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The Taco Spot

1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
+1 843-225-7426
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“taco” (18 reviews)
“quesadillas” (3 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been to this spot (ha!) twice and enjoyed both visits! First time, I got a taco and burrito and it was so good. Second time, we only needed shots before going out, so I got one that had Blackberry juice (it was called a Shooter)and...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Family of mixed ages on vacation, the age-old debate about where to eat begins. We are so happy we tried this place. Some wanted taco, others burritos, another a quesadilla. Everyone left full & happy! Small place with festive atmosphere, everything tasted fresh & flavorful....More

Thank gereight
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, awesome service from Natalie, Bobby, Rebekah, and Viktor!!! So happy to live less than a mile from this restaurant!!! Tacos are great, beer is ice cold, and the kitchen rocks. Food comes out quick!!!!

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I dont know what they are doing to these fish tacos but they are like a drug. I miss working in West Ashley and getting them weekly.

Thank Chanell M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had one Blackened Chicken and One Steak Taco. They were good! Guacamole and Chips were also food. Nice spot to have a Taco and hang out for awhile.

Thank krs12345
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The owner came out to great us, the wait staff was awesome. This is definitely a must visit. The atmosphere was amazing. Food was on par.

Thank Damon S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Small bar/restaurant with the best tacos ever! Parking is a little tricky but worth the effort. Cheap prices, cold beer and great food.

Thank AmherstCallie
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The variety of tacos is very nice. I can't speak to anything other than the tacos as that's all we ate, and while they were ok they left a bit to be desired. All the ingredients and pieces were there to make good tacos, but...More

Thank A R
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hi AR, thank you for saying we have a nice variety of tacos. From our Gringo Tacos to Mexican Street Tacos and Dealer's Choice Tacos, we think we have a nice variety as well, but unfortunately we were unable to find a taco you really...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good for lunch and a beer. Friendly service. Very affordable, 3 tacos for $5, chips and Guacamole $9.

Thank Carlo d
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My husband and I have gone to the Taco Spot for the past 3 Tuesdays in a row now :) We are obsessed with this place! I've had the tacos and the quesadilla, both blackened chicken and I love them! My husband orders lots of...More

Thank KimmyC17
Jason V, Owner at The Taco Spot, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hi Kimmy, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Over the past 9 years, we have had our share of negative feedback. I truly felt my heart warmed upon reading your review, and I have printed it out to hang...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301B Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407-6382
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-225-7426
  • E-mail
East Coast Tex Mex with a lowcountry twist. Fish tacos, chicken, steak, pork, vegetarian tacos, quesadillas & burritos. Full Bar & beer & wine with housemade margaritas & classic cocktails. Locally owned & operated by Johnson & Wales graduate Jason C. Vaughan (96') and Dallas, Texas native Lindsey Collier Vaughan. We prepare our menu daily in house using local & sustainable ingredients. We are dedicated to customer service and will replace any item you find unsatisfactory. Please let our staff know immediately if you are not 100% satisfied and we will do everything we can to correct any and all issues. We are a locally owned and operated small business, paying employees above minimum wage, trying hard to make it happen!
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