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If you are visiting San Diego and you have 6 hours to do something. You can’t leave without going south near the border in to Mexico to taste some real Mexican Cuisine in Tijuana, Tecate, Rosarito or Ensenada your choice.

In this post we will recommend our top 10 places in Baja, Mexico that you most go and have a tasty Mexican street food. The state of Baja California is located just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego, CA. To cross the border and have a tasty street food experience on Mexico, you just need your passport and 4 – 6 hours availability, where you would be able to visit Tijuana, Tecate, Rosarito or Ensenada. With 5-6 hours you will have plenty of food to taste and you will also have a chance to know some of the Mexican culture.

Best juicy and flavory steam tacos

"El Güero"

WHY?

If you like to taste the best steam soft tacos in Baja, you need to go to “El Güero”. This street tacos has been ins the same spot since 1960 offering the best steam tacos we know in Baja. With a good amount of meet and Juicy flavor of the steam.

WHERE?

Located in the corner of 3rd street and H Ave., Downtown Tijuana. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

I remember back in 1996 my grandma use to take me eat tacos here, and since then has been my favored steam tacos. They have “Frijoles con queso”(Smash Fried Beans with Cheese), “Carne”(Beef) and “Chicharron”(fried Pork Skin cook with sauce), the best ones!!! try to go before 4pm because they’ll be gone.

One you taste it, you will note is why are the best ones.

Best Baja style Tacos by far

"El Frank"

WHY?

Starting from the ingredients, “Guacamole”(Smash Avocado), “Salsa”(Spicy Sauce), “Tortillas” (Corn or Flour) and  the “Carne Asada”(Charcoal cook Beef meat) or the “Adobada”(Pork Marinaded Meet) are from the best quality and flavory, all in one plate.  On our tours people thinking that they have taste the best Tacos, ones they taste this ones, they change there minds about it. -“El Franc” are the best ones. They say.

WHERE?

Located in the corner of 8th street and Niños Heroes Ave., Downtown Tijuana. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

The “Carne Asada” and “Adobada” is a most!!!. But if you want something out of the ordinary and really good you need to taste the “Tripa”(Fried Beef Gut’s) or the “Cabeza”(Steam Beef Brain). Does are really good. Any taco you taste here is good, they even have a Vegan Taco (“Nopales” Charcoal Cook Cactus). Or if you want something more munchie taste the stuffed “Quesadillas” (Corn or Flour tortilla with cheese, stuffed with any of the above).    

The Place for Fresh Sea Food, but know because of the Lobster

Popotla Fishing Village

WHY?

Anthony Bourdain spread the word to the world of this place, known for the Fresh Lobster and King Crab, the way they fried it. It’s a thing you need to taste and explore. 

WHERE?

Located Near Fox Studios in Rosarito. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

The King Crab will be a choice to not miss, with it’s great flavor and juicy meet. But of course we prefer the Fried Lobster with the Mexican Caviar “Fried Smash Bean” and Flour tortillas 

Birria tacos, spicy and juicy tacos for the morning vibe.

Tacos de birria "El Toro"

WHY?

There are many birria tacos you could taste in Baja but this ones are the perfect combination of flavors and in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Tijuana with the flavors of the borders and with that juicy point of the birria you need to taste.. 

WHERE?

Located Near Downtown Tijuana. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

As for a “Quesa Birria” a tortilla dipped on grease of the meat and grilled cheese with meat, Shopped cilantro and onions, some beans and your good to go. always put some lime and a little bit of salt. Or just a taco will do your palette scream for more. 

The first huge burrito in Baja

Big Burrito at Tacos "El Zurdo"

WHY?

Tacos “El Zurdo” was the first one doing this huge burritos and it got famous thru facebook. This is the best big burrito and unless you are very hungry, you could take a partner with you two eat half and half.    

WHERE?

Located Near Tourist Rosarito Sight. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

The huge burrito is the famous, huge Flour Tortilla, Smash Beans, Red Rice, “Adobada”, “Carne Asada” , Guacamole, Salsa, Lime. If you are not in the mood for a huge burrito. Ask for tacos, the tacos are really good here. 

"La Guerrerense" the most go place in Ensenada.

"La Guerrerense" Tostadas and Tacos

WHY?

La guerrerense has have plenty of prices in the world, been one of the best kitchens and flavors of Mexico. This Tostadas en Tacos from “La Guerrerense” have been the number one plate to taste at Ensenada, Baja California.    

WHERE?

Located in downtown Ensenada. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

This is sea food and in Ensenada is a most. “Tostada de Pulpo” Octopus tostada with the souses and the clams are the ones you need to taste. But believed it or not everything on the menu is #pornfood.

"La Guerrerense" the most go place in Ensenada.

"La Guerrerense" Tostadas and Tacos

WHY?

La guerrerense has have plenty of prices in the world, been one of the best kitchens and flavors of Mexico. This Tostadas en Tacos from “La Guerrerense” have been the number one plate to taste at Ensenada, Baja California.    

WHERE?

Located in downtown Ensenada. (Google Maps)

WHAT?

This is sea food and in Ensenada is a most. “Tostada de Pulpo” Octopus tostada with the souses and the clams are the ones you need to taste. But believed it or not everything on the menu is #pornfood.

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