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Urban Taco

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Uptown, Dallas
  • Karina V.
    "avocado and ceviche tower and the panela asada con chorizo"(3 Tips)
    Trevor L.
    "Valet parking only, great patio, food and service were ok."(4 Tips)
    Dallas Foodie (.
    "Unique: you can order their tacos on flour, corn, or lettuce wraps."(24 Tips)
    Katrina W.
    "Salsa trio is the best!!"(2 Tips)
83 Tips and reviews
  • tacos
  • margaritas
  • outdoor seating
  • free churros
  • happy hour
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  • D'Andre J.
    D'Andre JonesMarch 24, 2015
    I had my 29th birthday dinner here this past Saturday, the customer service is superb, the drinks are amazing; it is a lovely atmosphere in whole. I had the shrimp tacos (to die for) 2 thumbs up!
  • Bruna G.
    Bruna GomesJune 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    make sure you check in so you get the free churros! they are delicious. I had an entire meal, & got stuffed) for $3.62! I'll be back tomorrow...
  • Rikki R.
    Rikki RincónNovember 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    One my very favorite spots in Uptown and Dallas! The food is very much like Mexico City and the drinks are simply amazing. The bright hotspot in Uptown without a doubt....Great work Markus!
  • Heather R.
    Heather RodriguezMay 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Actually, some of the best servers in town! I love the staff, valet guys are always nice (free valet, tip) and love the food! Try the corn!
  • Aaron F.
    Aaron FredricksNovember 27, 2013
    Not tex-mex (ew) but actual Mexican food in a nice place. Also, the green tomatillo salsa is awesome and the service is great!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJune 6, 2013
    There's this lovely salad I like to order at Urban Taco called the Romi. Just try to resist the cojito, Urban Taco's seductive coconut mojito.
  • Thadd J.
    Thadd JenkinsJuly 26, 2015
    Awesome customer service! Very attentive and friendly! De Crab tostada is the bomb!
  • Shaley L.
    Shaley LucasJune 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Poblano-pepita pesto and roasted peanut habanero salsas are clutch. My fav taco is the red snapper. I've always experienced good service at UT.
  • Karina V.
    The avocado and ceviche tower and the panela asada con chorizo are to die for!!!
  • Cassidy R.
    Cassidy RushMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The avocado's amazing! Always our go-to. Margaritas are delicious as well.
  • Geoffrey
    GeoffreyAugust 12, 2012
    You know it's good when the menu is made of wood
  • Noah
    NoahJune 8, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Arrachera steak tacos, al pastor tacos, and the ceviche tower are my staples.
  • Erin K.
    Erin KandybowiczSeptember 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Red Snapper taco is amazing!!! Margaritas are delicious. The xx dos taco is also really good!
  • Regina F.
    Regina FlaniganFebruary 16, 2013
    The ahi is the best of the seafood tacos. Free valet & good frozen fruit margaritas.
  • Chris S.
    Chris SanchezOctober 29, 2011
    Awesome staff, great food, atmosphere is beyond what is expected. Come here! Come here! Come here!
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SMarch 27, 2015
    Steak and chicken tacos are delicious. One of the best food options in terminal C.
  • David G.
    David GibsonApril 15, 2011
    Don't know what all the fuss us about. I thought the service was pretty good. We pulled in the parking lot and asked if we had to valet and the guy said no and showed us what spot to park in.
  • Brian M.
    Brian MartinApril 1, 2012
    They now have brunch on the weekends....and it is awesome. Birria cures hangovers.
  • Lara B.
    Lara BApril 19, 2013
    Avocado ceviche tower! Roasted corn con crema and a clasica marg on the patio.. Perfect afternoon
  • Selina G.
    Selina GarzaApril 2, 2013
    The Agua de mango is the <3 s/o to our waiter he's super nice!
  • Emerson S.
    Emerson Salmeron RubioAugust 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The quesadillas are phenomenal! I have yet to try the dacos.
  • Suzanne B.
    Suzanne BabbSeptember 17, 2013
    Free churros with check-in are DELICIOUS!!! :)
  • Margie K.
    Margie KaplanApril 21, 2013
    Sebastian is the best waiter! Food is terrific!
  • Michael P.
    Michael PrattMay 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Puerto Ceviche is fantastic. Light and citrus-y with a slight twang. Perfect.
  • Taylor L.
    Taylor LummusApril 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing happy hour on Thursdays! Great service! Great food!
  • Dallas Foodie (.
    Dallas Foodie (Danielle G.)August 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Unique: you can order their tacos on flour, corn, or lettuce wraps.
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KempMarch 6, 2012
    Great customer service and the queso panela is out of this world.
  • Victor R.
    Victor RimachDecember 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Every thursday Djs 3032 spinning lounge, minimal, and latin grooves. Great atmosphere, and amazing food!
  • Dennis V.
    Dennis VanHornApril 17, 2012
    Roasted peanut butter habanero salsa - spicy spicy yumminess!!
  • Cristina
    CristinaOctober 25, 2014
    Great service, great food, great drinks. Will be back soon!
  • Tiffany W.
    Tiffany WuJuly 10, 2013
    I want to marry the Tuma taco and have little Tuma taco babies. Don't picture it.
  • Shannon J.
    Shannon JostesFebruary 24, 2013
    Great service Mario C. Thank you! Best guac in town...
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJanuary 24, 2011
    Great drinks and delicious three- choice dips...great for an appetizer!
  • George L.
