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Cantina Mayahuel

2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
+1 619-283-6292
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“mole” (5 reviews)
“street tacos” (6 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I was there with 2 other people during happy. They seem to have a limited menu during happy hour and the waitress had a thick accent and spoke limited English so I may not have understood what she said. It seemed like a free for...More

Thank desilady1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Street Tacos and tequila - what more can you ask for? Very authentic, excellent list of tequilas to choose from. Enjoyed sitting out in the back patio.

Thank NancyK2
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We had a great time at Cantina Mayahuel. Its everything you want in a small, local restaurant. Friendly, unique, lively, and yummy. We were lucky to come before it got too crowded and to get a seat on the bar. The service at the bar...More

1  Thank SabineD123
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This place is seriously delicious. Get the torta ahogadas if it's your first time - this sandwich is life changing. Also love their ceviche, mexican shrimp cocktail, fish stew (Saturdays only), and street tacos (Monday nights only). The tequila and mezcal menu is serious and...More

Thank Alix F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Our favorite restaurant (Jaynes Gastropub-check out my review for them) is just around the corner so it's hard for us to be in the neighborhood without going there. However, we were in the mood for Mexican food. Do NOT go here expecting your standard margarita......More

Thank kappgurl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Friends took me here for my birthday and I was soooo impressed! Great service, funny waiter, wonderful food, and an amazing selection of tequila! We sat on the patio where it felt like a cantina in Mexico. We ordered vegan street tacos that were out...More

Thank caliartist
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is an amazing little cantina. Authentic is the first word that comes to mind when I stepped into this place. There is a tiny kitchen that cranks out seriously great mexican food to go along with so many choices for your tequila. The bartenders...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It tends to be a bit busy but as soon as you snag a spot in this small local fave, you're in for a real treat! Everything I've ever had on the menu was delicious: their guacamole and salsas also come with the option of...More

Thank svnesbitt
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing waitstaff!! Just the right size tacos! With really delicious corn tortillas. Good pico and chips! Serves Mexican Coke! Yes, carnitas are good. Loved the chicken tacos with cabbage shred. Nice! Pintos and black beans were good. Wished rice was seasoned ( just plain white...)...More

Thank Northfielder2
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This tiny Cantina on Adams Avenue is a hidden gem. Though the menu is limited, everything that we sampled was fresh, flavorful and interesting. The real draw is the bar which specializes in tequila and mezcal. The waitstaff can assist you in selecting options from...More

Thank cedric09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116-1508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-283-6292
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