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Los Tacos

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1 West California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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Huge portions

We used a Goupon and came away with 2 days worth of food. Very tasty, good value. We had some problems finding the place, but in the end was worth the challenge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We used a Goupon and came away with 2 days worth of food. Very tasty, good value. We had some problems finding the place, but in the end was worth the challenge.

Thank 2Tig
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a casual restaurant with consistently good food. I have gone here for many years and there is rarely any turnover in the staff. It is also very clean. A good place to go if you have business or are visiting someone at the Huntington Hospital.

Thank californiakid2008
Walnut Creek, California
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61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Mostly tacos, but good if you want a quick meal that is satisfying. Close to freeway 110 and the Huntington Hospital. On bus line and fairly close to Old Town Pasadena.

Thank SenorBill
Los Angeles, CA
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228 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been going to this little Mexican place for many, many years and still like their food. It's located in a strip mall, right on the corner of Fair Oaks Ave and California Blvd., so parking is easy to find. I usually call in my order and it's ready about 5 or 10 minutes later. Sometimes I eat there, it's... More 

Thank GermaicanSpice
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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255 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We are former long term residents of Pasadena until several years ago, my husband and I decided while visiting we would check out some of our old haunts. Los Tacos was always a great place to have great tacos with all the fixings, that's of course if you could get inside in under 10 to 15 minutes. Before writing this... More 

Thank Patricia W
Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The carne asada burritos and tacos are awesome here. Great deal. When I travel across the U.S. looking for decent Mexican food this is one of the places that I always compare my findings to.

Thank Rob C
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119 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

Very good tacos and machaca! Great deal for a quick and tasty Mexican meal. I loved the breakfast chola quailed and machaca. Great job!

Thank MichaelDergar
Pasadena, California
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101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This place is the best deal in Pasadena for take-out Mexican food. The food is always fresh and the prices are reasonable. The taco salads are good and so are their big burritos if you can afford the calories. There are plenty of meat choices including good carnitas. While basically a take-out, there is indoor and some outdoor seating. It... More 

Thank TheCurmudgeon
Long Beach, CA
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is nicer than a hole in a wall, but feels like a family owned placed. It's a decent place for a quick Mexican meal. This places has several things going for it: -Veggie friendly options, with lard free choices and veggie tacos and burritos on the menu. -Cheap prices -Lots of free parking -Decent salsas I came for the... More 

Thank Andrea V
Pasadena, California
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

There are places you can get better tacos than at Los Tacos, but they are pretty descent. Staff are friendly and prices are good too.

Thank Helena M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 West California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-795-9291

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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