We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Get food delivered

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

PRICE RANGE
$3 - $15
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Marina
0.8 miles from USS Midway Museum
Improve this listing
Reviews (26)
Filter reviews
26 results
Traveler rating
16
6
2
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
16
6
2
1
1
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed December 2, 2019

Overall great tacos. The pescado was yummy, though al pastor a little less so. Inexpensive, and simple interior (not for groups) make it a must-stop if you're in downtown SD.

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

After a hard afternoon setting up for a trade show at the nearby Convention Center, I stumbled upon Tacos El Cabrón on my walk to the hotel. Fast service after the Friday lunch rush; I got two tacos - both very tasty - a crispy...fish (Pescado) and a grilled octopus (Pulpo). Added a Jamaica from their limited Aguas Frescas (the other option being Horchata). Price with tax and tip around $13. Inside was a little bland/underwhelming; fortunately the day was gorgeous, so I enjoyed sitting at one of about 10 outdoor stools at a street-facing counter. Very good food - I’d return! 🌮🌮😋More

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 9, 2019

The pork and chicken tacos were great and worth going back. Pork was very juicy. Guacamole was a bit tasteless so would skip next time.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?2  
Reviewed October 2, 2019

Great tacos and great customer service, salsa bar was the best, I would recommend you try them 100%!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Pork tacos are awesome. Steak is really good. Extremely nice people and patient. Highly recommend stopping when in Gas Light District.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 28, 2019

The tacos were really good. The Carne Asada Fries were out of this world. I wish we were staying in San Diego longer so we could go back and get more. Seriously, wow!

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?1  
Explore752352, Owner at Tacos "El Cabron", responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2019

We are glad you enjoyed our food and hope to see you again next time you are in San Diego!

Reviewed July 3, 2019

The tacos were great and the staff friendly and helpful. Close to our hotel in Island ave. The meat in the taco very authenentic.

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed June 25, 2019

I stopped in for a quick bite with a coworker and we were not disappointed. We both had tacos - pork, steak, fish, and octopus. I had a couple beers too. Everything was great! They also have a 'salsa bar' that has a bunch of...different salsas from mild to burn your mouth hot. I would definitely eat here again.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Had the Octopus Tacos and the Elote. The only sad part was that their Pacifico was tapped. The Octopus was so tender and grilled to perfection and the in house made corn tortillas were heavenly. I wish I could have tried more items. The person...I was with had the asada burrito and was very happy with it. Items were pricey compared to where I am from (NM), but seemed to be on par with the prices of the other locations we also ate at.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed May 25, 2019

I LOVE my asada burritos. This was awesome. The meat was lean, well seasoned, and very flavorful. 5 types of salsa in the salsa bar. My son had the breakfast burrito. As always he had to customize it, and they complied happily. I would eat...here again!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Horton Grand Hotel
1,227 reviews
.03 miles away
Island Inn
15 reviews
.07 miles away
Pendry San Diego
1,554 reviews
.12 miles away
J Street Inn
41 reviews
.12 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Burger Lounge
353 reviews
.06 miles away
La Puerta
1,034 reviews
.03 miles away
The Field Irish Pub
549 reviews
.06 miles away
The Dubliner Irish Pub and Restaurant
251 reviews
.01 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
76 reviews
.03 miles away
Horton Grand Theatre
39 reviews
.06 miles away
Rock Bottom Brewery
22 reviews
.08 miles away
FLUXX
25 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tacos "El Cabron" staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Tacos "El Cabron"

Yes, Tacos "El Cabron" offers takeout services.

Yes, Tacos "El Cabron" offers delivery services.

Tacos "El Cabron" is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4