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tacos y tortas wilson nc

Tee Mar 18, 2010 02:48 PM

I am in wilson and didn't know t y t was gone. where can you send me?

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  1. Naco RE: Tee Mar 18, 2010 03:31 PM

    You mean El Mexicanito? It is? I haven't been in a few months, but I called them a couple of weeks ago after my wife tried and found them closed, and they said they were still up and running. She was there around 6pm on a Tuesday. Maybe they changed their hours.

    The only other current taco place that I've been to in Wilson is not too far from El Mexicanito- Las Palmas. Not quite as good as the superlative El Mexicanito, but pretty good nonetheless. It's on Goldsboro St. near Flo's Kitchen.

    There's also a rosticerĂ­a called El Pollo Loco(no relation to the chain) on Herring Ave on the edge of town. I haven't tried it but I did see an ad of theirs in Enlace and they apparently cook the chicken over live coals. It looked good.

    El Mexicanito
    925 1-B Ward Blvd., Wilson, NC

    Flo's Kitchen
    1015 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893

    Las Palmas Restaurant
    1004 W Georgia Rd Ste B, Simpsonville, SC 29680

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      Tee RE: Naco Mar 18, 2010 05:33 PM

      Yes I do, 403 Tarboro St. SW.
      Big banner on the building, new name which I do not recall, I was so disappointed I drove away ....
      I did get a great meal at Quince but I had my sights on a plate full of .99 cent (the old Thursday special) tacos.
      Thanks for the reply, but I hate to be the bearer of bad news,

    2. orzobino RE: Tee Mar 19, 2010 08:10 AM

      The Taco express is quite good in the Shopping center where RBC is on ward blvd..accross from brentwood shopping center

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        Naco RE: orzobino Mar 19, 2010 09:01 AM

        Thanks for the tip, I hadn't heard of that one. Any meats that are particularly good or daily specials to look for? If you're in Wilson, maybe you could give an update on El Mexicanito. I am going to hate it if that place is really gone. It was *so* good.

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          sol34 RE: Naco Apr 10, 2010 11:41 AM

          Taco express is good....but its alot different from el mexicanito but they

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        sol34 RE: Tee Apr 10, 2010 11:40 AM

        its not gone...its actually located in ward blvd now...you know where big lots shopping center is...he is located right beside el diamante....

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          Naco RE: sol34 Apr 10, 2010 01:08 PM

          Really? It's the same guy with the bent leg?

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            Naco RE: Naco Apr 10, 2010 04:08 PM

            After I posted this I decided that I was being lame, and I also hadn't eaten today, so I gave them a call and you're right. They had just moved. Thanks so much for the tip.

            I would be really interested in hearing what you have to say about the other taquerias in Wilson, especially compared to El Mexicanito. I've been wanting to try El Pollo Loco, but I love El Mexicanito so much that it's hard to resist going- it's definitely been sapping my will to try new places. I tried Las Palmas once and it was pretty good, but it just couldn't compare to El Mexicanito.

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              Tee RE: Naco Jun 11, 2010 12:30 PM

              do you have the new address of El Mexicanito , now on Ward Blvd?

              El Mexicanito
              925 1-B Ward Blvd., Wilson, NC

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                Naco RE: Tee Jun 11, 2010 02:47 PM


                925 1-B Ward Blvd.
                Wilson, NC

                Phone: 252-291-3993

                It's in the same shopping center as the Big Lots. There's a panaderia called El Diamante next door. If you're using the net to get directions, the best thing would probably be to google the Big Lots.

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                  Tee RE: Naco Dec 2, 2010 03:51 PM

                  I finally made it to the new location last night, and enjoyed 4 great tacos . thanks for the help locating the new location!

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