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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
+1 619-691-8848
10:00 am - 4:00 am
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Orange County, California
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At first glance, the location is off putting, but what do you expect when you want some authentic tacos? Sure, the windows may be riddled with bullet holes, but then that must mean you've arrived at the right place for the best al pastor tacos. Keep in mind each line sells different types of tacos. You've got your al pastor... More 

Thank 650viviant
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Tacos are so good a little prices but well worth the price. The customer service is great. Highly recommend for the taste.

Thank mastersfamily1959
Baldwin Park, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tasty, tasty, tasty, meaty, meaty, meaty, clean and great location taco stand! I recommend it and enjoy it very often!

Thank Rpbcoffee
Chula Vista, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I swear they put something in there food ( no they don't it's just expression ) there so addicting if I squent just right I think I'm on the streets of TJ in the old days when the best tacos were on the street and these bring me back to that time great job

Thank 06BMWM3
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tacos. Absolutely the best. It's a long wait, but it is ABSOLUTELY worth it.The carne asada, and the tacos al pastor were the best I have ever head this side of Tijuana. Even their flour tortillas are great! Must visit. Not "fine dining" at all, but it is the best in San Diego, for sure.

Thank congabrava
El Cajon, California
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378 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana the other day because my wife had gone there so many times and really likes it. The tacos are really different than most Mexican restaurants in the United States. The tacos have that real Mexican taste and flavor to them. Also the Carne Asada Fries are Awesome ! The Carne de Adobada... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
San Diego, Ca., United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Mexican food, this is the Best tacos place in Chula Vista....Good food, good music, good location, parking is a little small, but good

Thank Gregorio F
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to come here all the time but prices have been on up and now over $2 a taco. Delicious no better tacos anywhere.

Thank Bryanwr
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't have a passport and can't go to Tijuana but you really crave tacos... then Tacos El Gordo is for you! Off the top of my head they have Asada, adobada, tripa, cabeza, suadero chorizo quesadillas and they can make mulitas, vampiros, oh and check this out... CARNE ASADA FRIES AND ADOBADA FRIES!!!! They can put any meat... More 

Thank seis1nueve
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite taco places. I've actually been to the original Tacos El Gordo in Tijuana and this is just as good. My favorites are the adobada tacos. Throw on some of their hot sauce and you are golden. I would give this place 5-Stars except the parking, of lack thereof, sucks. Even with the lack of... More 

Thank Michael Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-691-8848

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