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Cochino Taco's Twist on Traditional Tacos Receives Mixed Reviews

Here's the dirt on the new Englewood taco joint

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Cochino Tacos
Cochino Tacos
Adam Larkey

The Devil is in the Details: In an early highlight in Westword, the low-key taqueria stands out with its charming decor. The restaurant's interior is "packed to the rafters" with reclaimed and revamped furniture that adds a touch of "whimsy while providing guests with a top-caliber experience." Mark Antonation notes the detailed menu matches the "same kind of clever touches" sprinkled throughout the restaurant that together add an aspect of dynamism. [Westword]

The Family Buzz: Visitors to the restaurant enjoy upon Cochino's family-friendly atmosphere that's a perfect fit for the Englewood neighborhood. Multiple Yelp reviewers welcome the spot as a "great family friendly taco restaurant" and a "[p]erfect addition to the neighborhood!" [Yelp]

The Funky Ingredients News: Facebook reviewers had mixed-reviews about the restaurant's use of nontraditional ingredients throughout the menu. One diner explained that the spot uses "really random ingredients that don't go that well with tacos." However, others enjoyed the unique dishes and claimed that while the tacos were "different than anything" they had eaten before, they soon "already want[ed] more." [Facebook]

The Price Point Pitfall: Online reviewers across Facebook and Yelp lament Cochino's "ridiculously overpriced" options. The classic conundrum of small portions and high price points plague the new spot, according to diners. With a simple chips and salsa and a singular taco fetching $4. Cochino is "definitely not a place" most can afford to eat at regularly. [Facebook Yelp]

Cochino Taco

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