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The Taco Stand

621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
+1 858-551-6666
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (99 reviews)
“burrito” (149 reviews)
“tacos” (393 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been coming to The Taco Stand since shortly after it opened when they didn't have their outside eating area even close to finished. I've managed to arrive when the line to order has been relatively short, so I haven't had that long wait some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank belroseplace
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yummy menu all of it! Baja fish tacos my absolute favourite! Prices are low so you can try everything on menu with no remorse. La Jolla has churros! I visited the downtown San Diego Taco Stand frequently while visiting. Great customer service!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 823catherinet
Reviewed 2 days ago

Expect a line when you get there because the food is so good, but it goes pretty fast. Not a lot seating so it you may have to take your food to go. But totally worth it!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good tacos lots of variety. Very Recommendable. Five Stars all the way. I love the Angus tacos and shrimp ones.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank juancflores1971
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a commercialized taco shop, but still very good. They make handmade tortillas and popsicles.My favorites are the el pastor with pineapple and the fish burrito. Haven't had the corn but it looks good. Also a great selection of salsas.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cts808
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a line 20 person deep if you go around 12 noon. I recommend getting there by 11:30am or after 1:30pm. The tacos are freshly made and delicious. Not much indoor seating - it's called Taco 'Stand' for a reason :).

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thesurfa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best burritos in San Diego. Mar y Tierra is the bomb and it’s huge. I recommend splitting it with a friend and each getting a taco...that way you get both a burrito and taco tasting!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mmp019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall it was a great experience, the food was pretty good and my friends and I had fun. I would come back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jake D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic, cheap eat. Excellent angus meat. Student relaxed atmosphere. Recommend beef or chicken asada.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tristani2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go during peak times you are going to wait. Reasonably priced very good food. Portions are above average in size and they have many sauces to choose from.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dangelofazio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-6666
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