Trippy Taco

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6 Acland St, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182

Quick service Mexican food with dairy-free variations of cheese and sour cream available. Menu includes tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, breakfast burritos described as corn tortilla madness and Nutella and banana in a flour tortilla. Can make some dishes gluten-free upon request and everything on menu has a vegan option. Beverages are Inca cola and beverages imported from Central and South America, Mexican beer and mixed drinks. This outlet is behind Prince of Wales Hotel. Delivery available via Uber Eats. Open Mon-Thu 5:00pm-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:30pm-10:30pm, Sun 12:30pm-9:00pm. Takeaway only for last half hour.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican

15 Reviews

First Review by Tiggy

Arriba - Edit

The food and venue are far better than the other Trippy Taco outlet (admittedly that is not saying a great deal)
All of the food that we had was fairly decent apart from the Tacos which were ridiculously small to the point of being... pointless.
Next visit: Mixed Burrito very good, Original Burrito very plain, Salad very good, Fries very fries-like

Cons: Still only vegetarian for no apparent reason, Parking

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vegan and gluten free options - Edit

Super fast yummy food! Vegan and gluten free options. Cool selection of drinks too, decor is awesome and colourful. Boyfriend got tofu burrito says it was best burrito he's ever had but he was sad there wasn't any rice in it, he was still hungry after

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Great location, good food - Edit

I went both to the one in Fitzroy and this one and I think I prefer this one.
Very good location and setting. Extensive menu, quick service. Food is quite good.

Pros: beautiful setting, good food, good location

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Cozy place with great food - Edit

We ordered a few different items from the menu (vegan options on most dishes!) but the winner for me was the quesadilla! The place was really cozy with fun decor.

Pros: Many vegan options, Yummy drinks, Nice decor

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Fun and festive Mexican place - Edit

Love the décor, piñatas, wooden masks, and other Mexican art. Staff is friendly. Vegan options for almost all items on menu. I ordered vegan piña colada, and vegan tofu asada burrito. But there were so many other choices that made the decision difficult. Order and pay at counter and then they will bring your food. Delicious

Pros: Lots of vegan options , perfect after St. Kilda pier visit, full bar

Cons: pay extra to make items vegan (but still reasonabl

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Yummy Mexican food with lots of vegan options! - Edit

Warm and cozy place with a nice outdoor terrace!! Friendly staff and yummy food with lots of vegan dishes!! Good prices and cool menu! Love it I'll come back for sure

Pros: - Lots of vegan options

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Excellent and fresh food, friendly people! - Edit

The food was fresh and delicious: excellent tacos, lovely sweet corn tamales, and potent drinks. The owner is very friendly and clearly deeply invested in the place, and service was excellent. Totally recommend!

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Great Mexican place! - Edit

Very tasty food for those who want to have something Mexican. We were very excited to find out such a place was within walking distance from where we were staying in St Kilda.
There are vegan options for all the dishes, and the vegan cheese is delicious! The portions are decent too, you are definitely going to leave the place full and satisfied. We enjoyed the burritos, especially the ones with smoked tofu, and the vegan cheese quesadillas. Ended up going to Trippy Taco 3 times while in Melbourne and would definitely become frequent visitors if we lived in this beautiful city :)

Pros: Mexican food, tasty vegan cheese, spicy sauces

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No complaints! - Edit

We had a great night at Trippy Taco. You can choose to eat outside or inside, either way it's a relaxed, easygoing atmosphere. The usual TexMex fare, but with vegan options for everything. Nice flavours, fresh ingredients, and generous sized meals. And at around $100 for 5 people (who all left totally satisfied) I would say great value. Can't wait to get back there.

Pros: Vegetarian or Vegan

Cons: Not a good place for car parking.

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Worth the trip - Edit

A definite improvement on the Fitzroy eatery. Plenty of seating and less hectic when we visited.

Tofu Asada Burrito - excellent, very tasty
Mixed Taco Meal (1 Beans + 1 Tofu) - fair; small, awkward to eat and not good value
Quesadilla - vegan cheese and salsa filling; very good
Fries - freshly cooked, crispy and nicely seasoned

Pros: Plenty of seating

Cons: Parking can be tricky

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Excellent, cheap, quick. - Edit

Lots of interesting things to try on the menu, vegan and gluten free marked. Good value, serves alcohol (including Mexican cocktails) although the decor is a bit 'fast food-y'. Well worth a visit.

Pros: Plenty of choice, Heplful staff, Fresh and quick

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Awesome vegan mexican food for the Southside! - Edit

It's so great having a Trippy Taco location South of the river!

We ordered a large serve of the fries - they are so delicious with their spicy seasoning, a vegan quesadilla with salsa which was so creamy and delicious - quite cheap too, and vegan taquitos which were really nice and crispy and came with a side salad. I think they use daiya cheese because it was just so creamy and melts so well.

We also got the tortilla melt dessert which uses vegan chocolate spread and it was so delicious, it's a big tortilla folded over so it was enough for the two of us to share.

Great restaurant, excellent service and great vegan food!

Pros: Lots of vegan options, Great vegan cheese, Yummy vegan dessert tortilla

Cons: Would like a choc hazelnut dessert tortilla using

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the burritos!!!! - Edit

Oh boy you got to try here if you want good vegan Mexican food. The use of vegan sour cream and cheese means that you don't feel like you're missing out on anything! I had the Asada tofu burrito and it was heaven. Big portions but I felt full not stuffed after. Good ratio of avo and salad!
Friend got the sweet potato fries which were nice but I don't understand all the fuss? Just sweet potato with paprika haha. But nice! Apparently the sangria is also tasty.
Service was quick for a Friday night also. I thought the prices reasonable, especially if ordering vegan. Not a giant premium on vegan condiments like what I'm used to haha!!!

Pros: delicious, large portions, cheap

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Great No-Fuss Yummy Options - Edit

So happy that Trippy Taco has landed here in the south! Their food is enjoyed but not only me but also my friends and family who are not vegetarian or vegan.
Pretty reasonably priced for the amount of food you receive. Take-Away meals are also really convenient.
Would recommend the Tofu Asada Burrito.

Pros: Take-Away, All items can be made Vegan, Nice Location

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Much the same, which is fine - Edit

We came here at lunchtime in a Saturday and it was not very busy at all. The restaurant is well located just off the main dining and entertainment street in St Kilda, just up from the popular Prince of Wales pub. The space is much bigger and more modern than the Fitzroy restaurant but the menu is identical, as are some of the details, such as the old tequila bottles for water and the hot sauce bottles. The food is decent for fast food Tex Mex and, while it's not cheap, the price is not unreasonable.

Pros: Decent-sized space, Good location

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