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Jalisco Cafe

1669 Palm Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 92154-1028
+1 619-575-4955
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“refried beans” (5 reviews)
“pozole” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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1669 Palm Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 92154-1028
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chips did not seem fresh. Salsa was very good. Rice and beans were good. Taco was fair. Enchilada was cheesy but otherwise bland. Worst tamale I have had in a decade. I found the reviews to be inaccurate.

Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This type of food is Hispanic. Love the Pozole, Chili Rellano's, Taco's, Buritto's, Pork Verde, and all the others I have tried. Our family has eaten at this restaurant since the 1970's. I think we ate there in the 60's also. Love this one more...More

Thank SusiCP
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Authentic Mexican at it’s best!! Swift service, prompt attention from servers. Not fancy, but the food is delicious.

Thank Indylogic
Reviewed 17 November 2017

If you are looking for good Mexican Food and you do not need a flashy restaurant, this is the place to eat in Imperial Beach. Restaurant may not dazzle you, but once you taste food, you will be in love with this little restaurant. Pleasant...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I have been frequenting this cafe since 1984 when one of my BUD/s instructors basically ordered us to go there. Then after I graduated it was always go surf in the mornings off Imperial Beach and go to Jalisco's for breakfast. I used to take...More

Thank GeoW5
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place has by far the best breakfast quality-wise and certainly best priced everything from steak and eggs to bacon and eggs 2 Mexican fare like pozole and menudo chorizo with egg and my personal favorite nopales with eggs you can't go wrong we love...More

Thank alexdollar
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My parents and I have been coming to this restaurant since the mid-1980s. Some of our favorite dishes are the chilequiles, the enchiladas suizas and chile con carne. All of their breakfasts are delicious and for cold rainy days I especially love their pozole, best...More

Thank pirahnamedic
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I took my wife here for her first time, yet it was my first time sine 1993. I was in the US Navy and stationed at Coronado. This was my favorite place, for the best Mexican Food in San Dog! This visit was more about...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty much anything you have is great, but you have to go for breakfast! The chilaquiles and the huevos rancheros are my absolute favorite!

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

C2 is my favorite. Enchilada suiza is spectacular. The Waitresses are attentive and family friendly.

Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 Palm Ave, Imperial Beach, CA 92154-1028
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Imperial Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-575-4955
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