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“Thought I was in Mexico City!”
Review of La Taqueria

La Taqueria
Ranked #62 of 3,996 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Neighborhood: Gastown
Description: Offering authentic Mexican tacos in the heart of Downtown Vancouver.We make our tacos from traditional recipes with local, organic and sustainable products, when possible.Our menu offers different types of fillings which can be served as a Taco (soft tortilla, made locally) or as a Quesadilla.La Taqueria is born in 2009, through the idea of creating a pinche taco stand, which resemble the taste and feel of street tacos around Mexico. These tacos are usually the best and are often referred to as pinche tacos.Both locations are open 11am to 8:30pm Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday.
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stopped in for a quick bite at this local eatery, and boy was it worth it. I must warn you, it is not a big place, in fact it would be considered more a hole in the wall place (which I must say some of the best food I have ever tasted came from a small hole in the wall restaurant).

Upon placing your order, you can either to get the tacos to go or try to find a seat. The restaurant offers a 2 taco special or a 4 taco special. Due to all the choices, my wife and I got the four taco special. My wife had the beef cheeks, and chicken; while I had the al pastors (marinated pork). The tacos were so good, my wife wanted to go back later on that night to get an evening snack.

In closing, if you are visiting Vancouver and are looking for street tacos from Mexico this is the place for you.

Thank OneHappyCouple2007
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Reviewed February 1, 2014

One of the best deals in YVR - 4 tacos for $9.50, made fresh and oh-so-delicious. Take your pick, they're all good: pork, chicken, fish, or beef. Top with your choice of mouth-watering salsas, and try to eat without getting messy fingers/hands (good luck with that!). Cramped quarters, sometimes a lineup out the door, but still worth it.

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Thank zinnyVancouver
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

I have been to both locations (Hastings and Cambie) and this place is awesome, you won't be disappointed. There is always a line up, but trust me, it's moves fast. Whether your a carnivore, vegan or vegetarian, your will find the taco's fresh and delicious. Be sure to check out there twitter feed before going to be away of any promo's they are offering. For about $10, you will receive 4 meat taco's. If you go on one of the promo days (Wednesday) and you quote the twitter promo upon ordering- you can get 6 taco's for the price of 4 (bring a friend). Complement your meal with Horchata, Mexican Soda or a Cervesa.

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Thank BCMeg
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Tip 1: Expect a 30mins wait no matter what time of the day, i went after 2pm and it was still packed with people.

Tip 2: Even if you are not a vegan, you have to try one of their vegetarian selections. I had a mushroom taco and it was sooooo good!

Tip 3: Saw a lot of people trying Horchata but i didnt try it, it must be pretty good.

Tip 4: Everything on their menu tastes good, i suggest if you are just after nibbly quantity, order a meat taco, a seafood taco and a vegetarian taco. That way you will make sure you get the taste of all varieties.

Tip 5: The service was really good, guy at the counter was very friendly.

Tip 6: Make sure you dont go with a big group of people because it is a tiny little joint, you might have to stand for a little while.

Tip 7: Overall I will definitely go back again and will recommend this place to my friends.

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2  Thank TravelQueenie365
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Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

We went here because of the great reviews. This place does not disappoint. The tacos are small; but full of flavour. Our group of 5 all agreed that the pork ones were the best followed closely by the vegetarian and chicken. Make sure to try the mole. The distinct hint of the dark chocolate gave a very unique flavour. The only downfall of the this place is the limited seating. Just get the meal to go and sit wherever. You won't regret it.

Thank DustyPrairieTraveler
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