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Mexicocina Restaurant

12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4217
+1 858-748-6452
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
24 Jan 2018
“There is hope!”
8 Feb 2018
“Avoid this place!!!”
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4217
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Mexicocina (at 12213 Poway Rd) is a place to avoid!!! We went there November 29, 2017, and wound up having to inform the waitress that the steak fajitas and the carnitas were both made with meat that had spoiled. Our teenager and I ended up...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We come to Poway to visit family every couple of months and we always insist on coming here! It’s a ritual.. the owner came out and chatted with us!! Giving us new hot salsas to try! And they always make a great effort in the...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Like many others we had given up on this place. Originally it was one of our favorite places and we were here every week. We heard that it had changed hands again so we decided to investigate. I'm glad we did. Carnitas were very good....More

Thank MrsCritter
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Well.....we had given up on Mexicocina after years of patronage. The former owner who bought from the original owner ran it the place downhill. We saw they had a new owner as of October 1st. Gave it a try tonight. Attentive and friendly service. Our...More

Thank Savuti
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I used to come here often for the great Mexican food. I stopped in last April and the service was fine but the food was not up the quality that I used to enjoy. I will not be back.

Thank LaCostaKeith
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A small restaurant in the back of a shopping center that is a favorite of locals. The salsa is pretty good and the margaritas are strong. Sometimes, that's all you need. I usually get chicken fajitas, so that would be my pick as a recommendation.

Thank mishywishy2016
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I used to like this place for their lunch specials on weekdays but my last lunch was a disappointment. Price went up quite a bit and portion size went way down. They also went from bowls of salsa to 2 tablespoon size cups and act...More

Thank xhotelcritic
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Unless you have been to Mexico, you might think this is authentic food. I must admit that the atmosphere was authentic but the the food was not. I have had better Mexican food at Chili's. The enchiladas tasted good except for the sauce and the...More

Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I have eaten at Mexicocina in the past - but admittedly not the recent past. I should have known something was up when I saw that there were not many diners there. I recall the patio being packed with happy diners! Last week, we had...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

This was hands down to the worst Mexican food I've ever eaten. It appeared that the chimichanga was one of those 99 cent burritos from the grocery stores at a deep fried and my carne asada nachos look more like it had cat food on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4217
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-748-6452
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