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Gordo Lele's Tacos & Tortas

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Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
+52 624 109 1778
09:00 - 20:00
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Port Elgin, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Whilst in Cabo San Lucas a visit to Gordo Lele's is an absolute must! Great Tacos & Tortas and an uplifting experience. The place is small and intimate, completely covered in Beatles album covers & photos. It has an almost 60's coffee shop or folk artist cafe feel about it. To say it is Bohemian is an understatement !! Gordo... More 

Thank AnnmariePortElgin
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This is the worst food I've eaten in Cabo in the last ten years. Warm beer, raw tortillas , terrible fish and shrimp. Would not recommend to anyone. Place very run down.

1 Thank Jeff B
Georgetown, Kentucky
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

all meet in a bar and the story line becomes interesting and eclectic. Great taco in a dive and Javier will surprise you with his entertaining tribute.....Great way to spend a lazy Cabo afternoon

Thank miggy911
Wasilla, Alaska
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Not to mention I think the world of the owner, Javier. My favorite is the chicken taco but they are all great. You will not leave there hungry. I can barely eat 2 tacos. Javier will also put on a Beatles mini concert if you ask him to. It's definitely worth your time.

Thank Lonnie R
Wasilla, Alaska
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Tacos were awesome as usual. I got the beef tacos and my wife had beef and chicken. Very delicious. Service was on Mexican time because Javier was the only one there but the wait was well worth it. Javier is looking good and we are glad he is back as we missed him last year. We will be back this... More 

Thank Thomas V
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Took us awhile to track Javier down as he has changed locations. We met him nearly 26 years ago when he had first opened El Gordo Lele. His taco stand became a favorite hang out for us as it was cheap and delicious. Javier became a good friend and many of our happiest memories from the year we lived in... More 

1 Thank Elise M
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a fantastic place to have tacos. I can't wait to go back in February. We missed him last time because he was closed for health reasons.

1 Thank Michelle D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Gordo Lele's in 12/23/16 only to find It was closed. The sign said Javier was gone for about a month (over the holidays) to have surgery. Missing the best tacos Cabo! Wishing Javier well and a speedy recovery!

Thank mbaccp
Cabo San Lucas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I know Javier for many years, and he is a very good friend. Don't expect a fancy restaurant, his place is very humble, but the taste is extraordinary! Definitely the best tacos in all Mexico.

Thank TotoysNet
Bend, Oregon
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The big man is back! Stopped in for our usual, and everything's still as it was, a hole in the wall with great tacos! Can't beat the pricing either! This is a must experience while in Cabo!

Thank Mikey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matamoros, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: +52 624 109 1778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?