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La Taqueria

#194 of 2,857 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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322 Hastings St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1K6, Canada
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Lancaster, California
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

With a great assortment if tacos with many chooses, this restaurant fits the mark for tacos away from my home in Southern California where good Mexican food is everywhere. Don't forget to try a variety of tacos. They have meat, veggie, and Gish options.

Thank pooh44136
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Loud and small, a little piece of heaven. It felt like being in a real taqueria down south except for the fact it was ridiculously clean! Service was awesome and friendly, walked me through the menu patiently, prices good And the food! So good. Amazing!. Big flavours, good portions!, getting hungry just thinking about it! Can't wait to go back.

Thank Jeff K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I visited La Taqueria for lunch and immensely enjoyed the vibrant interior and the superb food. The asada quesadilla was perfectly crispy and succulent, and the serving size was generous considering the cheap prices. The tuna tacos were also a hit, and our server was friendly and engaging. The restaurant is small but provides an intimate atmosphere, making La Taqueria... More 

Thank ffc234
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Get in and order some of the delicious taco's. Friendly staff, great food, not expensive. What's not to like?

Thank Jay_OOO
Stafford, Virginia
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79 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

My wife and I were craving tacos during our visit to Vancouver and looked up "mexican restaurants." This place was rated high so we paid a visit. They did not disappoint.

Thank HortDude
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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102 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

What a nice little (and I do mean LITTLE) place! Funky, efficient, authentic, CHEAP, and the best little (and I do mean LITTLE) tacos I've had in years. There is a big selection; order at least two; four (for under $10) if you're hungry. This is great for sampling -- sort of like taco tapas! Did I mention CHEAP? Service... More 

Thank JHBrewer
Grand Forks
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! This is the second time I've been there but every time I go to Vancouver I try and walk by to see if it's open. They service authentic Mexican tacos and they are absolutely delicious! Very reasonable prices, diverse choices for tacos, excellent & fast service. Not the most visually appealing place but seriously do not... More 

Thank Lah722
Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is as good as it gets for "fast" food. There are a couple of "buts". There is little to no parking. There can be long lines. This is not fine dining. If you can live with that, fresh food at great prices. There are no better tacos anywhere.

Thank Articulous
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Tourists from FL: We stopped here on our walk to Gastown, and at first were put off by its small facade and that it's on a street in Gastown away from most tourist spots. We were so glad we took a chance! What a gem. Small, fresh and inexpensive tacos, with many toppings, made to order. You can eat 3... More 

Thank plb0065
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I happened to come across this place after a lovely trip to Canadian Tire, and it was an excellent surprise! The food is so good, and the staff is incredibly friendly! Only regret is that I didn't order more foods

Thank Mick L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $20
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Hastings St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1K6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: 604.568.4406
Offering authentic Mexican tacos in the heart of Downtown Vancouver.We make our tacos from traditional recipes with local, organic and sustainable products, when possible.Our menu offers different types of fillings which can be served as a Taco (soft tortilla, made locally) or as a Quesadilla.La Taqueria is born in 2009, through the idea of creating a pinche taco stand, which resemble the taste and feel of street tacos around Mexico. These tacos are usually the best and are often referred to as pinche tacos.Both locations are open 11am to 8:30pm Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gastown

Neighborhood Profile
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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