We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Taquito Mexicano Truck

510 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2606
+1 626-577-3918
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“al pastor” (2 reviews)
“taco” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
510 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2606
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (9)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I LOVE TACOS! I came here on a taco challenge, a buddy of mine told me that he liked this place over King Taco, a popular local chain so I had to try it out. I know tacos is a personal preference thing but I...More

Thank Vacations4family
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The best tacos anywhere!!! Just flew back into LA and first stop is the taco truck that our family has been going to for over 30 years (20 myself)!! El Pastor Tacos are so juicy and full of flavor. The hard part is not to...More

Thank kv0571
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The best after concert/Late night taco truck!! The best tacos al Pastor and Carne Asada. Sauce has just the right amount of kick to it. I eat 4-5 and then head home to crash.

Thank Mito R
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I have been coming to this Pasadena institution for more than 30 years. As a "tacophile" I am constantly on a quest for tasty street tacos. The carne asada tacos I had from this truck last week were unrivaled. So simple, yet so delectable. Heaven...More

Thank surfntaco
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I have been going here for years and just love it. The tacos are 100% Mexican street food. Plain and fresh and delicious. They have 6 kinds of tacos that are served with choice of fresh cilantro and onion and hot or mild salsa. That...More

Thank L3790XHdavidm
Reviewed 23 September 2015

They only offer 5 choices - they're inexpensive, tasty and fun. Grilled pork and "beef head" were the best. Don't let the name throw you - it's really good. In the parking lot of an auto body shop - open very late & crowded

Thank Tom_B_NJ
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This red taco truck has been in the same location for over 20 years and I have been coming here when I craves tacos. They make the most authentic tasting tacos. They carry the basic beef, ,pork, chicken and tongue tacos which is the best....More

Thank jcleelaw
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed 13 November 2008

Tasty, super cheap, conveniently located on the way home from Pasadena.

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Reviewed 22 January 2008

This taco truck has the best carne asada tacos.. not sure if you can still find it on Fair Oaks.

Thank A TripAdvisor reviewer on Facebook
Nearby HotelsSee all 31 hotels in Pasadena
GreenTree Pasadena Inn
327 reviews
.34 km away
Sheraton Pasadena
834 reviews
.84 km away
Hilton Pasadena
1,288 reviews
1.03 km away
Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town
855 reviews
1.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Parkway Grill
278 reviews
.26 km away
Gale's Italian Restaurant and Bar
324 reviews
.09 km away
Arroyo Chop House
206 reviews
.27 km away
Whole Foods Market
16 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Pasadena
599 reviews
.98 km away
Colorado Boulevard
217 reviews
.98 km away
Pasadena Convention Center
75 reviews
.94 km away
Pasadena Ice Skating Center
35 reviews
.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Taquito Mexicano Truck staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-3918
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing