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La Victoria

Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
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140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 am
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Laurel, Maryland
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Rimmy G
Kennesaw, Georgia
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573 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 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 

Thank Thomas V
San Jose, California
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168 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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 

Thank flatfootfoodie
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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!

Thank Giampaolo Z
Gilroy, California
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331 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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

Thank Norma W
Billings, Montana
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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 🙏🙏🙏🙏

Thank chericarmel
Lehi, Utah
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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.

Thank WA509
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

i always get the super burrito with no beans. it really good. And the orange sauce is the best. I always go here whenever i am in downtown San Jose area.

Thank masterk4o8
Studio City
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269 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

This was my 4th visit to the Vic and it didn't disappoint. Their burrito's are huge and satisfying and their orange sauce (the absolute house favorite) really good. Seating is REALLY limited so be forewarned and this isn't a place where you hang out after your meal as someone will always want your table! Enjoy.

Thank StudioCityMark
San Jose, California
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

A great place to grab a quick bit. Serve all the traditional Mexican dishes...burritos, tacos, nachos. Their special orange sauce has a great taste.

Thank willowezra

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 am
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: 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?