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Taco Tonto's

123 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240-3517
+1 330-677-0223
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“burrito” (32 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
123 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240-3517
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Taco Tonto's fare is delicious and different than the "other Mexican" places in the area. Their burritos are grilled and really good- esp the chicken one. I think the last time I went I got a burrito with sweet potatoes. Very unique and definitely a...More

Thank Andra P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Honestly a great place for lunch. Great beer selections and you can modify your burrito how ever you want. They're quite massive though. No matter what size you get it'll be bigger than you are expecting.

Thank Chelle_Therese
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very trendy dive-like taco shop. Loud music, stickers on the walls, etc. It was pretty affordable and definitely tasty. We got the special tandoori burrito, which was baked, but we felt it was a bit heavy on the meat and thus hard...More

Thank Daina Eve O
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The loaded nachos with chorizo is a meal for two. Get it from the take out window at the Zephyr patio, and enjoy one of the only outdoor dining areas in Kent. The burritos are also huge, just be ready to take some home.

Thank Rodex
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very personalized "Chipotle style" food big portions and comfy atmosphere. Easy parking and close to the University.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I go to Taco Tontos at least twice a month. They have tons of options on their menu- burritos, tacos, taco salad, quesadillas, and 2 layer tacos (hard shell taco inside a soft shell with cheese, queso, guac, or sour cream as the "glue"). They...More

Thank meg177348
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped at this popular Kent eatery with my family. There was a line which made me think that we were about to have something really tasty. I ordered the steak burrito bowl. It was incredibly salty. I could only eat half of it because...More

1  Thank runninggnome
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Went midweek about 6:30, so we were able to grab a table in this tiny restaurant. Order at one counter and wait to hear your name called for food pick up. Staff was friendly and patient with our questions. (If you hate cilantro, don't get...More

Thank Tazbee
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The food is so good, that the small eating area is a challenge worth undertaking. This is a KSU hot spot and from an alumni perspective I always feel right right at home.

Thank Jayce2016
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Fast and great services, good prices and good quality food. Best burrito and chips and queso I've ever had!

Thank lrandretta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240-3517
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 330-677-0223
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