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7495 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4630
+1 805-461-0409
09:00 - 21:00
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Templeton, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went to lunch around 2. They have lunch specials until 4. I got the carnitas tacos. You could actually make four small tacos. It comes with rice and beans and is plenty to eat. The carnitas is always good here. I love the chips n salsa too. The service was great as usual. Prices are average. I love La Mexicana... More 

Thank Teresa D
Atascadero, California
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626 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We have been coming to La Mexicana for year and I can hardly believe that I have not written a review for them. The are so friendly and reliable with good dinners and great luncheon specials and we keep coming back. I love the chicken Tostaditos. A place with three small tostada and rice and beans. It is always just... More 

1 Thank CharleySays
Shelby, Montana
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332 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2014

I really like home made salsa...and this cafe has a wonderful choice of them. It appears to be family run and looking at it from outside...you may want to drive past..but I would truly suggest that you stop in. The portions are plentiful so you will not go away hungry.

Thank Jim E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

Good food fast service great place to go with the kids. My family eats here often for dinner and I know they have lunch specials. Would be nice if they had some drink specials.

Thank Smokumace
Lake Forest, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. Looked like a real locals place. Wonderful chile rellenos. Big portion, brought half back to the hotel. I hope I remember to put it in the cooler for tomorrow. My husband had the shrimp diablos. Really tasty and spicy. All of the shrimp dishes looked really good. We will be back.

Thank Kathleen F
Temecula, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Sunday night, winding down, we came to this small, family run restaurant while staying in Atascadero. Food and service were fantastic! I had the Pozole, while my husband enjoyed the Carnitas (crispy style). Huge portions, and the flavors were truly authentic. A definite stop for us next time we are in town.

Thank mekelbel
Atascadero, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2011

This is our family's favorite Mexican restaurant. It is family-run and the food and service are both excellent. One of the best things on the menu is the Shrimp Enchilada. If you don't like full plates and lots of cheese, though, don't bother. Check out the guacamole tostada - yum! Unlike a lot of Mexican restaurants, they don't pile on... More 

2 Thank vsing
Atascadero, CA
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2009

My second or third favorite mexican restaurant in town. It has a nice cozy atmosphere, and the food is fine, but it is a big plate of melted cheese on practically enything you order.

1 Thank goodogg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7495 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: +1 805-461-0409

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?