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“Best Freakin' Tacos anywhere!”
Review of Tacos El Yaqui

Tacos El Yaqui
Ranked #7 of 178 Restaurants in Rosarito
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 6, 2011

Simply the best Tacos anywhere. I will drive from Long Beach just for these tacos.
Contrary to a previous review, there are a couple of items on the menu, besides the taco con todo (The perrone, I believe) you can get a quesadilla, and several variations of the carne asada on a tortilla w/ cheese but the taco is the thing. Perfection in a tortilla. Cut up a roased Jalapeno or Jabanero and let it burn a little. Nothing better.

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1  Thank charlesrico
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Reviewed December 30, 2010

OMG, the best tacos ever!!! A block or two off the main strip, it's so worth it to go there. Order a taco, sit down, enjoy, and then if you want another one, order another. You pay after you're done...I think I'm going to be dreaming about these tacos for while!

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Reviewed August 25, 2010

All the way to Rosarito, our mouths are watering, and El Yaqui is our first stop. They grill the skirt steaks and jalapenos right in front of you, the meat is excellent, and the guacamole and pico de gallo are fresh and very good, so please try them with "the works". There is a small selection of cold drinks, and you help yourself to grilled onions and jalapenos if you like. The facilities are bare bones, just the little shack where they prepare the food, and little tables and plastic chairs in a gravel lot, but the service is surprisingly attentive and gracious. They bring you limes, radishes and grilled jalapenos to snack on while you wait for your tacos to be prepared to order, which they deliver to your table. When you're nearly done, they come ask if you would like more, and they won't accept any money from you until you assure them you're full. The tacos are about $2 apiece, and it's all we can manage to eat 2 each if we're ravenous. Either pesos or dollars are fine. There are no restrooms, just paper napkins, which you'll need lots of because the tacos are filled to overflowing and quite messy. It's a little hard to find, but well worth the search. Look for the "rollercoaster" on the main drag, and go 2 blocks east. Enjoy!

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Thank gimmeclearwater
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Reviewed August 3, 2009

There really isn't much else to say. They make the best taco EVER!

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1  Thank lilsurfer
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Reviewed June 22, 2009

Don't go there for anything else cause you're not going to get anything else, it's the only thing they serve. Unless you think getting in the shape of a burrito counts as something else.

This is good stuff. Much more BBQ flavor than grilled. Very tender.

I'm a Tacos al Pastor fan but if I want Carne this is where I go. Sorry, El Nortano

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Thank JnSD
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