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The 11 Best Taco Places In Chula Vista

Updated: May 2, 2022

Is there a more iconic street food than the taco? Visit these Chula Vista spots for the best al pastor ever. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great taco joints featured on this list. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in Chula Vista.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taco Lounge

Mexican, $, Otay RanchMexican, $Chula Vista, Otay Ranch
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Craving tacos? Here are Chula Vista's top 5 options

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    19 Vegan Tacos To Try in San Diego

    Eater, 2019

Tacos El Gordo De Tijuana

Mexican, $, NorthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Tacos in San Diego

    Eater, 2019
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego

    USA Today

Taqueria Revolucion

Mexican, $, NorthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Craving tacos? Here are Chula Vista's top 5 options

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    35 South Bay Restaurants Offering Takeout and Delivery

    Eater, 2020

De Cabeza

Mexican, SouthwestMexicanChula Vista, Southwest
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

La Moreña Mariscos

Food Truck, NorthwestFood TruckChula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

El Dorado Mexican Food

Mexican, $, SouthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Southwest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mariscos Fili La Carreta

Mexican, $, NorthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat Mariscos in San Diego

    Eater, 2020

El Sabor De La Baja

Mexican, $, NorthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Kotija Taco Shop

Mexican, $, SouthwestMexican, $Chula Vista, Southwest
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

El Pollo Grill

Mexican, Otay RanchMexicanChula Vista, Otay Ranch
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Birria Kings

Food Truck, NorthwestFood TruckChula Vista, Northwest
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Tacos craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10162 spots across Chula Vista, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 624 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 35 South Bay Restaurants Offering Takeout and Delivery, Eater - 19 Vegan Tacos To Try in San Diego and Eater - Where to Eat Tacos in San Diego to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Taqueria Revolucion, Taco Lounge, and De Cabeza have outdoor seating and tacos in Chula Vista.

Taqueria Revolucion, Taco Lounge, and Danny Boy's are the highest-rated spots for tacos delivery in Chula Vista.

Taqueria Revolucion, Taco Lounge, and De Cabeza are the highest-rated late-night spots for tacos in Chula Vista.

Tacos El Vaquero, El Sabor De La Baja 2, and La Moreña Mariscos are the highest-rated food trucks that serve tacos in Chula Vista.

Taqueria Revolucion, Taco Lounge, and De Cabeza are the highest-rated taco spots to get a quick lunch in Chula Vista.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • A next-level pairing for American Pale Ale

    Experts suggest pairing a ground beef with a glass of American Pale Ale, a popular beer.


  • Pair Mojito with veggie taco

    If your food palns include Tacos, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Mojito, with its hits of mint, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • A great drink pairing for pulled pork taco

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for pulled pork taco can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cold drink, particularly a glass of Aguafesca. This, light, cold drink balances the salty pulled pork taco.

Interesting facts about Tacos

  • All in a day’s work

    Never get between Joey Chestnut and their taco. Joey Chestnut holds the record for most taco eaten in 8 minutes, an incredible 126.

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

  • Once upon a time

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

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