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Tacos el Gordo

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1724 E. Charleston Blvd, Used to Be on Las Vegas Blvd!, Las Vegas, NV 89109
+1 702-641-8226
Today
10:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 05:00
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had almost all of their tacos over my two visits. The food was very fresh, great portion size and made to order.

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Thank GoTravel18
Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always try to stop here when I am in vegas. Sometimes the lines can be long but they move quickly and it is 10000% worth the wait. My favorite is the Al Pastor tacos and the carne asada quesadilla. The sauces are made everyday and so fresh and amazing. yum yum yum

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Thank Winter P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Maybe because it was Thanksgiving weekend Friday, but we got here at 11:30pm and waited for an hour in line. They have 3 lines and for first timers the lining up situation is confusing as hell; you pick what you want and then line up in the appropriate line. For someone like me who isn't fluent in Spanish, ordering and... More 

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Thank K T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We read up about this place on Trip Advisor, and hadn't passed it for a few days. We eventually used google maps to find it as its a little off from the main strip. It didn't look the most appealing from the outside, but we went in regardless. What an amazing surprise. The food was INSANE! it was so cheap... More 

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Thank Jemma B
Bloomington, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place and make sure we visit at least once during our stays in Vegas. We usually go more than once. Don't let the long lines scare you, it goes quickly. The Al Pastor tacos are delish. Try the campechana fries. They're delish. Half order is plenty for 2-3 people tho.

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Thank Amy G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These are tied for the best tacos I've ever had. I love authentic Mexican food and these are as good or better than any I've had in the U.S. or Mexico. So glad I came here.

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Thank crouchingfeather
Oceanside, California
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tacos for $2.25/taco and they are amaze balls. Watch for long lines as they are very busy. Could have used a better system for ordering as a none regular it was a bit confusing at first. Add pineapple to pork tacos.

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Thank Matthew H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First: I enjoyed my tacos. And it's not your typical taco shop: here you stand in one of three lines (depending on what kind of taco you want). Then you go to the cash register to pay. If the tacos you wanted were from different lines, well, you wait in both lines. But, as I said, the food was good.

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Thank Rickw4s
Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in So Cal and had tacos all over including and Tacos el Gordo is one of the best street tacos I've ever had. They have lengua, cabeza and all these other less common meats. They're all great. I love to lengua.

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Thank KevnLA310
Templeton, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really tasty basic mexican food. Not a big variety bof foodsn with a well stocked condiment set up with salsa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 03:00
Monday
10:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 03:00
Thursday
10:00 - 03:00
Friday
10:00 - 05:00
Saturday
10:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 E. Charleston Blvd, Used to Be on Las Vegas Blvd!, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas>  > The Strip
  • Neighbourhood: The Strip
  • Phone Number: +1 702-641-8226

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