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“Worth the Hunt”
Review of Tacos El Yaqui

Tacos El Yaqui
Ranked #2 of 174 Restaurants in Rosarito
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

As long as you don't mind beans along with your carne in your tacos, these ARE pretty darned good; and filling, two will probably do you. This is basically a taco stand with some sitting areas - if you are an old-time SoCal resident, think "original taco bell - meets- original Tommie's" and you got it. Worth the short hunt (it's a block off main street on south end of town); no cerveza.

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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Tacos El Yaqui little roadside shack, so poorly marked I would have walked right by it if I didn't see the employees wearing T shirts. Plastic chairs under a corrugated roof and walls of plastic visqueen make up the dining area. A small wood BBQ in front and a grill inside a plywood shack make up the food prep area. Go up to the window and order. If it's not busy, he will whip out your meal in a few seconds and hand you the plate. I had taco asada (one chopped beef taco) and a Coke for 40 pesos, roughly $3.50. Bargain. Made with an ample portion of tender meat with beans, cheese, salsa and guacamole on a freshly toasted flour tortilla. Full enough that I could just close the tortilla. Tasty. Was given a bowl with some limes and radishes, and a plate with some BBQ'd jalapeño peppers (spicy), he called it Mexican candy as he put the peppers on the table. Located one block east of Boulevard Benito Juarez, the main road thru town at the intersection of Calle de las Palmas. Road names are sometimes on the side of a building, rarely like the signage seen in the U.S.
Walked two blocks directly north on the same road to Taco El Gerente, another recommended taco shack. They have nice cold beer and a larger permanent covered dining area (open walls). Tacos were comperable, ample and pretty much a toss up in price and value that day. A cold beer would get the nod in my case. Lots of local traffic at both locations so can't go too wrong at either place.

Thank ruminatin
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Loved the entire experience. From the smell of the meat cooking in front of the stand, to the great service and delicious taco's this place is a winner. Love people who stick to what they do best.

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Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Let me begin by saying, I don't really like tacos. Let me finish by saying, I will drive to El Yaqui from San Diego or any other corner of the Earth for their tacos. Do NOT leave Rosarito without eating here. The end.

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Reviewed March 21, 2013

I've been to Tacos El Yaqui about a dozen times, it's fantastic every time. I've actually driven down from San Diego just to get tacos there... it's just that good.

Thank mclanea
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