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La Victoria

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Mexican, American
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140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113-2005
408-298-5335
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7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
SO yummy!

Just go. Very good burritos and yummy other things. Be sure and have their orange sauce! It's not a formal place, and you may or may not find seating although I've always managed. It's just such darn good food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
PATTY M
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San Jose, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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San Jose, California
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97 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Just go. Very good burritos and yummy other things. Be sure and have their orange sauce! It's not a formal place, and you may or may not find seating although I've always managed. It's just such darn good food!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I came in here for a fast lunch for a conference between sessions. I ordered the Al Pastor Marinated Pork plate. It was disappointing as the pork was overly salted and the rice and beans had no taste. The corn tortillas were also not warm nor soft, but with hard spots. Not a good experience. I realize it's fast food... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My partner and I visited San Jose and stayed at the Marriott Downtown. We headed to the San Carlos Street location of La Victoria for a late night dinner when returning to the Downtown San Jose area. It was late and not many places were open, but La Victoria was open late! So we headed there (by foot - a... More 

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Cary, IL
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had the torta, chips and salsa. All were very good. Not much room to sit so I stood at the side counter thing. Lots of college kids at 10 pm or so when I was there. It is a block or two from the SJSU campus. Fun college vibe for a forty something business traveler looking for a quick bite... More 

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went to La Victoria for a casual meal. I had their taquitos with rice and bean. My husband had their burrito and also ordered chips. We had soft drinks with it; there is a 60 cent price for refills here. Overall its reasonably good Mexican food with student friendly prices and good size portions. The orange sauce is good... More 

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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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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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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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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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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 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?