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Dave Lillie

18 September 2019

Awesome eats and drinks before a concert or game.

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Jason Hastings

18 September 2019

Good street tacos, great mango salsa, and decent selection of draft beer. Prices were pretty decent.

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Scott Shahan

15 September 2019

great place to eat before the game or concert

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Leonardo Lopez

3 September 2019

Excelente sabor, muyyy recomendado llegar ahí antes de un juego

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Jesse Schumacher

3 September 2019

We had our son's 1st Birthday party catered by Willie's and the food was incredible. Everybody was raving about it. I highly recommend them!

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Buffy Oakley

1 September 2019

Great tacos fun place to hang out

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Emma Delgado

30 August 2019

Great late night dining after game @ Chase Field. The Beef Gringo and Mahi Mahi taco were delicious!! See you tomorrow! Great drink & service by Sean!!!!

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Veronica Page

2 August 2019

Great place, great food GREAT PEOPLE!! Love my new friends Mike & Brenda!! Love you guys, -Veronica Page Aviator Hotel Bar in Anchorage, Alaska!!

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Katie Sutton

26 July 2019

Molly and Alfredo were wonderful, and the food and cocktails were amazing!

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Bailey B.

25 July 2019

Loves these tacos. My personal favorite is the carne asada taco and the chicken taco but haven't had a bad one yet! Perfect place to stop by for tacos and a drink before games, concerts, and other events downtown. Also queso is really good, Texan approved. More...

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Kaylee O.

25 July 2019

Great staff. Great food!! Bartender was the best with our large group. If your in the area stop in for great drinks and great food.

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Marcelline Cerato

19 July 2019

Mahi mahi tacos with mango are tasty.

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Kathey Wagner

8 July 2019

Amazing food and an awesome service team. Locally-owned and community-minded! Great place to go before games or anytime with the fam. ✌

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Jimmie L. Beard

1 July 2019

You just can't miss out on stopping here to eat when you are downtown. The best tacos anywhere! Go experience it. for yourself. You won't be disappointed.

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Leene M.

29 June 2019

Amazing. The owner or manager, y'all man with glasses ,of the establishment was friendly and welcoming. Took the time out to check on us, described the beers on tap, food on the menu, and the salsas, which were extremely delicious. Oh, an what can I say about their michelada..... best I've had in a long time. Enjoyed every minute I had here during the break from our daughters volleyball tournament. More...

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Amy O.

28 June 2019

My tacos were on point... good chunks of meat, great flavor, tasty green chili! And the water misters were a plus with this blazin heat.

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Crystal H.

27 June 2019

The green butcher taco, the gringo taco, the taquitos, the carne asada burrito, the fish tacos, the margarita, ALL of it... was SO GOOD. This is the best food we've had in Phoenix and you should absolutely go and enjoy it. The ambiance is fun too! We even got shirts because their style is that awesome. More...

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Mario Castillo

24 June 2019

Some of the best Tacos I have ever eaten and awesome service.

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Jodi Norman

23 June 2019

Love this place would recommend to anyone.

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Jessica A.

21 June 2019

Traveled to Sedona and we made a trip to Phoenix to see the city life here and this was the highlight of the Phoenix trip. We got the carne asad fries (way bigger than expected), 2 carne asad tacos, and a maui wowie taco. The corn tortillas were crispy and delicious!! The mango habanero sauce is sooo good and pairs great w the maui wowie. Honestly that salsa could go on everything, it's the bomb. I ate a taco and a half with some fries and was stuffed. More...

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Stefanie M.

21 June 2019

Great outdoor restaurant; food was awesome. Their homemade salsa is to die for. Our first time going there was before a baseball game. I would recommend either going way before a game or popular event downtown. Service was still excellent yet there were tons of customers. Highly recommend this restaurant. More...

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Lisa Wright

18 June 2019

What can I say...tacos! Real good !

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Michael D.

7 June 2019

We arrived at Chase Field for a L.A. Dodgers game. We decided to walk around downtown near the stadium and found this great taco joint. My wife had the Layered Taco Salad with chicken and said it was so good.  I had 3 tacos. The Green Butcher, the Pork Belly and the Sloppy Jose. All 3 tacos were amazing. My favorite would definately be the Green Butcher. This is definately a great spot to hang out waiting for the gates to open. More...

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Stacey Liston

6 June 2019

Great location and great food!

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Emily Casey

5 June 2019

The food was amazing! I recommend the Sloppy José Taco!

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Al Torres

5 June 2019

Tacfos and Margaritas!! Great place nice and friendly bartenders.

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Gia Stephen Roughton

2 June 2019

Fun time and cheap prices

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Nancy H.

26 May 2019

Great! Customer service love love their tacos, the lady who assisted us gave us the option to get mix tacos got 6   beef, chicken, carnitas, fish (2types) delicious my favorites, rice and beans. Definitely coming back refreshing lemonade. Love their decoration and location parking is around and public transportation. The only thing Why I didn't give 5 full starts is because the bathroom didn't have baby changing but overall they are 5 More...

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Tony Costabile

25 May 2019

carne asada tacos were fantastic. great little corner bar

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Susan Kriebel Diaz

25 May 2019

braised beef tacos were yummy

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Brandie C.

16 May 2019

Best tacos I've had since moving here 8 years ago! Ima Cali girl so great Mexican food is something I stay craving!! I found my go to place. Willies taco joint is bomb.com  I will always make my way here!! More...

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Mark S.

1 May 2019

Great place to have food and a beer before a.        D Back game.   The only thing I don't like is they don't have servers,  you have to go to the bar to order food and drinks.

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Jody Johnson Zavala

28 April 2019

Yummy breakfast burrito!!

