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Pedro's Tacos

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550 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4719
949-498-5908
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, if somewhat inconsistent

Pedro's is my favorite fast mexican food in town. When they are good, they are great! I typically enjoy their carne asada tacos and burritos, rolled tacos, etc. The drive through is relatively fast and accurate, especially when the owner/manager is there. When management is absent, the drive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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San Clemente, California
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San Clemente, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Pedro's is my favorite fast mexican food in town. When they are good, they are great! I typically enjoy their carne asada tacos and burritos, rolled tacos, etc. The drive through is relatively fast and accurate, especially when the owner/manager is there. When management is absent, the drive through slows down and the service can be down right disinterested. Also... More 

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San Clemente, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Pedro's is "fast" food, that takes a little time, but it is always worth the wait. This is simple, basic and good food. The fish tacos are excellent - deep fried fish, cabbage and white sauce - and they are full size. Rolled tacos are a great followup or perfect to share. This is not fine dining, but when you... More 

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CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

On our way to Los Angeles from San Diego stop at this restaurant sine the sign said best tacos since 1986. Well the sign lied they gave us packaged salsa ( like the ones at jack in the box) and it was obvious the guacamole was not made there. The guacamole looked like it was at some point frozen. I... More 

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Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were driving through San Clemente and zipped through Pedro's Taco's drive thru for a quick bite. The Shrimp Burrito was very good, much better quality than I would have expected from a roadside place. Big delicious burrito at a good price. Would definitely visit again!

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Humble, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

San Clemente is home for us. When our kids were little, we ate at Pedros at least once a week. You can't beat the value of their menu. We love the rolled tacos (with guacamole and cheese), the fish tacos, and the bean and cheese burritos. It's about as casual as you can get, but it's home so we love... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

great for the price! iconic southern california vibe. don't visit san clemente without stopping here!

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Tustin, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Tacos are the thing to order here. The rest of the menu is just average. Carne Asada burrito was a little bland with the meat not having enough of a charred taste.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The best fish tacos I have had. Not much seating as it is a little spot, just a bench outside. I think most of the people take their tacos to go. Our tacos were on special and what a great value!

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Gallup, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stay in San Clemente every year, and going to Pedro's Tacos after playing at the beach has become a family tradition. It's delicious, fast, and inexpensive. There's really no seating to speak of, so I recommend getting the food to go. Well worth the trip.

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San Clemente, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Long time San Clemente favorite (there is one in south San Clemente, but I like the North store better). Can be busy at peak times but the wait isn't usually that long. Don't go here if you are looking for ambience. This is no frills place for those who are looking for good food at good prices. Only seating is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-498-5908

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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