Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Orlando
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Orlando

Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Orlando

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.roccostacos.com/
  • Phone: (407) 226-0550
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 4:00pm - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican / Southwestern
  • Executive Chef: Kenneth Stevens
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Let Rocco"s Tacos help you to host your next event here at our restaurant, your home, office, or any other destination of your choosing. Contact our banquet and event sales manager today for more information.
  • Private Party Facilities: Rocco"s Tacos offers a selection of private dining capabilities on premise. Host your next private dining event here from groups of 20 to 200. Contact our banquet and event sales manager today for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Peter Vittas 4072260550
  • Entertainment: Rocco"s Tacos Orlando provides DJ entertainment on a nightly basis to help create a vibrant and energetic dining experience. Please call our restaurant for a updated schedule.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dr. Phillips Blvd.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Rocco"s Tacos offers valet services seven days a week for our guests. Valet is available for both lunch and dinner. Self parking is also available for our guests.
A word from Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Orlando
Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar serves the best authentic, fresh, and reasonably priced Mexican food featuring the simple recipes of everyday Mexican life. The corn tortillas are made by hand and cooked fresh on the comal just as they are made in kitchens throughout Mexico. Enjoy fresh guacamole prepared tableside. Order a Margarita mixed with housemade sour mix. Sample one of the 220 different Tequila's Rocco's keeps on hand (The Largest Selection in Florida). The bar is always busy and the crowd's energy level reaches a crescendo when "Rocco" himself does his now famous "TEQUILA DANCE" on top of the bar. Rocco's Tacos offers outdoor lakeside dining along beautiful Sand Lake. Come join the fun at Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar!!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar - Orlando reviews from OpenTable diners
108 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
hot spot (69)vibrant bar scene (67)good for groups (65)great for outdoor dining (50)late-night find (43)scenic view (42)fit for foodies (31)special occasion (27)neighborhood gem (24)great for lunch (23)kid-friendly (18)great for brunch (6)romantic (5)Show More
  • Nice place to visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    Nice place to dinner but the all you can eat tacos of fish is not very tasty
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rocco's rocks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/24/2014
    I've been to Rocco's a few other times and loved it, so I decided to meet a client for lunch there to present my work to him. We sat outside and he was blown away by the beautiful lake view. Rocco's even offers wifi, which made my presentation much easier. The guacamole dip was prepared fresh and the Pollo Carbon was amazing. I totally recommend Rocco's for a great lunch!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, fast service
    BoGaskinzVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Very big menu, restaurant was packed with the best looking people I've ever seen. This is the place to be on a Saturday night. Looked like everyone was having a blast and everything was delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was ok
    Chad23
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    I think based on reviews it is a good place. We just got unlucky. Drinks were too sweet. Food was ok.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    msucj1983
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Good food, great service. The place was hopping. Guac made right at you table, very unique.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, so so service
    JustOK
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Overall, food was excellent. Atmosphere is fun, but very lively and sometimes too noisey. Service was OK, previous dinning there service was excellent, but this time, couldn't get the waitresses attention, did not offer to refill drinks, didn't even offer desert menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rocco's Tacos Never Disappoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Rocco's Tacos is always great. Incredible ambience, unbeatable tequila (and liquor/wine) selection, and outrageously delicious food (with enormous portions). We've eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. Definitely get the guacamole, prepared table side to your taste.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Late Nite Dining
    CKZ1
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Noise level a little high but food is excellent. Open late in a town that closes early.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud
    Joefoodman
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    I like that the could handle our large group very well great service. The food was okay I think part of the problem was our large part so a few things were cool.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food...but noisy
    FCBarcelonaVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The various comments regarding noise are accurate. This is one of the loudest restaurants I have ever been to. If you can get by the noise, the food is pretty good. I was disappointed that I could NOT pay my bill with apple pay.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fresh take on Mexican
    RussEats
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Food was fresh and delicious. Had the fajitas prepared in a unique way and they were great. Table side guacamole was terrific. A colleague of mine had the taco salad and loved it. I will definitely eat at Rocco's again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    Sharkfight3r
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    This wasn't my first time here, but it was definitely a good time! Our waitress Casey, was excellent! I hope I spelled her name correctly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    LaurenCO
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Such a great restaurant. Great margaritas, great food, and great ambiance. I will be recommending this to all my friends!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud and quick
    ddhuffman
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Kudos on ensuring reservation times were kept accurately. Unfortunately the noise level far exceeded the benefits of being on time. For those looking for a place where letting it out is acceptable, this is the place. For those seeking a romantic or "alone" space, consider elsewhere. Overall, the food was average. Plate portions were a bit small considering the prices. I was disappointed with the rellenos as I am accustomed to having the peppers roasted prior to stuffing. By not completing a roasting process, culinary authenticities were in doubt. I was disappointed in the experience and doubt we will shadow their front doors again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Real Pleasure
    CathyEM
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Thanks to Open Table, I was able to make an advance reservation and request outdoor seating. Although they were busy, they seated us on the patio, which I love for the fresh air, the view, and the lower noise level (indoor seating is rather noisy). We ordered drinks, appeteizers (LOVE their seasoned chips and trio of salsas) and entrees all around. Great, prompt service and tasty food, served fresh. No complaints!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome dining
    itsabuz
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Yummy food 😋 and pitchers. Suggestions for fajitas. They are uniquely served in a lava bowl
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Fun place, great views and setup, poor service and food is hit and miss. Great on Tuesday nights or weekends
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic and fun!!!
