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Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Fast Food, Spanish
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140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
+1 408-298-5335
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7:00 am - 3:00 am
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a quick trip to visit relatives over the holidays. I was hoping for an authentic California burrito experience (I'm originally from San Diego) but I was a bit disappointed. The first clue was the rice - they definitely go with the Chipotle style ingredients. We waited over 20 mins for our order at 2 PM on... More 

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Thank Dan C
Sunnyvale, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

A taqueria in an old Victorian house (hence the name) next to the university, so many students come here. Simple but so good! That's where I go for my Mexican torta fix.

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Thank dbsubscribe777
San Jose, California
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is the home of the O.G. Orange Sauce. I don't know what's in it, but I want to put it on everything. I buy the bottles to enjoy at home. I am more a breakfast burrito gal, so that's what I order. It's good. Agua frescas are nice.

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Thank Amy P
Laurel, Maryland
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We had the carne Asada burrito and it was amazing. It was so good that we went back to get another one before we left.

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Thank Rimmy G
Kennesaw, Georgia
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603 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in an old Victorian house front of SJS campus. Order at counter with seating indoor. They have a famous orange sauce (habanero based), verde. You can buy chips and salsa for $0.50. I ordered a carne asada steak taco and carnitas pork quesadilla. Both good flavored. I also tried 3 cheese enchiladas (good sauce on plump filled corn... More 

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Thank Thomas V
San Jose, California
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207 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The lunch burritos are about a three...nothing special, nothing fancy, nothing unique. The breakfast burrito (with chorizo) is better than the lunch, but never reaches the four green balls (still looking for my go-to chorizo burrito). The orange sauce is a four, but I can't hang my hat on a good sauce. I'll go back, but only because it's on... More 

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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Mexico and it is all the way in San Jose that I have the best quesadillas of my life all for 8bucks! Special orange sauce and all the goodness of a cheese quesadilla one can dream off!

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Thank Giampaolo Z
Gilroy, California
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382 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Great Burritos, a popular spot with students from SJSU, the orange sauce (habanero based) while hot, is not excessively so, and the flavor is the bomb

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Thank Norma W
Billings, Montana
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This is the best Taqueria in San Jose CA. They have several locations but the downtown 3rdstreet local is the best. Clean and friendly and the "secret orange sauce" is to die for. We have actually made trips just for the sauce which u can buy and oh my goodness never disappoints. Please open in Montana and in Texas 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Thank chericarmel
Lehi, Utah
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

What do they put in that orange sauce?! It's amazing. I ate here while visiting from out of town and regret ever eating here because it has ruined Mexican food in my home town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Fast Food, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-298-5335

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