Lucha Libre Taco Shop - SD
- kare_raisu Jan 11, 2008 08:14 AM
Off the 5 at the Washington Exit - across the street from Gelato Vera - there is a new taco shop opening.
Luch Libre 'Gourmet' Taco Shop! wwww.tacosmackdown.com
According to the guy I asked - they will be open next monday. I caught a good glimpse of the interior - its pretty stylin! They have this huge wall size b & w action shot of Santo taking down someone as well as these cool light green oldstyle leather booths ooff set against the dark pink colored walls.
I cant wait to check them out - and see how they stand up to Mama Testas.
HOLY MOLEY!! This is a fantastic, fun concept. I've got to try this, my next SD trip in April. I'm a big Santo fan and this is a hoot. Hope the food is as good as the concept! PLEASE give reviews, take pictures..I bet they'll have real Luchadores there for the opening, I mean...WHY NOT?
I had dinner there on Sunday night. They had a partial menu (with lower prices) since they had just opened. Most of the menu looked like ordinary taco shop fare, but they also had a section for their gourmet tacos. I tried one of those called the queso taco. This was a carne asada taco with avocado and melted cheese. I also had a regular carne asade and adobado taco. These were all tasty, and were all really big for the price. They have complimentary chips and a salsa bar. My gf went crazy for their cilantro salsa and even spoke of wanting to drink it. Oh and since they had just opened they gave us free drinks, which was really nice. Overall I liked the food, but am hoping that the full menu will have more offerings that couldn't be found at any other taco shop (not to suggest that the quality would be equivalent). The link earlier of the TJ taco offers hope.