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The Taco Stand

621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
+1 858-551-6666
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (91 reviews)
“burrito” (132 reviews)
“tacos” (336 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was recommended to try this place by a local friend and I loved it. I have tried a few other supposedly 'best' tacos in town, and they were all pretty good, but this is just another league. And very good value. Do not be...More

Thank streetfoodlover2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

The reviews were good so we checked it out. Fish and shrimp tacos were good. Better than any chain restaurant.

Thank brentwoodmom48
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place had great reviews so I decided to give it a try! It was worth the it :) the tacos were great, the churros were so so so great! Oh and the guacamole! Only four stars because it wasn’t the cleanest place but other...More

Thank scmellor
Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't let the huge line out front discourage you from visiting - there is a reason this place is packed! While stopping to look at the seals in La Jolla, this meal was one of the highlights of our SoCal vacation. My family ordered shrimp...More

Thank RRivermom2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place, probably go to the one in north park weekly. My favorite tacos are the baja taco and senora taco. There is usually a line out the door at this location and i really think part of that is tourists not knowing...More

Thank Courtney F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good. Line was very long, I would say to be hungry when you come so you can try all of the different offerings, overall food had good taste and texture and staff was friendly and helpful in answering my questions about the different...More

Thank patrick p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Not much room and line can be long however it is totally worth any wait as it is freshly made by the order. Anything you order you will love. Get more than you think you want as you will wish you...More

Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone in our family enjoyed our food at The Taco Stand. I had the chicken tacos which were delicious. They had a free salsa, lime, etc. bar. We got ahead of the crowd but be prepared to wait in line for this popular spot.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Taco strand bars on its Tripadvisor rankings. Its high quality means it is really busy, often with long queues. You might want to try what some people did and call up with your order: means not only do you skip the line...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place for quick Mexican tacos and burritos. The line moves quickly, the food here is great! The space is limited, many people grab and go! Corn is amazing. Portions are pretty large.

Thank alanroytbak
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4 October 2017|
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Sign on the door? Family went 2day and all was good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Pearl St, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-551-6666
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