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Jurassic Street Tacos Near Provo Utah (in Orem Utah)

By Katerina Gasset

Hungry for some tacos? Who doesn’t love a great taco? 

One of my daughters and I were getting some needed outfits required by her work. We just left Burlington’s Coat Factory in Orem near the University Mall when she spied this little Taco restaurant called...

Photo showing the logo of Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem Utah. The restaurant is colorfully designed with a dinosaur theme…

Jurassic Street Tacos.

It’s right around the corner from Provo in Orem on East University Parkway. 

When I think of street tacos, I imagine small tiny tortillas like the kind you get from some of the little taco trucks. They do offer the small ones but you will be tempted by the Jurassic options! 

The tacos at Jurassic Street Tacos are anything but small even though they do have 5 Taco trucks serving small to large tacos. 

The location we went to was the restaurant location in the same strip mall as Barnes and Nobles Book store, In and Out Burgers, and over to the side of Leatherby’s Family Creamery.

I ordered the Apatosaurus; a flour tortilla, anaheim pepper, cabbage, pico, guacamole, and melted cheese. It was so delicious! 

Jurassic Tacos offers a bar where you can choose your level of heat in your salsa and hot sauces. YUMMY! 

There is also cabbage, radishes, and many other delicious Mexican add-ons to help yourself to. 

As you can see, I ordered the vegetarian version with no meat. But their meat options contain huge portions of meat. 

And if you are a fish taco person… they have fish and shrimp tacos. 


How Jurassic Street Tacos Started in Orem Utah

Street view of Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo Utah showing it's enticing and fun exterior design with dinosaur themed decors. Photo by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group Real Estate Team brokered by eXp Realty in Utah…

Where to find Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem

It all started back in 2016 when Fernando and his family, decided to set up a small taco cart outside their house in Orem, Utah. It all began with a simple goal - to be the best in the area and make sure everyone could enjoy their awesome tacos. 

And they have succeeded! From that small cart, Jurassic Street Tacos has now expanded to five trucks and their first storefront restaurant! 

Their food truck business grows exponentially as more people get to know about their delicious tacos. 

Even the pandemic of 2020 couldn’t stop them! In fact, the family made the bold move and opened their first brick and mortar location in Pleasant Grove, Utah. 

In just 8 short months, they opened their second location in the heart of Orem, Utah. 

Not only that, but they are also on the path to nationwide expansion with the creation of their “Licensing Agreement.” This agreement allows investors and fans to become partners in Jurassic Tacos franchises. 

That’s right, the Jurassic Tacos family is looking to bring their unique flavors to taco lovers across the country. 


What’s Unique About Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo, Utah (in Orem, Utah)

Image showing one of the tacos served at Jurassic Street Tacos located near Provo Utah…

Catering Services of Jurassic Street Tacos

Jurassic Street Tacos offers five different catering packages that will suit your needs and budget. Let me walk you through each one. 

Let’s start with Package 1. This package is perfect if you and your guests can’t get enough of tacos! You can indulge in a minimum consumption of 400 tacos for just $2.35 per taco. That’s a lot of tacos to share with your friends and family! 

Package 2 is for you if you’re looking for an all-you-can-eat taco feast. For only $15 per person, with a minimum of 65 people per event, you can indulge in as many tacos as your heart desires. Isn’t that great? 

Package 3 is perfect if you want a little bit of everything. For only $11 per person, you get four tacos per person, chips, and salsa. It’s perfect for smaller events, with a minimum of 65 plates per event. 

The Package 4 requires a minimum total sale amount of $1,600 and allows you to enjoy their full food truck menu. This is perfect for larger events with a suggested minimum of 100 people. 

But if you’re looking for the ultimate taco party experience, Package 5 is the way to go. For $3,995, you get 500 of their amazing street tacos, plus 1.5 hours of live music with Alex Melecio and his band. 

Speaking of Alex Melecio, his voice is a perfect blend of classic Mexican Charro and pop balladeer. 

In fact, he was a finalist on the popular television show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento” back in 2012, where he wowed a national audience with his amazing talent. 

But wait, there’s more! 

Jurassic Street Tacos also offers additional sides to complement your tacos. You can add chips and salsa for just $2.25 per person, or chips and guacamole for only $2.75 per person. 

And if you want something heartier, they offer cilantro lime rice and black beans for just $2.50 per person. Yum! 

When booking their catering services, please keep in mind that all packages are subject to a 25% service fee. 

You may incur an additional fee if your event is outside of Utah County or Salt Lake County. And there’s a fee of $150 if you’re planning our event on a Sunday. 

A 50% advance payment is required to secure your catering event. 

Franchising Jurassic Street Tacos 

Jurassic Street Tacos Orem Utah tables and chairs where you can enjoy large servings of beautifully plated tacos…

Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo Utah

Jurassic Tacos is now offering franchising opportunities. 

This means you can bring the authentic taste of Sinaloa, Mexico (where Fernando and his family originated from) to your community!

Over 50% of Utah licensing agreements already sold. That’s proof that people in Utah love Jurassic Tacos! 

And it’s not just the locals who are raving about Jurassic Street Tacos. People from California, Arizona, Idaho, Alabama, and Tennessee are taking notice of the buzz surrounding this delicious brand. 

The potential for growth and success is huge! 

They have ten taco trucks that bring in over $250,000 in monthly sales. Imagine owning a business that’s bringing in that much revenue each month. 

