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La Taqueria

La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop

Taco Place$$$$
Mt. Pleasant, Vancouver
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  • Amy L.
    Amy LinMay 20, 2016
    The corn tortillas were some of the best I've had so far. You can't go wrong with either the meat or vegetable tacos. Both wonderfully flavorful and creative!
  • Alyssa K.
    Alyssa KAugust 24, 2014
    These tacos are likely the only real Mexican food in Vancouver. The lineup can be out the door and around the corner but they're worth it. I recommend pairing your tacos with a Guava soda. 👍
  • Riel M.
    Riel MonetNovember 10, 2014
    most authentic Mexican tacos I've ever tasted. These are the closest things you'll get to real deal Mexican street tacos, I suggest you try the rajas con crema!!
  • Andrea T.
    Andrea TangFebruary 27, 2015
    All their tacos taste amazing, especially the Carnitas and Tinga de Pollo. The staff is very friendly as well.
  • Krista's P.
    Krista's PhotographyApril 5, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazin little spot for fresh made tacos (small size) order about 4 or more to fill you up. Great food though #fresh #handmade #mexicana #Canada
  • ᴊᴀʏ ʜ.
    Everything is great here. Their Tacos are like heaven in your mouth. Pricey but justified. Always busy. This place must be making a fortune!!
  • Xander L.
    Xander LeeOctober 22, 2015
    A Texan visiting Vancouver heard about good tacos and said "We'll see..." SERIOUSLY good tacos. Not just good for Vancouver, but they could stand on their own anywhere.
  • Julio V.
    Julio ValdiviezoFebruary 1, 2015
    Best tacos you can hace un Vancouver. You must try Pastor and Barbacoa. To drink, the Horchata is amazing.
  • Karen L.
    Karen LoOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best tacos in town! The tortilla are made with corn, not flour for all you gluten free people! Try "Al Pastor", it's my favorite!
  • Pavel B.
    Pavel BainsAugust 26, 2014
    Aside from the tacos being fantastic. The service here is awesome. Once you order your food comes fast.
  • Rick T.
    Rick TantonMay 17, 2013
    "Try something from "You Gotta Eat Here!": De Cachete Taco, Carnitas Taco, and Rajas con Crema Taco
  • JP C.
    JP ChowSeptember 3, 2015
    Carnitas. Carnitas all day. Also when the special is beef in red cascabel sauce get it!
  • Nic W.
    Nic WallerApril 2, 2016
    Tacos! Carnivores and vegetarians will delight. Vegan options are clearly labelled.
  • Hyo Jin J.
    Hyo Jin JeonJuly 24, 2015
    Delicious Tacos + Quick meal + Reasonable price + Lovely store + Friendly staffs !!!
  • Jen L.
    Jen LAugust 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best tacos in town. Horchata is good. One of my favorite loner dining spots.
  • Colin L.
    Colin LeeAugust 15, 2016
    The pork and veggie corn tacos have unique delicious flavors
  • J. C.
    J. ChiuJanuary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Their habanero salsa is delicious but I recommend dribbling just a bit on to start.
  • Robyn Y.
    Robyn YagerJuly 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    El Cachete and the mushroom taco are soooooo good. Everyone is so nice and friendly too!!
  • Gabriel G.
    Gabriel GosselinJune 16, 2013
    The Pescado with chipotle mayo, radish and pepitas is super tasty!
  • Melanie C.
    Melanie CSeptember 21, 2014
    One word. CARNITAS. Holy taco, they're crazy amazing! Salsa Verde is insane.
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick SDecember 27, 2014
    The carnitas is greasy, drippy, porky heaven.
  • Dilara 🐰
    Dilara 🐰June 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They don't have it on special often but the birria (lamb) is my favorite.
  • Alfonso S.
    Alfonso SanzMarch 8, 2012
    Always ask for the special taco! They don't have it every day, and is really good!
  • Shannon L.
    Shannon LussierJuly 11, 2016
    Everything! The tuna taco and beef cheek were my favourites.
  • Henry W.
    Henry WongJuly 15, 2014
    The seasonal fish tacos with mango rocks. Get some!
  • Jeff A.
    Jeff AschkinasiAugust 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Who doesn't love tacos? Some of the best Mexican food in the city.
  • Alpine S.
    Alpine SubdreamsJuly 31, 2011
    Delicious tacos, get the 4 special. They aren't large but oh so good.
  • Dilara 🐰
    Dilara 🐰June 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Follow them on twitter for daily specials. Also if you tweet a photo & show them on Tuesdays you get free horchata.
  • Colleen W.
    Colleen WongDecember 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Best tacos in town! Try all the veggie ones!!!
  • Darryl M.
    Darryl MillerAugust 27, 2011
    The tacos are delicious! The mole and pulled pork are a must order.