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Jason W.

26 April 2019

My favorite pregame spot. Mango Habanero Salsa is really good. Bartenders are all super nice.

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Jonathan B.

25 April 2019

Pretty decent casual tacos and Mexican food. I thought the prices were fine and the service was good. I ordered the lunch combo: sloppy Jose taco, black bean and corn chimi, and shredded beef enchilada with green sauce. It also came with rice, beans, and a fountain drink all for $10.99! There seems to be a lot of criticism of the prices in the reviews, but I thought I got a pretty great deal. The salsa bar was a nice addition and they prepackage the salsa, so it made it easy to take it to go. Food came out hot and fresh! More...

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David Taylor

20 April 2019

Fun place great prices. Great service!

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Janai Doty

10 April 2019

amazing customer experience

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Rich Atwood

10 April 2019

wonderful food good staff

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Jason Cronan

9 April 2019

Outstanding service and system to get food and cocktails to the people

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Karyn R.

7 April 2019

Great visitors bar. We were in town for the Sox series and were pleasantly surprised with how many Sox fans there were here they seem to cater to the visiting team with the music great service a food  is great for quick bite before the game

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Fred B.

3 April 2019

Best place for a couple Carne Asada tacos before the Sun's game. Joe is a more than competent server/taco-slinger.

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Robbin G.

25 March 2019

Awesome place to eat. Cecilia (manager) is the best! Thank you girl! Great food, great shots, great time!

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Wes B.

21 March 2019

My wife and I had lunch here today. The ambiance was pretty cool. We're not from the area so the open atmosphere was really nice. The music was a little... bro-ie, but I think that may also be because it's so near the stadium. Seating was decent. There was enough room for groups of 2 and I even saw a group of 6 enjoying lunch comfortably. There's a salsa bar where you can grab your own little salsa cups. I tried the Pico and the mango habanero. The Pico was great. Super fresh and tasty. The mango habanero was super sweet. I love mangos but it was a bit much for me. I got the pork belly minus arugula, 2 traditional carnitas, and the Baja fish. My wife got 2 Gringos and 2 Maui Wowie's. The Baja was alright. Tasted a little like frozen fish and salad mix from a bag, but it was ok. The pork belly was great. A little in the sweet side, but I didn't hate it. The carnitas were delicious. Simple and good. I also really liked the tortillas. They tasted fresh. My wife said she enjoyed hers as well. It was a bit on the pricy side. $38 for 8 tacos and glasses of water. All in all, I liked it, but I don't know if we would be back if we were in the area again. More...

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Anna G.

12 March 2019

Came on taco Tuesday and it did not disappoint! The gringo taco was one of the best tacos I've ever had; very simple but made fresh and the shell was crispy and homemade. The lobster soup is definitely worth it - extremely flavorful and comes out hot! Mimosas were wonderful as well as the margaritas (but the flavored ones are very sweet). Definitely not overpriced, you're getting great quality for a good price. The service was also some of the best around. Very helpful and friendly (and moved the heat lamp for us)! Definitely coming back here next time I'm in Phoenix. More...

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Cameron Peterson

9 March 2019

Some of the best fish taco I’ve had.

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Natalie C.

8 March 2019

Decided to try this place on Ash Wednesday because I couldn't eat meat. They have really good fish tacos rice and beans. They have a salsa bar where you can pick your own salsa. Their mango habanero salsa is a must try . More...

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John K.

24 February 2019

This was a cool little spot on a strip with some other bars. The place was nice and spacious. They had a full bar which was cool. I ended up ordering tacos to go and got a couple of each of the regular kinds. They were pretty good but not like amazing by any means. Maybe it was because I got them to go but they were very dry. However the salsa selection they had was fantastic and helped a bunch with the dryness. Def worth trying and I would try again and maybe try something else on the menu. It was priced ok I think a little high for what it was. More...

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JM Car

22 February 2019

Awsome carne asada tacos...exelent service , very friendly staff. I'll be back !!!

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Thomas Straughan

21 February 2019

Tacos sumptuous cool decor and service with a smile . Thanks ladies.

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Julie O.

20 February 2019

Great food what a surprise! Service was good food was hot and delicious the red chili enchiladas sauce is so flavorful and fantastic.

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Bryan Holguin

18 February 2019

Kinda pricey but the food was good.

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Joshua Juarez

14 February 2019

Tacos done right in downtown Phoenix.

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Jason Brewster

13 February 2019

great food and service would be baxk

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Steve Puzas

13 February 2019

Great food friendly staff fun atmosphere! a must when downtown!

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Kelly K.

9 February 2019

I had their food for the first time at the Strong Beer Festival. Oh my gosh so delicious! The bean, cheese and chili quesadilla was on point! They have delicious beans. We had chicken and pork tacos as well as green chili mac & cheese that was absolutely delicious. Excellent pairing with a variety of beers at the festival. Highly recommend! I can't wait to go and see them at their store! More...

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Erica Wharton

6 February 2019

I had Baja fish tacos with mango salsa and a prickly pear margarita, they were both delicious. The bartender, Cecilia was super friendly and gave great recommendations.

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Kirsten G.

6 February 2019

I can honestly say that these are some of the best tacos I've ever had. I had the Maui Wowie, which in my opinion is a perfect fish taco. Flavorful, perfectly balanced, and the tortillas are sublime. In fact, all of the tortillas (they were different for each taco) were some of the best I've ever tasted, and I lived in Central America for a year. We also tried the Sloppy José, the shrimp taco, and the pork belly (I don't remember what they were called), and we were not disappointed even a little bit. Also, ask about the lobster chowder. It's so good!We were there on a Tuesday afternoon, so it was pretty chill. We were able to sit at the bar and shoot the sh*t with the staff, and we just had a fantastic time. I can't recommend this place highly enough. We'll be going back often. More...

