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“Great fast food”
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Gordo
Ranked #12 of 88 Restaurants in Albany
Cuisines: Mexican
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Albany, California
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great fast food”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Always get exactly what you order and always good. Fair prices. If you don't mind lines this is the place to get your Mex load.

  • Visited February 2014
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Albany, California
Level 6 Contributor
75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Super Burrito”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

This a very popular Mexican take-out with a line out the door everyday around noon. A super burrito is a full meal in itself. They provide a wide variety of meats and fillings. And their prices aren't too bad.

  • Visited September 2013
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Bern, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
257 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“Still the best.”
Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Gordo Taqueria has been serving "big as your face burritos" since long before such burritos became commonplace. Still, as someone who makes a minor vocation out of burrito testing, I can confirm the original is still the best. Is it because they steam the tortilla first with the cheese in to make it melty and good? Or is it that the carnitas is just the right consistency - succulent yet slightly crispy - and deliciously savoury?

Definitely go for the carnitas - it's the most flavourful meat option there. Super Burrito at a shade under $6 is excellent value and will assure you are not hungry for hours to come!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank NovaOrbis
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Palo Alto, California
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Mediocre Mexican food”
Reviewed July 16, 2012

This place is underwhelming, which makes me sad because there's no good authentic mexican food in the bay area. If you find yourself there, get the chili verde burrito.

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Berkeley, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Great Take Out Mexican Food.”
Reviewed April 22, 2012

The service is unexceptional and the place is a generic dump...but the food is very good. It is a burrito shop and it doesn't disappoint-especially the carnitas and the chile verde. Really generous and fresh portions.

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank Raphael823
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