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Mexican, Latin
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 28 July 2020

I’ve been eating at this taqueria for several years now. I decided to post a review because of the closing times listed at their entrance door. During the pandemic they list that they close on the weekdays at 7 pm, and on Fridays and the...weekends at 8 pm. That’s not exactly how it is, though. In my extensive experience with them they close much much earlier than their listed times. For example, if they say they close at 7 pm, try to be there an hour or two earlier. Because they close early and do not allow customers to come in, even if the sign says otherwise. Be warned, they close real early! If you want to eat there before closing time, arrive there much much earlier, or you’ll be massively disappointed.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

I had dinner here while in the area on business. It was a super hot day for the area, mid 90's and I was looking for something light. I ordered 2 crispy chicken tacos and a Pacifica. The food came fast, was good and the...beer cold. The bill was $11 before tip. My kind of place.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 March 2019

We had a working dinner at El Farolito, the variety is hard to match. The big hits were the chicken flautas, chicken taco, veggie tacos, torta, horchata and pineapple juice. Authentic cuisine, quick service, love the pay before you sit and eat, makes for group...eating easy and the atmosphere is clean. If you are on a budget this is where you want to eat.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Came in on Veterans Day and it was crowded with a diverse group of people. I had the regular vegetarian burrito and the strawberry aqua Fresca. Both were very good and the service was exceptional. I’ll definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Just really good authentic Mexican food. This place just gets to the point. Everything we had was delicious. It’s more of a whole in the wall and if your looking for fancy, this is not it. But if you want greasy food then go here.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Split the chicken loaded burrito and three tacos (al pastor, carnitas, chicken) with a friend. The meat was awesome. Worth a visit!

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Not much to say. It is a restaurant that serves different kinds of tacos and burritos, and all other Mexican food. Not my favorite cuisine so obviously I am not delighted. However, food is cheap, fresh and tasty. I believe they prepare it according to...authentic Mexican recipe instructions. It seems a lot of locals eat there (it is always a good sign). If you like Mexican food, you won't be disappointed. I was not at all.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Took my wife one evening on vacation, saw a line to get in.we watched the staff in assembly line fashion making the burritos.tacos etc. Ours were spicy and delish. My wife enjoyed the agua fresa.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

In town for a workshop at SFBI and decided to try this place based on some of the other reviews. Food was terrific. And the portions are on the generous side so bring an appetite. Staff was very friendly and helpful on menu selections. It's...a small place and not on the fancy side but if looking for a good meal that won't break your budget than highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband would have given it a 5 and me 3.5. The food was great - authentic Mexican. The ambiance not so much. Line out the door the entire time we were there, so obviously locals know and support the quality! Fast food seating, take...extra napkins to wash your table down. Be prepared for stacks of trays at the trash during dinner time. Again, you go for the food, not the atmosphere.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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El Farolito Taqueria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5