Maiz Tacos

A permanent home for the taco truck
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Time Out Says

Taco-bout taking the plunge… A familiar face on Dubai’s pop-up food circuit, Maiz Tacos now has its own bricks and mortar location in JLT, one of the city’s best and most diverse hubs for independent restaurants and cafés.

It’s a minimalist space – one not unlike certain Mexican eateries to have come before it, with birch-hued benches and neon signs on its pastel walls. So far, so millennial.

Staff are keen to explain the concept, and that everything is made fresh. We need little convincing – we’ve seen these guys in action at many an event around town. So it’s disappointing that the food here doesn’t quite live up to the truck and pop-up experience.

Those corn tacos are substantial, tasty and well-made, but within, the six-hour slow-cooked pulled chuck of the El Jeffe lacks the depth of flavor we’ve known, loved and come back for before.

A pollo quesadilla is equally unexciting, and it’s a real shame.

This isn’t a city groaning under the weight of brilliant Latin American eats – far from it, in fact – and we’d love nothing more than to tell you there’s a great little place in the far north corner of JLT worth checking out. For now, it’s not quite that.

Based on what we’ve seen before, however, there is hope.

WHAT IS IT...
A permanent home for the taco truck

WHY GO...
Give it a while to settle first

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 15 Oct 2019

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CuisinesMexican
12:00 PM to 10:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 AMMonday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 AMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 AMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 AMThursday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 AMFriday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 AMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 AM
Show number 04 514 4712
Dubai, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Jumeirah Lake Towers Cluster y Lower Level B10 - دبي - United Arab Emirates

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