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Tijuana Taqueria

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1762 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-6017
530-622-9517
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Carnitas around!

The food is great and there's plenty of it! Your typical local hole in the wall joint that sells good food. We try to come every few months.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
NORA K
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Shingle Springs, California
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Shingle Springs, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food is great and there's plenty of it! Your typical local hole in the wall joint that sells good food. We try to come every few months.

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Camino, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great taqueria with wonderful food. It is a great place to stop on the way home from a long day. Great variety...wonderful value.

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108 reviews 108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Drove by this place and decided to check reviews on it since we were craving authentic Mexican food. Had dinner. From the street it doesnt look all that great and even inside it looks a bit tired, but they serve authentic food and nice portions. We had the 1 taco combo plate with rice and beans and it was the... More 

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Diamond Springs, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After leaving the Central Valley to live up here in the beautiful hills around Placerville, we have been searching for a nice Mexican restaurant to replace our beloved Sal's (see my review) in Selma, Ca. Although this mom and pop hole in the wall cannot replace Sal's, the food here makes it a top contender for #2. Fresh made food... More 

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Pollock Pines, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I found this place when it was occupying only half of its current building. You'd have to wait for a table because there were only four, and half the town was eating here. It's always been run by the same family, and they do a great job. The service is friendly and the food is great! Their salsa is some... More 

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Shingle Springs, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The salsa is homemade delicious! Simple atmosphere, but so reasonable in price. The chili rellanos are superb and the seafood chimichanga over the top delicious. Miquel, owner, is very friendly. The restaurant is very clean as well.

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Placerville, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We started going to this little restaurant when the only dining area they had was outside on plastic tables where you had to hold on to your plate to keep it from sliding off into the parking lot. We met the owner and his family and enjoyed bringing friends and family to their little shop. Since then, we've seen them... More 

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Pollock Pines, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Love this place, have been dining here since it was tiny hole in the wall. Best tacos al pastor ever. Chile Relleno burrito supreme is great. Recommend to anyone wanting Tijuana style food. Decor has never been best, overlook it and enjoy your meal!

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S. California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Didn't really feel welcomed here. The counter help seemed like they were doing me a favor, not friendly. Nobody was there but the food took an awfully long time to make. I love salsa, but they had some kind of written restrictions over the salsa bar (only time I've ever seen that at a Mexican salsa bar). Food was so-so,... More 

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Camino, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Quality and portions are really great. This place has really grown but the food has kept up and its a great place to have real Mexican food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1762 Broadway, Placerville, CA 95667-6017
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: 530-622-9517

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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