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Tacos El Gordo El Tijuana BC

1940 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-5833
+1 619-474-5033
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“tripa” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (17 reviews)
“spicy pork” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
1940 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-5833
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This place use to be best taco place. However I feel that since their expansion the quality of food has gone down. You can get really cheap tacos here for $2 and it is authentic. They use to serve hand made tortillas but now they...More

Thank hoteltraveler2015
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great bargain for authentic Tijuana, Mexico flavor. I had two of the double hand made corn tortilla wrapped Spiced Beef "Adobada Carne Asada" and ice water which filled me up for $4.36. It was my first visit and I was told to be sure and...More

Thank Chipsters56
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Ordering here Is different from most taco places. You stand in line according to the meat that you want. So it can be a little confusing on your first visit. Specially if it's very crowded. The tacos are little pricey but we'll worth it. We...More

Thank pau201337
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best tacos I've had in a while and nearly identical to the Tacos El Gordo I went to in Tijuana Love this place, I recommend to anyone! And I highly suggest the adobada tacos

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This has to be the worst El Gordo I have eaten at. Quality of food was sub par. Additionally the establishment was filthy. Save your money for the one on H street or just go to TJ.

Thank yadayada8673509
Reviewed 27 May 2016

No return visit ever planned for this place! The meat was burnt & dry. Our order wasn't right. Salsa mostly liquid. Skimped on the guacamole which had no flavor

Thank Roma R
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I am not a fan of Tacos El Gordo El Tijuana B.C. Unfortunately, I became sick of food borne illnesses more than once from the Taco El Gordo chain.

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This place serves street style tacos about as authentically as can be imagined. The asada (grilled chopped beef) and adobada (spicy pork) tacos were about the most delicious I've ever had anywhere. The clientele is mainly local and Hispanic. The place even serves Coke with...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Thus place is mind boggling. It is so good, I am still stunned by the savory taste. How do they do that? The spicey pork on a shwarma spit was the best taco I have ever eaten in my long life. Trust me, just go.

Thank N0str0m0
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Came with a group of 10 and the adobada tacos were a crowd pleaser. The adobada mulita was even better!!! Definitely coming back here next trip to SD

Thank friendly19
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1940 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950-5833
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: +1 619-474-5033
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