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MICHELIN Guide California

Tacos El Gordo

  • 556 Broadway, Chula Vista, 91910, United States
  • 15 - 25 USD • Mexican
Take Away

Full menu of tacos and more available for takeout.

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MICHELIN Guide California

Tacos El Gordo

  • 556 Broadway, Chula Vista, 91910, United States
  • 15 - 25 USD • Mexican
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Look for the telltale sign of this taqueria—that smoky gray exterior with hot pink trim—and you’ll know you’ve arrived at a local hot spot. Another sign? The throngs of people queued up at the Tijuana-style counter service-only joint.

It’s serious business inside, where there are different lines and windows depending on what you want, but those in the know make a beeline for the sweet and spicy adobado pork tacos. Feel your taste buds tingle as taqueros slice hunks of spicy meat from massive spit-roasted cones of crimson adobada. Then grab a tray and stacks of napkins, as food this good doesn't come without a mess. Unique cuts are on offer here, including tripe, pork cheek, tongue and brain. Mulas, vampiras and quesadillas round out the selection.

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  • The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant

Facilities & Services

  • a Wheelchair access
  • E Non-smoking restaurant

Information

+1 619-691-8848

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