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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 #32 of 3,835 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
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

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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108 reviews 108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

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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Annapolis, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We saw the reviews in Trip Advisor. The place is small inside and it feels hot,but they have some tables outside. The tacos were not bad if you know real Mexican food then you know it can be better. They are really busy and the line is long, so they need some help during their rush time. The cooks speak... More

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Don't let the lines deter you from this gem! The service is fast and efficient. There is a line for the steak, al pastor, fries and other meats (beef shoulder, beef tongue, etc.) If you are with friends, grab some treys & divide and conquer to experience all of the tacos. All well priced and simply amazing. I had the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The tacos al pastor are the best tacos I've ever had. They carve the meat right off of a rotisserie. The meat is delicious and the sauce is out of this world. Be prepared to wait in line.

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Mission, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Good tacos, very busy restaurant. Before you get in the "right" line, read the menu and make your selection. They are very busy place and they seem to rush you when ordering. I recommend this place and would eat there again. Very affordable, parking lot very crowded.

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