The Cruz family opened Taqueria Los Gorditos as a food truck in 2006, at the corner of 50th & Division in Southeast Portland.
The food truck’s popularity quickly spread among meat-eaters, vegans, and vegetarians alike, and eventually earned a cult-like following among the vegan community, due to the awesomeness of Chad and Emiko from Food Fight Grocery!
The truck actually began as an idea by Alicia (pictured below in pink, between her parents) as a high school class assignment.
Since 2006, the family has expanded to five brick-and-mortar locations, including a restaurant in the ground floor level of an apartment complex at SE 50th & Division, which replaced the parking lot where the original food truck was started.
We now have five locations