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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Drive Thru

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TACOS‏
carne asada (beef taco)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
adobada (spiced pork)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
suadero brisket (beef breast)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
fries
your choice of one of our flavorful meats on a bed of fries topped w/ our fresh toppings!
buche (pork stomach tacos)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
lengua (beef tongue tacos)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
tripa (beef guts tacos)
each of‏ our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
sesos (beef brains tacos)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings
chorizo (beef & pork tacos)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
azteca (azteca taco - beef & cactus)
each of our tacos are made w/ a variety of flavorful meats on a corn tortilla w/ your choice of fresh toppings.
SPECIALTIES
fries
your choice of one of our flavorful meats on a bed of fries topped w/ our fresh toppings!
mulas
each of our mulas are made w/ your choice of meat, cheese & fresh toppings on a double corn tortilla.
quesadillas
hand made corn tortilla topped w/ cheese & your choice of fresh toppings.
sopes
hand made thick corn tortilla w/ your choice of meat & fresh toppings.
tostadas
your choice of meat & fresh toppings on a crunchy tortilla.
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good Baja style tacos and burriotos but you are better off in certain food trucks. Burritos are your best bet here.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tourist828101
Reviewed yesterday

Tacos, Mulas, Tostadas, etc. everything is delicious, including the sauces. Freshly grilled CARNE ASADA

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank zambarossa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying at the hotel across the street and decided to check it out. If you’ve never been there, it’s slightly confusing. Basically get in one of four lines depending on the type of meat you want. Your food is made right in front...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter what time of day you do to Tacos El Gordo there are lines. Masses of people all waiting for tacos prepared in varieties of ways and all for good reason. Everything served here is fresh and flavorful. My favorite taco spot hands down.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank blakeenettleton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anytime I visit San Diego I have to make a stop here. They are hands down the best tacos! I haven’t found any other place like it.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kassiecastruita
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

The food here is wonderful, but don't go if you're already starved! The wait is crazy long because they make everything fresh upon order. It's worth it!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank alyssav41
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Tacos have been getting drastically smaller by the day. They are way overpriced. The most expensive tacos in San Diego or should I say all US and Mexico together. They have been getting heap with everything even onions that used to be free now off...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank angelv74
Reviewed May 25, 2019

This is the place to go for tacos. I like the carne asada and lengua tacos. The 2nd one might not be for everybody! They expanded their locations but the original location does not take anybody in the restaurant. Drive thru and order only.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Chemboga
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Food was amazing as always. Love how they remodeled. When we lived in San Diego that was the spot to go to for good tacos but didn't like the long lines. The new way seems more effective.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Journey201935
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We found Tacos el Gordo on a trip to Las Vegas and loved it. We were happy to go while in San Diego. It is a simple place making simple food (tacos) that is great. My wife had her favourite Adobada and I had Asada....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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