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Florida's tiniest taqueria used to be an ATM

Posted at 11:04 AM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 11:15:57-04

DUNEDIN, Fla.—Downtown Dunedin is home to Florida’s tiniest taqueria, which used to be—get this—a stand-alone ATM!

Taco Baby is only 51 square-feet and fits one employee at a time. Co-owner Shane Bittaker mentioned he was a little unsure what to do with the ATM purchase at first.

“My partners had just returned from Mexico and we were trying to decide what to do with this small space,” Bittaker said. “And when they mentioned a little taco stand...the light bulbs went off.”

Guests can use the automatic screen to place their order and watch their food be prepared through the window. There are three different tacos to choose from:

  • El Pastor—pineapple and chili pepper marinated pork topped with pineapple cilantro lime salsa
  • Chicken Tinga—chicken roasted with onions and tomatoes topped with a pickled corn salsa
  • Jackfruit Pibil (vegetarian option)—jackfruit roasted with pibil seeds topped with a pickled onion cilantro salsa and queso seca

Some of the ingredients are prepped right around the corner at Taco Baby’s sister restaurant, Caracara. Tacos are $3 each but customers can get them for $2 on Taco Tuesdays. (Taco-bout a great deal!) Take your food to-go or grab a table at the outdoor seating area out back!

Taco Baby is located at 235 Main Street and open Tuesday-Sunday. The stand is card only, so don’t worry about taking out cash to purchase these delicious tacos.

To learn more about Taco Baby, click here.