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King Taco

45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
+1 626-792-0405
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (9 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast Food, Latin
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45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Taco and pork were good but there salsa verde was killer. The restaurant is what you expect of fast food.

Thank Will4222
Claudia M, Marketing at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you for your review! Please let us know what we could have done to receive a 5/5 next time. Have a great day!

Reviewed November 16, 2017

Los Tacos and King Taco are the best independent taco chains in Pasadena. You are here for the food, not the atmosphere, but if you're in town from out of state and want to have real SoCal Mexican food, this is your place.

Thank K G
Claudia M, Marketing at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for your review! We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

The tacos were street taco style. They have lots of options and my horchata tasted better than the fake stuff from a syrup.

Thank dan665
Claudia M, Marketing at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for the review! We are glad you like our horchata! See you soon

Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is fine. The menu is super simple. I had the breakfast burrito without meat and it was good. The spicy salsa is legitimately spicy. This place is fine but nothing too exciting.

Thank trishakelley
Claudia M, Marketing at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank you for the review, Trisha. Please let us know what we could have done to get those 5 stars next time!

Reviewed October 29, 2017

The tamales were incredible. Highly recommended. The taco's are good. Service was relatively friendly.

Thank michael c
Reviewed October 11, 2017

They have good stuff. It is pretty typical of all King Tacos. I would not go there just to eat there. It is located in Old Town and parking is a pain and expensive.More

Thank pasadena4life
Claudia M, Marketing at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thank you for your review! It is true, parking in Pasadena is not the best but there is a lot to do around our restaurant. You can park, have some tacos and then walk off the food by taking a stroll down Colorado Blvd. Have...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017

Some of the finest tacos I've ever had were in SoCal taco trucks, and King Taco provides the same quality, fresh experience! They keep it true to the taco truck experience in a clean, safe rock and mortar experience. I like that while they have...More

Thank jscottmac
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Used to be a taco truck that made its name into the restaurant business. Cheap Mexican food truck food that is available in a air conditioned area. Great place to come after a night of drinking in gold town Pasadena. Don't expect gourmet food but...More

Thank skankymonk
Claudia M, Manager at King Taco, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thank you for your review! Please let us know what we could have done to reach the 5 stars!

Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Had some great carne asada tacos with green sauce. The surroundings are pretty basic and the food is good. If you're looking for a fancy place, you'll probably be disappointed. If you're looking for tacos like you might find on the street or in a...More

Thank chesterjibowitz
Reviewed March 1, 2017

King Taco began as a taco truck, way back in 1974 and now has about 20 stores around Los Angeles, and you can still find the trucks at certain venues and events. The menu is traditional Mexican fare - tacos, burritos, tamales and so forth....More

Thank Eric G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 N Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91103-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-0405
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