    George LopezNovember 29, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The Pozole is very Good! Also the Tuna Tostadas!
  • Blaire
    BlaireFebruary 15, 2014
    The bloody Mary's are awesome!
  • Meloni J.
    Meloni JanzenJuly 20, 2012
    Great tacos, my fav is the arrruchurra steak.
  • Wes S.
    Wes ScalesJune 16, 2015
    Go here on a Thursday! Half off margs and apps all day
  • George L.
    George LopezApril 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They Best Patio Atmosphere in da business! Mango Margaritas are Good:)
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverFebruary 26, 2013
    The tacos are delicious and a great size!
  • Michael P.
    Michael PrattJuly 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the lettuce wrap Orion for the 3 tacos. Perfection and light
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 12, 2011
    No matter the taco, order the roasted corn con crema lime as a side. Read more
  • Henry C.
    Henry CadenaAugust 22, 2011
    Wow loved this place. Tacos al pastor were off the damn chain.
  • Rowena C.
    Rowena CoronadoAugust 25, 2012
    Chips and salsa trio! Just try it!
  • Dallas Observer
    Dallas ObserverJune 4, 2013
    Awesome Tequila Selection! Read more
  • Logan Y.
    Logan YoungJuly 23, 2011
    Bartenders are awesome trust their judgement on food.
  • Yvette V.
    Yvette VillarrealOctober 5, 2013
    The guacamole is awesome!
  • Dionna M.
    Dionna MatlockJanuary 16, 2011
    I love the plaintain chips they serve as appetizers.
  • Jamie M.
    Jamie MartinApril 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Bloody marys will put you on your ass. Yummmmmmm
  • David G.
    David GibsonApril 15, 2011
    It was our first time and we'll be back.
  • Balamurugan P.
    Mango water is yummy. A must try !
  • Lesley B.
    Lesley BrooksAugust 2, 2013
    No...just no! Terrible service, food sucked and the chips were so thick I was worried about chipping a tooth! I'll never come back. Go to Velvet Taco instead!
  • Candace D.
    Candace DavisOctober 16, 2011
    Chips & salsa + michelada = great afternoon snack.
  • Stephanie V.
    Stephanie VFebruary 23, 2013
    Try the mango mojito!
  • John S.
    John SMay 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The tamarind margaritas rock!!
  • Katrina W.
    Katrina W.December 18, 2011
    Salsa trio is the best!!
  • Sibel C.
    Sibel ChefJune 17, 2014
    Crevice was not good..They just mixed ingredients and there was no favor..very average for these prices
  • Dean E.
    Dean EricksonSeptember 16, 2014
    Good breakfast tacos.
    AlmostVeggies.comMarch 13, 2012
    Wifi password is eattacos.
  • alexandra b.
    alexandra brunoMay 10, 2014
    Not impressed. Service was mediocre. The queso was....a solid piece of art. Tacos were good n
  • Brandon G.
    Brandon GibsonJuly 29, 2016
  • Trevor L.
    Trevor LoftonSeptember 22, 2010
    Valet parking only, great patio, food and service were ok.
  • Tracey D.
    Tracey DavisSeptember 9
    Great tacos!
  • Dina F.
    Dina FernandaJune 9, 2013
    Try the Tacos
  • Zequille J.
    Zequille JohnsonOctober 1, 2011
    Don't wait....go is good but service blue so much...
  • Ross W.
    Ross WissnerSeptember 7, 2010
    Terrible service, great patio. Hated the chips, very thick. Quesadilla was my favorite item. Only would go back to people watch.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CMay 22, 2012
    RIP-OFF!! They charge you for the tortillas and the parking sucks! Why pay $30 for valet parking? Service is terrible and the food portions are small.
  • KC
    KCMarch 18, 2012
    Mango slaw
  • Catherine R.
    Catherine RobertsMarch 27, 2012
    Food is Yum.
  • J M.
    J MartApril 25, 2014
    Try to avoid the lunch crowd. The service was very sub par. 👎 very disappointing
  • Zequille J.
    Zequille JohnsonOctober 1, 2011
    Done wait go to mi cocina
  • Jeremy M.
    Jeremy MurphyJanuary 9, 2012
    Very overrated food
  • John
    JohnAugust 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing patio bar.
  • LMH
    LMHSeptember 23, 2010
    Chips have seriously improved and service is much better.
  • Jenn A.
    Jenn ArmstrongSeptember 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great patio but terrible service
  • Trang L.
    Trang LamOctober 22, 2010
  • John
    JohnNovember 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Terrible service by the hostess. Took forever to get seated.
  • Whitney S.
    Whitney SteenSeptember 11, 2010
    Worst service ever, no queso, and no split checks. Not good food... Don't you go there.
  • David C.
    David ClinkNovember 8, 2010
  • PalenkaUKR
    PalenkaUKRJune 5, 2016
    Delicious food & margaritas. Great service and super music by dj. Ask for margarita with beer./ Атмосферная музыка от диджея, шикарный официант, вкусная маргарита и еда. Попробуйте маргариту с пивом!
  • Alicia C.
    Alicia CamargoMarch 3, 2014
    Free dessert! Night made <3
  • Gilbert R.
    Gilbert RomeroJuly 27, 2015
    Chicken quesadillas are delicious.
  • Julian S.
    Julian SanchezSeptember 3
    Taco Pastor a la Tuma
  • Martin D.
    Martin Del Campo canoDecember 31, 2014
    Tacos ♡!!!
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