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Taqueria Cuernavaca

1117 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-1705
+1 805-653-8052
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veggie tacos” (4 reviews)
“al pastor” (3 reviews)
“birria” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1117 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-1705
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11 - 20 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

This place is so unassuming from the outside but wow. The food is absolutely stellar. This is my new favourite place in Ventura. Personal favourites are the potato taco and Tinga tacos. What a treat. Their salsa bar is also fantastic. This place is a...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Good spot for very Mexican food. I had a torta. Everything is very filling. No iced tea! Quite good!

Thank Belterish
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Delicious and fresh!! The salsas were great and I had the chilaquiles which were super yummy. My husband had the birria which was also really good. Fresh hand made tortillas! We will Come back.

Thank Mizzlopezz
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Looking for an authentic Mexican restaurant? This is the place. From the outside, it doesn't look like much. With seating for roughly 30, this place can get full. Once seated, you get some perfectly salted tortilla chips to snack on. The salsa bar contains a...More

Thank elcyberguy
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This small restaurant features a variety of tasty dishes that are atypical for most "North of the Border" Mexican restaurants. The tortillas are homemade. The service was friendly and helpful. It has some vegetarian choices.

Thank Lorne29
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We eat here a lot. Neighborhood dining place, authentic food. Many meat dishes, and a great salsa bar. The flan is excellent. I'm a vegetarian, and there are a few things on the menu for me that I love especially Alhambre Vegetariano, and the small...More

Thank Elesem57
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I went there today. The older woman that took my order acted like she didn't speak any English. I very politely attempted to communicate I wanted pork quesadillas to go. I got pork rind quesadillas (nothing but pork fat, yes, pork rind quesadillas is something...More

Thank Steph K
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Good authentic Mexican plates. Large portions. Would have liked a bit more flavor but very fresh. Enjoyed the rolled tacos (flautas) Tacos Alabmre and Birria.

Thank ShamrockGo
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Stopped there on our way home Los Angeles from San Luis Obispo, wanted to get something quick to eat and checked this little place out. Wow, the food was so delicious and the folks were very kind, even though they were getting ready to close....More

1  Thank Alycia602
Reviewed 20 July 2015

driving from Santa Barbara to LA and wanted to stop for Tacos. On Ventura Avenue about a half mile off the 101 is a small nondescript building that is better than anything Mexican in Boston, meaning I am most likely a neophyte compared to many...More

1  Thank JPG003
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-1705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-653-8052
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