Taco Time closing in Ames at the end of March

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  1. brianhos

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    I would be upset, but we went last year and it was not very good. Quality is way down from when I would go in high school and college.
     
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  2. pulse

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    RIP Taco Time.
     
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    Crisp meat burritos are awesome. Sad to see it go as it was my go-to every time we got up to Ames. Growing up in Ogden, I was sad when the Boone TT closed but this is far worse as it has a much longer running connection for us as we moved ever closer toward the Metro over the past 20 years.
     
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  4. IASTATE4LIFE

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Crispy beef burritos are legendary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    crisp meat/bean burritos should be patented and made available to all Americans. Sad to see it go...i actually wore roller skates in there once as a kid...it's been around FOREVER.
     
  7. Cyfan1965

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    Crispy meat burrito was my fave food of all time. I didn't have time to get back to Ames before my celiac diagnosis. It was the first thing I thought of.... S*** no more crispy meat burritos:(
    3 days a week in Jr. High and everyday in high school-
     
  8. keepngoal

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    True American Legends:

    TT - Crisp Meat Burrito!
    TT - Hot Sauce!
     
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  9. oldman

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    When did it open? I was at ISU in the early 80s, and quite often stoned. I'm surprised I never heard of it.
     
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    early 70s
     
  11. Cyfan1965

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    My sister worked there in 1971-
     
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    Hmmm. That old? Never heard of them.
     
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    Ha, I remember those as my fav from back in the early 1970's. Used to order the bean, probably to save a few pennies. :rolleyes:

    Didn't know it was still there and operating. Pretty much nothing other than Hickory Park still is and they were in some little dump of a building out west on Lincoln Way IIRC.
     
  14. CyCrazy

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    I have never been impressed with TT. Meh.
     
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    I would hit TT on occasion to remedy a hangover. (Definitely did more harm than good there.) Once the first El Azteca showed up out by 20 I never went back. There's very little that can compare to El Azteca in the Mexican food category IMO.
     
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    I always found it odd there was no drive thru. (Especially since the inside has gross carpet)
     
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    The only grosser places in town were the 2 KFC's. The one by the mall was a joke, the one on Lincoln way was doing its best to catch up at the end.
     
  18. Mr Janny

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    I always liked their crisp chicken burritos, especially with the hot sauce/salsa that they have on the tables
     
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    People can try but they can't crap on my TT memories. TT hot sauce.JPG
     
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    I worked across the street at Hasting's while in school and never once ate there.
     
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