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About Paco's Tacos & Tequila

Paco’s Tacos & Tequila offers big Texas flavor in Charlotte’s SouthPark neighborhood. FS Food Group founder Frank Scibelli traveled Texas with Tex-Mex culinary expert and cookbook author Robb Walsh in order to uncover the secrets of authentic Tex-Mex recipes, and the attention to detail shines through in the bold flavors of each dish. A variety of spices that season Paco’s dishes are imported from a Texas-based company, and a tortilla machine creates fresh tortillas daily.

From the Wood-Fired Grilled Fajitas to the Cheese Enchiladas with chili con carne, Paco’s menu showcases the freshest quality ingredients. Central to the dining experience is the bar, which features more than 85 tequila varieties, several outstanding wines and a selection of beers from Texas, Mexico and North Carolina. No need to travel to Texas for your fix-join us for lunch or dinner seven days a week and see why Paco’s is always the hot spot!

6401 Morrison Blvd 8A
Charlotte, NC 28211
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican / Southwestern

Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm
Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm

Cross Street:
Roxborough

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(704) 716-8226

Website:
http://www.pacostacosandtequila.com/

Catering:
Plate Perfect Catering is a full-service catering company located in Charlotte, North Carolina. With an unmatched combination of the finest foods and experienced event planners to meet each customer’s needs, our business has become wildly successful, a true stand-alone in the region.

Parking Details:
Shares parking with Speciality Shops.

Executive Chef:
Miquel Cruz

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Private Dining

Host your private event at Paco's Tacos & Tequila and enjoy Tex-Mex favorites made with the freshest quality ingredients. Your guests are guaranteed to enjoy the Big Texas cuisine, delicious drinks, and unique atmosphere.

Paco's Tacos & Tequila Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (52)
Fun (30)
Great for Lunch (29)
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Comfort Food (23)
Authentic (22)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Good for Groups (19)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for a Date (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Kid-friendly (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Hot Spot (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Happy Hour (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Spicy (9)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Cozy (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Great Beer (6)
People Watching (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Live Sports (5)
Seasonal (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Business Meals (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Tapas (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

My husband, son and I had an excellent meal. Started with guacamole prepared at the table. Son had a chicken burrito which was enormous. I ordered the pork carnitas and my husband had shrimp fajitas. All dishes were delicious. Will be back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined 6 days ago

Love Pacos. Eat here at least once per month. Drive from Gastonia to Pacos. Worth the drive. Love the food. Love the guacamole.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was good (had guacamole appetizer that was very fresh) with lots and lots of people. It's not a place to have a quiet dinner but we were definitely able to hear each other talk.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined 6 days ago

I am a regular customer here, and have never been this disappointed. Usually the salsa and chip refills are on point and always full. However, this time we only received one salsa and one bowl of chips for six people. We had to ask for more and two of each. The second problem came when the food arrived. Everyone received their food, except one person. We had to wait 7 minutes for the waitress to come over and even notice the food was still missing. After that, someone realized that their simple combo meal was completely messed up. Again, waiting over 15 minutes for the waitress she proceeded to eat the food. Also, my peppers and onions were cold and my quesadilla was not warm at all. Furthermore, the vegetable fajitas did not come out sizziling. If 1-2 things had not gone our way I would not be this mad. But I have never wasted so much money on a terrible meal. The least thing that could have been done is honor the completely messed up meal. Instead we still paid full price for something we did not want. I love pacos tacos, but this makes me want to find a new place.

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·Dined 6 days ago

I’ve to Paco’s so many times and have never been disappointed by anything. Table made to order guacamole is the best. Darwin is our favorite waiter. He makes everything perfect every time we go.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Business Meals, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Live Sports, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Seasonal
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Dined with my family. Of course the chips and salsa were good. We also got the table side guacamole wonderful as always. Our entrees came out quickly, hot, and fresh. It is a very noisy restaurant though.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Best gluten free Mexican food in Charlotte. As a celiac, I never worry about accidental glutening.

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·Dined on January 2, 2018

The service was terrific and the bowl was very good...but the enchiladas left a lot to be desired. They were soft and the filling was tasteless. The crema was not a good component for this. We would not order this again and in fact it tainted the whole experience for us.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for an early New Years dinner. They had a wonderful New Years drink special. And the homemade guacamole never disappoints!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was outstanding! Our waiter was very helpful and nice. Very cool place! A must do.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great atmosphere and great food. Would recommend for a great Mexican meal. Paco Tacos the best!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 29, 2017

I had high hopes for this restaurant. However, my food came out cold and the server seemed despondent. The food was cooked again but they sent out the wrong food and the rice and beans were still cold. Almost like they were the same grime the previous plate.

