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El Taco de Mexico

210 E 5th St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7104
+1 805-486-6883
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
6 Mar 2018
“Taco De Mexico / best in town”
31 Aug 2016
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
210 E 5th St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7104
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Da bomb ! home cook style Mexican food that is hands down one of the best in town. Every time i come is great

Thank julian p
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This used to be the "go to"'place about 20 years ago. Oxnard has so much better food now. And Tdm needs to know they have competition. There breakfast is good especially their frijoles and papas. And love their horchata. But the meat is so dry...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Pretty well known by locals. Open late. Very reasonable prices. Tacos, burritos, and some other usual suspects. Burritos were excellent.

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I will only buy take out. Equal to the popular mobil catering trucks which can be seen in most Hispanic areas now a days. limited English speaking, but they try to understand what you want to order. Once upon a time many moons ago, this...More

Thank john r
Reviewed 10 August 2014

That's what locals call it. When I lived in the area for a few years, this was one of the recommended places to eat at. I would make beelines here during lunch to buy food. Just recently, got the chance to go back, so I...More

Thank d l
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This is the go to spot for me and my workers when we have a craving for Taco's or burritos, these are authentic. The staff here do speak enough English for a non Spanish speaking person to order, Love the Asada Meat, We only get...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 18 March 2014

place has been here forever!!!!!!!!!!!!! im not a fan much of their meats, but their sauce and portion sizes are pretty big. their guacamole is FANTASTIC! Service is ok. prices are low. their nachos are very good. they use monterey jack cheese. they are open...More

Thank oneeddy1
Reviewed 26 August 2013

As noted below, this place is a little controversial. For arguments sake, I am reviewing the TDM on 5th St and Meta in downtown Oxnard. There are other branches that may or may not be operated by the same people in Oxnard and Ventura. This...More

Thank David N C
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is not a good place to take your family. I am not a fearful person but I do know the area. Not good. The food was so-so but the place is a dump. It's dirty, broken chairs, missing chairs, dirty...More

1  Thank EvelynSpeaks
Reviewed 24 July 2013

There are several "El Tacos de Mexico" in Ox-ball... The best one is Jessie's on 7th street. Back in the 90's there was just the one and the Al Pastor tacos where the best in the region. Things are a little different these days but...More

Thank RLBKaLae_Hawaii
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  • Address: 210 E 5th St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-486-6883
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