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City Taco

3028 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-3002
+1 619-296-2303
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Street Food, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3028 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-3002
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the La Mesa location today for the first time. Really cute little place with 2 patios, so we were able to bring our pups. Nice variety of seafood, meat, vegan and vegetarian tacos. It's a must go!

Thank Betz G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious carefully crafted tacos. Traditional and upscale. Cool location. Why so many tacos with flour tortillas?

Thank andregB926CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Tacos I have had since moving to San Diego 3 years ago... I cannot get enough! Extensive menu of Taco for everyone liking, no sides, just straight tacos. The salsa bar to the side is extremely accommodating too. You will be happy you tried...More

Thank Gretchen L
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure I would be getting the real thing, assuming this place was too trendy to be good. It was incredibly delicious, fresh and creative combos. The price is just right. I wish I could eat here weekly.

Thank ceceliainDC
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great tacos. Great price. Not your typical taco place, they have a wide array of tacos not featured anywhere else. My top 3: Chile relleno, salmon and Mahi al abodo. Always great service. Parking and getting a table can be difficult.

Thank Fausto C
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I wanted to go here on my recent San Diego trip based completely on a photo I saw on an Instagram page I follow. I was not disappointed! Myself, my husband, & my sister (who lives in SD) tried 6 different types of tacos, and...More

Thank XtristateX
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We grabbed a few tacos (they’re small) before a concert at the Observatory, it’s just a block or two away. Good tacos, not a lot of seating but we managed to find two seats.

Thank markdu2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We would have never picked this place out from others based on appearance alone, but the reviews did not lie. It was great! Every taco tasted so fresh! Highly recommend the surf and turf taco. The churros were pretty amazing too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Homemade tortillas, fresh ingredients, excellent salsas. This place has it all. From fish tacos to lamb tacos, corn or flour tortillas, there's something good here for everyone. Vegetarian options as well. If you're in the San Diego are, make this a stop for sure.

Thank v1nsanitee
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Loved this busy little place! Creative tasty tacos! I ordered 3 tacos the Puerco Agridulce, Chile Relleno and Carne Asada. Each has a little twist from homemade corn tortillas to crunchy green apple or caramelized pineapple. Theye also had a nice salsa bar! This was...More

Thank lbug0200
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3028 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-3002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-296-2303
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