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El Compadre

5735 El Camino Real, Ste O, Atascadero, CA 93422-3350
+1 805-466-0460
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp tacos” (3 reviews)
“torte” (3 reviews)
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5735 El Camino Real, Ste O, Atascadero, CA 93422-3350
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a weekly go to for us. LOVE their grilled halibut tacos, crab enchiladas and the Vaquero burrito. All are so delicious. Grab a cold beer, salsa from the serve yourself salsa bar and chill. Wait crew is helpful and always smiling. You can...More

Thank Critter123
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I had the tortas at other places and did not like them as much. But here it was good, flavor wise and I had some beans added to it which gave it the perfect kick!! Perfect size. Customer service was good and prices are within...More

Thank Bernie806
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Since we discovered El Compadre seven years ago we average monthly visits. The food is wonderful. Service is excellent. Selections range from their standard menu to their daily offerings to specials of fresh seafood. Inexpensive, relaxed, and dependably outstanding meals keep us going back regularly.

Thank Mkastner1
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We have eaten here a number of times and think that it is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area. Although it is a small place and not fancy, the service is prompt and friendly. The carnitas tacos are excellent as is the...More

Thank 651Arn
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We wanted to like this place which had been recommended by our hotel. But the food was only average. Fish taco and shrimp taco were just okay, rice below par. Perhaps there just isn't competition in Atascadero? Nice service though.

Thank bannerdays
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It's just a simple, no frills, excellent food restaurant. If you require fine dining with linen table cloths, this isn't the place for you. If all you care about is cleanliness and good Mexican food, you'll love this restaurant. It's a little bit self serve...More

Thank eshop
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Most people don't even know where this place is unless you mention the pizza place nearby. The food is solid with all fresh ingredients. It's a family run business and the staff is very friendly. I would highly recommend this place as an alternative to...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Although this restaurant has been here for years, this was my first visit. The service was friendly and fast. The salsa bar was great. The food was wonderful.

Thank sbeck2015
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We love this place, it is our favorite mexican go to in the North county. We always get the torta which is by far the best we have ever had. I recently have been getting the fresh fish tacos which are delicious. Very friendly staff...More

Thank Californiamamma
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We wanted to try a new Mexican restaurant in Atascadero and found this little gem! It's located in a small strip mall on El Camino Real. Their food was delicious! I ordered a carnitas taco and the meat was tender AND crispy! Some of the...More

Thank K. B
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12 March 2016|
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Response from Pamela M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they doing act we had their food initially when they did a taco bar for Ancient Peaks Winery at the Oyster Ridge Barn I believe it was mid October 2015.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5735 El Camino Real, Ste O, Atascadero, CA 93422-3350
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: +1 805-466-0460
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