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“Didn't live up to hype” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop

Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop
1810 W. Washingon Street, San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 296-8226
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Ranked #133 of 4,100 Restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
San Ramon, California, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Didn't live up to hype”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Had the "famous" surfing california burrito. It was bland (had to add hot salsa to make it flavorful) and just ok. Now sure why they raved about it on Man vs Food. Rice and beans were very good. If you go stay away from the hype and order something else.

Visited January 2013
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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Don't see what all the hype is about”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

This place is okay. There is nothing amazing about the food. This was actually the third time I'd been here. Friends wanted to go and figured I'd give it another chance. I have to say I'd prefer a more low key hole in the wall taco shop. The line is always ridiculous here. Maybe they should expand or move to be able to accommodate customers better. The food was a bit dry and a little strange with the flavors as it didn't quite taste like Mexican food (and not in a good way either). I lived in Mexico for 4 years and definitely doesn't taste like Mexico and I've lived in San Diego for 6 and it definitely doesn't taste like the amazing San Diego version either. Overall, might be willing to go back if friends wanted to go if the line wasn't so long.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cullowhee, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Best burritos ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Wow, I miss this place!!! It is worth the wait in line, although the line moves pretty quickly.

Love the Surfin' CA Burrito!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Green River, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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“Great Burritos at a Great Price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We tried three times to go to the restaurant based on the recommendation of a friend. First time was too busy, second time was on New Years Day and they were closed, but the third time we got in with a little wait in line. The burritos were great for a price that surprised me.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Excellant!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

If you want lost of food, and cheap prices , this is the place to go. The burrito was as bag around as a large fist! Too much for me, but my son loves it!

Visited February 2012
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