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“Excellent food and a lively atmosphere in Old Town”
Review of Casa Guadalajara

Casa Guadalajara
Ranked #171 of 5,484 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited on a Saturday night and only waited for 15 minutes for a table for two, although I suspect more people and warmer weather would make wait times longer. Food was quite good and margarita's gigantic. Good authentic Mexican dishes.

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Thank BeantownBilly
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Seating was very quick and the outdoors patio a great place to sit. Menu choices are plentiful as well as the bar and margarita menu.
Food is served fast, hot and plentiful. Strolling mariachi complete the night.

Thank Chiefbuff
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stopped in last week. Vacationing in the area and it was close to Hotel Row. Parking lot was full so we decided to stop in for dinner. 15 minute wait ended up being 2 minutes. Nice atmosphere, great wait staff, quick service. Chips were crisp, salsa was awesome. The Chip guy was attentive. Our waitress had bedroom eyes and I tuned in to that right away. She was awesome and everything flowed at it should.
The Food: Chimichanga (I gauge all Mexican restaurants by this dish). My daughter got the beef burrito. Chimi was soggy in the middle - ends were cooked correctly. The burrito was filled with large chunks of seasoned beef - too large - daughter did not eat much of it. Both were large servings. Both were very tasty.
Parking - don't show up in a suburban - its Cali people - small cars for their parking lot. We had a Altima and it was tight. Plenty of street parking though.
All in all great place.

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Thank JimJ12
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was truly Mexican. The decor, place and staff were really part of the experience. Food is great but definitely can be shared as the portions are huge! A little pricey but worth it

Thank Adramca
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Good Mexican restaurants are all over the country now but we had hoped being here just north of the Mexican border would have made this one better. Chips and salsa were a let down. No booths only tables. Everyones food was good but no meal was in the "best ever" zone.

Thank ExRIGuy
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