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Taqueria Los Gordos

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7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
831-688-0911
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Santa Cruz
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a fan of the vegetarian burrito. Too big for me to finish in one sitting, though. Parking can be tough at lunchtime, Mondays are usually the easiest, as another popular restaurant is closed Mondays.

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Thank Melissa B
Berkeley, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place always meets the craving for a burrito of plate of fajitas. They have a kids menu which is great! And everything I have eaten (over many years) has been good. Not fancy but exactly the spot to go when you want a tacqueria lunch without getting to far away from the beach!

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Thank Nancy N
Santa Cruz, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I used to work in Aptos and took the bus the days I worked. If all my connections were on time, I'd stop at Taqueria Los Gordos for breakfast. I am very picky about Mexican food, and they are great! I would get the taco plate with rice and beans. That would fill me up for the better part of... More 

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Thank candelariasj
United States
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

So we've been to Aptos St BBQ and Manuels many times but hands down if you want flavorful pork this is the place. May I recommend it in a torta. It was so tasty and reasonable at $8 we got it twice in a row. Get it to go and head down to the beach or cliff to eat with... More 

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Thank mb2005
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Nothing fancy. Home cooked flavor. Eat in or takeout. Carnitas and al pastor my favs. Some really go for the shrimp fajitas. Platos are mucho food. Salsa bar has variety.

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Thank Ri M
Soquel, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Everytime you go, the food is different quality. Today the meat tasted old. I have eaten here several times and if I can remember, I won't eat here again.

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Aptos, California
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293 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We've been going to this place since it opened (~15 years) & have noticed they've recently gone down hill a bit - plus they have increased their pricing to boot. Close to $9 bucks($8.55) for the jumbo burrito!! And $3 bucks for a small-really small bag of chips). Too many other places with good Mex food to choose from.

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1 Thank soifdawg
Sunnyvale, California
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Super yummy place with great carnitas. Quick and convenient! Try the salsa bar too! Always good service and friendly people.

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Thank IHeartSpain
Prescott, Arizona
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is cooked to order and is very tasty. Lots of salsa choices. Almost fast food prices but much better quality.

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Thank 1stLadyrider
Aptos, California
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142 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We have tried fish tacos all over the Santa Cruz area. The fish here is plentiful,grilled and flavorful. We took ours to go, along with lime and fresh salsa from the salsa bar. Very reasonable. Now we know where to get great fish tacos in our own backyard!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7488 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: 831-688-0911

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