Jurassic Tacos is not just a restaurant, it’s a lifestyle. It’s all about bringing people together over delicious food in a fun and welcoming atmosphere. 

So if you’re passionate about creating that kind of experience for your community, then this might just be the perfect opportunity for you. 

Ordering at Jurassic Street Tacos 

Photo of the menu board at Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem Utah by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group Real Estate Team, restaurant reviewer and owner of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Menu Prices at Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo

Jurassic Street Tacos offers both delivery and pickup options for your convenience. 

Just head over to the Jurassic Street Tacos website to place your order. From there, you’ll be able to select whether you want delivery or pickup. 

They offer a variety of menu options to choose from, including traditional street tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more. 


How to go to Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo Utah

Jurassic Tacos is located at 242 East University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058.


What time does Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem, Utah open?

This is a photo of what's inside Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem Utah showing it's relaxed atmosphere with a glass wall showing they are open…

Jurassic Tacos Restaurant Ambience

Jurassic Tacos is open: 

Monday-Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m. 

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Happy Hour: 2:30-5:00 


Menu of Jurassic Street Tacos near Provo, Utah

Photo of one of the special tacos served at Jurassic Street Tacos in Orem Utah…

The prices mentioned in this review might not be exactly what you can expect to pay, since they’re subject to change. But don’t worry!

I’ll be sure to swing by again in the future and update you with the latest pricing info. 

Megalo Combo 1 - $14 

Jurassic, raptor or t-rex taco, 2 -street tacos, side of chips and pico, 1 fountain drink 

Megalo Combo 2 - $12

4 street tacos, side of chips and pico, 1 fountain drink 

Megalo Combo 3 - $16 

1 street taco, side of chips and pico, 1 fountain drink 

Street Taco - $2.50 

Double corn tortilla and choice of meat. Optional: cilantro-onion, and guacamole 

Jurassic Taco - $11 

Flour tortilla, refried beans, melted cheese, and choice of meat 

Raptor Taco - $11 

Flour tortilla, refried beans, melted cheese, Anaheim pepper & your choice of meat 

T-Rex Taco - $11

Flour Tortilla, refried beans, melted cheese, carne asada and chorizo 

Carnotaurus - $12 

Flour tortilla, refired beans, melted cheese, pico, guacamole, and carne asada 

Mar Y Tierra - $13 

Flour tortilla, melted cheese, guacamole, carne asada, pollo asado, and shrimp 

Burrosaurio - $13 

Large tortilla, refried beans, over 1/2lb choice of meat, melted cheese, guacamole, and pico 

Fried Burrito - $13 

Large tortilla, fries, melted cheese, sour cream, guacamole, pico, and choice of meat 

Asada Fries - $15 

Big load of fries, Mozzarella cheese, guacamole, sour cream & your choice of meat 

Nachos - $15 

Tortilla chips, refried beans, melted cheese, guacamole, sour cream, pico, & your choice of meat

Jurassic Delights 

Fish Taco - $7 

Corn tortilla, battered fried fish, melted cheese, cabbage, pico, and chipotle sauce

Shrimp Taco - $7

Corn tortilla, battered fried shrimp, pico, cabbage, melted cheese, pickled onions, and chipotle sauce 

Shrimp Quesadilla - $13

Flour tortilla, melted cheese, cabbage, pickled onions, pico, chipotle sauce, and battered fried shrimp 

Veggie & Fit

Keto Taco - $11 

Cheese taco shell, and choice of meat 

Apatosaurus - $11

Flour tortilla, Anaheim pepper, cabbage, pico, guacamole, and melted cheese 

Salad Bowl - $10 

Lettuce, pico, cucumber, guacamole, chip strips, cilantro ranch dressing, and choice of meat 

Kids

Cheese Quesadilla - $7 

Flour tortilla, melted cheese, side of tortilla chips & a small drink 

Chick Flour Taco - $7 

Flour taco with pollo asado, fresh mozzarella cheese, and a small drink 

Sides

Guacamole - $4-With chips 

Pico - $4-With chips

Drinks

Agua Fresca - $2.95 

Soda - $2.95

Mexican Soda - $2.95


Review - 5 stars!

Photo of one of the wall murals at Jurassic Street Tacos located in Orem Utah near Provo. Photo captured by Katerina Gasset, restaurant reviewer and author of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Mexican Food in Orem Utah

I give Jurassic Street Taco a solid 5-star rating. 

The food is exceptional, the service is unbeatable, and the atmosphere is welcoming. 

The prices were also very reasonable. 

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You won’t want to miss out on this little gem in Orem! 

Go check it out and let me know what you think! 

Also, don’t forget to follow Jurassic Street Tacos on Facebook.



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About the author of Move to Provo Utah Website 

Katerina Gasset

When I moved here I was blessed to have my daughter to help with different things you need to know when you move to a new place. I had background from living here before but things have changed a lot too since the '80s. 

We were able to get all the good places to eat down fast - since she knows all that and we have a lot of the same likes in food. But things like how to turn on my electricity or what power company services my home... well... I was at a total loss! 

I know that other people moving to Provo don't always have family here to guide and help them. And most people don't have a real estate agent who gives them a welcome package on all the important numbers and places they need to know. 

My goal is for this website to be your go to resource for everything you need to know before, during, and after you move here to Provo, Utah. I want you to have the best experience and love living here as much as I do

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