Sabrosos Tacos – Restaurant Review
One look at the menu, and we could see this place was cheap! Tacos for $1. The most expensive thing is $4!
Carlos, the owner, asked if we would like to try a sample of Ceviche de Camaron, and we enthusiastically agreed. He gave us small plastic dishes with a cold mix of shrimp, onion, cucumbers, tomatoes, cilantro, with some sort of citrus mixed in. It was terrific. Very fresh and delicious, with lots of great flavors.
My friend Owen and I both decided to go with gorditas. He got two carnitas gorditas, and I ordered one tripas (tripe) and one chicharron (pork rind). Carlos immediately set to work – we were blown away that he made the tortillas from scratch – literally grilling them from the dough right in front of us. He even let me jump in the truck and take a quick picture!
There was an immaculate topping bar at the front of the truck, with a decent assortment of vegetables, peppers, and sauces, so Owen and I set to work decking out our food, and before long, were prepared to eat.
Mine were both delicious, the beans inside the gorditas were top notch, and the meat was full of flavor, and was rich and decadent. The fresh tortilla was cooked perfectly, and tasted great. Owen was very pleased with his carnitas as well.
Carlos told us that he just bought the truck from its previous owner about 6 weeks ago, and he handled himself like a pro. Very likeable and friendly – he chatted with us the whole time we were there, and shared his dreams of opening his own brick & mortar restaurant someday – perhaps next year. I hope he makes it, because I was very impressed with what he has going on out of the truck!
Be warned – there is no place to sit, so be prepared to sit on the curb, or eat off the hood of your car! Also, know that this establishment is cash only, although you won’t need much – we got a total of four gorditas and two canned sodas for a grand total of $8. We gave Carlos a ten and told him to keep the rest. Not bad for lunch for two! I’ll definitely be stopping by to grub here whenever I’m close!