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8304 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL 61115-2471
+1 815-877-3141
06:00 - 00:00
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Dixon, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I love taco johns and idk what u people are talking about. It's great. The hash brown bite things are off the chain.

Thank stephaniejs8907
Machesney Park, Illinois
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was my first visit and I used the drive thru. After weeks of driving past the billboard advertising the "3 Street Tacos for $5", I decided to give it a try. The drive thru was relatively busy, but the staff kept the line moving. The employee taking the drive thru orders and handling the customers was very friendly. When... More 

Thank Snipe4113
Aurora, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Today was my 3rd visit at this location, using the drive thru. The visit today will be my last time EVER! First of all, there was only one patron in the restaurant and NO ONE in the drive thru. (I should have been warned by that alone). I pull up and asked if the "street tacos" were available (yes, I... More 

Thank Janese R
Rockford, Illinois
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

I love the green sauce! Love most everything else too! A nice change from Taco Bell. Free wireless internet, but the area is usually too cold to stay too long, as the food gets cold! The nighttime hours used to be until 2AM. They need to return to that kind of service!

Thank Daniel S
Rockford, Illinois
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

The drive through was fast and the girl friendly. Fast because there was no one else there. Food was so salty I coutdn't even eat the nachos.

Thank Rory U
Rockford, IL
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Everytime I break down and go through the drive through, I swear I'll never do it again. It is SO expensive to get a handful of taco's and a burrito. Their potato ole's are WONDERFUL (and fattening) but I just can't justify the price over Taco Bell.

Thank Queen-Traveler
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108 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

We like taco's and they know how to make them. Yum

Thank kathyloveshotel
Rockford, IL
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

Great tasting tacos at a decent price! Not the "authentic" kind, but much batter than Taco Bell !

Thank Desiree56
Rockton, IL
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

Terrible Food, tator tots with tacos??? Ewwww! I will stick with Taco Bell.

Thank jenjmurray

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Mexican, Fast food
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8304 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL 61115-2471
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Machesney Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-877-3141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?