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Vatos Urban Tacos Itaewon

) #7 of 120,938 Restaurants in Seoul $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
+82 2-797-8226
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
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1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very hard to get a table. Managed to grab one early on a Sunday lunchtime. Really tasty quesadillas. Just the perfect hungover food you want in Itaewon.

Thank Miriam C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good for a pre-meal margarita (get an extra shot of tequila in your drink because the glasses are big) before leaving to go eat somewhere else.

Thank Moyse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somehow, we missed this on other visits to Seoul. We think this will be on our list from now on and we have recommended it to others.

Thank Parisajamais
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm afraid this place served up the most average of Mexican food which, when you look at the price, just isn't worry it at all. Also started shutting up at 11.30 on a Friday with staff wiping down chair legs all around us. Not a...More

1  Thank jac1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best in Korea. We come up to Seoul just to eat here. The food is awesome and the atmosphere is nice. We will return again and again!

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling with my mother on her business trip and since she was working I was in charge of finding places for dinner for us since she was working. I found this place and I thought that it might be too basic for us...More

1  Thank Anastasia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter read great reviews of this place on line so we took a taxi over for dinner. Tex Mex - Maybe. Any relationship to Seoul - not really. I think this would be fine if you had been traveling for a while in Asia...More

1  Thank Bambi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

stopped in based on a co-workers recommendation. holy cow, did not disappoint! highly recommend!! shirt rib tacos and chili lime shrimp tacos are delicious and the beer menu is long

1  Thank dkirsh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great food and even better atmosphere! loved this place!! tasty dishes, the most delish cocktails & such a fun & lively atmosphere! will definitely return!

1  Thank SarahmaryDublin
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This place was a phenomenal experience. I would highly recommend stopping in here. We ordered the trio appetizer (3 types of salsa), spicy chicken tacos, short rib tacos, and carne asada tacos. To drink it was margaritas. The food was excellent. Great flavor in the...More

1  Thank Cap P
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181-8, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-866, South Korea
  • Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Itaewon
  • Neighbourhood: Itaewon
  • Phone Number: +82 2-797-8226
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