Mamacitas Taco Temple in Asheville

132 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-1928, Asheville

Overview

Cuisine
  • Mexican
  • Soutdwestern
  • Latin
  • Vegan Options
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Vegetarian Friendly
Features
  • Takeout
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Seating
  • Parking Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Serves Alcohol
Good for
  • Families witd children
  • Kids

Restaurant Hours

Monday

11:00 am

Wednesday

11:00 am

Friday

11:00 am

Sunday

11:00 am

Does Taco Temple offer online ordering?

Yes, you can order online, but there is a $10 minimum for takeout orders

Are you seating outside??? thinking about coming for lunch tomorrow!

There are some picnic tables outside available

I can't find their prices on the menu. How are the prices and food quality?

A taco is from 3-4 dollars, most people get two. A torta is 8 dollars and is a big sandwich, its like the size of two hands. The tacos are very good quality and filled well with quality food. So are the tortas are really good too and more food I'd say. Other than that there are sides like plantains or queso for a few bucks.

Has Taco Temple in Asheville NC ever been featured on Food Network?

Not that I know of.

Review

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Donivon Talley
google
12.03.2020
5/5

This is my favorite restaurant to go to. The tacos are really good and the atmosphere is simple and inviting. It's slightly cramped because it's in a small building, but it's well worth it, and when it's warmer you can eat outside. Great place and you should definitely try it out!

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lance guysick
google
09.04.2018
1/5

The current COVID world makes it different to operate businesses, this is understandable. Taco Temple's policy of having people stand between cars for pick up is not. This is both dangerous for the pedestrians, but also a huge liability for the company.

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Joan Barker
google
09.01.2018
5/5

Best tacos!! Super cheap and fast service! Good drink selection, too!

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Emily Borghere
google
07.10.2018
5/5

This place is a positive experience every single time. Food, atmosphere, indoor/outdoor seating, and polite staff. When my mom comes to visit from across the state, she asks us to take her here:) You've got her hooked.

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Jamile Al-khatib
google
07.10.2018
5/5

Best tacos in town hands down! No question. Get the chorizo queso dip, it will change your life!

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Paquita Poindexter
google
07.06.2018
4/5

The lady at the register was grumpy so not the best introduction to the restaurant. I did like the flavors to the tacos. I also really enjoyed the horchata. Yum!

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Daron B
google
06.04.2018
5/5

Fresh daily, handmade and authentic. Simple menu executed perfectly. Highly recommended.

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glenn nye
google
06.02.2018
4/5

Amsome, the only decent place with a drive through since the pandemic. I hope they can keep up.

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Conrad Lineberry
google
05.27.2018
5/5

Excellent tacos, and a very tasty margarita. May be the best Al pastor I have ever had. Sat outside due to covid so can't speak for inside but the picnic tables were comfortable.

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Brianne McCasland
google
05.06.2018
5/5

Always amazing. We love the avocado, sweet potato, black bean torta. Have to get it at least once a month. Service is always friendly and accommodating

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Jane Doe
google
04.17.2018
5/5

Enjoyed trying the Panela and Avocado tacos! This was my first time since this building was Two Guys Hoagies. Counter service, self-seating. I enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The fact that they have Ginger's Revenge Lime Agave to pair it with would have made this a 6-star review!

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David Winship
google
03.12.2018
5/5

Wow! Tortas were superb, Plantains (and sauce) were divine, service was crisp, friendly, efficient. This may be the best experience we've had in a taco place in AVL. Oh, and the portions: we couldn't finish it, had to take half of it home.

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Todd
google
03.11.2018
5/5

Great tacos and the gentleman working the drive thru is always kind and courteous

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Victoria
google
03.10.2018
5/5

Literally the best tacos I’ve ever had!!

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Libby Hogen-Heath
google
11.12.2017
5/5

Seriously great tacos! And I love the Corona vending machine!

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Laura Malcolm
google
10.18.2017
5/5

Stopped here during a business trip after a recommendation from a local. Creative, unique, delicious tacos! The baja fish tacos were especially amazing. I would definitely go back here again.

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Russell Badger
google
09.01.2017
5/5

Best tacos in Asheville and that's saying something because there are great taco places in Asheville.

