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“Solid authentic fair” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Taqueria Cuernavaca

Taqueria Cuernavaca
1117 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001
805-653-8052
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Ranked #12 of 380 restaurants in Ventura
Cuisines: Mexican
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Boston, Massachusetts
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138 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 76 cities Reviews in 76 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Solid authentic fair”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

You can't hate Taqueria Cuernavaca. This is some very good authentic food at a reasonable price. Be sure to bone up on your Spanish because the entire menu is written in it. Their salsa bar is top notch too. It's a wonderful hidden gem. If you like real mexican food, give it a try

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Some great Mexican food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

My wife and I were looking for some good Mexican food in Ventura and came across this restaurant. The place was busy when we entered but we got a table quite quickly and ordered a number of tacos and quesadillas. The meat (pork) in the tacos was really tasty and when we added the salsa it was a great taco. We ordered two chicken quesadillas, one spicy the other not and both were very tasty. Their guacamole was the best we tasted on our trip.
Service was very friendly and efficient. Would happily recommend it for anyone looking for an authentic taqueria in Ventura.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Authentic Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Found a small restaurant in Ventura with good Mexican food at value prices. Order tacos and serve yourself the salsa and onions "salad bar" style. Save room for some flan for dessert..... Yum!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ojai, California
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“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Last night we ate at Cuernavaca on the Avenue again. The food is delicious, fresh and authentic. You will find dishes prepared here that are not at any of the AmeriMexican restaurants in Ventura.
It's so good that I dream about the food and can't wait to go there again. The other great thing about Cuernavaca is that it has a nice relaxed atmosphere and isn't noisy. The people that work there are very nice and pleasant. Special foods we like: The Veggie tacos #1 and #2, the Alambre Vegetariano and the mole enchiladas. Their mole sauce is mmmm so good.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ventura, CA
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“Best taqueria in Ventura!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

That was a great meal before the "Taco USA" talk at the Ventura Museum. Had great veggie#2 taco, sopes and horchata. Will come back for the Cuban tacos next time. Best taqueria in Ventura!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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