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Tonita's Mexican Food

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596 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1900
+1 805-541-9006
09:00 - 03:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Good Mexican food on the go. One of the more budget-friendly fast food spots in San Luis Obispo. It's right on top of the creek so a nice little scenic spot in the corner.

Thank Rachael v
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

This small place appears to be family run; the kind of business I like to support. The food was average, as was the service. the highlight for me was to be able to relax and eat creekside for a modest price!

Thank zmanCalifornia
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Tonita makes her refried beans like my mother. Bless her!! It was just like home. Food was fresh and tasty. Extra hot salsa was a favorite with chips. We are TWO bowls!!! Lol.

Thank Project S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012 via mobile

Firstly you need to know that there are either 2 locations or it has moved, but we visited the place at 1024 Nipomo and it was great. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food delicious and sitting outside on the patio overlooking the creek in the sun was perfect.

1 Thank candirisk
Pismo Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2011

Stopped in for a late lunch and was in the mood for tacos. Greeted by a girl mumbling, shoveling ice at the salsa bar inside a tiny, plaster echoing room. After she took my order of a fish taco ($4), chips and salsa ($3) and a soda ($2), she ignored me. I had to ask for the bottle opener for... More 

Thank danamite
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2010

We always stop here every time on our way down to visit family in L.A. I recommend the Nachos or the Wet Burritos, they are FANTASTIC!! With easy access not far from the 101, it's always the perfect quick stop on our journey..

Thank bkpgguy4213

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 California Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-1900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-9006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?