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Jessica P.

5 February 2019

My family loves the tacos here! We have been trying to find a taco place closer to home but no one can even come close to willies taco joint. While it can be costly the food portions and taste are worth it. All of the staff members have been friendly. More...

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Kela G.

24 January 2019

Let me start by saying... BEST authentic tacos I've had in a long time. My mom and I were on a hunt for some good tacos and I came across Willie's! This place is a nice outdoor restaurant with lots of bar and regular seating. You order at the counter and then take a seat and wait for your food to be brought to you. Don't judge me but I came to this restaurant 3 times in 5 days. That's how good it is. After briefly glancing at the menu, I decided on carne asada tacos, and couldn't have made a better choice. The meat is tender, juicy and flavorful...what more could you ask for? One thing I'm curious about is why this place isn't more crowded. I've gone on Friday and Saturday nights, and the restaurant still only has about 5-6 people max. Not complaining, but people are missing out! Come to Willie's! Not to mention the TVs they have so you can watch current sports games! UPDATE: I come here so often now, some of the staff know me lol. This will always be my close go to place for tacos in my area More...

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Adam D.

17 January 2019

Well, I don't say this about Mexican very often but it could use a bit more salt.  Good flavors well balanced.  The experience is great, downtown Phoenix on the street dining in an awsome atmosphere.  Order at the counter from a friendly lady, food served quickly delivered to your table.  Clean (ish).  The carne asada taco was really good, I love the way it was cooked.  The green butcher taco has a very unique flavor, hard to describe, not really vinegary or citrus or sweet or spicy but kinda all of them wrapped together.  The tortilla blew apart but still a good flavor.  The rice was basic.  The beans are good, nice flavor good texture and I love the cheese on top. More...

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Donald Allan

22 December 2018

food was amazing and worth the wait. while not busy I did have to go and inquire about my order after nearly 40 minutes. took another 15 after they realized they didn't have my order. Once I got my burrito. I was SO GLAD I waited, it was so delicious. More...

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T B.

13 December 2018

Awesome place to pregame Suns or Diamond Backs. Good was awesome and drinks cheap.  Will be back for every game !!!

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Claudia Brandao-Holmes

3 December 2018

Overall a great experience.

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Mike M.

25 November 2018

Great little place in downtown Phoenix between TSR arena and Chase field. Great open air environment and a lot of thought and care was put into the place. A lot of options at the salsa bar. Definitely worth stopping by if your in the area. My group really liked the place! More...

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Eric Z.

12 November 2018

What an awesome shop here in downtown Phoenix. I tried these guys out Friday night and was not disappointed. The service was super friendly and helpful, the dining area was clean and comfortable, and the Big Burrito lived up to its name, with Carne Asada, Carnitas, Beans, Sour Cream, and Cheese (I took off the guacamole and pico de geo).Two gentlemen running the front were super helpful and welcoming to a new customer. My burrito filled me up more then needed, lol. Keep up the good work here. More...

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Chris Miller

10 November 2018

Awesome food and location.

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Jesse P.

5 November 2018

Great tacos.  Full bar.  Fresh salsa.  Chill atmosphere.  TVs to watch the game.  What more do you need?

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Donna Pickering

27 October 2018

Rolled tacos. Excellent and they have my favorite. Pepsi

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Tim Tylitzki

25 October 2018

They have delicious tacos. One of the best selections in downtown Phoenix. An amazing salsa bar selection as well. Friendly staff

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Victoria D.

25 October 2018

If you haven't tried Willie's Taco Joint yet -you are truly missing out! They were our food truck of choice at our Conception Art Show in Phoenix - at the Unexpected Venue on October 20th. They were definitely a HUGE hit at the show!We - Conception - provided an appetizer hour for our guests utilizing their amazing food - and people were coming back to get 10 to 20 tacos at a time once they tried the samplers! Gotta love it.The staff of Willie's are incredibly friendly, so accommodating and easy to work with that I would recommend them for any catering event that you may have. Plus you can always check out their restaurant too if you just want to stop by and have fabulous food!They aren't Award Winners for nothing! Check them out - you'll be happy you did.They will definitely be my go-to food truck any time we do an event in Phoenix!Thank you Willies for making our event even better - you rock! More...

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Brandy Johnson

21 October 2018

Great place to grab a bite and a drink near all the main attractions downtown, especially if you're riding the light rail.

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Aaron Bowles

21 October 2018

The food was great. Good portions at great prices. The drinks were great too!

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Jon English

14 October 2018

fun vibe! margarita was strong!!

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Albert Shank

9 October 2018

Great chicken tacos. Great location. Cheap compared to other places nearby. Margaritas are strong!

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Fred Branin

7 October 2018

This taco place has great tacos and location, location,location the manager and our server made us feel very welcome right before we headed to the Phoenix Suns basketball game. The meat in the Carne Asada taco tasted like bits of filet mignon . More...

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Aurora Salas

27 September 2018

omg my nephew and I tried it for the 1st time yesterday.... wow definitely be going back for the Pimp my Shrimp tacos.... nephew lived the carne asada ones

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Rick Tovar

20 September 2018

Great braised beef tacos!

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Efren Joshua Alvarez

20 September 2018

Right across the street from Chase Field. Great service, great price and great food

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Trang Pham-Trunkenbolz

20 September 2018

Great service, great food, and amazing atmosphere

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David Long

25 August 2018

Great food and friendly staff!

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Shannon Marsden

22 August 2018

Great food, great service, great atmosphere!

