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La Calaca Loca Taqueria

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5199 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1925
+1 510-601-8226
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
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“carnitas” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“telegraph ave” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
5199 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1925
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Stopped here for a quick bite before visiting the Tool Lending Library across the street. Opted for a carnitas taco and iced tea. I love carnitas and use it to compare taco bars. The iced tea came without sweetening, which was nice. When the taco...More

Thank The Other Jim H
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Everyone was nice when I went the other day...the food was very good and the service prompt. Quite inexpensive.

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We asked prior to ordering the Huevos a la Mexicana if they could substitute over-medium eggs for the scrambled eggs and the cashier said yes. When we received our order, the eggs were scrambled. When I explained to the waitress that I ordered the eggs...More

Reviewed April 6, 2017

Conveniently located in the Temescal area, very friendly service, good food, and very reasonable prices. Bilingual staff.

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is you average Mexican restaurant in California standards. the food and prices are ok. you can probably get better food and value in better Mexican places in East Oakland. BUT what makes this place special is their breakfast burritos ! its not huge but...More

Thank Barzin20
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I was hungry, had a deadline, and couldn’t find the Ethiopian restaurant that I had eaten at not that long ago. Ah, here’s a taqueria. What could be wrong with that? Taqueria food is always at least edible. Ugh! This was probably the most tasteless...More

Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is a small Mexican restaurant and take out place in Oakland’s thriving Temescal district. It is tucked in behind a pawn shop and a market, so, although its address indicates it is right on Telegraph Ave., it can be a bit hard to find....More

Thank N_skier
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The place isn't visible from Telegraph Ave, so even with GPS, we were a bit confused. We did find it in the shopping area behind the street front businesses. The place is beautifully decorated with pinatas, skeletons, and frogs with musical instruments. There's a good...More

Thank sactokaren
Reviewed September 13, 2012

This is an easy in and out meal for me when I am hungry and don't have the energy to go home and cook and clean. These are some of my favorite vegetarian tacos - simple with shredded cabbage, pinto beans, pico de gallo and...More

Thank mimi_bird
Reviewed April 3, 2012

La Calaca is not going to serve you massive portions of cheap food. What they do serve is great, honest-to-goodness LARD-based flour tortillas. If you have only experienced the rubbery, elasticized oil-based tortilla used everywhere in CA, you might have a healthy heart but your...More

Thank jeane00
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5199 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1925
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-601-8226
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