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Patrick Brooks
google
08.27.2017
5/5

Best tacos in town! Staff is always friendly and accomodating. Restaurant has a nice flow, order once you come in and they bring the food out to you. Drinks are delicious, you must try the horchata! Only downfall is parking but there is a lot next door that you can park in and walk over, it's not far at all. I highly recommend Taco Temple!

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Jamie Harrington
google
08.21.2017
5/5

AMAZING Fish (Baja) Tacos!! I'm now a HUGE fan of theirs! Their Crab taco special was also delightful . . . & their queso 😋😋😋😊

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Kylie Nicole
google
07.24.2017
4/5

Great time! My favorite is the Avocado Taco! When ordering a meal togo they forgot to give it to us so we stood there for 30 minutes waiting and ended up asking them where our food was which was sitting behind the counter. It was a busy night so no worries. We had great service and food! You would be full with 2-3 tacos! The chipotle salsa is soooo good! Great food for great equitable prices!

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Jesse Locklear
google
07.15.2017
5/5

Great taco shop with excellent selection of tacos, salads, meats, and authentic drinks. I had a salad with the al pastor. My friends got tacos and said the chicken tinga was delicious! We all enjoyed the salsa and the pineapple salsa stole the show! The guacamole was fresh and delicious.

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Michael Torbert
google
06.25.2017
5/5

Wow, this place is amazing. Friendly service, helpful staff, and delicious food.Their tacos use handmade tortillas they make right in front of you, and it’s the only al pastor from a spit (how they do it in Mexico City) I’ve come across in America.

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Zach Mazur
google
05.11.2017
1/5

What sense does it make to make me call in or stand next to a car in the drive through when I was literally outside 😂

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The Hammer Bros
google
04.21.2017
5/5

This is our favorite place to get a quick dinner. The chipotle salsa is AMAZING! The tortas are really delicious and the tortillas are made fresh there. We really love taco temple.

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Eric Rollins
google
03.20.2017
3/5

Good food but order ahead, and even then you’ll probably have to wait. How on earth does it take so long to prep 2 of your most commonly sold tacos? Definitely need to improve upon their process for drive through in this era.

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Peggy Reeves
google
03.10.2017
3/5

First tiw visiting bc of a recommendation from WAX.... The place was ok. Just an overall feeling of uncleanliness... the drink machine and ice dispenser appeared to be covered in a black, slimy mildew type mold... tortillas were really tiny and barely contained the ingredients served on them... we had the shrimp tacos and a baja taco. They were good, just not as fresh tasting as I've had at White Duck Taco... just an average experience this time. Mostly the moldy beginning at the drink machine really kinda did it for me...

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Elise CR
google
03.02.2017
5/5

Taco temple is amazing. Everything is so fresh and the tortillas are made from scratch. The margaritas are delicious, big, and affordable. Fast and friendly service!

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M. G.
google
02.07.2017
4/5

Get the Chips & Queso! I love the Santa Barbra and avocado tacos best. Yes the price is a little steep, but it’s a worthwhile treat.

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Joe Krehbiel
google
02.03.2017
4/5

Super tasty authentic tacos! We had some issues with the online ordering system and ended up waiting over 30 minutes for our food but still very much worth the wait.

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Kristine Taylor
google
01.27.2017
5/5

Amazingly good tacos here and they even make fresh tortillas! We have always liked White Duck and Taco Billy but this place could be our new favorite! I wish we lived closer just so we could try more of the menu. It's a cozy spot with beer and a bar to compliment the food.

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2k dce0511
google
01.16.2017
5/5

Absolute pleasure everytime I order from here. Between the friendly staff and excellent food this place is a must for your taco fix

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Jp P
google
11.06.2016
1/5

Employees park on our residential streets taking away our limited parking. Park at Fuddruckers. If we don't have parking should we park in your lot? Rude!

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High Country Valet & Delivery
google
11.01.2016
5/5

I love this place, me and my co-worker eat here at least 1/2 times a week. Highly recommend if you enjoy tacos. The owner is very friendly and nice too!

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Brian Daly
google
10.01.2016
5/5

great food and a great set up for being safe and distant

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Kinzee Clark
google
09.24.2016
5/5

The place was busy, but we were able to find seats and got through the line quickly! The tacos were delicious, and the salsa was INCREDIBLE. 10/10 will be coming here again!I'm not from Asheville, but I always stop here when I'm in town.

