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Taqueria La Veracruzana

Bella Vista / Queen Village
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908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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East Windsor, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Was out with my wife looking for a hole in the wall type of place with good Mexican food. Was not disappointed! Unlimited chips and salsa, and the salsa is so good! I liked the red but my wife was partial to the green. Didn't think of it at the time, but I'd buy it for home if they sold... More 

Thank KeithA565
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

This is by far best Mexican food I have ever had. If you're looking for fancy restaurant this isn't place but if you're looking for good food affordable price this is the place.

Thank Priya B
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89 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have been here several times, starting with a Cinco de Mayo dinner maybe five years ago. Veraruzana is a small, clean, and popular spot. Many of the customers are hard working Mexican men, women, and teens, who stop by for an evening meal after a day's toil in the construction industry and rub elbows with aging urban pioneers and... More 

Thank Jim_Naughton
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's always a good sign with local Mexicans eat at a Mexican Restaurant. This place is not fancy but the food is as authentic as I've found. I'm from Southern California and this is the closest thing in Philly to what I grew up with. It's still lacking but I have yet to find an east coast restaurant that captures... More 

Thank Daniel H
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Absolutely worth a trip. The staff is nice, the food incredible. Prices are very affordable. Great place for breakfast too.

Thank trilobite01
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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180 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

A little out-of-the-way place you might miss if you didn't know it existed, but you won't want to! Great food, very accommodating staff, generous portions. Chips and salsa still complimentary, the tacos were out of this world, esp the "al pastor". It's near the Italian Market, so stop in after your visit to the market. Prices are great when you... More 

Thank kargalvan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

It's a hole in the wall of a place and you could pass by and not even see it. Situated by the old Italian Market which is a destination of itself. Has been there for ages. Food comes off as a bit pricey for the area it's in until you see the size of the portions. If you won't doggie-bag... More 

Thank nleuriwel
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We always get the tacos. The tacos are mix-and-match, any three (more than I can eat) for $6. Chips & salsa are complimentary. My favorites are the al pastor and the jalapeño relleno. BYO, and they accept credit cards.

Thank HatesBaggageClaim
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

Down home cooking. Not out of this world but if you are looking for solidly reliable mexican food, this would be it in philadelphia.

Thank harimau1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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82 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

You can eat in or take out...our favorites...the guacamole, the tacos, burritos, quesadillas...the Choriqueso...very generous portions and delicious...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: 215-465-1440

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