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Tacos el Gordo

3049 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (The Strip)
(702) 641-8226 ‎
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Ranked #28 of 3,843 restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: The Strip
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: The Strip
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This place has some killer Tacos! it doesnt matter what kind you get, all the tacos are so delish!!! my favorite are tacos de tripa!!! oh man do i miss those tacos! the lines are long but the wait i so worth it and the price too! its definately the best "fine dine" in VEGAS! lol

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

One of the highlights of our LV trip! Read the signs, the lines where you order are arranged by which meat you want. My advice? Try everything! If there was one anywhere near where I live, I would probably be in there 2 or 3 times a week, seriously! This place would really rock late at night after a couple... More

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Ocean City, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Monte was very happy to discover this little gem on the strip. Two trips within 2 days, and each was as good as the other! Monte intends on returning post haste!!! After trying the frozen style tex-mex at another restaurant, Monte will simply refer to as CW, Gordo was a delicious find! Monte owes it to all the other trip... More

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We have been to the original location and love this one just as much! If you want a real taco, this is the place. They have created a covered area out in front for more seating. They make sure to keep the outside as clean. We were surprised to see the lady constantly cleaning. Mind you, they are keeping the... More

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So, I had to come to Vegas to discover a restaurant that is also in San Diego!!! Found this place mentioned as a top choice on several websites, especially when researching the best cheap eats in Vegas. Granted, they are not necessarily cheap for street tacos ($2 to $3), but compared to prices in Vegas as a whole, Tacos el... More

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the busiest places you'll ever see. They queue in and outside in 115 degree heat to get in there. Cheap, very tasty and 100% authentic.

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Bakersfield, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Tacos el gordo is an authentic taco experience. The carne asada is fresh and tasty and delicious on tacos, tostadas, French fries and quesaldillas. Ordering can be tricky. Go to the line that has your type of meat. For newbies, asada is steak. Get in this line and order tacos. Yum! I get mine loaded with guacamole, onions and cilantro!... More

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

if you have ever experience tacos on the Texas Mexican border and enjoyed those types of tacos then this is the place for you. The tacos and salsa are great and the price is very good and affordable to enjoyed a great meal with never having to go to Mexico to get excellent tacos.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

For 3 days we looked at this place and finally made a point of going for lunch. Each day we went by they were lined up out the door which says something. Arrived almost high noon an the lines had begun. There was something about the anticipation that almost made me giddy. When I realized I was in the wrong... More

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was recommended to come have these. Its $2.00 for each taco $4.00 for mulas sopas and quesadillas. There is a line for each type of meat. It was good but I'm not impressed.

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