Openings and Closings

Rocco's Tacos in Palm Beach Gardens Opens Tonight

Rocco's Tacos is opening their fourth location in Palm Beach Gardens tonight after much planning and speculation.

Clean Plate Charlie announced the planned northernmost location of this taco mini-chain back in March, 2011.  The restaurant, located on PGA Boulevard in the former Ouzo Blue spot, was slated for a summer opening.  There were a few teases, but now the doors are opening wide.

Better late than never, though. The menu is the same as the three other Rocco's Tacos, so expect lots of tacos (ala carte from $2.95 to $4.25 each), combo platters (we like the Chi Hua Hua platter that offers a Cochanitas pork tamale, skirt steak taco, and a taco carne molida for $15), and lots of tequila.


Rocco's Tacos Palm Beach Gardens opens tonight for dinner at 4 p.m. Come

for dinner only from tonight through the weekend. Lunch service at the

new location doesn't start until Monday, February 6th. Perfect, because

we're going to need a hangover-curing Margarita  and some

alcohol-sopping burritos for lunch the day after the big game.

Rocco's Tacos, 5090 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Garden

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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