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La Victoria

$Mexican, Latin,
140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
+1 408-298-5335
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (7 reviews)
“chorizo” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, Spanish, South American
140 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112-3670
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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....More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 22 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...More

Thank flatfootfoodie
Reviewed 3 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!

Thank Giampaolo Z
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

Thank Norma W
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...More

Thank chericarmel
Reviewed 14 June 2016

What do they put in that orange sauce?! It's amazing. I ate here while visiting from out of town and regret ever eating here because it has ruined Mexican food in my home town.

Thank WA509
Reviewed 10 May 2016

i always get the super burrito with no beans. it really good. And the orange sauce is the best. I always go here whenever i am in downtown San Jose area.

Thank masterk4o8
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was my 4th visit to the Vic and it didn't disappoint. Their burrito's are huge and satisfying and their orange sauce (the absolute house favorite) really good. Seating is REALLY limited so be forewarned and this isn't a place where you hang out after...More

Thank StudioCityMark
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A great place to grab a quick bit. Serve all the traditional Mexican dishes...burritos, tacos, nachos. Their special orange sauce has a great taste.

Thank willowezra
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We were downtown for the Silicon Valley Auto Show, and had lunch here because of all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. The food here is delicious and prepared with a lot of care and very fresh ingredients. My family had three different burritos, chicken, beef,...More

Thank RickThePick
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Fast food, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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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