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Taco Express - CLOSED

1330 State St, San Diego, CA 92101-3420
+1 619-235-0311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 May 2016
“Wrong Trip Advisor Info”
19 Mar 2016
“Great tacos & burritos”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
1330 State St, San Diego, CA 92101-3420
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Trip Advisor info stated this place was open 8am-8pm on Sundays. Found place closed when I arrived. Found sign in window stating that this venue is closed on Sundays

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Not wanting to pay for room service for the Westin hotel I walked 2 blocks to find this cool little taco shop. Only sad thing is it's cash only with an atm inside which I hate. I got a breakfast burrito & a carne asada...More

Thank mavkid17
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This place is not expensive and they serve big portions, you can share a plate. The menu is huge and it was hard for me to decide...be prepared to place your order if the staff are waiting to serve you. I felt rushed to place...More

Thank Peeka S
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Hoping to have a great San Diego fish taco here but it was not to be. Have been to San Diego several times and had great fish tacos. Back after a Few years and this was my first meal. Disappointing- may other items on menu...More

Thank FoodieAB
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Surpassed my expectations! It's this perfect little momma poppa restaurant with great prices and even better portions. They only accept cash but have an ATM inside. I HIGHLY recommend the carne asada burrito combination, perfection!

Thank Sherise_14
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a real taco at a small restaurant and saw this place on trip advisor. Apparently, this was it! Delicious and very cheap food!

Thank Ilker O
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Tons of food for a great price. Went with friends and we got tacos, enchiladas, quesadilla and tostadas. Food was super good. Highly recommended.

Thank jenaranjo31
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Great, authentic Mexican food for a very good price. The street tacos were fantastic, the tamales very good, and the grilled chicken tacos were also very good.

Thank eaglecountry
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Had lunch here and it was by far the best we'd had in San Diego! Highly recommend grabbing a meal here!

Thank CindiJo
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Just around the corner from my hotel in downtown San Diego is the Taco Express. Small, cinder building appears as if it has been around awhile and certainly by the looks of it wouldn't draw a large crowd. Decided to try it anyways and wow...More

Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 State St, San Diego, CA 92101-3420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-235-0311
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