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Taqueria Los Gordos

7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
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Ranked #35 of 60 Restaurants in Aptos
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Aptos, California
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We have tried fish tacos all over the Santa Cruz area. The fish here is plentiful,grilled and flavorful. We took ours to go, along with lime and fresh salsa from the salsa bar. Very reasonable. Now we know where to get great fish tacos in our own backyard!

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Aptos, California, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It's not bad and some really like it. Many types of salsa at their salsa bar is a nice touch. If you are in the neighborhood it is fine, but I wouldn't search it out.

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California Hot Springs, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This was my first time here and it was authentic and tasty. Nothing fancy, but great. I have a burrito and it was good. Nice condiment bar to add that extra something. Definitely going back. Perfect after a hike in the redwoods!

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Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Decent little hole in the wall, but.... very average. Good for quick burrito. Terrible tamales and Chile rellenos. Carnitas okay. Chips okay, salsa so-so. It appears to be a knock off of Tacos Vallarta chain.

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Aptos, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Great casual Mexican food spot. Nothing fancy, just good food. Great for kids and great for take out. Friendly atmosphere and always busy. A definite place for a delicious and reasonable meal.

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Aptos, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Wondeful and huge burritos. A very nice selection of authentic Mexican cuisine. Try their enchiladas.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

My hubby and I love this place. It is always fresh and fast. We usually get it to go as it is typically packed but we call it in and it is ready for pick up within minutes! We used to go to the Vallartas a lot but the quality really went down and "el gordo" (as we call it)... More 

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Marina, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2009

The best burritos! But everything else not that great.

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Left Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2008

One of my favorite quick-bite Mexican tacorias.. Everything is good and reasonable. From the the classic burritos, to the large filled Tortas, yummy fish tacos, refreshing Salsa Fresco and you can get shrimps in anything, for extra. They also have fresh squeezed Orange and Carrot juice $3... OLE ! ..{It's hidden to the right of Aptos Natural Foods.}

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Additional Information about Taqueria Los Gordos

Address: 7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
Phone Number: 831-688-0911
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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