Raining Tacos Tuesday At Poco Loco, The Beach, JBR, Dubai

Taco Tuesdays at Poco Loco Dubai

It was still Tuesday but I was stuck in traffic for several minutes, in one of the roads leading to JBR. How much more on weekends. Although great alternative commute is in place; the Dubai Tram, which is a big help to saving time. Leave your car in any of the tram stations like in Knowledge Village or Media City then just minutes of commute straight to JBR.

But if got enough time, braving the traffic would also be gratifying. The Beach mall has ample basement parking spaces. Just like what I did. Reached Poco Loco in the mall just in time. Media and blogger friends were all ready. Then started the appetizer. Elongated slices of Nachos Royal with the tasty PocoLoco Guacamole and other condiments. And moments later, torrents of tacos, tacos and tacos poured in.

There are two different kinds of tacos depending on where in the side of the world you are currently located. Crispy and soft ones. At PocoLoco Dubai, all tacos are served with homemade soft corn tortillas. That night, it proved to me that eating tacos with soft tortillas are the best ones. Aside from avoiding unnecessary mess, you can fully appreciate the goodness of each of the different fillings they serve.

We had the Soft Shell Crab with Avocado, Beef Skirt Steak with Salsa Roja, Grilled Chicken and Rock Shrimp Tempura. There’s one filling which was a bit bland for me. That is typical for a Latin American cuisine. Perhaps I blame it to my so Filipino palate. But to be honest, overall, it was great. Combining the softness of the outer tortillas, some crackling sound in between fillings and the taste; were all ‘moy bien‘.


Poco Loco Guacamole and Nachos Royal






Couple Jeofson and Rachael of @beingrandomfoodblog


and more tacos

But I love the Rock Shrimp Tempura the most. The Chicha Murada mocktail perfectly blends with the tacos. And the finale?! The freshly cooked, hot and tender Churros dessert with cinnamon sugar and sauce cajeta is another ‘moy bien’ right there.


Chicha Murada




Poco Loco, The Beach, JBR, Dubai during the day l Image Credit: Supplied

Tips and more info:

  • Poco Loco now has new four theme nights:
    • Taco Tuesdays
      Feast on an endless torrent of tacos every Tuesday for just AED129 per person. The wide choices of tacos up for grabs include soft shell crab with avocado, beef skirt steak with salsa roja, grilled chicken and even rock shrimp tempura.
    • La Familia Affair
      Satisfy your craving for Latin flavours and bring the family together for a fabulous treat at lunch or dinner. The sumptuous meal for four offers a selection of Poco Loco classics, including tacos, guacamole, a whole roasted chicken – Peruvian style, and everyone’s favourite dessert – hot churros with sauce Cajeta!  Don’t miss out on this experience that is priced at AED250.
    • Salsa Monday
      Put your best foot forward and set the floor on fire with Salsa Mondays as dedicated instructors take you through the basics of the dance form at 8:00pm. The restaurant offers a 20 percent markdown on your table following the fun and frolic.
    • Fiesta Del Sol
      Indulge in unlimited portions of mouthwatering starters such as spiced chicken tinga and ceviche classico of sea bream, delicious main courses like chicken anticucho with aji amarillo cream and mini quesadillas, and delightful portions of churros, cinnamon sugar and sauce cajeta for dessert. All this for just AED99 per person every Friday and Saturday between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. And there’s more – a live band takes over the fiesta, bringing everyone to their feet from 5:00pm until late in the night.
  • The place is Perfect for couples, friends and families
  • Poco Loco means ‘Little Crazy’. You’ll become one actually while munching coz of the goodness of the food
  • They’re open daily from 9:00 am till 1:00 am so don’t forget to bring your swim wear and take a dip in the beach just few meters away

For more info and reservation, visit PocoLocoDubai







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A Filipino expat in Dubai, an online ad specialist, a social media influencer, a photographer wannabe, a music lover, a loving husband and a loving father, a movie freak, a gadget geek, a foodie etcetera

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