    Didn't love it. But didn't hate it, either. Brisket tacos were tasty but very small.
  • Ericka P.
    Ericka PerryJune 8, 2010
    pork taco is the ish. Read more
  • Alyssa A.
    Alyssa AlsheimerJune 6, 2010
    Only serving breakfast tacos until 11? Party foul!
  • Clay F.
    Clay FoxMay 24, 2010
    This place is mediocre at best. Parking sucks. Tacos are small. To the people talking trash to those expressing their opinions, you're cool. Just cause you love it doesn't mean everyone else has to.
  • Kenneth D.
    Kenneth DensonMay 21, 2010
    Why don't you just go somewhere else.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistMay 10, 2010
    Drop less than a Jackson on a run at all 9 different $2 tacos at this Robert Earl Keen-blaring, fast, cheap, boozy taqueria carved into an old Just Brakes garage. Read more
  • Alexandra T.
    Alexandra TuelMay 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Place is exactly what Dallas has been missing... cool laid back taco joint THAT SERVES margs and beer. Simple... cool music, atmosphere and damn good tacos.
  • Scott S.
    Scott SeidelMay 6, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The Rusty was heaven in a tortilla. All you jerk offs complaining about the wait can go to Taco Bell
  • Ben T.
    Ben ThomasApril 25, 2010
    Tacos were good. The place was packed but the wait was short. $2 bucks a taco is a great price for homemade. The fish was good but the Rusty and Raja were awesome. The salsa was great.
  • Kate L.
    Kate LinoApril 22, 2010
    go to Rusty Taco and enjoy lunch outside on the patio.
  • Andrew G.
    Andrew GunterApril 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Picadillo taco is a mouthgasm.
  • Mark
    MarkApril 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Cool atmosphere. Food is mediocre at best. Wait is too long for cold, small tacos. There are better tacos starting at Tin Star and Taco Diner.
  • John M.
    John MarcApril 17, 2010
    Ok, I'm a fan! Great home made tacos for $2??? Can't bea it! First Friday was a zoo... This place will likely simmer down so waits won't be so long... During the week it wasn't so busy.
  • dustin
    dustinApril 13, 2010
    Get here plenty early. Am now at 1 full hour of waiting on 2 tacos
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