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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“street tacos” (20 reviews)
“carne asada” (23 reviews)
“tongue” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food
689 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910-4222
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the locals we asked recommended this spot for the most authentic tacos this side of the border. The tacos practically melted in my mouth. Flavors & textures combined perfectly and were visually appealing. Very cheap. Very popular--get there early and note there is a...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food prepared right in front of you. Never mind that you have to wait in line. Never mind that there are limited seats and tables. We came here for the food. Simple as that. We don't care if we have to eat it...More

Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 1 week ago

there are several restaurants in this chain based out of Tijuana, but our guide specifically took us to this one as the best and also easiest to get to from the I-5 freeway. It was worth the extra travel, the food is excellent! The place...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the essence of a great taco stand… simple, authentic food at a price that is lower than it deserves. It's a zero decor building with a great atmosphere provided by the big crowd. We ordered a bunch of tacos & quesadillas and all...More

Thank GeorgeLaird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find this place is. Amazing tacos and always busy. The food is fantastic and its great to watch it prepared right in front of you. Be prepared to queue, but its well worth it

Thank BlueboyJoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on recommendation of a local and was so happy with the food, we went back again. Place is busy and parking can be hard, but they do have a parking attendant who helps with that issue. Recommend the por taco with everything on...More

Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten tacos from coast to coast in both the US and Mexico and this is the real deal and the best in the US. Not as cheap as Mexico, matter of fact seems like it's too much...until you have one! The lines tell you...More

Thank DeltaDoc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Some if the best tacos anywhere. There are many filling choices and each with their own accompaniments. Service is good, everyone extremely friendly.

Thank Belize15
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was born in San Diego, I'm used to go back and forth the border and visit lots of taco places. This tacos are even better than the ones you find in Tijuana. Maybe because of regulations on cleanliness or because they try to do...More

Thank Angel V
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is the only spot to go for "TJ" tacos. You've seen other reviews and videos.and if ya from SD and been to TJ(mister E. Yeah I turned 18 and we was gone!) Back in 2003(way back) before that long walk over that bridge we...More

Thank Michael P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
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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