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Taco Tuesday Pick: Taco Island Tex-Mex

Former food truck opens permanent space.

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Photo: Taco Island Tex-Mex Facebook page.

Another Long Island food truck has opened up a permanent location. This time, Picante Tex Mex Food Truck is now Taco Island Tex-Mex. The mexican food restaurant opened its doors late last month.


Taco Island Tex-Mex’s menu is filled with references to Long Island. From the MonTaco with a flour tortilla and choice of protein, lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream and salsa verde to the East Hampton Burrito with four or whole wheat tortilla with choice of protein, rice beans, pico de gallo, corn, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, and avocado sauce. Their burrito bowls are called Salad Brook, and they have a variety of Mount Quesadillas with cheese, chicken, steak, and shrimp.


Photo: Taco Island Tex-Mex Facebook page.


“The prices are wonderful! Quality food that's made fresh to order,” said Shannon H, on Yelp. “The food was so good that not even 24 hours later, I'm craving this place again.”


“Five stars all day this place is amazing,” Joe S wrote. “I love going to their food truck and now they opened a store you can go to and sit and eat the food here was awesome delicious fresh.”


Photo: Taco Island Tex-Mex Facebook page.


They offer dine-in, takeout and delivery.


Location: 5507 Nesconset Highway, Mount Sinai, (631) 250-5050.