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Taqueria Downtown

236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4665
+1 201-333-3220
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“taco” (20 reviews)
“pork” (17 reviews)
“tamales” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4665
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Taqueria a handful of times and have had a great experience every visit. It is a smaller restaurant but it has a cool outdoor space.Their margaritas and tacos are delicious. I highly recommend visiting this restaurant if you are in the...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love tacos and rock this is the place to go... the walls are loaded with lots of pictures of artists, rock n roll etc.. it’s the Friday’s of Tacos! Good food, friendly staff

Thank Marvin E
Reviewed 17 September 2017

STAY AWAY !!!! THE WORST delivery service !!!! Eat24 and this place HAVE NO CUSTOMER SENSITIVITY !!! its the second time that order don't arrive after 1.5hr (and i am 7 blocks away)...all calls to the restaurant and with a long holds and answer like...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Crowded. White wine served warm. Food was not only cold but I couldn't eat it. It was that bad. But if you like street food knock yourself out. I have had better Mexican food at Taco Bell. It's a small place and very crowded with...More

Thank donnapdr
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Excellent pork carnitas tacos and Bistecca. Service was so-so, the table rocked side to side on the back patio, the music was loud enough to be a dance club. We were there until closing and they definitely wanted us to pay the bill and leave,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went here for lunch, got the fish taco's, the flautas, and 3 steak taco's. The food reminded me of being back home in Texas. Authentic street taco's. The refried beans were delicious. It's a small place, so be prepared to wait in line unless you...More

Thank Geminigoal
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Used to be decent...now sub marginal but its probably great to millennial yupster gentrifiers and gringo avocado worshippers. So disappointed that i walked past all the up and coming good food for sub par cold Taco Bell

1  Thank Lady S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe it was that we ate at El Vez the night before, or that we got takeout from the alternate location, but this place just didn't live up to my expectations after reading so many glowing reviews. The flautas, chicken and potato, had very little...More

Thank Micaela M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

And a 1980s so cal atmosphere. Outdoor patio. Great service. Tacos. Burritos. And truly simple but authentic flavors. Wide range of cocktails and beers.

Thank jphinme
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place is always packed but nothing special. The food is not great, just fatty Mexican food. The margaritas also are unimpressive. Pay just a bit more and head over to Orale; so much better.

Thank nicbrod
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4665
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-333-3220
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