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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

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689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
+1 619-691-8848
10:00 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 04:00
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Hyderabad, India
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165 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The long lines are a put off at first. However the wait is worth its weight in Taco gold. The chorizo Spicy pork and beef 🌮 are a must. The accompanying spicy sauces are a great plus. Simple seating and basic ambience. This is where the locals go to eat. I will surely go back there. It's self service hence... More 

Thank Jaytee62
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tacos El Gordo has three locations in San Diego area, and one in Tijuana. It is fast food at its finest. It is always busy, but worth the wait. their location on 'H' St. is less than a block off the Hwy 5 exit, and the trolley line parallels the freeway so one can trolley from downtown San Diego, and... More 

Thank Jay S
Inglewood, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tacos here are delicious!! Very flavorful & reasonably priced. It's a must if you desire the taste of real authentic Mexican flavor

Thank Jaztgo
San Diego
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick lunch with my wife, a great taco shop that has some of the best tacos in the city! Will return very soon.

Thank Terrian T
Orange County, California
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first glance, the location is off putting, but what do you expect when you want some authentic tacos? Sure, the windows may be riddled with bullet holes, but then that must mean you've arrived at the right place for the best al pastor tacos. Keep in mind each line sells different types of tacos. You've got your al pastor... More 

Thank 650viviant
Chula Vista, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tacos are so good a little prices but well worth the price. The customer service is great. Highly recommend for the taste.

Thank mastersfamily1959
Baldwin Park, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty, tasty, tasty, meaty, meaty, meaty, clean and great location taco stand! I recommend it and enjoy it very often!

Thank Rpbcoffee
Chula Vista, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I swear they put something in there food ( no they don't it's just expression ) there so addicting if I squent just right I think I'm on the streets of TJ in the old days when the best tacos were on the street and these bring me back to that time great job

Thank 06BMWM3
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Amazing tacos. Absolutely the best. It's a long wait, but it is ABSOLUTELY worth it.The carne asada, and the tacos al pastor were the best I have ever head this side of Tijuana. Even their flour tortillas are great! Must visit. Not "fine dining" at all, but it is the best in San Diego, for sure.

Thank congabrava
El Cajon, California
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392 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went to Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana the other day because my wife had gone there so many times and really likes it. The tacos are really different than most Mexican restaurants in the United States. The tacos have that real Mexican taste and flavor to them. Also the Carne Asada Fries are Awesome ! The Carne de Adobada... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-691-8848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?