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Chupa Cabras Taqueria

y6y6y6 Apr 9, 2012 12:11 PM

Not seeing this mentioned anywhere, so I thought I'd make a post for it.

I was honestly impressed by how good and authentic the food was here. Being surrounded by touristy bars and tanning salons, I figured it would be an Americanized sort of Mexican. It wasn't.

The spicy shrimp taco was a spot on Baja style with plenty of cheese and caramelized onions. The adobada was rich with achiote paste. The carnitas came in big chunks. The agua frescas were obviously made in-house. The tacos are juicy and messy, just the way I like them.

And the menu had so many interesting items, I have no doubt I'll be back soon. Highly recommended.

Chupa Cabras Taqueria
978 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
Pacific Beach

 
 
 
  1. bizzwriter Apr 10, 2012 07:47 AM

    Thanks for the report -- been wondering about this place.

    1. p
      pickypicky Apr 10, 2012 09:16 AM

      in my hoood! thanks for the tip. can't wait to try!

      1. c
        cstr Apr 10, 2012 09:24 AM

        This place caught my eye over the week-end, almost stopped. Now I will stop in.

        1. d
          DougOLis Apr 13, 2012 05:19 AM

          Now we just need a good deli called Jewpacabras: http://www.southparkstudios.com/news/...

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