  • Lisa Y.
    Lisa YoellAugust 9, 2011
    The Pollo de Mole was really good, but the beef fajita was AWESOME.
  • David D.
    David DoyleJuly 30, 2011
    For $9.50, get the 4 Tacos. They are Great!
  • Marvin L.
    Marvin LarrozaAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Come early for the Pescado (grilled season fish) they sell out fast.
  • Corbet
    CorbetJuly 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    2nd location now open! Love the Pescado and De Lengua tacos.
  • Dragoljub P.
    Dragoljub ProfirovicMarch 10, 2012
    Go with friends and share. Get to try so much awesome food.
  • Lori C.
    Lori CJuly 19, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Just get the frijoles, they're delicious!
  • bibz
    bibzApril 16
    You can order on the phone and skip the line!!
  • Kenji E.
    Kenji EuNovember 27, 2016
    Holy crap, the atun (tuna) taco is incredible!
  • Leo G.
    Leo GonzalesOctober 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great value & friendly staff 😉👍
  • Ben W.
    Ben WoodmanAugust 9, 2014
    Four Meat Tacos for $10 and so good.
  • Ben D.
    Best tacos. Not as filling as I'd hoped though!
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WFebruary 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tweet picture of taco, show counter and get free horchata.
  • Yumi A.
    Yumi AngDecember 18, 2011
    Do you think the washroom's are the cutest Smallest in Vancouver.
  • Sandra S.
    Sandra SotoJanuary 6
    It's a good effort for a taco, the better were the cheek taco and mushrooms taco.
  • David D.
    David DKJuly 17, 2013
    Try the rajas con crema tacos.
  • Vero
    VeroApril 20, 2013
    Newbies get free horchata!!!!
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn MelodyMay 8, 2012
    Try the rice water! So amazing!
  • Carly R.
    Carly RigbyJuly 11, 2013
    Buy a package of 60 authentic corn tortillas for just $6.
  • John F.
    John FrostadNovember 7, 2015
    Assad taco. Delicious
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LangmuirMarch 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Follow them on Twitter for secret deals! @LaTaqueriaYVR !
  • Alice X.
    Alice XiaoMarch 11, 2016
    Best tacos in Vancouver. Hands down
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SpraggAugust 28, 2011
    Get one of each and share! But you'll want more
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsSeptember 3, 2014
    Check out La Taqueria Taco Shop as seen on You Gotta Eat Here Read more
  • Karla
    KarlaMarch 29, 2013
    Real mexican tacos at Vancouver!! :D
  • Lucas S.
    Lucas SunOctober 5, 2014
    Good tacos for a even better price
  • Najin T.
    Najin TJune 27, 2014
    4 Meat x 4 Veg combo FTW!
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin ParenteauOctober 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Wednesday buy 4 tacos get 2 free
  • Marisse P.
    Marisse PascuaMay 30, 2013
    best taco i ever had.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LangmuirJuly 29, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Best tacos in Vancouver.
  • Ron D.
    Ron De GiustiAugust 12, 2013
    Best tacos in town at the moment.
  • Steve
    SteveMarch 27, 2015
    Best tacos in Vancouver
  • Hugo N.
    Hugo NeuprolerDecember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Beer now available. Perfect accompaniment for tacos.
  • Derek S.
    Derek SaddlerFebruary 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    6 tacos for $10 on Taco Wednesday
  • Jake L.
    Jake LeeAugust 22, 2015
    Try De Lengua!!
  • Manil
    ManilDecember 24, 2014
    Because you don't need an excuse for an afternoon beer.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LangmuirJuly 15, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Best tacos in town.
  • Justin W.
    Justin WongAugust 4
    Overrated. Not worth the wait. Food came out soggy and order was incorrect.
    Upvoted Aug 11
  • Kamsicle
    KamsicleFebruary 20, 2015
    Long wait but worth it
  • Michelle.
    Michelle.October 15, 2011
    Get a horchata! :)
  • Hanson H.
    Hanson HoSeptember 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Carnitas. Dope!
  • Sahra G.
    Sahra GrahamJuly 11, 2013
    Jake Gyllenhaal works here.
  • Nancy W.
    Nancy WFebruary 12, 2012
    Closed Sundays. So sad.
  • Leticia G.
    Leticia GómezJune 8, 2014
    Los tacos de carnitas son deliciosos, van perfecto con la salsa de habanero y extra cebolla morada. El taco de mole con pollo no necesita extras, es muy bueno. Los martes hay horchata gratis.
  • Santiago M.
    El pastor SI sabe a pastor mexicano, y salsas muy buenas.
  • Manuel C.
    Manuel CalvilloNovember 29, 2014
    Las carnitas! Y cafe tacvba de musica
  • Alejandro M.
    Alejandro Mejia GreeneSeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Se Habla Español
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