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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
+1 619-691-8848
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (168 reviews)
“carne asada” (27 reviews)
“al pastor” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food
689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot rave enough about this place. Fast paced environment but we managed to get parking and a table for 8 on a busy 8pm Friday. Right? It's busy, it's packed but turnover is fast so don't lose hope! Plus, it's open till like 4...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food: so many taco choices, so little tummy space. Tip: try first the best sellers steak taco and spicy pork taco before trying the others. Service: there is always a queue but the turnaround time is quite fast. Restrooms: clean. A 3.5 out of 5....More

Thank Archie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited Tacos el Gordo in Nevada and had to have some more tacos when we found it here in Chula Vista across the street from our hotel. Be prepared for a long line if you prefer carne asada, a shorter line if you...More

Thank KayB16
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Both the food we ordered, and that which our group ordered was appealing and delicious. Service sweet and ontime.

Thank theBaierfamily
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! If you don't know what you are doing you would be confused on the ordering. There are lines based on what meat you want and then you order from there. If you want 2 different meats you stand in 2 different...More

Thank Traveling M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Parking is challenging. Food is GREAT!! Love the carne asada tacos. I prefer to eat inside rather then take out.

Thank Sany R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After one of our friends recommended this place, we knew we needed to check it out! The place is small, crowded, and there's not a lot of parking, but that is a very small inconvenience compared to the incredible food they serve! Wow! You have...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This place is the best! I've been wanting to go to the one located in Las Vegas but never got the chance to. When you walk inside you'll see 3 lines. Each line has a designated meat where you can order. So if you want...More

Thank JC F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Continuing my quest for the best taco in San Diego, two uber drivers demanded I go to Tacos el Gordo. It was a bit of a drive from my hotel, but well worth it. Parking is tight. There are lines behind the different taqueros so...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Tacos El Gordo while working in La Jolla and it was a great time. I would recommend every dish and you must try to horchata.

Thank Matt B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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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