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Taqueria El Ultimo Taco

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1034 McDavitt Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2143
+1 956-986-0558
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten tacos everywhere and El Ultimo Taco is literally el ultimo taco that you will ever go out and eat from! They're so good, taste and presentation, its always full of people but you can eat outside at the padio area and if not wait to be seated inside, its worth the wait. Hands down, the freshest food... More 

Thank gdavila84
Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My third time in Brownsville and this place is my first stop every time.. great beans and tacos but the tostadas are still my favorite ever!!

Thank magna s
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Best tacos ever! The wait can be a tad long, but it's well worth it! Very casual dining indoors and has outside patio.

Thank Cindy407
Baytown, Texas
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The tacos are so good!! Delicious!! The beans with fajita meat are great too!! Try to order as many tacos as you can!! They're great!! Very reasonably priced!! I've only been at night, so idk what time they actually open. It gets full, so don't leave, cuz seats open up usually quickly

Thank Besttexaswelder
Van Wert, Ohio
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I had just come from the North and wondering if any Mexican cuisine still existed. Ultimo Taco revived my faith that there are still good cooks out there. They don't make flour tortillas which makes it a authentic Mexican restaurant. Most Mexican dishes don't include flour tortillas, as this practice was started by our Native American Indians but most people... More 

Thank richard m
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I was unsure of what to order but one of the regulars told me to have the bistik taco ...and was so thankful for him I was able to consume 6 pieces.....is so tasty...I also tried the bean soup special..down right spicy...

Thank Alvin S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Food is not bad,little high on the tacos, beans are good but sometime there's not much beans in the bowl

Thank Robin T
Brownsville, Texas
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193 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

"El Ultimo Taco" certainly lives up to its awards. Its been serving up some of the best tacos in the Valley for some time now. It's a local's favorite! Don't go expecting a large menu. They specialize in only a few things here, Mexican Street Tacos, Floutas, Tostadas, and Mexican Charro Beans (Tastes nothing like your standard "Ranch Style" beans)!... More 

Thank Tony_T3000
Olmito, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

09/08/2015, I waited 25 minutes for an order. I asked if my order was ready, and the senior lady taking orders and manning the cash register was less than productive; dismissed my inquiry as unimportant and overall had the Mexican National attitude that they were doing the United States customer a favor. I let her know that I wanted to... More 

Thank C B
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

My aunt and cousins raved about this place so while visiting SPI, we decided to drive out to Brownsville to give it a try. Best decision ever! The menu is very limited. They had about 4 or 5 different tacos, tostadas and flautas. They had canned coke products and Mexican drinks. Beans were the only side item. The taco toppings... More 

Thank Travelgal428

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 McDavitt Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521-2143
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: +1 956-986-0558

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