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Joyride Taco House

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
5202 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012-1481
+1 602-274-8226
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (88 reviews)
“crispy fish” (9 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5202 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012-1481
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$2 tacos with a &5 pitcher of beer or large selection of margaritas. Nice atmosphere with quite a bit of outdoor tables

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with coworkers and we all had a blast and loved and food. The guacamole was very fresh and the Mexican street corn was flavorful and creamy. The crispy fish tacos were the favorite item ordered, even by the vegetarian at the table. The shrimp...More

Thank 425lesliec
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

From the moment you enter the door you know you are in for a fun experience. At the bar you'll see these large, colored vases or bottles that are magnificent. Over the bar are hung gorgeous copper colored globes that lend a nice ambiance. We...More

Thank Mary Jo E
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Hip place that had very good food. Visiting in from Raleigh, NC need to get our fill of Mexican food. We came during happy hour, so a pitcher of beer was cheaper than a pint. Food was very good and had good service. They have...More

Thank 954brettm
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Food and service here were not nearly as good as their Scottsdale location which we frequent often. We stayed at the Arizona Grand resort and looked forward to trying out another of their locations but this one missed the mark. Service was there but lacked...More

1  Thank Kert F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I met a friend there and had a great margarita, so I felt optimistic. Went another day for lunch and was disappointed. Fresh salsa and decent guacamole, but too bad about the salty beans and grilled fish I literally could not chew. My son had...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We love this place! It's not far from our home. Great drinks, great food and good service make it a go-to for a night out. If you like it HOT, ask for their habanero salsa with your chips. Sometimes they charge a little extra for...More

Thank rgbeard
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I chose this restaurant for our 28th wedding anniversary because our wedding anniversary occurs every year on Cinco de Mayo and what better place to celebrate on May 5th than a Mexican restaurant, right? Wrong! First the only positive attribute Joyride Taco...More

Thank drrbooher
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I lived In Mexico for 20 years , also was a cool for a long time . I ordered the Carnitas taco, so salty and spiced that it tasted like salty Beef, hard to eat. My second taco was the other pork, less salty but...More

Thank Danodiver
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is not authentic Mexican food. The rice was served cold and was hard and flavorless. The tacos were cold and just average. If I pay $5 for one taco, it better be good and these tacos were unfortunately not. We thought the food might...More

1  Thank Nancy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5202 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012-1481
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-274-8226
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