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22354 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
+1 510-537-8447
11:30 - 03:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 03:00
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Hayward, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent not that fast food type of style you would normally find it felt as if I was at home with mamas. The waitresses were polite and cordial and attentive to my drink refills and anything else I wanted

Thank Ismael V
Oakland, CA
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I dined here recently for just the second time. My wet burrito was good, and very large. ~$12. Lots of chicken in the burrito. The chips were good. I enjoyed the green salsa, but the red salsa had a flavor not to my liking and was very hot. It can get quite noisy inside. I phoned a couple of times... More 

Thank FoodieDoodie58
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Don't skip this place. The food is worth four times what they charge for it. Come hungry too because the portions will surprise you. Seriously. Give it a try.

Thank Hector L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant at least once a year , every year since I was a child. When my grandfather was still alive he was good friends with the owner, Paco and his family and he went here weekly throughout the 80s & 90s... Forever grateful that he introduced me to this food. They are a small... More 

Thank Savanna W
Weston, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Loved the chicken tacos. I would highly recommend you make the time if you want great food for a good price.

Thank Ivette C
Hayward, California
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Family owned and operated and the best tacos in town. If you like soft tacos with lots of flavor this is the place for you!

Thank BMore-2015
Hayward, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

This place is as authentic as it gets. Bit rugged inside, but the food is exceptionally good. Real authentic Mexican food. The menu is loaded with great dishes.

Thank foodsearch2015
san leandro, california
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

This little authentic Mexican has the best crispy tacos I've ever tasted. I prefer the combo dinner that comes with rice and beans. The carnitas and chicken tacos are my favorites. The shells are fried right here and the spices and sauces they use are perfect. Two tacos come on the combination plate and that's more than enough! May even... More 

Thank gypsy716
Hayward, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Nice cozy place with good parking. Food was excellent and I will definitely return here again. Good job El Taquito!

Thank Janelle37
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Trip Advisor recommendation. Bought 4 street tacos: carnitas(2), carne asada and lengua. The Carne Asada was made fresh, the meat was piled high. All were tender and flavorful. I barely got through the second taco before my stomach told me I was full. Only drawback: I ordered mine to go and they were so... More 

Thank Naida H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22354 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-537-8447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?