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Mexican, Latin, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place not to miss in Vegas! We tried a variety of items and not to be missed is the pastor and mula de carnitas. There are 3 different lines for different items so keep that in mind when ordering. We went in...off-peak meal hours and the line for the pastor was still pretty long while the other lines were empty. Be prepared to wait as they complete drive through orders as well. They speak English but addressed me in Spanish. Seating is limited but clears fast.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I waited over an hour in the drive thru. People leaving reviews are saying "worth the wait" and "rate the food, not the wait," but there is no excuse to wait for 6 tacos from 11 pm to 12:30 am. Absolutely pathetic no matter how...good they are.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 1, 2021 via mobile

Waited almost 2 hours for a cold greaseless steak taco. Not worth the hype. I definitely would not recommend or eat here again.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 27, 2021 via mobile

The tacos are delicious. They make their own tortillas and are constantly tending to the meats. They have different lines for different tacos. We went in the evening and the place was packed. It took over 30 minutes to get the food. The good thing...is once you order your food comes quickly. No veggie options.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 18, 2021 via mobile

Visited for lunch and had to wait a very long time in order to get our food. It was good but as usual small so if you need a belly full, buy at least 3 tacos!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 26, 2021 via mobile

From the reviews we expected to be knocked out by the tacos at Tacos El Gordo - we were not. We found the carne asada flavorless and the chorizo dry. The cabeza was best - suadero was soggy. Al pastor ok. The experience was fun...but have had better street tacos elsewhere.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 9, 2021

This place has the best tacos I have ever eaten. I’m from Texas and we have taco food trucks all over and these are so Amazing. When you are in Vegas you have to come this place. You will not regret it.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 27, 2021 via mobile

This is a must do every time I’m in Las Vegas. Best tacos anywhere and the constant line out the front door proves it.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 20, 2021 via mobile

Tacos el Gordo is a great cheap eat in Vegas. Authentic delicious Mexican food. We visited here in April 2019 and will definitely revisit whenever we are back in Vegas.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2021 via mobile

Taco Tuesday was a hit here. Great Tacos, quick service, and nothing to complain about! Drive thru, to-go, or limited dine in available.

Date of visit: February 2021
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April 10, 2019|
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Response from johndunworth | Reviewed this property |
I can’t recall if beer was sold there. Def not on draught anyway. They do these non alcoholic drinks that are half way between a milkshake and soda. The orange one taste like a super split. Surprising delicious.
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September 27, 2018|
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Response from HappaNAtl | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of Say2B, so can't tell you. Sorry about that
October 17, 2017|
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Response from TravelworldMelissa | Reviewed this property |
I Seriously doubt they use soy sauce in Mexican food. I have a gluten allergy and this food was fine for me.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tacos el Gordo

Yes, Tacos el Gordo offers takeout services.

Yes, Tacos el Gordo offers delivery services.

Tacos el Gordo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5