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Bud Chase

22 August 2018

The street tacos were very, very good. Great pre-game stop!!

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Lish Hawk

16 August 2018

Environment was awesome, the customer service was awesome! All around a great place. The tacos are some of the best tacos I’ve had in a long time

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Rick Mitchell

9 August 2018

I thought the menu was a good selection of good and there specials were great. The tacos were good. Highly recommended

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Kris Stephenson

9 August 2018

Was in town for a conference. Great taco's and great service!

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Ruben Ramirez

9 August 2018

Street tacos were great! House Margarita was awesome!!

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Sheila Ahmadnia

9 August 2018

Drinks bomb and food good reasonable
Chill back spot

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Carolyn Green

9 August 2018

Excellent tacos great margarita

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Holly Oeding Nichols

9 August 2018

The Mahi Mahi Taco was magical! Great salsa selection, cool vibe.

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Michael Nicolas

9 August 2018

Quick and accurate service after a game. can’t beat it!

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Jimmy-Shelley Kennedy

9 August 2018

Very cool bar great drinks and food

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Anthony Lieb

9 August 2018

We only stoped by for a Margarita maybe next time we will try out the Tacos �

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Corey Tarango

9 August 2018

Great place to stop and grab a bite before the game. $2 tacos on tuesdays!

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Sam Teang

9 August 2018

The house margaritas are bomb, great staff , great location

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Danielle Kissick Smith

9 August 2018

Good food and drinks...had carne asada fries and tacos for dinner then peach margaritas

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Mike Bushong

9 August 2018

Great place to find, great food.
We had the Mahi Mahi Taco, Fatty, and Shrimp Guacamole.
A must to try is the Mango Habanero sauce, we put it on everything.

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Toni Algustowski

9 August 2018

stopped her for my honeys birthday before the game I give this place 10 thumbs up x infinity great food and beer

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Lucia Guerra

9 August 2018

I won a couple of tickets and dinner for 2 at Willie's taco joint. I have to say the food was absolutely delicious and the experience eating there was great. Loved the steak and shrimp burrito. I would definitely recommend it to everyone. More...

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Mark Jackson

9 August 2018

One of the best damn burgers I've ever had in probably 30 years ,well worth every dime if you're in the area you must stop,great atmosphere ,friendly people ,great food, and reasonably priced.

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Bill Birmingham

9 August 2018

Excellent

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Brad Coleman

9 August 2018

Some of the best food around. By far the best wood oven pizzas ever! Great atmosphere to relax and have a cold beer. They have all the football games on tons of tvs. Definitely recommend Coach &Willie's. More...

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Scott Sendelbach

9 August 2018

Loved the DEEP EDDY bucket drink.

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Brian Deering

9 August 2018

Great location and great food... I'll definitely be back

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Patty Jendrysik Brown

6 August 2018

recommended by a friend and we were NOT disappointed! Great street tacos, awesome atmosphere. The bartender - she rocked it (stopped in before our first diamondbacks game this past Sunday)

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Brianna M.

6 August 2018

Order carne asada fries for delivery & omg delicious! Big portion too! Worth the money! Was super full but still ate every bite

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Tee M.

27 July 2018

Had combo with bean/corn chimi & gringo taco with beans & rice. Honey had Del Mar y Tierra burrito!  And margaritas! Delicious. And great service!

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Priscilla M.

23 July 2018

Tacos were phenomenal! All 3 of us ate everything and left nothing on our plates. Highly recommend for quick, but great, food and service.

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Jessica B.

8 July 2018

Good tacos. Not a lot of seating inside. Good place to stop for tacos and beer before/after a game.

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Jennifer H.

5 July 2018

Nice gem of a place near the convention center!  The food is excellent and priced right!  Not a large place but if it's nice you can sit outside! Highly recommend the burritos and margaritas! More...

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Darryl B.

26 June 2018

Wow excellent lunch pricing. The meal was so delicious, service amazing. Centered right next to Chase field you can hop on light rail.

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Blaine K.

18 June 2018

Tacoabout flavor! This cute little taco spot was just what I needed for workday lunch. I got four tacos, carne asada (2), green butcher and pork belly. The carne asade taco has warm corn tortilla with onions and cilantro (so yummy went back for a second). The pork belly has great balance of pineapples to go with the bbq sauce. The green butcher was eh (still devoured it) however the pork was a little dry. Wouldn't get it again. I added the rice and beans to the tacos but that was just unnecessary with that much food, plus they were pretty basic. The place has loads of sauces like verde, jalapeño avocado, pico, salsa, allah dat! So if you're a greedy one like me it's perfect. V friendly staff and great seating. Really wanted to try the carne asada fries may have to come back for that. Overall would recommend More...

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Malu M.

10 June 2018

Great food, great drinks and cool spot! Derek (sp) was the host/manager and he was absolutely awesome! Very kind and attentive!!

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Christine M.

6 June 2018

I had the carnitas street tacos with chips and guacamole yesterday.  I am a huge fan of guacamole and theirs was really good! The carnitas tacos were average.  I would eat them again but they just didn't have that wow factor you crave for. More...

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Kate S.

2 June 2018

This is my new favorite Mexican restaurant,  although it is hardly that. It's a few tables and a bar, but adorable. You order at the counter and find a seat. The waitress was kind and friendly,  making suggestions that worked out great. I had Nachos with chicken and for $10.50, I thought it was expensive...that is until the order came. My friend and I shared it and couldn't finish it all! If you like heat, add the mango/habenero (spelling? Ugh) sauce, if not, use the jalapeno avacado sauce. I used both! If you really feel bold, pair it with a habenaro margarita! Conveniently located, literally steps from the light rail, a must stop for your Phoenix day out. Enjoy! More...

