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Tony's Jacal

621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
+1 858-755-2274
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (25 reviews)
“carnitas” (14 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been coming her 40 years. Now We drive down from LA. If you want a special treat get the Chili Colorado. We are addicted! Kids have been coming here since 4 and 2, and they still make me stop and bring them back the Chili...More

Thank stewiel
Reviewed 3 days ago

My first authentic Mexican food and setting and I was not disappointed. Great food, margaritas and service! The staff make great recommendations and are very accommodating. The most difficult thing was deciding what to order on such an extensive menu!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for over 50 years! Always have to fit in a meal at Tony's on my trips home to California. Great atmosphere and service, not to mention great food and drinks! Love the turkey tacos and the chile rellenos. The patio is a...More

Thank heather02359
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten Tony's Jacal food since the mid-60's (scary!!)...and still love it. I love that the food and the vibe are still the same. The food is really very good - and I eat a lot of very good comida Mexicana. Fresh, well prepared -...More

Thank jhmvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is our go to Mexican restaurant in North County. We, luckily, live here in Solana Beach and walk down regularly for delicious food.

Thank Gayle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a number of times and it's always first rate. You can't go wrong with any of the food. Their house margarita is excellent. Sit out on the patio on nice days. Plenty of parking across the street from restaurant.

Thank DKS44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only takes reservations for groups of 10 or more so our group of 7 hung out in the cocktail lounge where nurse Cratchit served, if you want to call it that, us. Once seated at our table all was well with the service though. Quite...More

Thank unicorn123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch this week and it seems no matter what we order, it is just the real deal. The refried beans are good by themselves - none of the canned stuff - must cook it for hours. The carnitas are shredded and the...More

Thank JimOB1
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I can't believe I have driven close to this restaurant and never stopped. Food and service were fantastic. Margaritas were just OK but I would go back ANY Time. Outside seating was beautiful. Parking was no problem and my colleagues loved the place.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walking in we were overwhelmed by the buzz of people enjoying themselves. It was Saturday night so there was a wait for a table but it was a pleasant wait with excellent "top shelf" margaritas and complimentary chips and salsa. Once our table was called...More

Thank Victoria K
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Response from JimOB1 | Reviewed this property |
outside - we bring our border collie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2274
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