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Shaka Taco

107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
+1 910-616-3118
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (31 reviews)
“coconut rice” (10 reviews)
“carne asada” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Shaka taco is a reasonably priced, "not your average taco place." The fish tacos are well cooked, not overly breaded, with a great finish. The nachos were great, but pickled onion is a love it or leave it kinda thing. The deck area to eat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scott H
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Our go to place to eat....like 3 or 4 times a week. Always fresh and tasty. From traditional tacos to bowls or cols drinks, you can never go wrong!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rocky G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Such an awesome beachy atmosphere! Great people! Incredible fish tacos!! We will be back! So close to the beach, easy to walk to! Love it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank downum93
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Shaka Taco is awesome! The tacos are stuffed with fresh, flavorful fillings (the carne asada was AWESOME, and a welcome break from a week of nothing but seafood), and served on warm, fluffy flour tortillas so good you want to just buy a package of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katie K
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Food is delicious and budget friendly. We ate here twice on our week long stay. Vegetarian options available. Had shrimp, carne asada, pork and chicken tacos. All are excellent! Service is great, too. Go early for lunch or dinner because the place gets very busy....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ShannaCranmer
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

So we ate here on our last day, needing a quick bite before hitting the waves one last time. Totally blown away with the quality of ingredients and taste! Fair prices. Great friendly service. My wife and I had the bowls, shrimp and Mahi. Our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank campbell647
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Really surprising, high quality food at the beach. Go figure. The only negative is that there were a ton of flies so eating this in your car is the best option. Went there twice and wonderful both times.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank glock67
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Visiting Surf City for the past 50+ years, it's amazing to see the changes. I would never have dreamed of a cool, baja taco stand on the island, especially after the dearly-departed Flying Burrito left. But now we have it. An awesome, fun-in-the-sun, surfy taco...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a carry-out or eat outside type of eatery. You stand in line and order your food, and the servers bring it to your table. It's hopping at night but we were able to get seats at one of the high-top family-style tables. Tacos...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sj3cbrittons
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Good food reasonable prices. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Either take out or outside seating is available.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Peggy288
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6639
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-616-3118
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