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12307 West Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787
+1 407-656-2567
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Florida
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154 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

After reading the reviews I had really high hopes. Unfortunately these high hopes weren't achieved. The rice and beans, salsa bar and chips were great but the proteins in the two dinners were bland and not all that cheap. Also the tacos didn't taste home made but more like the one's you buy at the grocery store. I really wanted... More 

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Thank yesmate
florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Best authentic Mexican right here in Winter Garden, we are so fortunate to have Taco Norteno as a local favorite! Make sure you try their chimichanga at least once, so light and delicious, and WOW they have the most amazing "homemade" salsas on their salsa bar to enjoy! Keep up the great work Amador & Sylvia.

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Thank otownfoodie
Winter Garden, United States
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went there for dinner on a Friday Night; got there @ 6:00 and it wasn't busy; but about 15 minutes later the place was packed. There are chairs to dine in; but not many; and there is a "bar" w/ chairs where you can look out at the parking lot (not appealing). There is one LARGE menu right when you... More 

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Thank Jeffrey P
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This place is now called Taco Norteno but has not changed its great commitment to value and quality. Amazing food. Worth the drive anywhere in Orlando.

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Thank Sarah C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This place. I have been searching for a place like this since I moved from Orlando 2 years ago and couldn't even find one similar in Mexico! The place has been renamed to Taco Norteno but the staff and food all seems to be the same. If you want a lingua taco, this is the place! There isn't much to... More 

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Thank rswiernik
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is the real deal. The family is from Monterrey, Mexico except the dad who is from Reynosa. I lived in Monterrey for 11 years and I know tacos! Would tell my kids about this place and they said, yeah, yeah sure dad. Until they tried it! They agree; they have tried MANY taco places across the USA and they... More 

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Thank Jeff H
Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Well we loved Taco Palenque and it appears that Nortenos is the same crew and menu. We have been here many many times and it is always great. On the last visit however, we waited over 30 minutes for fast Mexican food and then it was not only cold but the orders were incorrect. My flautas were way way overcooked... More 

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Thank Judy H
Seattle
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I have been looking for an authentic Mexican restaurant since my favorite in Apopka closed down some time ago. I think I found it. Everything is made fresh and tastes it. They have a fresh salsa bar with some terrific choices. Do not go for the ambiance. You get real plates but get your own chips in small cardboard cups... More 

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Thank Thomas V
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Okay, this is by far THE BEST taco place in all of the Orlando metro area. I lived in Monterrey, Mexico for 11 years and spent countless meals in taco stands and restaurants. This place is legit. Authentic tacos just like south of the border. They make their owned flour tortillas; the barbacoa is perfect; great selection of salsas. Simply... More 

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Thank Jeff H
Winter Garden, Florida, United States
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This little place, now called Taco Noteno, is a great hidden gem. They consistently have the freshest and tastiest, mexican food. The happy hour beer special is another attraction. Chicken tostadas are totally awesome, as is everything they serve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12307 West Colonial Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Garden
  • Phone Number: +1 407-656-2567

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