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200 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3284
+1 831-465-0228
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11:00 - 19:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I stop by often to grab a huge burrito to eat on the beach. Usually I get a super chicken burrito that has guacamole and sour cream. Their hot sauce is wonderful and not too hot. The churros are good too if you need something sweet. A few seats and tables in the small restaurant but most get their items... More 

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Thank Julie T
San Jose, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I had the best chili relleno burrito! It was full of flavors that just popped in my mouth. My husband had the Carne Asada burrito that was very tasty, and my kids had the tacos that they loved. You can tell that the rice, beans, and sauces are all homemade. They are flavored just right. I highly recommend this little... More 

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Thank SuzyG95136
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Thanks for your very positive review. We use the freshest ingredients and take pride in our excellent food offerings. And you are right - all homemade recipes! Please come see us again! Tom L More 

Santa Cruz, California
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219 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Terrific tacos and burritos on offer, just down the street from the beach in Capitola village. Both the fish burrito and tacos are terrific - nicely seasoned snapper with the usual adornments. Try the horchata - perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot day at the beach. Recommended!

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Thank brocdog
Turlock, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

The food is authentic and delicious. The burrito was so large it could be shared by two people. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Linda B
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review - please come see us again! More 

Fremont, California
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4,967 reviews
1,470 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,370 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

I went to Taqueria Baja for a later lunch. Its a small cafe in downtown Capitola. Its a couple of minutes walk to the Pacific Ocean. One orders at the counter. The staff is wonderful. I ordered chicken flautas They were freshly made. It came with a good helping of guacamole and salad. I enjoyed my lunch. I opted to... More 

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Thank mini
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review - please come see us again! More 

Moutfort, Luxembourg
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Tasty mexican food cooked to order. The Taquieria is close enough to the beach to enjoy your Burrito while watching the waves.

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Thank Stuart_Bray
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Hi Stuart - thanks for visiting out Taqueria and I'm pleased you enjoyed our food. Please come again! Tom Lindemann More 

San Francisco
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

If you are craving fresh churros on the spot then this is the spot for you! My boyfriend and I wanted churros and not only do they have them here, but they make them right in front of you!

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Thank Sunnybutterfly
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed our fresh churros - please come back and try our other dishes - tacos and burritos made only to order with the freshest local ingredients available. More 

San Francisco
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153 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Taqueria Baja is a great little Mexican Restaurant in the heart of Capitola ... Just off the Esplanade. A wonderful stop for a bite after the Wednesday free summer concerts in the Billage.

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Thank TravelinSag
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review - all the staff has been here a long time and we are committed to serving the freshest and tastiest Mexican food in town! More 

Santa Cruz, California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

Since my last review of this restaurant in May 2013, the owners have changed. It is no longer the friendly, cheerful place that it was. The food preparer is the same, so the quality of food is as delicious, but the portions have changed. Today I ordered a vegetarian taco and there was only a small amount of beans and... More 

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Thank Rachell S
Tom L, Owner at Taqueria Baja, responded to this review

Rachell - I'm sorry you were unhappy with your last visit. I am the new owner and want to respond. The staff, the cooks and the prices are all exactly the same as they were when we purchased the business 10/1/14. The day you came the entire Village was slammed with an incredible crowd for February. We got behind, ran... More 

Woodland, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

We all thought the food was yummy. Kids were happy with the burritos and the grilled fish tacos hit the spot!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3284
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-465-0228

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?