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Gordo Lele's Tacos & Tortas

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Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
+52 624 109 1778
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a fantastic place to have tacos. I can't wait to go back in February. We missed him last time because he was closed for health reasons.

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Thank Michelle D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Gordo Lele's in 12/23/16 only to find It was closed. The sign said Javier was gone for about a month (over the holidays) to have surgery. Missing the best tacos Cabo! Wishing Javier well and a speedy recovery!

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Cabo San Lucas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I know Javier for many years, and he is a very good friend. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, his place is very humble, but the taste is extraordinary! Definitely the best tacos in all Mexico.

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The big man is back! Stopped in for our usual, and everything's still as it was, a hole in the wall with great tacos! Can't beat the pricing either! This is a must experience while in Cabo!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We first went to Gordo Lele's 4 years ago and this was a must visit during our recent trip. The tacos are still amazing!! The shrimp and beef tacos are our favorite. We will continue to visit every time we come to Cabo.

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Thank Christine B
Redding, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here for a very long time back to the days when he had a street cart absolutely the best tacos I've ever had don't be discouraged by the look of the restaurant it's the best

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Best tortas and tacos in Cabo. Small menu, everything is amazing, 2 tacos will usually do it. He marinates the meats and sets them aside from even the most talked about spots on the beaten path.

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Colorado
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I had read a lot of reviews on this place and how great Javier was. I was disappointed when we got there and Javier wasn't there. This was in January, he was visiting a sick friend in northern Mexico. The food was still good, but the experience wasn't what I was expecting. Hopefully he will be there this next trip!

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Thank coloradomulies
Gresham, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I've been traveling Baja for two weeks now, and found my favorite shrimp tacos here. The torta my boyfriend had was also amazing. This is a hole-in-the wall place that feels very local - this is not a fancy place catering to tourists- this place is the real deal. The owner is the cook and waiter, and is a sweet... More 

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Clifton, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If your wondering what Cabo was like before it became a worldwide destination visit Gordo Lele's. You will find the warmest, kindest,most humble individual who aims to please his longtime customers. The tacos are handmade by Javier and he is a gracious host. The shrimp tacos are to die for as are the chicken. You wont find a cheaper meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: +52 624 109 1778

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