El Gusano Taqueria

4.3
6 reviews
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$40 and under
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Mexican
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
The true experience of eating a taco comes with a soft corn tortilla, the succulent meat and charred vegetables, onion and coriander, topped with a spicy salsa or sauce. This is what happens when you eat in any neighbourhood of Mexico. El Gusano crosses the borders of Mexico and takes the experience of eating a real taco to Australia. Taking inspiration from the Mexican popular culture, the posters, the Mexican slang, the iconic masked figures of the Lucha Libre and vivid colours of the colonial style courtyards, El Gusano brings Mexico to your plate.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Dinner
Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(02) 9043 1217
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Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Neighbourhood
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Patio/Outdoor Dining, Take Away, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.4
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
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OT
5.0
Dined on 6 July 2018

Great food , atmosphere , friendly staff, delicious food . My new secret spot to go .

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LB
5.0
Dined on 3 July 2018

The most authentic Mexican food in Sydney. So good !!!

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OT
5.0
Dined on 15 June 2018

So yummy. Great food, service and the best margaritas. Great value for money

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NR
5.0
Dined on 8 June 2018

Awesome authentic Mexican! The best Tacos we have had back in Australia since spending 6months travelling around Mexico! Will definitely be back!

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J
2.0
Dined on 24 May 2018

Was expecting good things from this place after reading some reviews from different sites, however my husband and I were left highly underwhelmed. Out of 4 tacos only the chicken one actually tasted great and was tender. The chorizo was very dry, the goat over cooked and no taste, and as was the pork :( . The selection of sauces did help to add some flavour. The cocktails are also not good. I tried a classic margarita which tasted like lime cordial, wayyyy too acidic and no tequila taste, and the El Diablo not sure what the flavour was meant to be but again couldn’t taste any tequila in it. The three waitresses were friendly but none of them knew who was serving who even though there were literally 3 other tables with people dining. Shame as there as not really any ‘authentic’ Mexican restaurants on the beaches.

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GM
4.0
Dined on 24 May 2018

Good food, a little more expensive than similar local restaurants. Good service, couple of mix ups but should improve over time.

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