taco el paisa(Taco el Paisa: pictures via Nancy!)

I recently got some tips for great Mexican restaurants/taco trucks in San Diego. Not only do they have really great Mexican food in SD, but SD is also well known for fish tacos! If you’re headed down to Whale’s Vagina San Diego, you should definitely check out some of these places.

Mexican joints in San Diego to check out!


Las Cuatro Milpas
Neighborhood: Chicano Park/ Barrio Logan
Suggestion: Tacos & lard based hot sauce=awesome! (pictured above)
1875 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA 92113


Super Cocina–  traditional homemade Mexican cuisine
Neighborhood: Normal Heights
Suggestion: Spicy Pork (pictured above), Pollo con Mole (chicken), stews, and soups
Tip: not the place if you want tacos, cash only, free sampling before you order
3627 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104


Marisco’s German (taco truck)
Neighborhood:  Normal Heights
Suggestion: Governador taco, fish taco, shrimp taco (pictured above)
Tip: They have a sit down restaurant if taco trucks aren’t your thing.
3504 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104

Tacos el Paisa (taco truck)
Neighborhood: Memorial
Suggestion: carne asada, carnitas, abodado
3096 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

Additional Reading and Resources

Tacos, San Diego- Chowhound

36 Hours in San Diego- New York Times

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