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Tacos POR Favor

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1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
+1 310-392-5768
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food good and authentic. Freshly cooked and well priced. Kinda a dive but Good fun and unique. Parking can be tough as there’s no lot just street meters

Thank pandpCalifornia
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I were looking for a good taco spot near Santa Monica, when we found Tacos Por Favor. We arrived there and the place looked pretty ghetto, but that’s usually a sign that the food is authentic. And authentic, it was. I had...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Really great food, we shared two meals between three as they are large. Nice staff, clean, quick service on a week night.

Thank helen m
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Got off the flight from NYC starving and Tacos Por Favor was our first stop. Place is old school, authentic and delicious. Code 7 is fantastic. The Monster burrito is just that -- huge and had a little of everything. I opted for the Potato...More

Thank ChrisJohnson97
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a little building that doesn't look special-but ignore that and head in! Most amazing tacos-had carne asada and beef. Good salsa-great guac. Nice quick spot for lunch. Kids even loved it.

Thank amber1127
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Located in a non-descript building, Tacos Por Favor is a very busy, excellent, reasonably priced mexican restaurant. You place your order at the counter and wait for your name to be called. There are so many options and combinations to choose from you will not...More

Thank JAH_Chicago_Paris
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The place is a simple Mexican joint. Self service, plastic plates, and all. But the food we tried was terrific: their beef quesadillas, fish burritos, and soft shell tacos were all very tasty. We loved their guacamole -- which was fresh and delicious.

Thank Maya M
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Very, very tasty tacos as well as other Mexican standards, including horchata, mole sauce, taquitos, tostadas, and a self-serve salsa bar. Really enjoyed my meal here and didn't break the bank. Don't judge it from the outside - the cooking is pretty legit and while...More

Thank Kaitlyn H
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Somewhere, this place is ranked #2 for "The Best Huevos Rancheros" in Santa Monica. I think we missed something, as the food was an good as the curb appeal at this place. The Huevos Rancheros was a sloppy mess - refried beans (not black), runny...More

Thank 050812JennB
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Loved our food eating here at Taco por favor. We walked back to Santa Monica after our meal. Soles were a treat.

Thank Jen-JMelb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-5768
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