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King Taco Restaurant

Taco Place and Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Pasadena Civic Center District, Pasadena
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  • Kelley L.
    "The al pastor and carne asada tacos are the best."(6 Tips)
    Ernie R.
    "All meat asada burrito is the way to go."(11 Tips)
    Jane C.
    "Tacos al pastor and taquitos de pollo are amazing!"(2 Tips)
    Annie H.
    "They simply have one of the best carnitas tacos anywhere!"(4 Tips)
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  • Trevor T.
    Trevor TrumboAugust 21
    Carne asada tacos are good.
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BMay 23
    Carne asada
  • Kelley L.
    Kelley L.November 19, 2016
    The al pastor and carne asada tacos are the best.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MAugust 8, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    This is one of your lower tier options, but they're open late and they take Amex, so, here we are.
  • Joseph W.
    Joseph WarrenJune 7, 2016
    Just last Thursday I went on and try the asda burritos it was good.
  • Jose A.
    Jose AR.May 24, 2016
    Carne asada tacos & sopes are the bomb.
  • Forrest
    ForrestMarch 22, 2016
    The tacos may be small, but they are flavorful and delicious.
  • Forrest
    ForrestMarch 22, 2016
    Remember to ask for hot sauce with your order!
  • Sophia :.
    Sophia :)February 26, 2016
    Not so Bueno,I was disappointed! think it's overpriced and meat was stale.
  • Matt F.
    Matt FolgerOctober 14, 2015
    Looks like a fast food joint but is so much more.
  • Ra
    RaSeptember 30, 2015
    Carne asada and al pastor tacos
  • Edgar R.
    Edgar RodriguezSeptember 22, 2015
    Sopes are always a must!
  • Sara F.
    Sara FloresJuly 27, 2015
    Quesadillas are my favorite ❤️
  • Shari M.
    Shari MadisonJuly 26, 2015
    Sopes, tacos, everything
  • Tracy M.
    Tracy MorganJuly 8, 2015
    Watch out for over enthusiastic bros while waiting in line. Also, the tacos are really good here.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuMay 9, 2015
    Late night quesadilla so good!
  • American I.
    American IdealFebruary 18, 2015
    Leave a tip? Ok... Go somewhere else if you want Mexican food
  • Eddie L.
    Eddie LevineDecember 17, 2014
    I knew I should have taken a different route back from Pasadena City Hall.. But Mmmm that red chili.
  • Abbey H.
    Abbey HastingsDecember 1, 2014
    My favorite tacos in LA, and their red salsa kicks ass.
  • Deneb Salomón C.
    Deneb Salomón CraviotoOctober 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Very good tacos.
  • st
    stAugust 26, 2014
    one of everything with lots of hot sauce
  • Rowan Q.
    Rowan QuinainAugust 25, 2014
    Half hour wait for nachos.... maybe I caught them in a busy time but I was not happy
  • Preston M.
    All meat burrito way better than the regular burrito. More authentic. Less cheap refried beans.
  • Juan "Bobby" C.
    Juan "Bobby" CorralesAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best salsa verde in town
  • Juan "Bobby" C.
    Juan "Bobby" CorralesAugust 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good tortas the Asada!!!
  • Michael R.
    Michael ReidAugust 9, 2014
    Tacos and burritos
  • T
    TJune 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Phone orders not accepted Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • Joanna W.
    Joanna WanJune 13, 2014
    cheap and tasty.
  • Allen S.
    Allen ShiuMay 18, 2014
    Buche taco is derricious. Google at your own risk though.
  • Jose G.
    Jose GonzalezMarch 30, 2014
    Best salsa around
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MinFebruary 3, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Try to get as many sauces as you can! We call it "liquid gold"
  • Carlos T.
    Carlos TorresFebruary 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    don't come sober!
  • Bryan C.
    Bryan ChanJanuary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The chimichanga is a must
  • Jay B.
    Jay BirdDecember 18, 2013
    Breakfast menu items are available all day.
  • Mariano H.
    Mariano HerreraDecember 1, 2013
    They have no limes! Wtf!
  • Amanda A.
    Amanda AlonsoNovember 14, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    No more molleja. My soul is wounded. So sad.
  • Art A.
    Art AJuly 21, 2013
    Ask for the red sauce on the side for the carne asada tacos and make sure you have the green sauce for the carnitas tacos.....
  • Marcus D.
    Marcus DiazJuly 21, 2013
    I love king Taco. Red Sauce on anything works!
  • Sharon
    SharonJuly 3, 2013
    Lengua and carne asada tacos. That's it, that's the tip.
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn MMarch 20, 2013
    Carnitas Sopes!!! Yum
  • Duc N.
    Duc NguyenFebruary 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This possibly can't be the first time I've checked in here. What happened to the previous check-in spot? Someone do a reset?
  • Veronica B.
    Veronica BravoFebruary 7, 2013
    Be prepared to wait. There is always a line, but its worth the wait.
