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La Victoria

$Mexican, Latin,
140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
+1 408-298-5335
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quesadilla” (7 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, South American
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LOCATION
140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
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11 - 20 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Really tasty and well made southwest and Mexican favorites are here. Not a huge menu at all but what they do have is tasty. It can be VERY BUSY and there isn't much seating in here at all, the downstairs only has a few tables...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a quick trip to visit relatives over the holidays. I was hoping for an authentic California burrito experience (I'm originally from San Diego) but I was a bit disappointed. The first clue was the rice - they definitely go with the...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A taqueria in an old Victorian house (hence the name) next to the university, so many students come here. Simple but so good! That's where I go for my Mexican torta fix.

Thank dbsubscribe777
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the home of the O.G. Orange Sauce. I don't know what's in it, but I want to put it on everything. I buy the bottles to enjoy at home. I am more a breakfast burrito gal, so that's what I order. It's good....More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had the carne Asada burrito and it was amazing. It was so good that we went back to get another one before we left.

Thank Rimmy G
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in an old Victorian house front of SJS campus. Order at counter with seating indoor. They have a famous orange sauce (habanero based), verde. You can buy chips and salsa for $0.50. I ordered a carne asada steak taco and carnitas pork quesadilla....More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The lunch burritos are about a three...nothing special, nothing fancy, nothing unique. The breakfast burrito (with chorizo) is better than the lunch, but never reaches the four green balls (still looking for my go-to chorizo burrito). The orange sauce is a four, but I can't...More

Thank flatfootfoodie
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Mexico and it is all the way in San Jose that I have the best quesadillas of my life all for 8bucks! Special orange sauce and all the goodness of a cheese quesadilla one can dream off!

Thank Giampaolo Z
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great Burritos, a popular spot with students from SJSU, the orange sauce (habanero based) while hot, is not excessively so, and the flavor is the bomb

Thank Wynn R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is the best Taqueria in San Jose CA. They have several locations but the downtown 3rdstreet local is the best. Clean and friendly and the "secret orange sauce" is to die for. We have actually made trips just for the sauce which u can...More

Thank chericarmel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, South American
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-298-5335
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