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Tacos POR Favor

1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
+1 310-392-5768
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (11 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
“al pastor” (3 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very, very tasty tacos as well as other Mexican standards, including horchata, mole sauce, taquitos, tostadas, and a self-serve salsa bar. Really enjoyed my meal here and didn't break the bank. Don't judge it from the outside - the cooking is pretty legit and while...More

Thank Kaitlyn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Somewhere, this place is ranked #2 for "The Best Huevos Rancheros" in Santa Monica. I think we missed something, as the food was an good as the curb appeal at this place. The Huevos Rancheros was a sloppy mess - refried beans (not black), runny...More

Thank 050812JennB
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Loved our food eating here at Taco por favor. We walked back to Santa Monica after our meal. Soles were a treat.

Thank Jen-JMelb
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Rough around the edges, cheap, tasty, plentiful. Good salsas. The only disappointment was the veggie taco which was rather unexciting. They do take away and beware they shut around 8pm.

Thank DareToLive
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The food is authentic and yum here! We nearly drove by because it looked "dodgy" from the outside... but it is totally not. It is basic inside but you will get a great Mexican feed at a reasonable price!

Thank Kattherat
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for real Mexican, this is worth the walk from the beach. We had tacos de asada, al pastor, and carnitas. Asada was by far their best. The 2 of us paid $25.55, including a $5 beer, free chips, and a condiment bar...More

Thank McBubby
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went to the Tacos Por Favor in Venice on Hamilton St. Maybe we are spoiled by good local fare in Seattle but this place failed to impress us foodwise. The tacos were somewhat bland and unexciting. Seemed like typical cheapmex food, nothing special. The...More

Thank Begreen
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I had a California burrito here for breakfast. It was excellent. As a burrito enthusiast, I have to say it was among the better ones I have tasted. The staff is polite and fast. If you want it more spicy, you need to ask for...More

1  Thank Denitsa H
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Their food was great, but I had my 2 year old. And they had no high chairs. Great food! But the food was really good, and it had a fun atmosphere.

1  Thank Myndie C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I had recently traveled to Ensenada, Mexico for our honeymoon. We visited an award winning taco stand and had the best tacos we've ever had. Fast forward a few days and we visited Tacos Por Favor. We were not let down. The...More

1  Thank Trexxx_99
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1406 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-5768
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