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Taco Medic


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


US$5 - US$14
Mexican, Fast food, Healthy, Street Food, South American, Central American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am Coeliac, so we did a lot of homework before our recent holiday in New Zealand. We found this great little place for our first night in Queenstown and really enjoyed the gluten free food. We managed to get seats at the outside tables...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DBailey_52000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After living in Japan for three years this was a welcome find. The tacos were amazing and the margaritas were delicious! The three types of salsa were the cherry on top. Be careful, the Habanero one will get you!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Y6146WTmariah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taco Medic is, by far, the closest thing to the real deal outside of Mexico you’re going to find. All of the tacos are so very unique, carefully crafted and curated, I highly recommend not taking away from or adding to, these tacos are great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank loganjernigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed tacos plus chips and dip to bring back to hotel for a quick dinner. Was not disappointed in the least. We tried six tacos in three different combos and they all were excellent. Fast friendly service and the price good too. Can’t ask for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank clh1209
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Down a little back alley this places does all things tacos. We got the fish, pork and beef tacos and they were all delicious! They have alcohol and tequila drink option and they also have a vegetarian nachos and some other side dishes. The tacos...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 663samarad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All tacos are made fresh and are very delicous. We tried them all and liked them so much! Also the hosts are great and very cool!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lisaki2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tacos! We thought the staff was really nice and fun, sauces were all tasty additions, and the tacos themselves totally lived up to the reviews and awesome sounding toppings. I didn't really expect to find great tacos in New Zealand, but these totally hit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lrfrank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrive as a group on 10, nothing was too much trouble, the food was fantastic the atmosphere outstanding. we had so much fun. I could not recommend this spot highly enough. light casual great food. (Hey Thomas !!! your meal is ready !!!! :)...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank youhyatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yep.. we used google to find this place. Small shop in a lane Focused menu of 8 tacos. Including Vegan and Veg. Beer choice of Corona. Tequila shot or Margarita. Loved the Chicken. Beef was good Flavoured sodas refreshing Actually in Searle Lane

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Joe E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap by Queenstown standards, $8 per taco or two for $15 but they are small. Creative and lovely flavors. Excellent fish tacos both grilled and battered.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carol H
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19 September 2018|
Response from Esteban B | Reviewed this property |
No thats the only day of the year where they are closed
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24 January 2016|
Response from amcs1983 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is quick. Probably 5 mins, maybe 10 when busy.
18 September 2015|
Response from travelnutSydney | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes, the hot bit is the sauce on the top, so you just don't put it on! Just tell the guys you don't like hot and you'll be good.
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