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Mijo's Taqueria

Modern counter service Mexican cuisine tucked in the heart of Capitola Village by the Sea. At Mijo's Taqueria, our mission is to serve the local community and visitors in Capitola Village exquisite, modern and flavorful Mexican food. A quick walk from the beach, stop in to enjoy some tacos in our vibrant atmosphere or grab a meal to-go for you and your family to enjoy ocean front! Chef Anthony Guajardo's passion for cooking developed from being in his Mexican and Italian Grandmother's kitchens growing up. He later pursued his dream by training at the International Culinary Center in Campbell, CA. Eager to combine his authentic family recipes with a modern culinary twist, he opened Mijo's to
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Street Food, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Delivery, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just accidentally found this gem of a taqueria and now I don't want to go anywhere else. My favorite are the Hongas (mushroom) Tacos, but each thing I have tried has delighted my palate. Maybe the best guacamole of my life.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenkhazar
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

After surfing with my friend, we were just steps away from this unique tacqueria. I loved sitting at the bar watching them prepare our meal. I’ve never seen a kitchen so clean! The staff was super friendly and the food was awesome! My new favorite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hikemucho
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

While in Santa Cruz, we decided to visit Capitola for lunch. After walking around the shops, we found Mijo’s Taqueria just a block from the beach. When we got there the line was out of the door. The place is pretty small and most seem...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dixonjim65
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We came here after a day at the beach near Capitola. We were craving some fish tacos and found this place on TripAdvisor. Since we came for an early dinner (pre 5pm) the place was not busy at all. We ordered several of the grilled...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This was a clean and cozy place. Only a handful of tables and bar seating. We stopped by for a quick bite and were delighted to have the Baja fish tacos and grilled fish taco. The fish was fresh and flavorful. Wish it was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Monkeyed
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick bit and couldn't be happier. Inexpensive, authentic, fast, and friendly. What more could you ask for in a taco place by the beach? I had the tacos al pastor and my husband had the carnitas. I'll definitely be...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank MinervaZee
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Right under my nose. Fish tacos were very good side of beans enough for 2 people. Would recommend they prepared it our way.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank catc0x
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful street tacos,just 5 bucks for 2. Fish taco, 4.50. Horchata. nice sauces. We were happy. Great place for light lunch at a good price. Close to the beach. Check it out.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank originalbriandeyoung
Reviewed 28 October 2017

small hole in the wall with excellent tacos. We were looking for a light lunch and this was just the ticket. My husband had the Baja fish tacos which he thought were great and I had the tinga taco, delicious chicken topped with crispy chicharrones...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DeborahD424
Reviewed 10 July 2017

So many options, and all so very good. A few of my favorites are; the shrimp burrito, street tacos, and the nachos. Everything is so fresh, and made to order. The owner is there on site, cooking with his crew. Very nice and clean, with...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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