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Amber Capritta

27 May 2018

Love it

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Mary S.

14 May 2018

Great Experience on the way home from the teacher, "Walk out Capitol" events. They were slammed but handled it well. The food was good and the place has a good vibe. Great stop over for DBACKS game nights and other DT events. More...

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Mayra A.

8 May 2018

This review is solely based on the tacos. I ordered 2 carne asada tacos, and I must say they were pretty good. The tortillas were cooked to give a perfect crunch and I was pleased to see the cilantro and onion weren't mixed together because I love cilantro, but haaaaaaaate onions. Haha the meat in my opinion had room for better flavor, but none the less still very good. I would say it's worth your time to check them out. More...

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Scott B.

3 May 2018

Great food and a fun and neighborhood friendly environment.  Also the taco salad that I just learned is on the menu is great.

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PrincessCandyEmpire S.

29 April 2018

BACKGROUNDI first heard about Willie's Taco Joint after attending the Arizona Ultimate Women's Expo a year ago. I was with my friend, Eva, and she wanted to try it.WILLIE'S TACO JOINT, THE STORY, & SERVICE EXPERIENCEWillie's Taco Joint, is the artsy, casual counterpart to the downtown Phoenix sports bar, Coach's Corner, co-owned by Eric Stoltz, in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.Willie's Taco Joint is on the southeast corner of Jefferson and Third, across the street from the Phoenix Convention Center.I absolutely love the Dia De Los Muertos/street art vibe of Willie's Taco Joint, painted by Lalo Cota. Cota, who specializes in spray-painting murals, explained the process that brought Willie's walls to life. Cota said he worked with them on ideas and came back with sketches. He spray painted the artwork based on those initial sketches. Willie's Taco Joint has a very very hip and fresh feeling, and there is a nice patio setup too.It's a very casual do-it-yourself order at the counter situation, where they take your order and give you a number. Every time I've been, the same adorable server has been there: She's kind of a cashier/bartender/jack of all trades. I totally love her positive attitude. Stoltz said that he switched from a full service to self-serve to avoid some of the payroll costs after the changes in the Arizona minimum wage increases.The one specialties of Willie's Taco Joint is their soft tacos, with their fresh tortillas. I love their Maui Wowie, which I get every time, and the last time I tried their pulled pork taco. I have to admit, the pork was hard to chew, unfortunately, which is disappointing because the flavor was very good.Another specialty is their hot sauce bar. There are 6-8 choices at any given time. The last time, I tried the mango habanera and the avocado jalapeño. YUMMY!There is also a full bar and they have a bunch of flavored margaritas and mimosas too. I got the mango mimosas, which were very delicious and really hit the spot.I think Willie's Taco Joint is very cute and fun, but there's not much air circulation and it can get a little hot and stuffy in parts. Also, if you look up, it's very dusty/dirty. Both of which give an authentic Mexico vibe, but it's not in Mexico, it's in the downtown of one of the biggest cities in the United States.CONCLUSION Although this is not a place I would specifically drive downtown to eat at, Willies Taco Joint is solid place to grab some super fresh and creative tacos with great flavors. The drinks are great too. The service is fantastic.I will definitely be back.4/5 RECOMMEND OF NOTE*Parking is metered or garage parking.*For more information: williestacojoint.com More...

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Tony F.

22 April 2018

Fun place to go after a Diamondbacks game. Lot's of people around, good food and drink.

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Crystal L.

14 April 2018

Delicious tacos. Cold beer. Friendly service. Outdoors with plenty of fans to keep cool.

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Brandon H.

13 April 2018

This by far is the best tacos I've ever had, I've worked in the industry for the past 4 years and I'm impressed by the carnitas tacos. Cheap drinks and amazing food. The manager Derek was super chill and great at his job, whoever the owner is, good job on the hire. Super personable and knowledgeable on the menu. I don't have much to say except I'm extremely impressed . More...

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Roddy G.

3 April 2018

We are from Cali and it's a good place for some quick drinks and tacos before the game. Salsa is bomb and we hope to see the Dodgers beat the d bags

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Daniel S.

30 March 2018

I HIGHLY recommend this place before and/or after an Arizona Diamondbacks game (obviously not during, because duh, you should go to the game itself, as Willie's is right next door to Chase Field)! The food is reasonably priced (get the Carne Asada burrito, as you can never go wrong with Carne Asada)! The flavor is phenomenal! And the cost is beyond worth it! Also you can pick from like 900 different salsas to add to your burrito. So every time you visit you can get a classic favorite, while also trying something new!Like most places in Downtown Phoenix, drinks are over priced, but not as much as Chase Field! However, the selling point is the service paired with the crowd size!!! The service is fantastic! You can get your drinks, right as you order; and food within a few minutes! The servers are friendly! And the atmosphere that both create is AWESOME! Also, the crowds are not stupid busy, so it makes for an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere, but extremely fun environment!I've only been here a couple times but plan on coming back many many more times; as should you! More...

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Kyra C.

25 March 2018

The chips and salsa are amazing to start off! Perfect crisp on the chips and salsa you can shovel in your mouth. They have unique tacos and the burritos are delicious. I had the carne asada burrito with beans and rice and it was so good that I ate half and saved half for later! More...

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Beverly B.

22 March 2018

Perfect place to grab food before the baseball game, event at Talking Stick or if your at the Convention Center.  The Green Butcher is my favorite and I love the salsa bar and the fact that they are in individual cups so no ones hands are all over my salsa.

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Armando Morales

11 March 2018

April is awesome! April, April, April April is awesomeaa

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Cheri P.

