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Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
+1 619-691-8848
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (27 reviews)
“carne asada” (29 reviews)
“spicy pork” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 2:00 am Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: So delicious street tacos with corn tortillas! Carne asada, Adobado, sopes, Carne asada fries, free refills on drinks Cons: limited parking and seating, individual lines to order so if you want different types of tacos you have to stand in multiple lines. Some lines...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T9194LCjuliag
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Adobada tacos and quesadillas with cebolla (onions) are simply a can't miss. The food is fresh, service is quick and taste is simply as though you were in Mexico. There are other food/taco options such as carne asada or mulas. One tip - avoid...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JDSoui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed it! The food excellent and they had a lot of different choices. Would definatly recommend it

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank morgank482
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Being from CA it is kind of impossible not to LOVE tacos. Tacos are the best thing ever. Had a Co-worker RAVE about Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana, she kept telling me I could not come to San Diego and not stop to have their...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BigBooshy
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Amazingly delicious mexican tacos with authentic taste. The secret is squeeze a lot of lime juice on each taco before eating! We had a few tacos including beef, pork... The favors were all great! Good for mid-night snack too!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Louie C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Tacos del Gordo (Gordo means fat, rotund, plump) is the place to go for some authentic delicious Mexican food. You walk up to the cooking stations (there are several stations that cook beef, chicken, etc.), place your order, and wait for a few minutes for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Badi B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to pay too much money for average tacos, please come here. salsa, tortillas, meat,all mediocre. tourist love this place because they don't know any better. Waaaaaay too expensive.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank tone b
Reviewed 27 August 2018

it is not a street taco place , but a well located place busy as always however , flavor , attention and price very convenient , highly suggested for trying real Mexican food

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sergio U
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Been here twice and will likely be back. Lines are sometimes long and parking can be a challenge. All of the tacos that I had were good. Keep in mind that these are street tacos, not the large ones you've maybe been used to in...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DaveDawson888
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

They make u wait in a separate line for each kind of taco they make. They get real crowded. It could take u 2 hrs to get two different kinds of tacos! Who wants to wait that long?

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Missy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-691-8848
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