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Gordo Lele's Tacos & Tortas

Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
+52 624 109 1778
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortas” (98 reviews)
“taco” (138 reviews)
“carne asada” (55 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to TripAdvisor, I sought out Gordo Lele's. It was no mean feat but I was determined to try this place and after much wandering the back streets of Cabo San Lucas, we finally found the eatery, and Javier. He was in fine form and...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It was great to see Javier back and looking healthy. The past couple of times we stopped by he was closed due to some health issues. Today we stopped by and he was open. I had a couple of cerveza's and an excellent shrimp taco....More

Thank j-sbleaney
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Saw Gordo the day after he got back to open his shop in Aug 2017. Unfortunately he had no power on a hot August day. They took his electric meter away (or stolen?) He was going to make us some taco's but we felt that...More

Thank georgeaZ6241JO
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I have been Traveling to Cabo since 1988. Javier makes the best Tortas and Tacos in Cabo. It was reported back in January he was out for a short time with some heart issues. I am sad to say he is now out again with...More

Thank prolender
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Was hoping to eat at Gordo's but he is still gone to Mexico City. Hoping his health problems are improving! Get better soon Gordo!!

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered two torta's .. ham and cheese and carne asada. Both of them were super good. It's a very small place but clean. Javier was very nice and he truly does make one of the best tortas we've ever had. It's on a little...More

Thank Antoniaswan
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Javier is great, his sandwiches are wonderful and he sang me a song!! It was a wonderful experience!! I would highly recommend a stop here!!

Thank GMWC1
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Gordo Lele's was recommended to us by friends when we came to Cabo for the first time several years ago, and we understand why! It is tiny, but Javier has been in business 26 years and he makes the most delicious tacos. Unlike places along...More

Thank slharb2015
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Promise you won't be disappointed, Javier works so hard and continues to deliver the best tacos at the best prices. Don't get scared off by the decor. Ask him what his favorite Beatle song is and if he is not too busy he will serenade...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I first met and experienced Gordo Lele about 8 years ago on my first visit to Cabo, I've been back to Cabo 6 times since and every trip, we make sure we stop in to see the man himself and enjoy his awesome tacos! Unfortunately,...More

Thank skibuni
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Susan M
30 June 2017|
Response from Antoniaswan | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in May he was there so I have no idea if he is there now .
17 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
As of February 2017 he was in the same location.
Susan M
27 June 2016|
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Response from laura57149 | Reviewed this property |
We saw him June 15, and he looked tired. He smiled when we asked about his health, but he had obviously lost weight. He said the "government" was the reason he couldn't sell beer right now, but the tacos are as good as ever.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
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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