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Tacos El Gordo

395 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2607
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (13 reviews)
“carne asada” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
395 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2607
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people working there are great. I ordered 2 burritos of carne asada and they were good size but could of used more meat for my personal liking. However, paying $18.00 for 2 burritos is excessive for me and like I said they were good...More

Thank bigrich01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a great little taco stand inside an old convenience store. I've only been to Mexico a handful of times, but this joint seems quite authentic...very tasty!

Thank MakaiTide
Reviewed 28 March 2017 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....More

Thank Michael W
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.

Thank Colette1347
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

Thank Mike O
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...More

Thank HardtoDissatisfy
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...More

Thank Rinee P
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Yun L
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...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
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.

Thank kadiehlers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
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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