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45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
(626) 792-0405
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English first
South Pasadena, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We had 02 dinners, many Mexican food varieties; reasonable prices, just made, tasty food; we enjoyed and will return. Its open till very late and it helped us very much;

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

My colleague highly recommended this restaurant which always has a long line. Okay! I waited 15 minutes to place my order of an al pastor burrito with beans and cheese and waited another 10 minutes to receive it to go. I do not recommend dining in house because of the very noisy rooms and the constant calling out of numbers... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

No nonsense authentic tacos with fantastic "secret sauce" hot sauce you can only get there. The dine-in facilities could use some additional comfort and style, but you don't really go for the atmosphere.

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Pasadena, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The lady took the order like she was ready to go home,it took a long time to get our order.tortillas were cold,meat not even close to what al pastor is,NO LEMONS,I'm sorry just horrible.wouldn't go again.

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Dallas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I am from mexico and used to seeing meat on a spit..this place was just ok. The tortillas are not home made so not anything special. Better places in LA to eat tacos.

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Bend, Oregon
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This place usually has a line, because all of the locals know it's the best bang for your buck in Old Town. Try the breakfast burritos which are yummy or anything else on the menu. Will go again anytime I'm in Pasadena.

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Oxnard, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

a chain, that in other areas of L.A. some people think is expensive, but this place is DIRT cheap, in price compared to other places to eat in the old town pasadena area. their carne asada is my absolute favorite in the L.A. area. their red sauce is hot and very flavorful! they serve tortas and taquitos at this location.... More 

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Long Beach, California
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297 reviews 297 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Most of the restaurants in old town skew higher pricewise, but this place offers reasonably priced mexican food. You can easily get a meal for around five dollars. The tacos are not what you get at one of the major chains like taco bell its more authentic type mexican food here.

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st. louis, missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The tacos and burritos really hit the spot. Try the beef tongue and the hot salsa. Open for breakfast and also late. The atmosphere is that of a take out joint, but no worries.

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Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

So, I've tried the gourmet tacos, but nothing bears a classic tasty taco and these are awesome!!! A must is the Sopes, crunchy and soft with any favourite protein, i love carnitas and their flavour was scrumptious

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Additional Information about King Taco

Address: 45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
Phone Number: (626) 792-0405
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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