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Taqueria La Veracruzana

) #752 of 3,609 Restaurants in Philadelphia €€ - €€€ Mexican
908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
+1 215-465-1440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Apr 2017
“Excellent Authentic Mexican”
17 Oct 2016
“Just like you might find in the streets of Mexico”
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€€ - €€€
908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a visit with family and the restaurant we had planned to go to was too long a wait. This was an unplanned thought but we were so pleased with the food. The service was excellent and lunch for 5 was only $50. Will...More

Thank SteveE461
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Authentic flavors, portions and dishes. You will not be disappointed. Fresh salsas and homemade chips, and loads of great dishes to try. Very affordable and kid friendly.

Thank kkoritsi
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Was out with my wife looking for a hole in the wall type of place with good Mexican food. Was not disappointed! Unlimited chips and salsa, and the salsa is so good! I liked the red but my wife was partial to the green. Didn't...More

Thank KeithA565
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

This is by far best Mexican food I have ever had. If you're looking for fancy restaurant this isn't place but if you're looking for good food affordable price this is the place.

Thank Priya B
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We have been here several times, starting with a Cinco de Mayo dinner maybe five years ago. Veraruzana is a small, clean, and popular spot. Many of the customers are hard working Mexican men, women, and teens, who stop by for an evening meal after...More

Thank Jim_Naughton
Reviewed 30 October 2013

It's always a good sign with local Mexicans eat at a Mexican Restaurant. This place is not fancy but the food is as authentic as I've found. I'm from Southern California and this is the closest thing in Philly to what I grew up with....More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Absolutely worth a trip. The staff is nice, the food incredible. Prices are very affordable. Great place for breakfast too.

Thank trilobite01
Reviewed 1 July 2013

A little out-of-the-way place you might miss if you didn't know it existed, but you won't want to! Great food, very accommodating staff, generous portions. Chips and salsa still complimentary, the tacos were out of this world, esp the "al pastor". It's near the Italian...More

Thank kargalvan
Reviewed 8 February 2013

It's a hole in the wall of a place and you could pass by and not even see it. Situated by the old Italian Market which is a destination of itself. Has been there for ages. Food comes off as a bit pricey for the...More

Thank nleuriwel
Reviewed 9 December 2012

We always get the tacos. The tacos are mix-and-match, any three (more than I can eat) for $6. Chips & salsa are complimentary. My favorites are the al pastor and the jalapeño relleno. BYO, and they accept credit cards.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3825
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-465-1440
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