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Rudy's Taco Shop

7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stopped in here on the way back from Legoland. It had a very friendly atmosphere and good Mexican food at reasonable prices.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Popular locally owned using fresh ingredients. They offer beer (which is great with Mexican food). I often call in for take out if it's during a busy dinner hour. Service is quick and they have a 'condiment" bar to help yourself to several different salsas,...More

Thank joanieg1
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Bring out of town friends here for delicious Crispy Chicken tacos! They are delicious. Good Guacamole, Ice cold beer and A quesadilla , now that's Cali Mex at its best No frills but easy quick and oh so Tasty Love it

Thank Tattalat
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The rolled potato tacos were very good, they came with a healthy amount of guacamole and fresh pico de gallo. The kids enjoyed the loaded nachos. The prices were so reasonable that my husband two veggie burritos.

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was on my walk near the Omni La Costa. I stopped for a late breakfast/early lunch and was astounded by the quantity of food for such a low price. It was very good.

Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I have been here before and the food was good. I know Cinco is a super busy day so maybe I just picked a bad day. I called and told them my order was not correct when I go home and they did give me...More

Thank Regina T
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We discovered Rudy's on TripAdvisor a few years ago. The prices are reasonable and the food is spectacular. The staff is friendly and patient. Some days during the week, they have "happy hour' specials as well.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Rudy's Tacos in La Costa is consistently good. The Menu is Large and the food is prepared very nicely and service is quick! What sets it apart is managements attempts to expand the menu with home style cooking . I love their bean and egg...More

Thank Tattalat
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We stayed at the Omni La Costa (1 minute away), and when we didn't want to pay the big bucks for a fancy meal, we headed to Rudy's. Almost every day for breakfast - the breakfast burritos are huge! Everything we had was excellent, service...More

Thank TacoCity
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I have been here as often as I can, and I recommend it highly. The large family is always happy with their food. They have a wide variety of sauces. You can count on great food here.

Thank Nancy882
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
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