El Jarocho

Mexican Restaurant, Taco Place, and Burrito Place · Bella Vista - Southwark
1138 S 13th St (at Ellsworth St.), Philadelphia, PA 19147, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
BYO
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.8/10

Based on 69 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Argo 2.
    "The burrito Al Pastor is now one of my top 5 best burritos!"(2 Tips)
    Brendan R.
    "Order the carnitas and the chorizo, my favorites."(4 Tips)
    Chefs Feed
    "She loves the Carnitas & chorizo tacos."(2 Tips)
    Sara C.
    "Burrito Jarocho = spicy shrimp burrito."(2 Tips)
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  • Mexican food
  • burritos
  • tacos
  • chorizo
  • good for a quick meal
  • carnitas
  • authentic
  • family-friendly
  • good for groups
  • casual
  • great value
  • vegetarian food
  • jalapeño sauce
  • queso fundido
  • pitchers
  • guacamole
  • Guha A.

    Amazing food here with some decent veggie options and crazy quantities.

    Guha Arunkumar · 3 days ago
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  • Ryan C.

    Fantastic burritos and mounds of guacamole!

    Ryan C · June 18, 2015
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  • Ivan

    Some of Philly's best tacos are here. The staff could be nicer.

    Ivan · June 9, 2015
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  • Richie S.

    My go to Mexican byob. Like their al pastor. Right off the BSL so easy to get to.

    Richie Stark · February 25, 2015
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  • Jeffrey S.

    Awesome special dishes-check the daily board. Very authentic. Big portions.

    Jeffrey Siegel · December 1, 2014
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  • Brendan R.

    The tacos are some of the best I've had in Philly. Order the carnitas and the chorizo, my favorites.

    Brendan Rastetter · August 15, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Monica Glass, chef of Clio (Boston), eats here on her nights off. She loves the Carnitas & chorizo tacos. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 5, 2014
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  • HUGO H.

    Ask for the QUESO FUNDIDO (melted cheese) but tell them to add Chorizo to it.

    HUGO HOLGUIN · July 26, 2014
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  • Argo 2.

    The burrito Al Pastor is now one of my top 5 best burritos!

    Argo 215 · May 29, 2014
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  • Max H.

    Burrito al pastor, all day err'day.

    Max Hess · May 15, 2014
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  • Serious Eats

    Small, friendly Mexican with excellent burritos. Known for their cream-based chipotle salsa."

    Serious Eats · November 13, 2013
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  • Joel A.

    Get the steak tacos. Trust, it will not disappoint.

    Joel A. · October 20, 2013
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  • Joel G.

    The al pastor burrito is excellent, and HUGE!!!

    Joel Goldman · April 19, 2013
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  • Laura H.

    Get the chorizo burrito!

    Laura Harmon · July 16, 2012
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  • Kevin B.

    Food is good but the people who work there are rude. They need to stop letting the older lady work the phone

    Kevin Bowles · May 14, 2012
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  • Greg S.

    For the price you can't be the tamales. 3 for $ 3.75.

    Greg Stoloski · March 20, 2012
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  • Amanda J.

    oh man. hook me up to an IV and pump chipotle sauce in my veins. so good.

    Amanda Juner · February 29, 2012
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  • Laurel C.

    Get a pitcher of horchata to share with your friends!

    Laurel Casciato · January 6, 2012
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  • Nina

    Extra jalapeno sauce, please!! Stuff is great

    Nina · January 5, 2011
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  • Sara C.

    Burrito Jarocho = spicy shrimp burrito. It's AMAZING.

    Sara C. · December 9, 2010
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  • Alycia

    The quesadillas here are good too!

    Alycia · September 4, 2010
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  • Sam F.

    Probably the best Mexican food I've had since I left Los Angeles. I recommend the Bistec a la Mexicana.

    Sam F · August 5, 2010
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  • Mo Y.

    Go to El Jarocho to have the best Mexican in Philly! Small, mom and pop spot but has the best tacos in the city! Avaliable via grubhub.com!

    Mo Young · April 5, 2010
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  • Stuart R.

    'I dream of this place'

    Stuart Romanek · March 13, 2010
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  • Brett A. B.

    3 delicious tacos for so cheap...oh! And the tostadas! - with that salsa!

    Brett A. Bumgarner · February 25, 2010
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  • Matt H.

    Amazing burritos. Gave me 4 containers of diffrent sauces too! As a condiment king this was greatly appreciated!

    Matt H · January 30, 2010
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  • Ricky A.

    best burritos south of washington ave.

    Ricky Awesome · January 26, 2010
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  • jason m.

    get any burrito on the menu. best mexican food in philly

    jason moses · December 14, 2009
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  • Powen S.

    get the tacos! treat yourself to a glass of jamaica (a hibiscus drink).

    Powen Shiah · August 12, 2009
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