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King Taco

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45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
(626) 792-0405
Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
late night eats

King Taco is the only taco that i can eat more than two pieces. I am not a taco person but thier taco is simple, not too large, but tasty. Many other choices of food. My husband loves the taquitos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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English first
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

King Taco is the only taco that i can eat more than two pieces. I am not a taco person but thier taco is simple, not too large, but tasty. Many other choices of food. My husband loves the taquitos.

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Gaylord, Michigan
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Walking distance from Fuller University and authentic Mexican food. It is always crowded (what we were told) but the food was good. We tried several (like 10) items on the menu and did not find any that were not good.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Burrito asada and a grande horchata, seating and unisex restroom. It's a block way from the Memorial Park stop on the Gold Line. Highly recommend.

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Kelowna, Canada
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155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a fast food restaurant and obviously quite popular. It was quite a line up but they served everyone quickly. I had a El pastor burrito which I truly enjoyed. Great value, great taste.

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Long Beach, California
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330 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is about the cheapest place for a bite in old town pasadena. Its mexican fast food with typical tacos, quesadillas, sopas, etc. seriously the street hot dog vendors charge more then this place and at least this place meets food cleanliness standards

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South Pasadena, California
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104 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

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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300 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: (626) 792-0405

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?