Loading...

Please wait ...

T

Taqueria Jessy's

Triangle Trailer Courts, Virginia

(129)

Get a free quote from this professional

Get a free quote from this professional

Reviews (129)

Leave a review
5/5

129 customer reviews

Loading...
10 December 2019

Food is always fresh, delicious, and the service is always stellar. Shout out to the folks in the kitchen who are always cranking out orders in record time whenever I stop by. You guys are the real MVPs!

Reviewed on Yelp

30 November 2019

Perfect! I'm from Florida and have been missing my Hispanic food. All I've been running into are American Spanish food and ugh hate it. But this place from the service, music, to the food makes me feel at home. Yummy! Perfect tacos! Everything was delicious. Love it, and will be returning More...

Reviewed on Yelp

28 November 2019

We are here today. It was absolutely amazing. If you are wondering if you should eat here or not, you should definitely eat here. We tried a burrito and the tacos. I have rarely found food this authentic without being in someone else's house. Everything was fresh, everything was delicious, everyone was gracious and friendly.They made regulars out of us today. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

27 November 2019

I like this place. Worth another visit. I would like the chips a little warm but other than that I have no complaints.

Reviewed on Yelp

21 November 2019

Was packed when we got there, and for good reason! Food was great and staff was awesome! Price was just right. Definitely  a place to check out.

Reviewed on Yelp

3 November 2019

The best Mexican food I have had in a long time!  Including compared to southern California.  This place is awesome and the price is not bad at all.  I wish I lived right next door.

Reviewed on Yelp

20 October 2019

This is the most authentic Mexican food in Hampton Roads. Don't kid yourself and just go. The food is incredible. So thankful for Jessy's. The Californian in me needs more spots like this in HR but will happily eat here to fulfill my Mexican cravings (chorizo, pozole, flan, churros). More...

Reviewed on Yelp

22 September 2019

SO GOOD! Best Mexican food on the oceanfront. Not too pricey. The location can be a little sketchy

Reviewed on Yelp

15 September 2019

Food = Delicious. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for some quality authentic food. I ordered the carne asada taco and a carne asada Gordita. They were both delicious. Very good prices. It is a small place though so you May have to wait for a seat or order Togo! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

2 September 2019

Slackjaw here.  Holy smokes this food was AMAZING!  Not much seating, but the service was great.  I had a dish with Oaxaca Queso, Carne Asada and Chorizo.  Every bite was as delicious as the first and perhaps the best Mexican food I have ever had.  Go.  Please go and you will be happy for that day and every time you think of Jessy's. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

28 August 2019

This is a locals place that needs to go big time!  The food is very authentic and wonderfully done. I had a pork taco and fish tacos both superb. They had real Mexican Fanta and Coke also. The rice and retried beans were excellent the wife even ordered a second helping it was so good. The wait staff was friendly and the service moderately fast.  My only complaint is the location and that is no reason to complain because that is why the prices are low. I recommend this place. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

22 August 2019

On vacation went here based on reviews... definitely worth it... delicious food... handmade tortillas

Reviewed on Yelp

18 August 2019

I love Love LOVE this place. Don't be fooled by the exterior or interior of this restaurant, as in, don't judge a book by its cover. The meals you order are made fresh and you can taste the difference.  It's not a 'Berto's' like back in Arizona or California, but it is still fantastic. They also make your corn tortillas from scratch, as well as the chips. The salsa and guacamole taste so fresh! They also have quite the extensive menu, and I'm going to have to come back many many times to work my way through it. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

12 August 2019

Simply Delicious! What a terrific find in VA Beach.  This humble Taqueria provided excellent service and massive flavor!  The Al Pastor tacos were infused with Pineapple to deliver an outstanding flavor combination . Rice and beans tasted home cooked for sure.  I really enjoyed the friendly staff and their attentiveness.  This seemed to be a local favorite as the location was very busy.  Keep in mind this is a traditional taqueria so don't expect those silly Mexican imitation dishes found in mainstream restaurants.  Come with a hunger for truly authentic flavor and you will not be disappointed. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

