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Taqueria LA Familia

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2971 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-1808
+1 510-548-3420
11:00 - 20:30
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

The food is fresh the cook is right in your face as she cooks it. The cook is mexican which is very important. The salsa verde and the roja are fresh, hot and REALLY delicious. The corn tortillas are fresh and the fresh salsa gives you a mouthgasm.

Thank Igor N
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

You'll find not only the typical tex-mex but also some traditional Mexican food like "chile relleno" and "mole". The service is nice and friendly. Fast enough even when they were busy. For drinks they have the traditional "Aguas Frescas" and Mexican sodas.

Thank Carmen P
Lafayette, California
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The red sauce in those plastic bottles looks like it's been there a week. But I got them to give me some of the green salsa in a small bowl that looked fresh. The fish tacos are really big and filling and pretty good, with lots of ingredients and calories to keep you going if you order two. They take... More 

Thank Mel C
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Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We eat there all the time great service food cooked to order and good prices!! The owners are there mostly and that's when its good.I recommend this place as yum!

Thank kwconch1
Berkeley, California
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

The food is fine. It is reasonably priced. It is fast. They're chill. It's not like Cancun (which I swear has a cult following) or La Mission. It's just good enough to eat when you get home late and have to take the dog out and there's nothing in the fridge.

Thank BoldlyGoing
Denver, Colorado
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Close to workplace so decided to give this place a try. Trust me here....they know how to make good Mexican dishes here. Did a lunch and was a little worried when I first entered the place but the experience and the food was very good. Lots of things all made there and you can certainly tell when you taste them.... More 

Thank YankeeOne
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I understand that this sort of thing happens in big cities, and in Berkeley and there's not a lot you can do about it. There's a little sidewalk seating in front of this place - and one table was inhabited by someone who appeared to be a young homeless man, with a nice looking young woman. At one point while... More 

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Reviewed 25 April 2008

The food is good. Cash only.

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Reviewed 29 February 2008

Really good!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2971 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-1808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-548-3420

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