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Taqueria Mercado

100 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2129
+1 513-381-0678
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (4 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
100 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2129
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you like spicy Mexican and fabulous chips...this is the place for you. Drawback you have to pay extra for chips and salsa. This is only reason for your star rating. Servers were very nice. Also have happy your if that is your interest.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

My boss and I took some clients to lunch recently on a drizzly spring day - our guests chose Taqueria Mercado - and we met them at their office in downtown and then walked a few blocks over ... I will give them 5 stars...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My family to make a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. We decided to stop at a Mexican restaurant. The only problem that we encountered was that we were not familiar with Mexican food. We did not know what to order. The server had some difficulty explaining...More

Thank Sunserria W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Excellent Margaritas and mexican food. Service has always been good; love the homemade sauces. If you're looking for rare tequilas, they have it!

Thank Debra Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I were desperate for good Mexican food, the kind you can find in many casual joints in the Southwest. We were lucky to find Taqueria Mercado, and now this is our go-to place for Mexican food. The menu has the usual suspects,...More

Thank Spearmanp
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the fajitas for 2. The margarita was nice. Service was good. If you are looking for tasty Mexican food try this.

Thank barry s
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is my favorite Mexican joint anywhere around. The food is fresh and there are more meat options than you typically find. I've taken several people here and everyone leaves happy and wanting to return. Lunch or dinner, I've never had to wait for a...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It is a very simple place, but you will always have a table available, great service and decent Mexican food. My husband and I love it!

Thank Marina G
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ordered two tacos which came with a couple tablespoons of meat and a few onions. Waiter/Owner charged my card for a flavored water that I didn't order (he got our cards mixed up) and told me to collect the difference from the patron who did...More

Thank dianeri123
Reviewed 24 April 2017

so I got off a trip with an empty stomach, very hungry, requested online menu & delivery by order up.com. I got shrimp quesadillas, chips & guacamole, tostada with carnitas, i was so hungry i ordered for 5 people!! it was amazing, even on an...More

Thank yeye2017
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Jeffrey W
19 April 2018|
Response from Sunserria W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, only been there once, parked on street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2129
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-381-0678
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