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San Diego’s Top Drive-Thru Taco Shops

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As enjoyable as it is to pop into a casual Mexican joint for a burrito and or carne asada fries when the bars close or after a tough day at work, the current health order has put dining inside our beloved taco shops on hold for now. Luckily, San Diego is stocked with several standout spots that offer safe and convenient drive-thru service, making that taco run a bit easier during these trying times.

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NOTE: Locations listed geographically.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Cotixan Mexican Food

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Featuring all the trappings of a true San Diego taco shop, Cotixan is a sure bet for tasty and delicious roll tacos, burritos and more. Multiple countywide locations, check for hours and drive thru availability.

Castañedas

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One of the SoCal’s largest taco shop empires, Castañeda’s offers its casual Mexican fare round the clock out of its Convoy area outpost. The Chula Vista location also offers 24-hour drive thru service.

Rigoberto's

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A favorite of many Pacific Beach residents, you can find huge nachos and delicious burritos at this taco shop. Weekend service runs through 3 a.m., helping you ease those late night munchies.

Taco Fiesta

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Popular among hospital staff and construction workers in the Mission Valley area, you can get your burrito fix and more at this taco shop offering drive-thru and walk-up window service.

El Rodeo Mexican Food

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Great California burritos and fresh rolled tacos keep College Area folks coming back to this family-owned taco shop. The sweet horchata is a perfect way to wash down your meal, and sure to ease the heat of El Rodeo’s hottest salsa.

Aiberto's

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A City Heights standout, Aiberto’s slings all the taco shop classics out of its outpost on 41st and University. Open 24 hours.

Saguaro's

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This North Park landmark, known for its consistency and late night eats, offers drive- thru service out of its 30th Street outpost. Open 24 hours a day, it’s chile relleno burrito is a standout.

Adalberto's

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Tucked between Downtown, Golden Hill, and Sherman Heights, Adalberto’s drive-thru serves San Diego-style taco shop favorites. Standouts include a solid, well-seasoned carne asada burrito and rolled tacos. Open 24 hours.

Roberto's

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San Diego’s original taco shop was also the first to feature a drive-thru. Today, you can still grab your favorite items to go from this historic eatery. Roberto’s operates multiple county locations countywide. Check for hours and drive thru availability at your nearest location.

Taqueria La Imperial

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Drive up to this South Chula Vista taqueria for burritos and Tijuana-style tacos. Expect quick service, generous portions, and delicious grilled meats.

Asada Mexican Restaurant

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A Main Street Chula Vista favorite dating back to the 90s, Asada offers drive -hru service on a 24-hour basis. Enjoy your favorite item around the clock with any of the eatery’s fresh salsas.

La Taqueria Tijuana

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Tijuana-style tacos are the speciality at this Imperial Beach taqueria featuring a walk-up window and drive-thru service. However, La Taqueria Tijuana also offers classic SoCal-style fare like burritos and French fry-based dishes.

A tray with three tacos, limes, salsas, and sliced radishes. La Taqueria Tijuana

Cotixan Mexican Food

Featuring all the trappings of a true San Diego taco shop, Cotixan is a sure bet for tasty and delicious roll tacos, burritos and more. Multiple countywide locations, check for hours and drive thru availability.

Castañedas

One of the SoCal’s largest taco shop empires, Castañeda’s offers its casual Mexican fare round the clock out of its Convoy area outpost. The Chula Vista location also offers 24-hour drive thru service.

Rigoberto's

A favorite of many Pacific Beach residents, you can find huge nachos and delicious burritos at this taco shop. Weekend service runs through 3 a.m., helping you ease those late night munchies.

Taco Fiesta

Popular among hospital staff and construction workers in the Mission Valley area, you can get your burrito fix and more at this taco shop offering drive-thru and walk-up window service.

El Rodeo Mexican Food

Great California burritos and fresh rolled tacos keep College Area folks coming back to this family-owned taco shop. The sweet horchata is a perfect way to wash down your meal, and sure to ease the heat of El Rodeo’s hottest salsa.

Aiberto's

A City Heights standout, Aiberto’s slings all the taco shop classics out of its outpost on 41st and University. Open 24 hours.

Saguaro's

This North Park landmark, known for its consistency and late night eats, offers drive- thru service out of its 30th Street outpost. Open 24 hours a day, it’s chile relleno burrito is a standout.

Adalberto's

Tucked between Downtown, Golden Hill, and Sherman Heights, Adalberto’s drive-thru serves San Diego-style taco shop favorites. Standouts include a solid, well-seasoned carne asada burrito and rolled tacos. Open 24 hours.

Roberto's

San Diego’s original taco shop was also the first to feature a drive-thru. Today, you can still grab your favorite items to go from this historic eatery. Roberto’s operates multiple county locations countywide. Check for hours and drive thru availability at your nearest location.

Taqueria La Imperial

Drive up to this South Chula Vista taqueria for burritos and Tijuana-style tacos. Expect quick service, generous portions, and delicious grilled meats.

Asada Mexican Restaurant

A Main Street Chula Vista favorite dating back to the 90s, Asada offers drive -hru service on a 24-hour basis. Enjoy your favorite item around the clock with any of the eatery’s fresh salsas.

La Taqueria Tijuana

A tray with three tacos, limes, salsas, and sliced radishes. La Taqueria Tijuana

Tijuana-style tacos are the speciality at this Imperial Beach taqueria featuring a walk-up window and drive-thru service. However, La Taqueria Tijuana also offers classic SoCal-style fare like burritos and French fry-based dishes.

A tray with three tacos, limes, salsas, and sliced radishes. La Taqueria Tijuana

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