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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
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 05:00
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Iowa City, Iowa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

well worth the walk past the Venetian and The Wynn/Encore. Freshly prepared meats, piled on top of their wonderful little street tortlillas make this a must stop every trip to Vegas.

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Thank Weaselfest
Grand Rapids, mi
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard good things about the tacos here and everytime I went by there was a long line, that's usually a good sign. I finally decided to do the wait and after about 20 minutes it was my turn at the open kitchen counter. The "show" was better than the food. The guys making the carne asada tacos were... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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122 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taste the real flavor of mexican Tacos, no fancy place with exotic combinations just the real flavor. Expect huge lines , the place is crowded all the time but it is definately worth it!

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Thank Andres R
Hudson, Florida
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142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the one on Las Vegas Blvd on a Thursday at 10:00 a:m and it was already crowed. We both had 3 tacos my wife was steak and I had the pork. Cheap meal and good service. Their really was no confusion about the ordering system, just read the signs.

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Thank jgoo1112
Las Vegas, Nevada
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1,536 reviews
1,143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was walking by and wanted a snack. My wife and I each ordered a beef taco. Yum! I have eaten here before. Very friendly staff and EXCELLENT food. This place is always very busy. Located near Encore on the Strip. I shall return.

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Thank Gary B
Wisconsin
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tacos el Gordo we ate at is on the Strip; just south of our hotel, the Hilton Grand Vacation Club. My tip is to go early. We got there @ 11:30, by the time we left (about 1 hr. later) the line was out the door! So when you get there, have someone in your party stake out a... More 

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Honolulu
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just chiming in to thank the reviewers for the great recommendation. It was crowded but well worth the wait. Excellent tacos.

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Thank cedric808
Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute best food I had on the strip! Very friendly staff and very authentic. Not to mention everything is made to order...can't wait to go again!

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Thank JV041115
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a couple of tacos de asada, and a Tostadas, also with steak. It was kind of busy and I was hungry, so I didn't venture into the other lines today. I will be back for lunch tomorrow and get something different. Probably the tongue and the cheek. The taco was the meat, salsa, cilantro, and fresh avocado. It... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

13 of us showed up and ordered a lot of variety, based on a friend's recommendation. The food was great!! My favorite was chorizo and the beef tongue. Staff works very hard to keep up with the constant long line. You will find tourists and locals alike eating here. The buffet sign outside threw me for a loop but I'm... More 

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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?