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El Taquito Mexicano Truck

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510 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2606
+1 626-577-3918
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Alta Loma, California
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6 reviews
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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 eat 6 of them!!!

Thank kv0571
La Canada Flintridge, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Torrance, California
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3 reviews
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 on a paper plate!

Thank surfntaco
Pasadena, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 is it and it is great. My kids love it and will eat the more... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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376 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
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
Pasadena, California
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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. Other nuevo taco trendy taco trucks cost more and is just trendy..They start serving tacos... More 

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Reviewed 13 November 2008

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

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Reviewed 22 January 2008

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

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  • Address: 510 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-3918

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?