27 July 2019

This was probably the best Mexican place I have ever been to. I had the chicken Milanesa torts, and it was SO good. I always order this at all the Mexican restaurants I go to, and the chicken is never made right, well this place did it RIGHT!! The best

Reviewed on Yelp

18 July 2019

Bruh! This is the best Mexican food I've hadIn my 31 years of living on earth at least in Virginia Beach. We waited a while but it was worth it because the food is delicious and authentic. I had the lunch trio, came with a taco, sopes, and quesadillas. The chicken Bout fell apart in my mouth like a morsel and was full of flavor. Portions were generous. I went yesterday and going back today...I'm gonna need some help! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

7 July 2019

For a strip mall Tex Mex joint, this cocina was on point! Authentic food is worth the wait, as service was very slow. Chips & chunky guac are probably the best I've ever had and the Ceviche tostadas were delicious.

Reviewed on Yelp

24 June 2019

This is a GREAT Mexican restaurant. The food is the best in the area without question.  The menu is extensive and much different than the norm - thank goodness. It falls a bit short on cleanliness but hey, that's the price you pay for really good Mexican food. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

20 June 2019

Really good food. The beans were delish and the tacos really excellent. Surprisingly good tiramisu.

Reviewed on Yelp

19 June 2019

Went to this place based on yelp reviews and I was not disappointed. The reviews are very accurate. The food was delicious. I had the chicken, steak, shrimp fajitas and everything was cooked and seasoned well. The refried beans were served with cojita cheese(I believe) so they were a little salty but mixed with the rice, it was fine. My husband had a veggie fajita and did not complain once. My preschoolers ate their chicken tacos (after the raw onions and cilantro were removed). We had ordered an extra side of rice that was forgotten but when we returned it was given to us without any issue. The restaurant is 5-7 minutes from the hotels but as other reviewers have said, it's in a less commercial area and there may be a sketchy looking character hanging around but no one bothered us or asked for anything. The restaurant itself has limited booth seating if you want to eat inside. If you're looking for good Mexican food, this is a solid place! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

15 June 2019

Let's just start this off by saying man I think this may be the best place to find street tacos in Virginia Beach. There was ice cold had me a corona! Service was tiptop, I had three tacos the Hawaiian pork, spicy sausage, and the Kearny Asada. We will be back. Chips and salsa awesome More...

Reviewed on Yelp

14 June 2019

Literally the best tacos in the state. I had the soft beef and my boyfriend had the chicken and we left there more than satisfied. We come to Virginia Beach every summer so we'll definitely be back! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

5 June 2019

This is my family's favorite restaurant in Virginia Beach.   It's my favorite Mexican Resturant in the US.We found it last year on Yelp, went to the location and my wife wanted to leave.   The location isn't the best,   the look isn't the best,     the food IS THE BEST!  We ate there because of the reviews ... they were right!I travel around the US and eat a lot of places.   This is the BEST Mexican food I have found in the US.   It reminds me of places I have eaten in Mexico and the food is the same.If you eat the American style Mexican food, head here and learn what it's really like!  BTW - I'm not one of those everything is 5 star.   I have another review on Yelp for a Mexican restaurant in Virginia Beach that got the lowest rating I could give. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

24 May 2019

Most authentic delicious Mexican food in the 757!! Family friendly, fast service & kind staff!

Reviewed on Yelp

22 May 2019

When you are craving delicious Mexican food...dont let the store front fool you ...OMG It was delicious!!!! Very fresh...just delicious!!!

Reviewed on Yelp

12 May 2019

Driving four minutes away from the main strip was totally worth it to avoid the overpriced, mediocre food sold there. Taqueria Jessy's sells very delicious Mexican food at a price that cannot be beat. We ended up going two days in a row! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

2 May 2019

One of the best options for Mexican food in Virginia Beach!! The food is fresh and delicious, and the staff is very friendly. I got chicken fajitas to go and it was so good, but they did take their time to make which I didn't mind because everything tasted good. Just watch out for their red hot sauce, it's extremely spicy. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 April 2019

So the area it's in isn't bad at all. There's a dollar general and an auto zone and some other miscellaneous shops. So we walk in and we aren't acknowledged right away. Others walk up to the counter to pick up food and we wait for about 10 minutes before we are greeted and told where to sit. I ordered sopes and my friend ordered tacos which is apart of the street cravings. Love love love the barbacoa and Asada. The masa harina that the sopes were made with was amazing. They were thin and not to thick like they used a tortilla press to flatten them out. Not too greasy. The horchata was also good. A lot of places, the horchata tastes like it came from the bag at Walmart. My daughter grabbed a banana soda out of the fridge by the front door. Food came up to about $38 bucks. Will I eat here again? Most definitely. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 April 2019

First time visit to Virginia Beach, and wasn't let down.  Not too far from the beach, and in a quiet little shopping center.  Reasonably priced menu with a variety of authentic Mexican cuisine.  From some coming from a family who makes mole several time a year, this is exactly how grandma makes it.  Street tacos and burritos were just like in SoCal.  If you're in the area give this place a try!! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 April 2019

Food is LEGIT!  Did not get 5 stars because we had to pay for chips and salsa, and my bill for lunch was $32 (for 2)... add tip and you're close to $40.  We had water and no alcohol, so this is very pricey for lunch. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

3 April 2019

After too many overpriced yet meh meals on the tourist strip, I was determined to find some decent food that wouldn't break the bank. Yelp reviews kept mentioning Taqueria Jessy's. The reviews warned it was in a strip mall with no ambiance, but that was fine with me.I loved this place so much, I want to go back to Virginia Beach just so I can have a big spicy bowl of caldo de camaron again (Mexican shrimp soup). My husband ordered the Arrachera (like a cross between a steak salad and an antipasto plate, but latin and awesome.) Both dishes were so much better than they sounded, and they sounded really good. Look at the photos to get a better idea. Great. Now I'm hungry. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

20 March 2019

Suggested from my friend. This place has so good food. I had the lamb soup with lamb tacos. Perfectly cooked lamb, not many places would it right. Cant wait to try other dishes.

Reviewed on Yelp

20 March 2019

The food is awesome but you guys really need to actually read the orders you get via Postmates. Both times I've ordered my special instructions were ignored. Guess I'll go pick it up from now on so I can check it. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

12 March 2019

We ordered two burrito supremes with asada. The server was so nice and the atmosphere reminds me of an authentic Mexican food place. I can't say one bad thing about the food. It was all fresh, hot, and delicious. This is the closest thing to authentic Mexican food I've found in Virginia Beach. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

3 March 2019

LEGIT Mexican food!!! These people are the truth when it comes to authentic Mexican Food! The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is due to their California Burrito not being like what you'd get in any of the hundreds of taco shops in SoCal. It was good, but nowhere close to SoCal. In their defense, I don't think the family is from the western side of Mexico, maybe closer to Texas. I definitely keep going back! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

30 January 2019

This place is awesome. Before I tried here I went to gringos, that place is over priced and underwhelming. The food at taquerias is on point and legit. The prices are just right and portions are perfect. I had the chimichanga and it was awesome. I also had a all pastor taco. The tortilla was lightly toasted and the Al Pastor was full of flavor More...

Reviewed on Yelp

16 January 2019

The customer service is excellent, the food delicious and the place super nice. I recommend them totally!

Reviewed on Yelp

8 January 2019

Pulled up and almost didn't go in. The little strip that it is in had a bunch of sketch people walking around and didn't look very inviting. Do NOT let it fool you like it almost did us! We lived in San Diego for 5 years and it's been 3 years since we've moved and have not been able to anything close to the Mexican food out there...until now! You walk in and they have a to go counter or you can wait to be seated. The place is very small, nothing fancy, but very clean. The ladies were very friendly and the food was amazing! Husband got the Cali burrito w/ a coke and I got the two taco special (carne asada and barbacoa) w/ horchata and some chips and salsa to share. The salsa was amazing, but we could have done w/o them b/c the chips were really hard. If you're on the fence, just go!!! We will definitely be making this a regular! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

