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bartaco West Hartford

971 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2151
+1 860-586-8226
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (110 reviews)
“guacamole” (39 reviews)
“rice bowl” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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971 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most locals rave about Bartaco, praising the restaraunt not only for its charming atmosphere, but also its cuisine. Unfortunately, the dining experience fell short of my high expectations. The restaurant, while boasting a creative atmosphere, is extremely chaotic and presents a stressful, rushed dining experience....More

Thank Charlie O
Bartaco W, General Manager at bartaco West Hartford, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Charlie, Thank you very much for your invaluable feedback. We are here to provide a great experience for our guests with our high energy, fun environment, our scratch made tacos, hand crafted cocktails and great service, but, we missed the mark with your visit and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent in all ways. Loved the opportunity to have small bits of delicious things, in lettuce leaves rather than tortillas. Waiter couldn’t have been better, the three sauces offered so good ( we bought one to take home) and outdoor ambience very pleasant. Lots of...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Met friends here on a warm Friday eve and sat outside on the patio, which was nice, and they turned heaters on after the sun went down. This was our 1st time here. Server explains the menu and takes your drink order, then you write...More

Thank KrisInCT
Bartaco W, General Manager at bartaco West Hartford, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Kristen, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your recent visit with us. I am so sorry that we didn't meet and exceed your expectations, I can understand your frustration. We try very hard to make the best hand crafted cocktails as well as...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

It was our first visit but we had Family members with us that had been there previously. We all felt the food was nothing special, just average. The ambience was OK and the service was above average. Prices were moderate. The taco price was low...More

Thank Cayman408
Bartaco W, General Manager at bartaco West Hartford, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Cayman408, Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. I am truly sorry that it did not exceed your expectations. We are very proud of our restaurant and I would like to speak to you in more...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We hit up the restaurant for lunch. We had guacamole and chips and then various small tacos and soup. The food was amazing. It tasted like it was all fresh cooking. The service was good. Management was walking around to see that everything was being...More

Thank tappygirl
Bartaco W, General Manager at bartaco West Hartford, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you so much for the awesome comments. Our goal is to provide flavorful, unique, fresh, scratch made food and drinks in a fun and energetic atmosphere. We are so glad you came in and we appreciate you. Please reach out to me the next...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky to get a table, you can order all different small plates, guacamole with home made chips are great, anyone who drinks find the margarita's excellent and leave with smiles.

Thank rtinneract
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, just to start. The atmosphere fits many ages, the staff is so friendly and knowledgeable and most of all the food is amazing!! We tried 6 different tacos, which is one of the great things of Bartaco, the variety you can choose from. Because...More

Thank walter4
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is awesome when dining in or taking food out. The atmosphere is great and fun. The team there are always so friendly and accommodating.

Thank mechalex
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Bar Taco is my favorite restaurant in CT! I'm gluten intolerant and I love that almost everything on the menu is gluten free. The tacos are my absolute favorite (especially the mushroom and cauliflower). The guac and chips is a must. The iced tea tastes...More

Thank Megan V
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Went here for lunch, first time visit , crowded but we were seated right away. Wait staff bring water and take drink orders right away. We took a sampling of many items on the menu. thought each was inexpensive, it quickly adds up. We had...More

Thank MaurmcNewyork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 971 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2151
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-586-8226
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Inspired by a healthy, outdoor lifestyle, bartaco combines fresh, upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. bartaco is specialty cocktails crafted with fresh-squeezed juices, beer out of a bottle, and hand-held foods delivered on metal trays. The rustic beach resort design complements the spirited bold and bright flavors of bartaco’s eclectic menu. The stylish ambience, cocktails, and freshly prepared tacos and “not tacos” create an unforgettable experience.
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