2 March 2018

Went there before the PINK concert.  It's counter service only. Nice staff & the chicken nachos were excellent and enough for more than one person!  Chips, salsa & guac were really good!  The chips were thicker than normal but delicious. It was a great reasonable priced place to catch a quick bite before an event. More...

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Heather O.

28 February 2018

Tasty tacos!! Salsa so good it makes you drool! My husband and I love this spot!! Can't wait to try more of the menu soon.

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Jason G.

24 February 2018

Price is right and the food is great. I'm a fan of the carnitas. Owner/chef is super friendly. Highly recommend.

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Christina N.

18 February 2018

This place was pleasant. I enjoyed trying the Green Butcher taco. Delicious. On my next stop I wanna try the Pork Belly Taco I hear it's good. The only bad thing about my first trip here was they didn't have Wild Tonic Tropical Tumeric on tap. And the bottles cost $12 each. That's why I'm only giving 4 stars. Lol More...

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Mike B.

10 February 2018

Food is Great! So is the Mango Habanero sauce. Everything tasted awesome.We had the Mahi Mahi Fish Taco, Shrimp Guacamole Chips, and the Fatty BurritoWe will come back again when in the area by the Phoenix Convention Center or Chase Ballpark.

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Michael H.

28 January 2018

This is an awesome Taco Shop. The cooks definately know what they are doing The Carne Asada Taco is a must have and make sure to try the fresh cut fries. Cecilia is an amazing person who always goes above and beyond to make each visit an amazing experience. This is a 5 plus place More...

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Brenda A.

28 January 2018

Greatest tacos in Phoenix!!  This place is friendly with great food and drinks!! Outdoor sitting but inside also has an outdoor feel. If you want a great taco then come to this place!!! More...

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Michelle T.

22 January 2018

A great place for simple yet delicious food.  It was a chilly night when we arrived - the owner went over and above to bring us heaters and make our table comfortable. Will definitely return when I'm back in town. More...

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Shaikenya Williams

17 January 2018

I had the Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos! Absolutely Amazing!

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Joe B.

16 November 2017

Just moved into the area, was looking for a place that was open at 11pm (there was a suns game) and ended up here. After eating four tacos four different ways l, I know I'll be back! They all had tons of flavor and the hot red salsa added even more. More...

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Xavier C.

6 November 2017

I've always wanted to stop in at Willie's Taco Joint in downtown Phoenix but every time I would be in the area, there would be a game that day so this joint was always crowded. This past weekend, I rode the light rail for an event and got off right by this taco place. Downtown was quiet since no games were scheduled so decided to stop in. I didn't have a taco but decided to order French Fries and an iced tea. April was great as a bartender. Fries were tasty. I will definitely have to stop in and try a taco or entree here. Cheers*** More...

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Davor B.

23 October 2017

Very friendly service. Had a few drinks here before Kings-Suns game. Micheladas are great, margaritas were ok. The wife had two tacos, I had a "fatty" burrito, both were excellent. A little surprising how empty the place was especially on a game day, but I couldn't complain. Overall, definitely would come back for a "pre-game" here any time, basketball or baseball. Location is great! More...

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Matheus D.

15 October 2017

Great California Burrito! Great ambient and service good. I recommend as a great option. Oss

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Frank T.

8 October 2017

Really great spot with amazing art all around you. Best advice - sit at the bar, great service. The open air setup really reminds me of sitting in a cantina in Mexico. Absolutely awesome place to spend an afternoon watching football. Decent tequila selection, good micheladas and good food from the kitchen. More...

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Brian F.

5 October 2017

Visiting for a convention and saw this on yelp- the green taco is indeed worth the visit with a decent quantity of perfectly prepared pork. The other dishes are also quite good- I tried the black bean and my colleague the pollo taco salad More...

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Kathy L.

30 September 2017

The food was outstanding, my margarita was very good, and the vibe was perfectly relaxed and chill.  Service was also very good and the employees friendly.  To top all that off, the prices are beyond reasonable.  Wish my stay in Phoenix was longer so I could try more of the menu! More...

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David H.

25 September 2017

A carne asade taco the Mexican way is perfect after a Diamondbacks game. This place is small and I'd imagine it can get crowded but it's a short walk from the ballpark and a must try for tacos after a game or anytime really. If I lived in Phoenix I'd be at this place all the time. More...

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Mallory S.

22 September 2017

Really, really like this place!!! Considering the proximity to the stadiums, they are a great find for the money!!!! Offer happy hour 2-5pm and have specials on many drinks. $5 rum and diets for this girl pre-game. Also- I generally steer clear of salads at Mexican based restaurants. Do not take that route here. I highly recommend the taco salad with carne and the chili lime vinaigrette $8. It is absolutely delicious and very filling. Tacos sold ala carte for $3.50-$4.50 each. Also some delicious burrito and app options. More...

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Kimberlie H.

15 September 2017

Have been walking past this place soo many times when walking to Chase Field. Finally decided to go in the other day which I don't regret. The food and drinks were awesome! I would recommend their taco salad, it was sooo delicious. Also their mango habanero, super good! Will definitely come back next time it's Baseball time! More...

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Wendi A.

4 September 2017

Tacos are delicious and margaritas are great! It's a packed spot, so don't expect to be able to find a seat inside. However, the food is more than worth it.

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Tim D.

31 August 2017

Tried the pork belly tacos.  Nice portion to enjoy lunch.  Easy to find on 3rd & Jefferson.

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Rob M.

