We have the best food around and an atmosphere to match. Try us and you'll be convinced! Our recipes are authentic and time-tested. The ingredients are always fresh. The result? A menu that bursts with flavor.

Our menu is packed with classic dishes we create from scratch. Daily specials incorporate seasonal, fresh ingredients. From delicious burritos to tasty tacos, house-made guac or delicious horchata, your meal will be one of a kind.

Our operation was founded on delicious, fresh ingredients and knock-out awesome San Diego style Mexican cuisine. Casual and friendly, our original "Skipper Road" store stands as a food landmark in North Tampa. 


Sometimes you just have to…

Have an Amped Taco! Our catering can save the day. Imagine our delicious food served at your next function. 

"By far the best mexican food in Florida. We are from Cali....... born & raised, & have been looking for a good place for the Mexican food that were used to. After 2 years here in Tampa, I know we finally found it! Thanks California Tacos!"

Stop in the next time you're in the neighborhood and enjoy a favorite burrito. Or, discover a new favorite.

​In a hurry? Call ahead and place your order for pick-up. 

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1003 4th St N, St Petersburg, FL, 33701

808 s. dale mabry hwy. in tampa

Original location 1450 Skipper Rd. in tampa 33613

for catering, call us at ​(813) 374-0224

S. Tampa Location (813) 374-0224

"The Original" Skipper Rd. Location (813) 971-8226

St Pete Location (727) 954-7905

Imperfectly perfect

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