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Old Town Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2489 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2839
+1 619-297-4330
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tortillas” (357 reviews)
“carnitas” (199 reviews)
“taco” (82 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2489 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2839
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came highly recommended and did not disappoint. Breakfast taco was as big as a burrito. Coffee was great too.

Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I haven't had this good of Mexican food since the last time I was in Mexico City. Sure, it's different, but the taste is awesome. Since then, I've bookmarked it as a go-to place whenever I'm in town. tips I had to learn the hard...More

Thank theycallmealex
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got the chilaquiles for breakfast and couldn't decide between red and green sauce so they gave me both! The serving was so big I didn't get hungry again until late at night. The handmade corn tortillas are super soft and delicious.

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast and barely made it. We had a wait of about 20-25 minutes. I bought some tortillas while waiting. The food was amazing. The service was a little slow, but they were very busy. The food was so good and fresh.

Thank BGarcia901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast and ordered the Pozole, which is a mexican soup made with chunks of pork in a seasoned broth with homney. It is served with freshly made hot tortillas and sides of cabbage, onion, oregano, and pepper flakes which you add...More

Thank TripsAgain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a quick dinner of Mexican food. Seated quickly, mid-week, nice salsa. Had a tap beer with a huge sampler appy and mole chicken. We were two with good appetites and could not finish it all. We enjoyed the meal. A bustling place....More

Thank krpott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Mexican feel to this place. Right in the middle of Old Town, we got seated right away. Loved their salsa, very flavorful. All our meals were good, although we had too much to eat once again. One thing, instead of offering to take your...More

1  Thank recorder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its usually a good sign when tortillas are made in front of restaurant...... and this was the case here. great salsa with FRESH chips. food was great.. not over salted or over priced.

Thank hugh b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times before over 3 decades. Chips were thick and hard and salsa was bland. Ordered the carnitas and the carne asada combo. Beef was good and tender, but the pork carnitas were deep fried beyond tender to hard and crispy. Not impressed...More

Thank Demetrio T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think you have to know what to order at OTMC. I like chicken dishes so I had some enchiladas. They were really good. My Sweety had some tacos. Overall, we had a very good experience.

Thank ProfAragon
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Arlene S
16 July 2016|
Response from Shoji K |
They said 3-7 pm, 10 pm till close, Monday to Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2489 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA 92110-2839
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-4330
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