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“Al Pastor, and more Al Pastor”

El Carboncito and Street Food
Ranked #111 of 1,097 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed August 18, 2013

El Carboncito is a great place to get some authentic Mexican street food, the Al Pastor is very good... especially in my favorite form of gringa quesadillas (pastor pork, Oaxaca cheese, onions and cilantro)! Yummy... heaven on a tortilla! They are only open later in the evening... that is when most of their customers are out... it is HOT prior to that. say 7:00 pm on or so. Well worth the visit!

Thank Charlie G
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

First time ever here and the al pastor rivals takos panchos. Never thought I would say that.
So near to where we always stay as well.
It is easy to find and easy to miss you have to be looking right or left when you are at the pemex

This is npw my go to place for an al pastor craving

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Thank chefcman
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

If you like tacos al pastor, you've got to check this place out! They are delicious! Happened upon this place when walking back to hotel from malecon and it was great.

Thank Heidi D
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

The best street tacos in PV! They are open until 3am so it's a great place to stop after a night on the town.

Thank Dave L
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Reviewed May 1, 2012

My husband and I had heard great things about this taco stand, and we found them 4 years ago. They are a cross between a street stand and a restaurant. They are located near theBuenaventura/Villa Premiere hotels in El centro. The Pemex gas station is on the corner, and head west on Honduras street, they are on the right hand side. It opens around 8 pm, and you cannot miss the vertical charcoal grill with the huge piece of spiced pork topped with a pineapple. The cook is an artist the way he spins the meat to be cooked by the fire, slices off each order and flings the meat onto the warmed tortilla topped by a flung piece of charred,juicy pineapple...OMG heaven in PV! The salsa offerings are great as well. We are not normal gringos, and the red salsa is muy picante...soooo good.
We had them last night, and their cost was 10 pesos each...FYI, they use the small size tortillas around 4 ". We each had 4 tacos that cost us 80 pesos, around 6.50 US. The stand is clean, and always has locals munching away on their food. If you are looking or the BEST taco in PV,don't
miss this Taco stand! And the fact that it is dirt cheap is a bonus!

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1  Thank Cathy W
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