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Apr 23, 2013 05:15 PM

La Esperanza taco truck - Berkeley

It has been recently hanging out at San Pablo y Gilman in the afternoons (at the auto shop) - any comments?

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  1. Taco trucks in Berkeley? Is this the same truck that sometimes is set up on Hearst below 4th?

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    1. re: chocolatetartguy

      I have no idea. There is a hand painted address (probably where their kitchen is) on "Pages" St (I'm sure it is Page :) )

      1. re: chocolatetartguy

        Yes. They also sometimes stop by addison and where it ends at the Berkeley Aquatic Park. A lot of construction in that area draws that truck there.

        1. re: majordanby

          If it's the same truck, I tried it once around lunchtime on a Sunday and was not impressed. Certainly not up to the standards of El Novillo. LIkely I had carnitas or carne asada.

      2. That's Mark Yen's place. Good mechanic, don't know about the taco truck. It seems to leave 4ish. I'll try to get down there.

        1. I like the one at the foot of Gilman Street.

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          1. re: sydthekyd

            yo Syd, anything in particular to recommend

            1. re: escargot3

              Our favorites are cachete and lengua tostadas.

              1. re: sydthekyd

                Translation: beef cheeks (often sold as "cabeza") and tongue tostadas. :)

            2. re: sydthekyd

              The one by Golden Gate Fields and soccer complex?