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La Victoria

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Mexican, Californian
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140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113-2005
408-298-5335
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Today
7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Orange sauce

When we travel to bay area, our first stop is this place. Reason why we keep coming back is because of their famous vegan Orange sauce. Today we finally decided to try their food for the first time. I got the regular burrito (lengua meat) and my boyfriend got a torta (asada). Traveling from the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
paula n
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

When we travel to bay area, our first stop is this place. Reason why we keep coming back is because of their famous vegan Orange sauce. Today we finally decided to try their food for the first time. I got the regular burrito (lengua meat) and my boyfriend got a torta (asada). Traveling from the central valley (fresno region) we've... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

i have been to the one next to sjsu and the downtown one is fancier. same great food. EXCELLENT!!!! you will not find better mexican in san jose.

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san jose
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

very slow cook. probably 15 minutes for my service. one taco & one plain quesadilla, $6.00 holy cats! steak seems to be fried, not cooked over gas flame like the other major provider. missing the approprate flavor. (although the kitchen area was not visible, no confirmation). i will stick with the other major taco vendor in the area, super taqueria.... More 

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United States
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a great place if you are looking to try some Mexican Fast Food. It is open from 7am to midnight during the week. And later on the weekends. Don't forget to try the orange sauce. It is amazing. (No Judgment) I have drank it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Not only are their burritos delicious but their secret sauces are to die for. Every guests I have taken here have loved the food and fell in love with their secret sauces. I would recommend everyone to try this place and be a repeat customer.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My friends took me here a while back (I think in 2009), and I have to say that I've had one of the best burritos from this place. They are known for their famous sauce, which I had the privilege of tasting. There's just something in that sauce that made me remember this place, even after many years.

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Citrus Heights, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food is always great here. It is located right next to SJSU. There are many college students and young adults that come here. The restaurant is in an old victorian house on San Carlos, so it is pretty tight when it is busy. Great Mexican food!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went in search of breakfast tacos instead found something even better - delicious and different breakfast burrito! Fresh and homemade with just the right blend of egg and chorizo. Had to try the sauce based on other reviews and it is very different and good but just had a taste - It was perfect without any sauce. Saturday morning early... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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179 reviews 179 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

There is very little room to sit down in this place, but if you eat it there, outside, or in your hotel room it wont matter - it will be good anywhere! I got a burrito. It was so big I could barely hold it! The flavor was great! The chips and salsa were just your standard. We paid $15... More 

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I've came here because it was supposed to be the best Tex-mex in San Jose. Seriously? this is a fast food! OK, I've driven upto here and I'm hungry. I'm not feeling adventurous so I'm sticking to a regular Burrito and I pray not to be sick this evening. Opening it up, hey, that's actually not bad, it's even quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113-2005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-298-5335

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 am

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