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The Taco Stand

621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
+1 858-551-6666
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“churros” (92 reviews)
“burrito” (134 reviews)
“tacos” (351 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting La Jolla I noticed a long lone of people standing in line to eat at the Taco Stand. So we ventured in one day right after the kids went back to school. We are behind about 15 people. The wait was worth it. I...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You know when people are in line, there is a reason. The Al Pastor and Nopales are worth writing about. Hand made tortillas, open kitchen, and amazing tacos

Thank Rick Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife, daughter, and I ate at The Taco Stand on our vacation to La Jolla. We had seen several good reviews of the restaurant before arriving. We were taken away with how good the food was. We tried both tacos and burritos and they...More

Thank Jake M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area and decided to drive by the place after hearing about it. First inclination was to keep on driving. The place looks worn and tired. We parked a block away to see where else we could get some good Mexican fare...More

Thank revtp2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little far from my house, because we had to walk becaue we dont have car. The sauce was too drippy and spillt down my white blouse. I kept asking for napkins and my husband just tells me I'm a very messy eater. I...More

Thank Passenger816257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on trip trip advisor and yelp so I made it my first stop getting into San Diego before heading to the beach. Super quick service and wasn’t too busy on a Wednesday afternoon. Loved the taco and it’s a great size for...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty fish tacos. Great come and will definitely be back. Went straight to the beach afterward.

Thank iTripAdviseYou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy place with a long line that moves fast. You will be happy you waited. Try the fish tacos they are amazing

Thank bwoithe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend this place. There was a line down the street to get in, which is a good sign. The pork was mouth watering.

Thank dtmtowson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited over an hour for these tacos. We knew they would be great because of all the reviews. They were subpar and just okay. The fried fish was better than the grilled which had a strong fishy taste. Not fresh at all. The chicken...More

Thank Shannon3299
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Caroline E
October 3, 2017|
Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Sign on the door? Family went 2day and all was good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-6666
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