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Mexico Viejo Restaurant

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1465 Encinitas Blvd, Ste E, Encinitas, CA 92024-2951
+1 760-944-9556
07:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice people, not the cheapest, but still a great value. A frequent stop of mine, conveniently located in the middle b/t San Diego and OC.

Thank Tom I
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282 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This restaurant has been around forever and their food is decent. We ordered the chicken tostadas which are good and filling. Service for carryout is quick and efficient.

Thank rsf4sail
Encinitas, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I love my bean and cheese burritos but the carrots, jalapenos and Mexican fried rice round out the requirements for authentic Mexican food. Mexico Viejo certainly makes a large burrito and meets the high standard. Great people behind the counter and always an interesting crowd of customers.

Thank Kevin B
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The food is truly authentic Mexican, HUGE servings, fair prices, and soooooo very good. I have eaten there many, many times and every item was wonderful!

Thank Shirley W
El Paso, Texas
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Stopped by his place recently. I was in the mood for Mexican, but not a typical sit-down place. You order at the counter and your number is called. This place surfaced some 15 or so years ago, and consistently puts out great Mexican favorites. My Poll Asada Buritto could have feed two and was excellent. I love burritos, so I... More 

Thank Ron I
San Diego, CA
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This place isn't fancy, but has consistently great Mexican Food. Great Chile Rellano ... basically everything is very good. Not necessarily the health food diet, but the real thing in great tasing southwestern Mexican fare.

1 Thank Morobi
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The food here is ridiculously good and fairly inexpensive. It's counter service with tables. It's fairly crowded, there's a bit of a wait for your food but it's so worth it. All the food is cooked to order and super fresh in generous portion sizes. There is a Mexican condiment bar with cilantro, pickled veggies, and 4 types of salsa.... More 

2 Thank webwahine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1465 Encinitas Blvd, Ste E, Encinitas, CA 92024-2951
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-9556

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