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Taco Haven

1032 S. Presa St. (Vance St.) Send to Phone
210-533-2171 | Menu
Taco Haven is puro San Antonio: colorful, crazy-loud and boisterous even at breakfast.
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Taco Haven Restaurant Review

: Taco Haven has returned to serving dinner, and late at that, on weekends. And with oil-slicked queso flameado and the raisiny capirotada (bread pudding, the only dessert) among the enticements, it’s easy to linger. We find Yoli’s Thursday soup with meatballs and the tacos de tripita or lengua equally compelling at lunch, though Tommy’s carne de puerco with chile colorado also exerts its earthy attraction. But we’re forced to admit that breakfast is our favorite meal here --- there’s something about the light, the acceptably indifferent coffee, and the machacado (dried beef) con huevo tacos that are the essence of the genre if enough hot sauce is applied. Tacos of morcilla (blood sausage) or nopalitos (cactus paddle) are other pluses. More cautious diners might prefer stalwart chilaquiles or migas with or without chorizo, three versions of eggs sautéed with tortilla strips. The Aztec calendar art that once dotted the walls has mostly disappeared in a renovation, though it now dominates the exterior in mural form.

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