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Taqueria El Fundador

3245 W van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85009-4817
+1 602-233-9818
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jul 2018
“Best Pastor”
3 Jun 2017
“Give it a try!!!”
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
3245 W van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85009-4817
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Pastor is not hard to make but it is very hard to find good authentic and flavorful without a greasy mess in Pastor and this place has nailed it. I love love their Pastor Burrito and their Pastor quesadilla. My husband loves their carne asada...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is my wife's favorite spot to eat, the street tacos and the shrimp cocktail is what we order every time!!! You have to stop here if you want really great Phoenix style Mexican food! There is always a line here!

Thank Aking74
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Plastic table service. Food served on a paper plate at a pickup window. No, it's not fine dining by any stretch. Bottled "Hecho en Mexico" soda (they did offer me a styrofoam cup with ice, but hey, that just didn't fit the ambiance). But, the...More

1  Thank D J M
Reviewed 17 January 2013

These tacos are small, but satisfying! A taco from El Nuevo Taquito is loaded with flavor, chopped onions and cilantro with red or green salsa. This place takes fast food to another level! I must say, this place makes a pretty good taco, its high...More

2  Thank nelson g
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3245 W van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85009-4817
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-233-9818
A family owned taqueria that broke ground in the mid-80's , became the trend setter with its attention grabbing color schemes. While the colors brought curious customers in, the food continues to drive them back. Founded in 1985, this family owned establishment continues to serve you some of the tastiest tacos from across the border.
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