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Taqueria El Sabor

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15221 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-6123
+1 206-417-3346
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I've been 4 times now, and coming from Texas I usually dread trying Mexican food here. This place is legit. Carnitas are oh, so perfectly burned. The whole fish plate is crispy and wonderful. Rojo pork is nice and spicy, the pozole is rich and full of "things" including a foot if you want it. (I said this place is... More 

Thank Jason E
Shoreline, Washington
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We are happy to have this family run restaurant in our neighborhood. We often enjoy their offerings. I am most impressed with the variety of the menu for such a small restaurant, the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the food. The carnitas are excellent and a family favorite especially in their handmade tacos. For a snack or... More 

Thank clkeegan2016
Shoreline, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Boy this is a gem! Great local Resturant. Food and pricing are outstanding. No table service you go up and order, and if they can they will bring it to you. No beer, which would be an added plus. Salsa bar with great choices and tasty salsas, the real deal!

Thank Rosemarie C
Carver, Minnesota
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104 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

My son Ben & I went to get take-out Burrito’s and Taco’s while Nancy & Cindy passed out Halloween candy. Nancy, Cindy, & Ben had very good Burrito’s; however, I think I hit the jackpot. I ordered three small tacos, Lengua (beef tongue), carnitas (pork), and bone marrow. While I’ve had tongue and pork tacos before, the crisp bone marrow... More 

Thank Unity-Eagle-68
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

The seating area looks like a small, old fast-food restaurant.. but the kitchen makes absolute magic. My wife and I visited for lunch and enjoyed our food- I had a torta, my wife had tacos, and we each had the purple hibiscus-flower drink. Muy sabroso!

Thank Kevin M
Pompano Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

I was extremely shocked how delicious this food was. Maybe I judged the interior and exterior first. It looks like a taco bell. Food was authentic Mexican and was very good. We all enjoyed. A local recommended it, and we were so glad we tried it out. I would recommend and will be back next visit to Shoreline.

Thank Kenziemarie77
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

The food tastes decent and the restaurant is clean. More like fast food but a nice place for a quick lunch

Thank Josh G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This place is a sleeper. Looks like fast food from the street, but the food is far better. Fresh, well prepared and priced well for what you recieve. It was clean and organized. Both our our dinners, Taco salad and Chipotle barrito. Both were well prepared and spiced. They also provide a large salsa bar. It was chilled, clean and... More 

Thank fmitch t
Shoreline, Washington, USA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Super delicious food for great prices. I really liked the chicken tacos. Parking is decent but can be tight when it's busy. It shares the lot with the pho place across the way.

Thank gopoleen
Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2015

Their food is pretty standard fast food Mexican but their salsa bar is great! They have hot pickled carrots and jalapenos that are good to have while you wait. The chile relleno is the best thing on the menu.The enchiladas are too small.

Thank mayrtuck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15221 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133-6123
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Shoreline
  • Phone Number: +1 206-417-3346

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