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Taqueria LA Bamba

12345 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805-1952
+1 510-235-2288
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
28 Feb 2017
“La Bamba Decline”
10 Apr 2016
“La Bamba!”
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12345 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805-1952
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Unfortunately things are going downhill on service. Let me tell you what happened. I am standing (first in line) at the counter ready to order for 5 mts. Then I get disregarded while they take the two white gentleman behind me ahead of me even...More

Thank KokoPowder
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Pupusa delight! These are my favorite pupusas that I have tried out here in the east bay. The staff aren't much for small talk, but they recognize familiar patrons and greet you with a smile! Best to maybe phone your order in if you know...More

Thank KokoPowder
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I have gone here every since I was a child and I grew up with their pupusas and every time I have tried pupusas somewhere else I am disappointed. They have been around a long time and for good reason!

Thank Syjane88
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Taqueria La Bamba has a long history at this location, easily reached by San Pablo Avenue and just off the freeway. The food is distinctively Salvadoran, which is a good thing, and the menu has been getting better and better through the years. Be aware...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Great fresh food at reasonable prices -- you can see them patting out thick handmade tortillas while you wait. Great chicken, steak, tacos and quesadillas. We showed up hungry and tired and left with happy full bellies all around. Wish we lived closer so we...More

Thank R M
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Top notch Carnitas, a good variety of solid pupusas & extra flavorful slaw, fresh shrimp and awesome salsa. A real Salvadoran institution. Decent beer and beverage selection. Not fast food - good food takes a little time, the short waits are worth it. I've been...More

Thank TheBeerExpert
Reviewed 19 November 2011

I don't know how they cook their carnitas, but the flavor is so good it makes Chipotle pulled pork look bland and blah. My husband and I have to get our carnitas fix, usually in the form of a couple of tacos, at least once...More

1  Thank Sharonov
Reviewed 24 March 2009

Last weekend I went to La Bamba with some friends and was really excited to eat pupusas. We placed our order and waited for our food, as we waited we noticed that everyone that came after us was served chips and salsa…… we didn’t. We...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2008

Papusas and shrimp tacos, but the gucamole is like water.

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Reviewed 24 June 2008

Amazing food. Long wait. Kinda dirty.

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  • Address: 12345 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA 94805-1952
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 510-235-2288
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