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Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Oakland's St. Elizabeth neighborhood

Looking to uncover all that St. Elizabeth has to offer? Get to know this Oakland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mexican food truck to a taqueria.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in St. Elizabeth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. El Tio Juan Taco Truck

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Next up is food truck El Tio Juan Taco Truck, which offers tacos and more, situated at 4075 Foothill Blvd. (between Rosedale and 41st avenues). With five stars out of 45 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

On the menu, expect to find tacos, burritos, tortas and quesadillas filled with steak, spicy pork, fried pork, chicken and more. Also, you'll find flautas, burgers and both hot and corn dogs. 

2. Taqueria El Farolito

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Mexican spot Taqueria El Farolito is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3646 International Blvd., four stars out of 349 reviews.

In addition to Mexican staples like tacos and enchiladas, look for entrees like taquitos, steak ranchero, green chili pork and tamales. Or, try the super burrito, which comes with rice, beans, sour cream, guacamole, cheese, lettuce, salsa and a choice of meat. 

3. Taqueria Reynoso

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Taqueria Reynoso, a Mexican spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 86 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3329 Foothill Blvd. (between Coolidge and 34th avenues.) to see for yourself.

Open since 2005, Taqueria Reynoso offers breakfast options like eggs with chorizo, which comes with rice and beans; chilaquiles with fried tortillas mixed with eggs, onions and cheese; and a breakfast burrito with eggs, cheese, potatoes and a choice of ham or chorizo. (View the full menu here.)

4. El Huarache Azteca

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Check out El Huarache Azteca, which has earned four stars out of 235 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Mexican spot at 3842 International Blvd.

Yelpers recommend the gordita — a tortilla stuffed with ground beef, fried pork rind and queso cheese, as well as the alambre, a medley of chopped steak, chorizo, bacon, bell peppers, onions, avocado and cheese. 

Check out the full menu here.

5. La Mexicana Restaurant

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And then there's La Mexicana Restaurant, a local favorite with four stars out of 162 reviews. Stop by 3930 International Blvd. to hit up the Mexican spot next time you're in the neighborhood.

The menu features a variety of Mexican specialties, including chicken mole, vegetarian tamales, chile relleno and cheese enchiladas. Beer, wine and soda are also on offer.


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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