Happy Hour

America's Taco Shop: Happy Hour Report Card

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The Interior: Inside, America's Taco Shop is casual and unpretentious: like your dorm room, but uncluttered and clean. You order at the registers and take a number; pop this on your table and your tacos and drinks will soon be delivered. Service is fast and friendly, and when we went up to order, we experienced one of those things that makes us really believe in a place: We were reminded that it was happy hour and encouraged to order the discounted items. Too many restaurants hide their happy hours or appear to hope you don't ask, but here, even when the regular menu prices are already so reasonable, the staff was eager to give us the best deal available. And when the weather is fine, the patio space overlooking University Drive on one side and the light rail on the other (decorated with twinkling lights for when the sun sets) is an ideal spot to kick back and take a break (like, say, during finals week).

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Amanda Kehrberg
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