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Fantastic guacamole, great service, and food comes out quickly even when the restaurant is full.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Very good food & fun atmosphere!! Very tasty tacos & so many to choose from!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Seating took a few minutes longer than expected. Otherwise, great experience.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had our Christmas Eve dinner here. Food was enjoyed by all.

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

The steak fajitas were very good. The meat tender & cooked perfectly. Great nachos.

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

We made reservations for lunch and were immediately seated although others were waiting.
The server was very attentive and entertaining. All four of us enjoyed our meals.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Love love this place ! Its my favorite place to eat Mexican food !!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

This is a great family restaurant with a super staff, friendly waitstaff and good food. No wait With a reservation. Reasonably priced. Just a tad bit noisy but other than that it’s a super place. 8 and 10 year olds loved it

Tags: Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Crowded holiday lunch with friends. Super noisy but great food ( with healthy options) and excellent server. Will definitely be back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We needed a fun place to go after all day shopping, had a great skinny margarita and table side guacamole. Worth the visit, great vibe... great positive staff ... great food and drinks. Found this on a random google search and will go back!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Loved everything about it, from the alcoholic beverage to the steak quesadilla! Second time there and plan to return many many more

Tags: Authentic, Happy Hour, Casual, Tapas
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 10, 2017

They seemed to have changed the flour tortillas. Thinner and not quite as good as I remembered. I need to stop trying tacos other than the Paco's Taco.....by far the best!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Good food and family atmosphere.

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

We were there on a Friday night. We had a reservation for 6:00 but still had to wait 30 minutes for our table. The manager did keep telling us they were waiting for a table to open us so we did not feel like they had forgotten us. I had the tacos and ask for no lettuce but when my food arrived there was lettuce on both tacos. I did not say anything just ate them anyway. There were a couple other mistakes with the orders at our table. We were a party of 5 and 3 of us had our orders wrong. We told our waitress a couple things that were wrong and they never got corrected. I would not go out of my way to eat here when there are a ton of other Tex Mex places in Charlotte to go to. But the food was good. Service just ok.

Tags: Casual, Spicy
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great food! Not cozy and warm, though. Kind of cold and impersonal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Casual
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Best tex-mex in Charlotte and I work in Texas!

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. It is a bit noisy but in a good way.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Darwin was an amazing server!! Food was fantastic!

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I am a repeat customer for good reason. The staff is always prompt, friendly, and knowledge about the menu with great recommendations. I am a sucker for the green salsa (lil' tangy than the red salsa). My favorite meals so far are the Brisket and Al Pastor tacos with the charro beans, and the Too Big Chopped Taco Salad (very generous portion size! You could actually sure this dish with another person.) I normally compliment my meals with their lively Rusty El Camino. They need to bottle that drink and sell it in stores, for real!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

solid mexican food that is reasonably priced. Strong nachos

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on November 30, 2017

We were concerned about moving to Charlotte, NC and not finding good Mexican food (even Americanized Mexican food.) This place was a great find! The food is fantastic and just as important is the fantastic service. We've been here four times now in the last three months. It's always packed, but the staff is nonetheless attentive and tries hard to stay on top of everything. Every time after ordering a margarita, our waiter/waitress has asked a couple of questions about what we like about margaritas and then recommended a special one that meets our preferences or that they think we might like (and we have!) They always apologize if they feel we aren't getting what we need/want as quickly as we should because they are busy. We never see the wait staff just standing around chatting with each other or texting on their phones as we've seen at so many other places. Also, the portion sizes are just right -- not heaping platefuls but well worth the money.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

One of my favorite casual restaurants in the Charlotte area. Always yummy, lots of GF options, excellent margarita's and you cannot beat the prices, especially in South Park.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Fun, Spicy, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Pacos Tacos is good but not great! As native Texans, we are particular about our TexMex and they do a pretty decent job of getting it right. The chips are too thick (thin like Chili's would be good) and they need to find thinner crispier chips and not be so frugal with the salsa. The Enchiladas Dennis are my favorite but tried the Pork Carnitas and they were really good. The Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita was very tasty. Its a vey decent place for a Mexican food fix.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Chicken soup amazing.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 12, 2017

So,so on a Sunday night place was crowded, but only one bar tender. Gave up waiting for my second drink. Waitress very friendly and attentive. Would suggest reservations

Tags: Quick Bite, Comfort Food
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was excellent. Service was great. Noisy at times. Hard to converse

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The Cadillac margarita was excellent. They make their own sour mix so it wasn't totally sugar. Meals were well proportioned and great tasting. We were there with friends and stayed much longer than a simple meal. Wait staff was very accommodating and did not pressure us to flip the table. (we made up for it in the tip).

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Will be back!!! The food was amazing! We always bring family hete wgen they vusut from out of state.

Tags: Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch
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