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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 691-8848
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 58
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  • 32
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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
Have I died and go to Taco Heave???

Some of the best Tacos I have had in the U.S. We had the adobada tacos and were excellent. Will go again next time in San Diego.... Tried the Agua de Jamaica and it was refreshing. Good food, good price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Chula Vista, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

So I went to pick up my brother and his son at border; my brother from Cancun and my nephew from Seattle ! I asked what do you have for dinner ? "Tacos el Gordo" we are happy because there is no bad taco here, we love their tacos and we make it a family reunion. My favorite are de... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a taco shop at it's finest. We have tried each of the tacos and love the abadaba. The portions are good size and it includes guacamole. What!!!!!!!! My husband and I always request flour tortillas (don't judge us) cause that's how we do. Go, eat, and enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Some of the best Tacos I have had in the U.S. We had the adobada tacos and were excellent. Will go again next time in San Diego.... Tried the Agua de Jamaica and it was refreshing. Good food, good price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Good location, clean and taste like you were eating them on a street... Carne asada and Al pastor my favs!!!

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Tacos are really tasty and lots of options to choose from, carne asada, lengua , Tongue, Brain , quesadillas, Gringas,, Salsas as well,, place could be cleaner than it is in my opinion,, but are good been there many times

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Just like home, tacos, quesadillas all great. I especially like the carne asada and the adobada tacos. Like the fact that its quick tasty price is right. Don't forget to drink their Agua de Jamaica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I haven't tried every taco place in this world but there are only 2 taco places that truly makes me salivating. One is Dia De Pesca in San Jose, CA and I now can add Tacos El Gordo on my list! Here are why: 1) Price is great! Approx. $2 for a taco, it is definitely cheap enough to indulge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Waited an hour in line for the adobada tacos (marinated pork on a spit) but it was well worth it. You can also ask for it with pineapple. Grilled onions are also delicious. The Carne asada tacos are good but not as good as the adobada tacos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food is grate. Nice service. The only thing they need to work on is to put more tables or extend dining space. The place is always busy ling lines which means they doing good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

There is a reason for the long line's the food is delicious. Get your food first then pay, each line is for a different type of meat

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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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