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Taqueria Tlaquepague

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2222 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3543
+1 408-978-3665
Thu - Mon 09:00 - 21:00
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rancho cucamonga
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious authentic Mexican food, spicy too! One of the employees at the Cathedral recommended this place and he did not steer us wrong. It looks like a hole in the wall, located in a little strip mall in the beautiful Willow Glen area of San Jose. The food was great and the service was nice too!

Thank sanchezmom
Boulder Creek, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is THE BEST Mexican FOOD NEXT TO Mexico ITSELF. MEAT IS TASTY And TENDER. The Rice is tender and well seasoned, not greasy at all. I am MEXICAN so I fell I have the Authority to rate the food. The restaurant is very clean.... the location is easy to drive to but in a kinda strange location. Please check... More 

Thank 1mammy
San Jose
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I cannot get enough of this place. Everything is delicious! They have the best enchiladas and chile rellenos. Their sauces are so good, my husband sometimes asks for a side of it to put on other dishes, such as the carnitas plate. It does get busy during peak times, such as Friday night dinner. If you don't... More 

Thank Rsluvscats
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My favorite of the 2 (formerly 3), it is big, has a large menu, reasonable prices, and everyone I take there loves it. Machaca and tortas are my favs. It can be a long wait if you go for dinner or on week ends, but hey, it is definitely worth the wait.

Thank rmromandia
San Jose
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Majority of the servers are RUDE. You are lucky if you get one of the 3 servers that have been there the longest. They are friendly, always smile and hustle to get what you need. The others never smile, are rude in their tone, roll their eyes, and make it seem like they hate being there and they will let... More 

Thank Veronica J
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151 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The food was really good but the service not so much. Just seemed a bit unorganized. The chips and salsa were so so so yummy!

Thank Abby T
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

When we first arrived to this restaurant all the tables were full and we had to wait about 15 minutes for a spot. This I took as a good sign of the food we were about to eat. However I was disappointed and felt it discourteous that no-one came to great us and tell us how long the wait would... More 

Thank Pieroapc
Saratoga, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Wanted to try out something new so thought it would be a good place since the reviews were glowing. However, it turned out to be a disappointment since the service is quite poor, once the order is taken, the server is nowhere to be found. The food was also nothing worth writing home about. The only positive was the salsa,... More 

Thank sjcphx_musketeer
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

This place has some funky interior, but it's always packed - because the food is legit! Big portions, tons of great combo meals so you can try different dishes. Call ahead because lines for tables can get long. Service needs to improve - some unfriendly faces from the waiters.

Thank Steven1056
San Jose, California
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is an excellent mexican restaurant. They have killer salsa and chips. The main thing to order is the Super Chavelis. It's a shot of tequila, a shot of Citrus and 1 and 1/2 beer ( Mordelo Dark or Light) in a frosty Scooner! There is a 3 drink maximum! The tacos and burritos a la carte are Awesome. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2222 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3543
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-978-3665

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