  • Louis
    LouisDecember 5, 2012
    Mmmmm! Soo freakin good!!!
  • Diane D.
    Diane DSeptember 28, 2012
    Love how they has security here. Seriously?
  • Tumara G.
    Tumara GrijalvaSeptember 17, 2012
    SOPES!!!!!
  • Jane C.
    Jane ChuJune 26, 2012
    Tacos al pastor and taquitos de pollo are amazing! The red sauce is similar to the red sauce at El Taurino. Will return, but you must try if you're new to Cali.
  • Blake M.
    Blake MatthewsJune 11, 2012
    UNDERSTOOD
  • Andrew Rudy G.
    Shit excuse for mexican food. Worst nachos I've ever had. They use nacho cheese and have the audacity to charge 5 bucks
  • Chris S.
    Chris ShonMay 7, 2012
    Great food. But they massively f'd up on my to-go order...
  • Ruy
    RuyMarch 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best Sopes in Los Angeles.
  • alex y.
    alex yMarch 7, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the very few King Tacos that serve taqitos (chicken or beef)
  • Kerry P.
    Kerry PFebruary 21, 2012
    Wouldn't let me use my debit card. Never going there again ever.
  • LeslieMia S.
    LeslieMia SloanFebruary 10, 2012
    Very chinsy on salsa. Kinda upsets me >:(
  • Victor R.
    Victor RoblesFebruary 4, 2012
    Whattttttt???????? No lemons or limes for my tacos, are you serious.
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HamiltonDecember 24, 2011
    Best little hole in the wall around!!
  • Ibrahim A.
    Ibrahim AlabdulwahabDecember 2, 2011
    Carne asada tacos with green sauce and hot salsa on the side is "happiness"!
  • Lici D.
    Lici DiNovember 20, 2011
    Best hot sauce there is.
  • Jeff V.
    Jeff ValdezOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Chicken Sopes FTW!
  • Hugo V.
    Hugo VelisSeptember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Becareful with your drinks the lids to the cups are horrible, if you dont grab it right your definitely spilling!
  • Steve S.
    Steve SandovalSeptember 11, 2011
    Awesome food but portions are a lot bigger at their east la locations
  • Hemang
    HemangAugust 17, 2011
    Best tacos around!
  • Softli
    SoftliJune 12, 2011
    Don't look the ghetto clown in his eyes
  • Mia B.
    Mia BurgessApril 22, 2011
    Order your tacos with a single tortilla. Less filling = room for more tacos!
  • Erika O.
    Erika OtarolaApril 16, 2011
    Carne asada torta! Soo good! + green sauce
  • AnyClip
    AnyClipApril 11, 2011
    The liquor store from Child's Play 2 was here, check it out! Read more
  • Annie H.
    Annie HungMarch 10, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They simply have one of the best carnitas tacos anywhere!
  • Rick
    RickMarch 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The red sauce is too fkn fiery hot!!! Aye!!!
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HaugabookMarch 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best sopes ever!!
  • ZIPPER
    ZIPPERFebruary 1, 2011
    the carne azada is soo good! i just dont like the fact that the burritos costs 5.67 $ and its soo small! i can get a burrito for 4.50 twice as big around where i live! other than that i love this plac
  • Stephen M.
    Stephen MoutonJanuary 19, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    All meat chicken burrito. Excellent & filling.
  • Adrie U.
    Adrie UpahNovember 12, 2010
    Hot sauce is HOT!
  • Rob W.
    Rob WeimerOctober 20, 2010
    Try carne asada sope!
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HauserOctober 5, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    You can ask for red and green salsa with your order for free!
  • Ernie R.
    Ernie R.September 16, 2010
    All meat asada burrito is the way to go.
  • Wesley H.
    Wesley H.August 13, 2010
    SEATING: Parties of two or more should have someone land or scout for available seats especially during the lunch, dinner and post-bar/club hoppers before waiting in line to order.
  • Eric W.
    Eric WalkerMay 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Best mexican food in LA. Carnitas all-meat burrito!
  • Gerardo R.
    Gerardo RamirezApril 5, 2010
    Marko t just don't know what's good for him ;)
  • Gene C.
    Gene ChuangNovember 27, 2009
    two words: lengua taco
  • Erica H.
    Erica HatemeorluvmeJune 20, 2015
    Asada tacos & affordable
  • Sarah Mia A.
    Sarah Mia AndrewsJanuary 27, 2015
    Excellente...
  • Valerie W.
    Valerie WatersFebruary 7, 2014
    Delicious carne asada burrito!
  • David R.
    David RamirezMarch 10, 2013
    Al Pastor tacos, bomb!
  • Simple F.
    Simple FoodieMay 27, 2012
    Carne Asada tacos.
  • Calvin B.
    Calvin BurkhartNovember 29, 2011
    Burritos al pastor!!
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