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Taqueria Los Gordos

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7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
831-688-0911
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very Tasty

Food is cooked to order and is very tasty. Lots of salsa choices. Almost fast food prices but much better quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
1stLadyrider
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Prescott, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We've been going to this place since it opened (~15 years) & have noticed they've recently gone down hill a bit - plus they have increased their pricing to boot. Close to $9 bucks($8.55) for the jumbo burrito!! And $3 bucks for a small-really small bag of chips). Too many other places with good Mex food to choose from.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Super yummy place with great carnitas. Quick and convenient! Try the salsa bar too! Always good service and friendly people.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is cooked to order and is very tasty. Lots of salsa choices. Almost fast food prices but much better quality.

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Aptos, California
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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: 831-688-0911

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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