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Tacos El Gordo

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395 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2607
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08:00 - 18:00
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Park City, Utah
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here based on a recommendation from Troy at altitude bike shop and so glad we did. Problem is we would have never stopped in this place based on the outside appearance. The salsa is the best I've ever had. Had the pork burrito. Will be back

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Thank Michael W
Vernal, Utah
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great little restaurant. Not much to look at but great food and service. Great location on main street.

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Thank Colette1347
Utah
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This place is hidden in plain site right on the main drag in vernal ive tried many different items here and with each one im always very impressed

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Thank Mike O
Utah
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129 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is not Taco Bell or any other chain. It is a one-off Mexican restaurant with a menu unique to this location. The food is cooked upon order, so it takes a while. If you visited a Mexican family for dinner, this is what they would cook. Just as one family had different ways of doing things, this restaurant is... More 

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Thank HardtoDissatisfy
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Colorado and moved out east and am always disappointed with the Mexican food. We recently did a cross country road trip and stopped here after our visit to dinosaur national monument. This place has epic tacos. The tortilla is just delicious - home made and a crisped up on the griddle. We had the carnitas, asada... More 

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Thank Rinee P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff. Referred here by locals. The cashier gave us a recommendation and it did not dissappoint.

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Thank Yun L
Watsonville, California
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269 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I ordered two tacos with chicken and one burrito with pork. The tacos were done traditionally but did not have too much taste. The burrito was bad because the pork was too salty. When the clerk took my order, he asked me twice if I wanted anything else. When I picked up my order, he asked me again. I answered... More 

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Thank 427BeatleBob
Washington
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I am obsessed with this place and it's worth every penny! Definitely a tad pricier than I normally pay but it's legit Mexican food. Seriously delicious! I always get the steak tacos. YUM.

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Thank kadiehlers
Texas
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350 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The food here is OK, not great but OK. Go for takeout as the dining setting is not that great. Try for the burritos, they are big so you can share.

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Thank TexasTravelerGoGo
Salt Lake City, Utah
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Tacos El Gordo was written up in a local Salt Lake City magazine so we had to stop in for lunch on our way to Colorado. As other viewers have mentioned, the restaurant is in an old converted gas station on Main Street. Simple and very clean. As a side, it doubles as a small Mexican store with authentic products... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Vernal

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