18 August 2017

I was looking for a small, local taco/burrito place that tasted like a homemade meal with decent ingredients.  I didn't want a chain, or an upscale place or a cheap place  - I just wanted tasty food that seemed like it was made with real ingredients with price a secondary consideration.  The hotel I was staying at recommended this place and they were right on!  I ordered a bean, cheese, rice burrito with avacados (I think it was an off menu item) with no beverages and it was right on. This is *not* the place for someone who wants a foodie experience or a nice sit down restaurant, but for me who likes small Mexican food places when I am on the road -- it was perfect.  I will be back the next time I am in Phoenix! More...

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Brian M.

13 August 2017

Tacos are top notch.   The carne asada Mexican style are my favorite.  I eat here before every game or event.

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Aaron B.

3 August 2017

Good location for the convention center and arenas.  Nice open air street food feel.  The tacos are good,  but the Carne Asada is tri-tip and excellent!

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Gee L.

25 June 2017

Late night beer soaker upper place. Great service and nice art work/lighting. The place had some other drunk people mingling around. Sometimes you don't want to sit down and go through all that rigmarole when you can grab a taco and fill the void. This place serves that purpose. More...

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Jason H.

25 June 2017

Stopped in before the game today. Got my food quick and it was Tasty. The bartender Derek was very nice.

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DB W.

14 June 2017

I visited this place twice while I was in town and had about 9 of the items on the menu! You should definitely check out this taco joint. I didn't take pictures of every thing but definitely a place I will visit again. More...

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Brandon G.

21 May 2017

This was my first time in Phoenix, and to be totally honest, I made it a point to keep my expectations in check upon my arrival. To put it lightly, this city has impressed. Willies played in integral role in my wonderful experience during my short stay. The service was nothing short of phenomenal. Cecilia walked me through the menu and was both patient and delightful. The choices are many here. The margarita I ordered was fantastic, and the food was even better. Pro tip: (lol) The braised beef tacos are an absolute delicacy. The food came out very quickly, the vibe was nice and relaxed, and the location was perfect. Even management came by and checked on us twice which did not go unnoticed. Willies is clearly making an effort at every level and you would do yourself a grave disservice to drop through Phoenix without stopping by this place. As if she didn't already do enough, Cecilia even gave us nightlife and entertainment recommendations that turned out to be an absolute blast! Just trust me on this one folks, stop by Willies; you won't regret it. More...

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T. J. M.

14 May 2017

The tacos are good, margaritas are strong.  Prices are reasonable.  Nice patio.  I liked the Baja taco a lot, two should fill you up.

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Paco T.

5 May 2017

Great place, relaxed mood, reasonable price for great food and the location is awesome.

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Meghan M.

15 March 2017

Delicious tacos, loved the salsa, and the margaritas were delicious!!! Not to mention the artwork  and scenery is beautiful!!! Thank you for the wonderful service and fun time. I will definitely be back!! :) More...

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Love P.

10 March 2017

Awesome tacos! Great service, friendly fast passed atmosphere. Came for lunch with my hubby. Will be back to try the burritos and a house margarita as I hear they are amazing!

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Kyle Z.

2 March 2017

Really good place if you're in the mood for tacos. The salsa bar is awesome too and the guac has a nice kick to it.

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Mary R.

27 February 2017

My friend wanted to check out this new taco spot and I'm glad we did! Beautiful Sunday afternoon, 65degree weather, patio seating and a good Mexican beer made for a pretty awesome day. I literally could spend all day there, perfect location by Chase field and a good people watching spot. Our server was attentive but not overbearing. A great spot that wasn't too crowded and could still get a table on the patio. Food was pretty good too, check out the pictures of the menu. I had two pollo tacos with a flour tortilla and you can choose between Mexican or American style. The tacos were $4/each and then beans and rice were additional $2, not bad. I could see this place being a go-to for a few beers and chips/salsa. More...

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Nora V.

24 February 2017

Willies has some beautiful Urban art all over it's walls. I love that they used a local talent. I will be darkening their door for their yummy tacos & cocktails at all of my trips to the Dbacks park this summer. Can't wait!

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Jonathan K.

24 February 2017

This a great place!!! Went in for dinner after our conference at the convention center. Service was great, you order and then grab a seat. I ordered two tacos, the Pork Belly (which was very tasty) and the Green Butcher (okay but not as good as the Pork Belly Taco). The meat was tender and very full, I recommend getting 2 tacos. There is a salsa bar, not a lot of seating indoors, mostly outside on the street. Great for dinner, great food, nice decor and great service! Wholeheartedly recommend!!! More...

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Merichelle V.

21 February 2017

The decor- artsy, Dio de los Muertos meets Phoenician- was enough to lure us in on a game day, because honestly, what is a better pre-game food than tacos?! Tucked in at a corner near a parking garage, across the street from the Convention Center, I was surprised it wasn't more busy, even for a weekday. We decided to give their specialty tacos a try and ordered a fish taco and pork belly taco. Shockingly, it was like tasting tacos from two different vendors! The fish taco was bland and had two much breading, and I simply couldn't eat it. But the pork belly was delicious! It had some heat and a tangy sauce that encased the tender pork belly- and it worked! They also had a homemade salsa bar and I personally liked the mango relish to compliment it, too. When the manager, Eric, came and asked how the food was, I was honest with him. He took the feedback very seriously and asked if we were open to trying another one of their specialties - the Green Butcher. I liked! If you enjoy green chili, this is probably your taco. I didn't love it as much as the pork belly, but it had a distinct flavor profile which was a notable improvement compared to the fish taco. I would be open to going back, especially because they have good drink specials for being downtown, and they are just starting out. They definitely have some recipes that deliver good tacos and the ambience offers a nice alternative to a sea of trendy, overpriced eateries in that area. We live in one of the best taco places in America, for tacos, it's a tough market to be in! More...

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E M.

