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King Taco

Central L.A
Mexican
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2400 E Cesar Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323)264-3940
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8:30 am - 8:30 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 8:30 am

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best Mexican experience of my life!

I live in Oklahoma and I just may make another trip to California soon for these tacos. We had lunch there twice during our trip and we extremely pleased both visits. Their tacos, sopes, tamales, salsa, and horchata were all top notch! Best AUTHENTIC Mexican you'll find!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Jessica74701
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Durant, Oklahoma
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Durant, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I live in Oklahoma and I just may make another trip to California soon for these tacos. We had lunch there twice during our trip and we extremely pleased both visits. Their tacos, sopes, tamales, salsa, and horchata were all top notch! Best AUTHENTIC Mexican you'll find!

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Beijing, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Food: Its all authentic and super filling, not somewhere you go if you are on a diet. The lengua taco is my favorite. The brains are also not bad, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Yum! If ordering the sopes, only get 1 as they are tasty but super filling. The beans the cheese ratio is right... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I waited for my order more than 45 minutes for a few tacos for my family!!! On top of all. Food was horrible and staff gave me attitude about it. Michael Dergar

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Baltimore
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685 reviews 685 reviews
478 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great, cheap tacos (and other Mexican foods)! The tacos are on the smaller end, but the goodness in your mouth doesn't disappoint. The salsa is super legit as well. The sopes are my favorite here. The shell is crispy and solid. The beans are fried into a paste that's spread over the top of the shell, while the meat and... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I love this place visit there as often as I can - the prices are affordable. If you are in LA you must find one and you will never forget this place. I must say that the tacos are even better than my mother in laws shhhhhh and she is from Mexico!

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Olympia, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I am a Mexican food fan and a King Taco visit is a no-brainer in L.A. for a quick bite. They are mostly in East L.A. and offer tender lengua and al pastor tacos. Carne asada burritos can't be beat with well-marinated meat, whole beans and light rice. The red salsa can be hot so you may want it on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The food is exceptional, especially the carne asada. The flavor of the meat is impeccable. Please note that this is not like a standard quick service mexican place like a Taco Bell, Baja Fresh, or Chipotle. It is much more authentic. Service can be spotty at busy times, but it is part of the experience. The place is open quite... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

If 99% of their clientele are mexicans...need I say more.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

The tacos and sopes at King Taco are pretty good but I hate the fact that I always have to ask for extra salsa when I purchase food at this restaurant. I ordered a large order to go and they only gave me 1 salsa. When I asked the guy if I can get additional salsa he looked annoyed and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

Service: Quick! Decor: Who cares, the food is good Food: Very good Review: We try to drop by King Taco whenever we are in California. The Tacos Al Pastor, Tongue Tacos and Sopes Al Pastor are amazing. You need not try anything else. Reason for stars: The decor is not nice by any means, but when the food is that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2400 E Cesar Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323)264-3940

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Monday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Friday
8:30 am - 8:30 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 8:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?