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1145 N H St Ste C, Lompoc, CA 93436-3369
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orange County, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This place may be small but the food was delicious! The tacos were a good price at $1.85 and had a generous serving of your choice of meat. The salsa bar was full and fresh. The services was courteous and fast.

Thank msknit2014
Pismo Beach, California
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Upon the recommendation of a coworker we went here for dinner. I love tacos al pastor, so I ordered two and one carne asada. My husband got his usual: a chicken burrito. Now the staff was very sweat. But the food was really disappointing. The tacos come plain, just with the meat. There is a "salsa bar" which compared to... More 

Thank Knabebug
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

VERY casual dining, step down from a fast food place. the Servings were small but the food was very tasty.

Thank Kathy M
Sacramento, California, USA
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90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

About 50 yards from the Embassy Suites bt Hilton. Small serving with small prices of delicious Mexican food. Tacos with pineapple is tasty and unique along with their buffet of hot sources, onions, peppers and garnish that you pile on your food. I was able to order a vegan burrito then pile it with extras. Try it for a unique... More 

Thank Dave T
Rio Vista, California
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351 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Give me good food any day over a fancy and decorated place with lousy food. Loved this hole-in-the-wall family owned place. Hubby had a vegan burrito which he loved. I had the tiny tacos which were just right. The carnitas and the Asada very good . There is a salsa bar where you can load up on onions, cilantro, radishes... More 

1 Thank Crt1943
Lompoc, California
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

This place is simple and tasty. The prices were very reasonable for a freshly made burrito with chips. They were also very fast and certainly go beyond the typical "Taco Bell" menu found at many Mexican restaurants. I would like to go again to try some of their less common options.

Thank AmericanRuby
San Francisco, California
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We went quite a bit out of our way to come here just to try their authentic el Pastor (on the spit - with the pineapple on top). It's surprisingly hard to find this type of el Pastor, which is too bad. Anyway, theirs is very good, much better than others I've had, but not quite as good as Tacos... More 

Thank LiveNSF
Costa Mesa, California
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Nothing special, tacos and a few other items. But, the tacos are outstanding! My favorites are the carnitas tacos, moist, flavorful carnitas. Add your own cilantro, onions and salsa. The green salsa is spicy and great. I am in Lompoc for a few days and will probably go here every day!

2 Thank Brian B
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I have to say that this place has come a long way. The food here is simple -yes, but the value and taste is spot on. I get the al pastor burrito and load up at the salsa bar. The fried ice cream is delicious for desert. I also recommend the shrimp diablo if you like hot food. The guacomole... More 

Thank rb252
Palm Springs
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212 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Just a small taqueria with a limited menu. Yummy chips with beans instead of salsa. If I lived in the area, this would be a regular stop for me.

Thank josch1122

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 N H St Ste C, Lompoc, CA 93436-3369
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lompoc
  • Phone Number: 18057351948

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