16 February 2017

The tacos were phenomenal and the service was attentive and very friendly, despite the fact that they were hosting a private party while I was in there. I had a chance to meet the owner, who really took pride in his employees and all of those who helped open the restaurant. The atmosphere is awesome, I can't wait to come back when I go to a Diamondbacks game! -Love from LA, Lisa Jean More...

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Dyan H.

14 February 2017

Just visiting Phoenix for the weekend for a convention. This place is new, amazing and delicious. Not to mention fresh and healthy!

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Wayne E.

12 February 2017

Upon entering you immediately notice the festive feeling resulting from the decor, the brightly colored antique wood planks on wall behind bar, and the spray paint artwork decorating main dining room and many other areas.  The rainbow of colors combined with the open layout and extensive patio create the feel of a real Mexican Fiesta!  Ordered one pork belly taco and one carne asada taco with a margarita.  I loved the tacos, especially the pork version, which included chunks of pineapple and a delicious sauce.  The margarita was delicious, the tacos were tasty, the service was very friendly, quick, and efficient...I can't wait to go back soon and often and eat my way thru the rest of their menu!  Willies Taco Joint is great new addition to  Downtown Phoenix and is definately worth a visit! More...

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Maria F.

9 February 2017

I've eaten here twice and both times I was not disappointed. There are not really any taco places within walking distance of the court buildings downtown. I was so happy to see this place open. The rolled tacos are a favorite of mine. Nice and crunch and come with a healthy dollop of guacamole. I've also had the chile braised beef which is really tasty. Do not leave without trying the mango salsa. Sweet and spicy, you will want to put it on everything. More...

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Kathryn H.

3 February 2017

Love this place!! Pork belly tacos and the Green Butcher taco are my favorites- soo good! As are both the mango and avocado salsas. Great atmosphere with cool spray painted murals and an awesome outdoor patio, and the manager is the best!! Glad I found this place before it's official opening because it's going to get popular very quickly. More...

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Joe D.

2 February 2017

havent been to the actual location yet but these guys served up the single best taco i had at last weeks Tacolandia festival, beating out like 20 other great places. can't wait to make my way to the actual restaurant More...

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Amber M.

30 January 2017

OMG!  When o die and if I make it to heaven, I am pretty sure I will end up here with this tacos and a beer!!  Got to try it!!  The Green Butcher is awesome!  AND!!!  They have a salsa bar! More...

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Landon B.

20 January 2017

Great food.  Great Price.  Porkbelly tacos were the best.  Check this place out if you are at the convention center.

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Robert W.

9 January 2017

Great food and atmosphere. The murals on the walls are fun and really entertaining.  The large outdoor patio is a perfect spot to enjoy the rolled tacos and a couple margaritas before the next Suns game.  A new 'must stop location' in d-town Phoenix. More...

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Tina N.

7 January 2017

Food was excellent! I would suggest  a medium soft drink instead of a small cup. If there was a bigger cup size it wasn't offered. Also need a hook in the ladies room to hang your purse. Love the look of the place and it's open patio, very clean and good music. It also has a nice open bar. Staff was friendly! Definitely will return. More...

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Ger Forbsie

27 October 2015

I loved this place great food and service! Please stay in Chandler or Gilbert!!

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Carole Halcott Hinkle

25 September 2015

Staff is super friendly and great happy hour prices!! Food is fabulous!! Must try their variety of mac n cheese's!!

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Dawn Johnson Hoyle

11 November 2014

Awesome food, at least you have Bud-Light

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Donna Slifer

7 November 2014

The very best!!!!!

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Lindsay-Scott Pobieglo

17 August 2014

Thank you thank you for help making my sister and brother in law's surprise/birthday party a HUGE success. Everything was TOP NOTCH!

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Debbie Dorris Hart

16 August 2014

Thanks Coach and Willies for the great night. You did an amazing job working in our large party at the last minute.

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Katie Williams

15 August 2014

Had the Ruben it was awesome and the fries where amazing and the waitress was very nice and the manager was great.

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Jay Jay Lomeli

9 August 2014

Love the atmosphere. ....

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Barbie Valenzuela

27 June 2014

Yummy food and yummy drinks!

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Danie DeKneef

27 June 2014

I love this place! Any time I visit AZ they go out of their way to make us feel at home. The bar has Center Ice, one call an hour before puck drop they make sure our game or games are on when we walk in. Service is outstanding, drinks are flowing and food is tasty. It's our watering hole every time we come to town!! More...

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Marybeth Jump Clark

27 June 2014

Great food. Good atmosphere. Love it.

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Tracey Brown Lanteigne

26 June 2014

Great menu! Nice location!

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Michele Ulrich

21 June 2014

and I know the cooks personally and they're fabulous

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Sherrie Cavalari

8 June 2014

Great service and perfect place to watch The Belmont Stakes and very good Pizza !!

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Marc Norman

30 April 2014

My go to place in Chandler!

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Kelly Siebert Detente

30 April 2014

I will be there soon!

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Jason Evans

18 March 2014

The lettuce wraps and the nachos are awesome. But bring your appetite, they have huge portions. I look forward to trying more great food here.

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Nana Evelyn

20 January 2014

We stumbled upon this place today for breakfast and thought the food was delicious and enjoyed a great bloody mary! All priced just right :) Definitely have a returning customer in us.

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Vicky Seiter

9 January 2014

Very tasty and a great venue for large or small parties, definitely a great place to watch sports

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Richard Welsh

29 December 2013

Love this place. Good food, friendly staff, and lots of sports!

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Alyssa Josephine Tovar

22 December 2013

They have really good homemade beer, food and customer service. I will definitely be back again.

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Wayne Evans

2 December 2013

Best sports, food, drinks, and staff in Chandler. Love the place!

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