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April DeBord
google
08.25.2016
5/5

This is one of my new favorites. Love the steak (Santa Barbara), shrimp (Loreta), Al pastor and panela cheese tacos. The tacos have a great amount of toppings and everything is so fresh on the tacos. I always get the freshly made corn tortillas it's a happy food moment when I go there. The horchata was also really good.

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Jordan Todd
google
08.11.2016
4/5

Okay so if you know me, you know how much I love tacos. Yes, I know everyone says that, but I really love them. And I will judge the heck out of them if they are not authentic. However, Taco Temple is legit. I had the fish, and avocado taco and both were amazing. I was pleasantly surprised by the portion size and loved that they included a small side of chips and salsa for free. Best $8 ever spent!

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Kaylee
google
08.01.2016
5/5

I had the Mexican sandwich in these photographs. It was so delicious. Sadly it is difficult to pick up and the bread became soggy. I don't mind at all, I always struggle eating burgers and sandwiches. They put plenty of avocado on and the greens were fresh and fantastic."- avacodo -- quesillo cheese, avocado, black beans, rst'd peppers & onions, pico de gallo, mixed greens. (vegan)"

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Michael Shepard
google
07.23.2016
5/5

Had the avocado tacos and they were amazing! My only complaint about them would be that the wedges of avocado were a little too big, but thats hardly anything to complain about. The handmade corn tortillas were perfect and that's what I have found to be the hardest part of any taco place. Definitely recommend this stop for any taco lover.

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Myia Upton
google
07.12.2016
5/5

I absolutely love this place. I drive two hours just get there Baja tacos, my favorite. They also have other amazing tacos and sandwiches to choose from. All of it is amazing

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Katerina Here
google
07.07.2016
5/5

The best place to devour 🌮 tacos!!! Literally a taco temple.

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Asheville Moving Helpers
google
06.27.2016
5/5

Had the shrimp taco and a Corona! Good food!

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Robin Pond
google
06.25.2016
4/5

Pepito Torta!! Soooooo good! Best tacos in town since Bar Taco left

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Billie Shepherd
google
06.08.2016
5/5

Don't miss the handmade corn tortillas ! My favorite taco is the Panela. Excellent salsa and "Magic" hot sauce. Always check your To Go order for accuracy. Three times over about a year I've driven away and realized the Topo Chico I paid for was not in the bag - either the soda or a cookie.

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Les Senters
google
06.03.2016
5/5

Friendly, inviting and delicious. What else could you want for a light feeling dinner. I ordered the fish, chicken and steak tacos. Staff was attentive and service was good. The atmosphere is relaxing and you can choose indoor dining, to go or outdoor seating. We will be back again soon.

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Brook Metheny
google
06.03.2016
5/5

Delicious food! Nice folks! Sweet space! Yum. Yum.

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Timbar Jclc
google
05.09.2016
5/5

Taco Temple on Charlotte St., Asheville, NC, is my favorite taco place in town. The Santa Barbara steak tacos and the Tortas are fantastic! I love the location and decor, and the call ahead & online ordering for drive-through pickup is very convenient. The staff is friendly and efficient.

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John Sanns
google
04.21.2016
1/5

Would not recommend to anyone short on time, called in an order and they said 15 min. When I got there they said it’s not ready yet, ended up taking another 45 min, not particularly fun with a baby in the car. No apology or anything.

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Nathan Ramirez
google
04.17.2016
5/5

Nice small taco joint, you can tell this place is good because the line is usually out the door on the weekend. You can expect to spend around 10min. to wait in line, and possibly double to get your food. The meals were delicious, they have a variety of options including tacos, tortas, chips and dips, plus a large selection of apps. There is also a great variety of local beers and Mexican beers.

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Myra Mainz
google
02.05.2016
4/5

Great place! They do have seating indoors and out. Took a order to go..Ordered chicken and a side of guacamole . Taco was great..meat was awesome. Corn shell is hand made and a little thick for my taste... but still delish. I also had flour taco shell which was good. Guacamole was different. Nice staff...will definitely return. I had the chicken taco and the pico was fresh and tasty. I forgot to ask for salsa but it really didn't need it.

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