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8174 NW Prairie View Rd, Kansas City, MO 64151-1020
+1 816-436-5888
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Sedalia, Missouri
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Well, the title says it all. Not really. It definitely should include the taco salads, I usually top it all off with one of their Milk Shakes. This place is so old school it brings me back to a time where we didn't care about how much calories were in each serving. Sometimes I order two large orders of Onion... More 

Thank Jim W
Mesa, Arizona
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

While the majority of reviews are positive, we have to vote thumbs down. My wife ordered refried beans that were sprinkled with powdered cheese....returned for real shredded cheese. She did say her taco salad was good. I ordered 2 soft shell tacos that were bland at best. Note sour cream, normally included, is a extra charge. The sauce is served... More 

Thank RTinAZ
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Will go back very good tacos! The cheese is powder cheese, but very good but different. Doesn't look good from the outside. But don't let that make you not try it.

Thank Steven J
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I have traveled all over the world and I try Mexican food everywhere. These are the best tacos anywhere. Order the meat and cheese hot. Amazing!!

Thank hrhmarta
Platte City, Missouri
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

An old time standard in Kansas City, MO The best tacos ever made in an unusual way compared to all those other tacos places. The taco salad and pocket burger are also something no one else offers. A little slow because they are always busy and have only a few employees.

Thank sherm1944
Level Contributor
40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Taco Bell makes sadness where In a Tub makes joyful laughter and mad consumption. In a tub is hands down one of the best tacos in Kansas City! Meat and cheese lettuce and extra spicy salsa equals bliss that must be consumed immediately. Fresh meat, fresh corn tortillas fried in love and topped in powdered cheese holy love in a... More 

Thank chaz j
Kearney, MO.
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418 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My wife had our first date at In A Tub at their original location at 42nd and N. Oak in my '48 Ford. Wow, I think that was in 1961 55-years ago. And here we are still coming to a In A Tub! Today we went to Platte Woods area location. We ordered 6 meat, cheese, and bean tacos of... More 

Thank KearneyCat
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This place was pretty good, It was withing walking disntance from the hotel I was at. The restaurant was a little dingy, but great mozzarella sticks with meat sauce!! I ate my first order and walked back from my hotel for another.

Thank chrisc0nrad
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

My husband and I have been fans for many years! Don't let the exterior fool you! The tacos are amazing, I love to get a side of powdered cheese to dip them in! YUMMM!

Thank MOdismom
Thompson, CT
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61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This is an old time KC tradition, decades and decades. Almost tacitos, the meat is not just loose burger in a hard tortilla. It is a filling in a sealed/steamed corn tortiila. I love it.

Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8174 NW Prairie View Rd, Kansas City, MO 64151-1020
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-436-5888

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