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Naco Taco

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
297 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4151
+1 617-945-1548
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (34 reviews)
“al pastor” (5 reviews)
“smoked tofu” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
297 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4151
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Reviewed today

Great tasting mexican food. Portion size was small but price was affordable. Excellent location. Open air dining was pretty enjoyable in the evening. Because of the great location, it took 30 minutes to get seats in the outdoor dining.

Thank Sekar-Travel
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The review title says it all. Dropped in after a visit to the MIT Museum for a quick bite to eat. The service was excellent with friendly staff to help out. Choice was pretty good and really good quality and portion size. Certainly recommend this...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice space, good bar area, nice mix of tables with very helpful and good service. In better weather the terrace and caravan that I assume serves too look fun. Food is fresh and a twist on standard Mexican. It’s tostadas & torta (did...More

Thank 5headedmonster
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I LOVE Naco Taco’s tacos. They are all really good... from the chorizo to the al pastor. But they CANNOT make a drink. Between 4 of us at dinner, we sent back FOUR drinks. A vodka gimlet is NOT a shot of vodka with a...More

Thank piemakersgirl
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Popped in for a quick bite and sat at the bar. Bartender was pretty cool. I got a glass of mezcal but regret not getting a margarita based on the fac they make their own simple syrups in house. Food was pretty good. Seems like...More

Thank hennaeel
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This place is just round the corner from MIT museum and has a super fun vibe. The food was great! We ordered the fish, pulled pork and smoked tofu taco. The tofu taco really surprised us given how tasty it was! The shaved green salad...More

Thank Keri L
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stopped here for drinks and to play corn hole while we waited for our dinner reservation at another restaurant. Atmosphere is cool, music is entertaining and we loved playing corn hole! The menu looked good so we’ll have to try it...More

Thank Whitney S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I got my taco but wanted to wait until my family was served.....ten minutes later. My husband loved his taco. I liked the flavors but they need to double the tortillas so they don't fall apart.

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Coming from NYC, our expectations for finding solid, authentic Mexican food in Boston were low. This place just blew us away. Whether eating vegetarian or going all out with a Bistec taco and Pulled Pork, you're guaranteed not to be disappointed. They also serve an...More

Thank sepowell1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We've been to Naco Taco several times while visiting friends and family in Boston. It's strange that a place that has such good food can provide such hit and miss service. We didn't get quite what we ordered, didn't have attentive service during our lunch....More

Thank Raleighinnovator
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4151
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-945-1548
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