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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
+1 619-691-8848
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 04:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the carne asada tacos and they were cold, didn't like them. but the al pastor tacos were really good, so for our next visits, we are just going to try the al pastor tacos!

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Thank Zarithza G
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and i enjoyed our weekend eating these wonderful tacos. Service is awesome. We enjoy brain, tongue, head and beef tacos.

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Thank dion65
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving to San Diego; I have been on the path to finding the best Mexican tacos. Although they don't offer chicken as I like. I did get the beef one. It was fresh and Delish. I would recommend this eatery.

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Thank Ltanya P
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at Tacos El Gordo en Tijuana, San Diego (both locations) and 1 location in Las Vegas. They are all very good! The Tijuana location is the best of course. But they are all wonderful. The one on Palm Ave near Beyer Way is my go to. Try the Campechana fries, but be ready for a wait. The Al... More 

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Thank Jon B
San Diego, California
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You won't go wrong with your choices of tacos in this place, the meat variety, the salsas, and condiments will take you for a wild ride in the taco eating experience. It is crowded, yes, is it worth the wait, definitely. Maybe I'm biased decade I'm a local, but I have traveled around, and I haven't found better tacos outside... More 

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Thank Jose S
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

So glad didn't leave San Diego before going to El Gordo. Passed by several times and was intimidated by the long line. On our last afternoon at San Diego we met with a friend that lives in Tijuana and he told us that Tacos El Gordo is the closest it gets to the Tijuana type tacos, so we decided to... More 

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Thank CathyconC
Naples, Italy
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Legit. Tacos are ON POINT here. If you're looking for a no frills dining place that serves up delicious tacos, then go here.

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Thank Oharatara333
Dupont, Washington
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

So close to the border but you don't have to cross to get great tacos. This place is very well organized, nothing fancy just really really tasty tacos. Make sure you're in the right line but even if you're not they will help you out. Great for anytime but especially hits the spot late at night.

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Thank amandalou3333
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Most tacos are $2.25 and you can't go wrong either way. Haven't had a bad taco here. Watch which line you stand in since there are dedicated lines for certain types of tacos. Finding a place to sit can be a challenge of you go during peak hours.

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Thank Zeeshan B
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

After moving away from the area, I make it a point to satisfy my taco cravings during every visit back home! The line to order can be long during lunch and dinner rush, but it's worth it. This place is run like a well-oiled machine: there's a parking attendant to usher you and your car into an open space, you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 04:00
Saturday
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-691-8848

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?