About Us


Los Tacos restaurants are owned by Fidel and Martha Leos.  Los Tacos was established in FebrFideluary 1986, and Fidel was the first person to bring soft shell tacos, a traditional Mexican dish, to the Pasadena area.  Currently, Los Tacos has a location in San Gabriel and Pasadena and serves authentic Mexican cuisine in a clean and friendly atmosphere.

inside1Fidel has been in the restaurant business for 40 years and prides himself in serving others.  Previously to opening Los Tacos, he was the maitre d’ at Maldonado’s Supper Club, a four star restaurant in Pasadena where he developed a palate for fine foods and wines.  After the birth of his first daughter, Diana, Fidel decided to open Los Tacos restaurant where he fused his knowledge of fine foods and the traditional recipes he learned from his parents and memories of his childhood in Mexico.  For several years, Fidel was on a mission to explore and develop recipes and shortly after the birth of his second daughter, Audrey, Los Tacos opened its doors at 1 West California Blvd in Pasadena.

salsabarLos Tacos has been featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles; and has been active in supporting sports teams in the area as well as various private charities. Its clean and authentic dishes have been enjoyed by several generations in the Pasadena area. Fidel continues to oversee the daily operations of the restaurants. His supportive wife Martha helps to promote and improve Los Tacos year after year. Fidel works hard to maintain a level of excellence at Los Tacos restaurants and is passing down his knowledge and love of food and service to his daughters Diana, Audrey and Amy.