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La Victoria

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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, Spanish, South American
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140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
+1 408-298-5335
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07:00 - 03:00
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Shoreline, Washington
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649 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really tasty and well made southwest and Mexican favorites are here. Not a huge menu at all but what they do have is tasty. It can be VERY BUSY and there isn't much seating in here at all, the downstairs only has a few tables and upstairs is also very small. The restroom needed servicing but they appeared understaffed on... More 

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Thank KweqSmanit
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a quick trip to visit relatives over the holidays. I was hoping for an authentic California burrito experience (I'm originally from San Diego) but I was a bit disappointed. The first clue was the rice - they definitely go with the Chipotle style ingredients. We waited over 20 mins for our order at 2 PM on... More 

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Thank Dan C
Sunnyvale, California
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A taqueria in an old Victorian house (hence the name) next to the university, so many students come here. Simple but so good! That's where I go for my Mexican torta fix.

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Thank dbsubscribe777
San Jose, California
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the home of the O.G. Orange Sauce. I don't know what's in it, but I want to put it on everything. I buy the bottles to enjoy at home. I am more a breakfast burrito gal, so that's what I order. It's good. Agua frescas are nice.

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Thank Amy P
Laurel, Maryland
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had the carne Asada burrito and it was amazing. It was so good that we went back to get another one before we left.

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Thank Rimmy G
Kennesaw, Georgia
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604 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in an old Victorian house front of SJS campus. Order at counter with seating indoor. They have a famous orange sauce (habanero based), verde. You can buy chips and salsa for $0.50. I ordered a carne asada steak taco and carnitas pork quesadilla. Both good flavored. I also tried 3 cheese enchiladas (good sauce on plump filled corn... More 

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Thank Thomas V
San Jose, California
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213 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The lunch burritos are about a three...nothing special, nothing fancy, nothing unique. The breakfast burrito (with chorizo) is better than the lunch, but never reaches the four green balls (still looking for my go-to chorizo burrito). The orange sauce is a four, but I can't hang my hat on a good sauce. I'll go back, but only because it's on... More 

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Thank flatfootfoodie
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212 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have been to Mexico and it is all the way in San Jose that I have the best quesadillas of my life all for 8bucks! Special orange sauce and all the goodness of a cheese quesadilla one can dream off!

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Thank Giampaolo Z
Gilroy, California
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382 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great Burritos, a popular spot with students from SJSU, the orange sauce (habanero based) while hot, is not excessively so, and the flavor is the bomb

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Thank Norma W
Billings, Montana
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is the best Taqueria in San Jose CA. They have several locations but the downtown 3rdstreet local is the best. Clean and friendly and the "secret orange sauce" is to die for. We have actually made trips just for the sauce which u can buy and oh my goodness never disappoints. Please open in Montana and in Texas 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Thank chericarmel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 03:00
Monday
07:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 03:00
Thursday
07:00 - 03:00
Friday
07:00 - 03:00
Saturday
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-298-5335

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?