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Las Palmas Taco Bar

55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
+1 831-429-1220
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (12 reviews)
“carne” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance from the boardwalk and wharf areas, the food is terrific. Authentic and inexpensive.

Thank April V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent place for a quick snack by the beach. Very reasonable priced at $3 a taco up to $12 for a large meal with beans and rice. Seating outside too. Hot sauce is so good!

Thank mprice1988
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Found this lovely taco stand while searching for beach parking. It is a tiny stand but packs a yummy punch! My Husband had the Special Burrito with carne and I ordered the vegetarian burrito. Also a small order of chips and salsa. They give a...More

Thank jeajeapip
Reviewed 12 May 2017

When you've surfed as long as you can and you need to put some yummy mexican food in your mouth this is a great choice! My family eat here twice on seperate trips. We had a breakfast special with beans eggs and tortillas, delisious and...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our tacos were excellent and were made to order. The combination order was served with rice and beans on a paper plate. The prices were so affordable and the place was packed. My only suggestion would be to have limes available for the tacos. There...More

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This place is feels authentic -a bit of a dive - great for a fast taco or burrito meal. Feels like a taco joint should feel.

Thank casadeboys
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We went there for a burrito (we had the breakfast burrito, but everything looked pretty yummy...) and were amazed by the homemade hot sauce, soooooooo good!!!! (a family recipe). I will DEFINITELY return when passing by Santa-Cruz!

Thank Marie-Michelle G
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had their shredded beef burrito and it wasn't very good. I love Mexican food but I don't plan to eat here again.

Thank JimandSuki_11
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I got to the place we were staying a day before my girlfriend arrived. I was looking for something quick for dinner. This little taco place was across the street from where we stayed. I went in and got couple of tacos for dinner. The...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We parked at the meter lot next to the restaurant not knowing how is the parking situation at the beach. On our way back, we popped into Las Palmas and it was quiet - around 7ishpm on a Friday evening. You sometimes second guess when...More

Thank jinshui
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-1220
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