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POR Favor Mexican Restaurant

148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
+1 619-440-8228
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tostada” (4 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Por Favor in El Cajon and La Mesa are the same family. There food is more than the average person can eat. It isn’t too Spicy, like a lot of restaurants are, and the variety is great. The decor at both locations is fun to...More

Thank J0_Glen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I waited till the next morning to review this restaurant, because I wanted to be fair. But unfortunately, my opinion still stands that the pluses neutralize the minuses and the score for this restaurant is just a 3. I ordered the Carnitas plate. And it...More

Thank Lisa Marie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival there was a big birthday part with 30+ guests. Atmosphere is lively everybody adults and children in good spirit. My colleague and I made use of the happy hour area and the happy hour menu. Staff is very friendly and service is quick...More

Thank Anton v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for the first time with friends who live near by. It's their favourite Mexican restaurant. We had a fabulous meal with huge margaritas. The service was a bit spotty because a very big group had come in just after us. Our waiter...More

Thank Honestly Opininated
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually go hear for a bite to eat once in a blue moon. Went there recently for lunch, don't get me wrong, the food is good but I like to eat outside in the patio when the weather is good. Great place to eat on...More

Thank esethebomb
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We used to go here quite often, but for awhile it seemed, it was not as good as it once was. On Cinco De Mayo, I felt like having a margarita, so we went here. Everything was excellent. I had the Arroz Con Pollo. Chicken,...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Large portions, good food and good service. I’d recommend the fish tacos! Everything we had was tasty and fresh. Prices are decent too.

Thank 50BW51
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We always go to Por Favor when visiting family in San Diego. Their margaritas are really good and the food is always good. Good times, good food, good drinks.

Thank Geo G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A good menu with a variety that should satisfy anyone I like the food and the atmosphere as an American Mexican restaurant

Thank bzbaeren
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place has an outdoor patio and street side seating for people watching. All day Monday is happy hour. Some of the best chips and fresh salsa ever (my true test). I love to sit our and watch the classic car summer nights there, as...More

Thank wcdwnda75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-440-8228
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