    HillaryP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    This place is so much fun to bring a group for birthdays or just for a great meal!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • FreddyVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great event again. Love Rocco's Tacos. The staff was amazing. I was a little upset that we had a reservation for 10 at 7:30pm and made the reservation two months before, and we had to wait over 40 minutes for our table. Other than that....amazing time.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very tasty
    Delicious
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I loved the outdoor seating, comfy with a view of the lake. Food was very tasty and service was great, despite the busy lunch crowd. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Orlando.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Food is always excellent here and there's nothing better than sitting out back on the lake on a cool evening. The only complaint is the slow service, which seems to be common here. I would visit again but it would be nice if they could work on the overall quality of the service staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • awesome music and nightlife scene.
    RuthlessLatina
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Food remains to be desired, awesome drinks, great staff, and the music....PERFECT!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my Favs!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Rocco's never disappoints!! The food is delicious, the service the great, the decor is beautiful. My only complaint has always been it's a bit loud when the DJ is there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, too loud
    megolf13
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    If you like Mexican food you will love Rocco's Tacos! The chili rellanos were the best we have had in Orlando! The margaritas were very good, but on the small side. The guacamole made table-side was excellent. Our server, Emily, was very good. BUT, this place is loud - too loud. Don't go here if you want to have a conversation. We could barely hear our waitress. If you like loud music you will love this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing :)
    Foodie12
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    It was an amazing night for my group of 7! Our service was great and he was always filling our glasses and knew everything about the menu that I asked him about. It was kind of noisy but did not bother me at all!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High energy fun experience
    WannalikeitVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Rocco's is a fun experience. Dennis our server was friendly and attentive. Margarita's are good but expensive , mine was $12 for a top shelf. Food is good but average portions and expensive for what you get.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • PickEater
    PickyEaterVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Been here a few times and everytime has been a great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun spot excellent margaritas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    R-T knows how to make a drink. The catalog of tequila lets you know you are in a serious drinking establishment. Several bars indoors & out. The menu needs to be explored. If you splurge a little bit the experience is fantastic. Excellent fresh tableside guacamole. The atmosphere is fun and lively with a mix of music. Free valet. We love it here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice outdoor dining
    anniemous
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Beautiful view, perfect skinny margaritas, great cerviche
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the service
    Mexchica
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My waitress was amazing! Food very delicious and the avion limonade to die for... I had the elotes since that's the main reason I went and the guacamole.... That could have been my meal... So good!!! I also had the pork tacos, speechless.... Perfect girls' night out spot!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • service
    neighborhoody
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Would love to see the waiters flexible and empowered. Slow service. Bartenders seem to bully and challenge.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a blast
    ThirstyPlatopuss
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    GREAT food! Chris the new server did a great job for his first night. Definitely going back soon :)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Tacos and Tequila
    SupindaW
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We went here on Taco & Tequila Tuesday, we didn't know this but had a great time. Restaurant and bar very busy, the food and drinks were good. The guacamole made at your table was divine. Would definitely return - on any night!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun, fun, fun!
    janem1
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food was delicious - margaritas were awesome - service was excellent - I highly recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    excellentVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food was very good. You must try to table side guacamole. Marinated skirt steak was excellent. It is a noisy restaurant, it has 2 bars in it.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent choice!!
    iHopeMedia
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Excellent choice. Wow...this place was amazing, table side guacamole, Pam Rita, great selection of entrees topped off with churros.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So disappointed!!
    Exny90
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We were recommended by a friend to try this out... Boy were we disappointed. Our food was cold, fish tacos were horrible, and had to pay for chips and salsa?? Who had to pay for chips and salsa in a Mexican restaurant?
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • not2pickyVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    It was our first visit. I thought the food was OK, everything seemed heavily seasoned. I ordered the chimichanga and frankly thought the wrap was too doughy - would have preferred an ordinary tortilla. Sides (rice and beans) were tasty, and fresh made guacamole was excellent. The tortilla chips were seasoned and at first bite seemed very good, but after eating several, the seasoning seemed overwhelming.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall excellent!
    Foodie328
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    This was out first time here and we loved it. Food, service and atmosphere was excellent! Everyone was so attentive and friendly. Guacamole made fresh at the table and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Innovative Mexican
    Verodan
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Fun atmosphere and attentive, personable service. Really enjoyed the food, but found the drinks to be mediocre - Roco/Pam ritas at $12 seemed watery. The Cochinitas pork tamale was fantastic and so was the chile relleno. The tableside guacamole is a must-have. will definitely go back to try some of the other interesting menu items.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.