27 December 2018

This place is as authentic as you can get on the east coast. I had tacos which were seasoned perfectly and the beans and rice were excellent also, not from a can and topped with a good sprinkle of cheese. I topped the tacos off with the red sauce which had plenty of flavor and a good amount of heat! I would have taken a picture but I couldn't stop eating after the first bite so you will have to come here yourself and try the deliciousness! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

21 December 2018

My husband and I decided to try Jessy's out for lunch today. We walked in and were seated right away. I didn't realize it was a sit down restaurant. The waitress was very nice. I noticed on the wall that they had champurrado and I was so excited. I ordered a cup of champurrado, my husband ordered the choripollo, the carne asada fries and I got a chicken tamale. The choripollo was AMAZING! So delicious. We didn't love the carne asada fries but they weren't bad at all. We both agreed that we loved the addition of lettuce on top as we had never seen that done before. The tamale was great, too. It was spicy and not dry at all. I'm happy we tried this place. We will definitely be back to try other stuff on the menu. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

15 November 2018

Omg soooooo good. Soooo authentic. Love everything.  Tastes just like my in-laws food.  Everything is made from scratch.  People are so friendly.  If you want REAL Mexican food- go here.  Delicious refried beans, burritos, sopas, Street tacos and horchata. Go get some JESSYS ASAP More...

Reviewed on Yelp

6 November 2018

Can't say enough good things about Jessy's food. Don't come here expecting taco Bell. This place takes you on a culinary tour of Mexico. From the tacos to the tortas, then try a gordita. All are excellent. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

6 November 2018

What a great mom and pop taqueria!  All fresh, some great "true" Mexican tacos, and great folks and service.  Highly recommend a visit!

Reviewed on Yelp

21 October 2018

I had the pleasure of visiting Jessy's Taqueria for lunch with a friend. I read several of the glowing reviews first, but still felt myself cringe a little as I dodged potholes driving through the strip-mall parking lot. Their signage is bright and welcoming, definitely showing they are one the "new kid on the block." We walked in and were greeted and seated quickly. For a weekday midafternoon in October there was actually a good bit of people that made their way in and out of the restaurant. Since the atmosphere isn't what people rave about, it wasn't a surprise that most people coming and going were taking their orders to-go. Their menu was a little overwhelming. There is just so much variety! Truthfully, I had a hard time focusing. Finally I narrowed the massive menu down to two options and asked for my server's recommendation. Since I chose a mole dish or a cheese dish he didn't really have an opinion on which would be "better." I just flipped a mental coin and went with the mole enchiladas. While I was there I heard two different tables ask the server for a recommendation or to help them decide between 2-3 items. I am wondering if maybe he was new, because he didn't have an answer for any of us. If you are just as indecisive as I am you may want to bring a coin- or maybe he would play rock, paper, scissors with you to help you decide. Our food arrived quickly and my mole enchiladas were great! They were some of the best I have had in the area. The chicken was well seasoned and the sauce was abundant! They don't go crazy with the portions of the rice or bean sides, which I appreciated. My friend got the steak fajitas and we were both blown away by the portion size and amount of steak! This was definitely the star of our table. Fajitas always have such a fun, dramatic entrance too. When we were getting ready to leave I found out my friend had never tried flan before. They have coconut, chocolate, and traditional flan. For this visit we went for the traditional, but I am definitely going to grab the chocolate flan sometime. This was so creamy and delicious! Definitely worth saving room for! I noticed some of the reviews mentioned that they don't serve alcohol, it seems this has changed since they first opened. They had a blackboard full of sweet drink options. Probably not one of the top five places I would go if I was wanting a drink though. I will absolutely be coming back to Jessy's in the near future to try more of their menu. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

20 October 2018

Authentic food, great portions and service. Only large booths, so if you have more than 6 people you'll sit separate.

Reviewed on Yelp

18 October 2018

This place is so darn good. Seriously. Everything is fresh. Nothing is over priced. The people are really nice. Try this place! Don't let the location throw you off. It's real. Venture away from the tourist traps and hit this place for lunch or dinner!!!! Locals and yelpers know what's up More...

Reviewed on Yelp