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Babalu Tapas & Tacos

622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4000
+1 601-366-5757
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (66 reviews)
“guacamole” (177 reviews)
“tacos” (155 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful tacos. It doesn’t matter which one you get, they’re all good. My favorite were the steak tacos. My husband’s favorite tacos for the shrimp tacos. Make sure you try the social hour, happy hour, and get the sangria drink. Wonderful.

Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tableside guacamole is awesome however the menu said $3 and it was $12. I didn't even ask what that was all about. The lunch special was very light.

Thank Aln357
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere! I like the burger more so than the tacos the soft shell wasn’t to my tasting! But the meat inside the taco was well seasoned so I ate the meat not the shell Great drinks nice waiters Good burgers

Thank cmeimgood2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've only been in the restaurant five minutes and the service is totally outstanding. This is now my favorite place to go in Jackson Mississippi! MANSUL IS FABULOUS!!

Thank dyoungsuccess
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It has a cool young hip vibe. The guacamole made fresh at your table is a must. We will go back just for this alone. Everyone enjoyed their meal and adult beverages.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It was an usual Friday evening. Just got off from work. It was a busy but not a crazy work day. The weather was hot and humid. Family is out of town, so did not feel any rush and urge to go home. A long...More

1  Thank Khondker_Islam
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Mexican/Latin food. Happened to go there on "Taco Tuesday". Several choices of tacos. They are very small. Lots of young folks there buying foofoo drinks and wine. Tables very small. By the time they give you the main menu, drink menu, specials menu, barely enough...More

Thank billybE2670JZ
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while traveling through MS, we each had a different item. Redfish tacos were delicious and I don’t usually like fish. Tableside guac was nice but a little overpriced. Other than that service was great, food was very good.

Thank TexasBelletravel
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My husband went here with friends and our 15 month old son and had a blast. We ordered the guacamole made at your table and it was excellent. There is build your own mimosas which also looked fantastic. We had the chicken and waffles, simply...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Very healthy and fast food. The cafeteria style seating was different but enjoyable. The waiters and waitresses are professional and knowledgeable!

Thank Constance B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216-4000
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-366-5757
Babalu Tacos & Tapas is a lively restaurant that uses fresh and local ingredients to create bold flavors. You will find a variety of authentic gourmet tacos and Spanish-style tapas with a Southern twist. Every item on the menu, down to the blue corn tortilla, is made from scratch daily - our famous guacamole is prepared tableside. Our bar carries the finest tequilas, and all drinks are handcrafted daily using fresh squeezed lemons and limes.
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