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Juanitas Taco Shop

290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
+1 760-943-9612
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“carnitas” (17 reviews)
“rolled tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a genuine taco shop experience - this is it! I've been a customer for 20 years and this place rocks. Nothing is more satisfying than surfing for 2-3 hours and then grabbing a quick bite at Juanitas Taco Shop. Used to be...More

Thank beachbound201012
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My love of Mexican food brings me to Juanita's Taco Shop at at least once or so a week when I get that feeling of I want a Burrito Now!. It's one of those classic socal Taco Shops that has been around forever. The atmosphere...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Been going here off and on for years. Significantly sized burritos. The carne asada is full of beef and little else; it is the same price as the California burrito, which contains a good deal of potato, so, for beef for your buck, the former...More

Thank clarksdale
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a tiny place with great Mexican food. We got take out and ate it at the closeby state park beach. Most in our party got carnita burritos. They were good but the carne assado was also very good. Those burritos are huge and...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We stopped here after the annual Christmas parade in Encinitas. It was busy, but the line moved quickly. Being new and not wanting to hold things up on a busy evening, we were not quite sure what to order. We each ordered a combination plate....More

Thank LoriAnn1010
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Juanitas for a long time! My husband looks forward to breakfast burritos or fish tacos or chicken burritos every time we visit! First trip was for fish tacos and then we discovered all the other inexpensive options! So YUMMY! Quick...More

Thank sunnyskier
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My friend & I were on our way home from LA when we found this little gem. We both had rolled tacos & were so impressed with the quality of food we received. The Pico de gallo was tasty & very fresh. They also use...More

Thank Reneetravels2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Have been eating here for years. Carnitas is the best. I have to say the lady behind the counter has been pretty unpleasant my last two visits. She even mess up our order and the person's in front of us and argued about it. Yikes!...More

Thank RememberRosie
Reviewed 9 July 2017

After a few hours on the beach, we were hungry and needed a quick bite before heading home for showers. The man working the front desk was a bit frustrated with people not ordering correctly. "Carne Asada? Type?" Most people didn't seem to know that...More

Thank Erin P
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Juanita's taco shop is so good that it is the first place we stop when we come into town to visit family. You must try: The carne asada burrito The rolled tacos The chicken tacos My husbands brother stops by Juanita's before he flies up...More

Thank Kim J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-9612
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