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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 - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 28
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  • 10
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  • 6
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tacos el gordo

Ver y good place to eat cabeza tacos and mulitas with choriso are the best This place its not expense but a recoment to change firsth you money to pesos in san isidro to have change

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Raul C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ver y good place to eat cabeza tacos and mulitas with choriso are the best This place its not expense but a recoment to change firsth you money to pesos in san isidro to have change

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Adobada tacos are to die for! Don't just order 2, you'll be sorry! Get 4 or more!! Be prepared for a wait during meal times, and limited seating, but definitely with the trip!

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Plano, Texas
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you like fatty meat, this is the place for you. Even the pork was not lean. Very confusing ordering with different lines for different foods. Crowded even on a Tuesday night. $2 tacos so the price was fair.

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Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place quick and clean easy access to freeway....my only problem is why do u have to tip at every station and not just at the end?

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

What can I say?! These tacos are simply perfection! Definitely a must try if you are in the area!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We were excited try something authentic. The food was good, but when you add the experience with the price it was pretty dang crappy. For the price we could afford, we weren't even close to full. We had heard portions were generous, but did not find that accurate in the slightest. Sure it's 2 bucks for a taco...but then you... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very small place with no room to breath. When I walked in the room was hot and humid from all the food cooking. They definitely need a bigger hood over the grill with more power. I thought the tacos were on the greasy side.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Small place, but big lines. That right there lets you know the place has great food. Be careful parking next door at Carls. Might tow you. I did as the locals did and just ate fast. :-) Had the carne asada tacos. Whoa...! They cook them on an indoor charcoal grill. Gives the meat an awesome unique flavor. Watch the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Wasn't sure exactly what I was getting since I don't speak Spanish, so I stuck to the basics with 3 different kinds of tacos. Very good! It's an experience going there and the food is unlike other tacos I have ever tasted. Worth a visit but be warned, it's very busy and not exactly fast.

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Yuma, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Pastor is by far the best tacos in this place the line may get long at times but it is worth the wait. They are reasonably priced for a fast food joint and we always make it a point to come back every time we are in San Diego!!

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Additional Information about Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Phone Number: (619) 691-8848
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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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 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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