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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 691-8848
Today
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Excellente tacos real Mexican food

My wife an I stop by to have some Mexican carne asada tacos, good flavor excellent service and very cheap

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Jose_R710
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Chula Vista, California
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  • Late Night
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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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160 reviews 160 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

You will enjoy this place as long as you focus on the food. I got the tacos adobada (spicy pork), asada (steak) and tripe (steak, but it's tripe). I enjoyed it all, though I had to admit I had a hard time to discerning one from the other. This place is simple and no-frills.

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Chula Vista, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife an I stop by to have some Mexican carne asada tacos, good flavor excellent service and very cheap

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Oxnard, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

the tacos are worth the visit. Keep in mind it gets super busy make sure you look at what each line is because not all serve the same thing

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I missed their tacos.used to come often when i was a kid.How i missed their sauce.Its worth the wait.seems like its a never ending line.try all of them.always busy at night so go during the day or afternoon.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Food awesome. Friendly crowd. Why make customers stand in line for 30 minutes and only order certain items from each line?

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Chula Vista, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

if you are in a hurry and expect fast take out Mexican food do not go here during lunch or dinner. however, if you don't mind the wait the tacos are excellent. I have been here several times and will continue to go back.

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Tijuana, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's very interesting Tacos el Gordo has its origins in Tijuana Mexico,. as an expansion to the US the Franchise develop a different taste from its original style in my opinion due to Regulatory standards that in the US cannot be allow... in other words, it has to be cook in the street to taste good. :)

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Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm not a big Mexican food fan. My niece took me here and it was terrific. I've been back several times.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Tacos are great. Tortillas are made on site. Second time here and still do not get the different lines for the different types of tacos. Asada different line. Buche different line. Al pastor different line. Last time there were three of us, three different lines. This time only two, with me saving a table. Hubby stood in asada line, but... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Omg! The best tacos of all kinds from asada to lengua! my favorite is the adobada con crema! delicious and flavorful, these guys are experts in what they do!!! go here!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: (619) 691-8848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 am

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