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Tacos el Gordo

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The Strip
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1724 E Charleston Blvd, Used to Be on Las Vegas Blvd!, Las Vegas, NV 89109
+1 702-641-8226
10:00 - 05:00
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Carpenter, Wyoming
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I base all my Mexican food on a really great place in Greeley Colorado called El Cielo's. I had the pork tacos, little to no spice, good flavor, but not up to El Cielo's standards.

Thank underthebluesky92
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best street style Mexican Food ever period! This place is awesome and as authentic as it gets for Mexican food in Las Vegas.

Thank SeaHawk14
Las Vegas, Nevada
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just went and I have to say the food is fresh and delicious. I was confused about the ordering process at first. There are 3 lines and each is for a specific group of menu items. Then you pay and get drinks on the other side of the place. It was super busy, and I imagine it always would be.... More 

1 Thank Trix1111
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time there, and we wanted real mexican food for a reasonable price. We found this by looking for reviews, and we kind of knew how we were supposed to order, but, we needed help, so we asked on of the folks behind the food line and he was super helpful. IN fact all of the staff was extremely helpful,... More 

Thank ytranger
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten here 5 times since Jan 2017. Every time I come to Vegas for business I make it a point to stop here and eat. Most amazing pork tacos I've ever had. Carne Is good, but the pork tacos are mind blowing good. Will be back in May and June for sure.

Thank Anthony D
Denver, CO
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to go get some tacos on Tuesday and after seeing some advertisements on the strip for Taco Tuesday I researched where to go....and Tacos El Gordo came up. Didn't know what to expect so we went around 7-8p and it wasn't too busy. A woman shared with us how it worked and how it worked and where to stand... More 

Thank Mondo5280
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great freshly cooked fast food. The place was always packed so we decided to give it a go; the tacos are amazing! We were both a bit unsure on how to gauge the menu but we winged it and ended up with pork with the works. A good choice as it was delicious, the service wasn't up to much but... More 

Thank Jodie_Lauren23
Vacaville, CA
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tacos, they have multiple selections for meat but you do have to stand in different lines for different meats and the lines are long. Be sure to take a friend so you can order multiples!!

Thank Lboo1
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553 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is past the Encore resort and gets very busy for breakfast at the weekend with very long lines. At other times no line so timing is everything. Not worth waiting in a long line but worth the walk as the tacos are fresh tasty and fun to watch being prepared

Thank DrNic1
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was craving some authentic Latin food and stumbled upon some of the best I have ever eaten in the Louisiana. The family that runs this restaurant take pride in their food and uses the freshest ingredients. The guacamole is by far one of the best I have ever had in a restaurant. The chips were a bit different than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 E Charleston Blvd, Used to Be on Las Vegas Blvd!, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas>  > The Strip
  • Neighbourhood: The Strip
  • Phone Number: +1 702-641-8226

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