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La Querencia

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Escuadron 201 No. 3110, Tijuana, Mexico
+52 664 972 9935
13:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 13:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

Delicious food from the appetizers to the main course! Most of the ingredient are from the owner's farm There is a variety of platees to choose from. The food is Baja Med cousine cooked by one of the creators of this new trend

Thank Gustavo M
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

I've been to la Querencia many times and can't get enough of it. The duck and lamb tacos are out of this world. The oyster shooter is a must as well. It's a cool little place with one taxidermy after another (so it's not the place for you if you're a PETA member or a vegan; just sayin'). The service... More 

Thank Inesanto
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Comfort May 17, 2014 Friday 9pm. We were a party of 10 (5 couples), we sat on tables for 2 that were joined together to accommodate us. We had dinner on the exterior part of the restaurant. I sat in a metal chair and on inclined floor level that after an hour became uncomfortable. Dinner Shared duck tacos (tasty but... More 

1 Thank danyvoid77
Chesterfield, Missouri
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121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

I was in this restaurant with a couple of colleagues. We had gone from San Diego. It was kind of more expensive than what I thought I would pay in Tijuana but the food and wine were excellent. I do not speak Spanish and so, I was not privy to the names but the fish melted in your mouth and... More 

Thank foodman1
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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476 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

This restaurant has a variety of seafood and game combined and cooked in what he calls Baja Med style. Sofisticaded cooking and incredible new flavors paired with Mexican Red Wine. Yes Mexican wine, sometimes more expensive and as good as Napa Valley's best, the Baja wine country is only one hour away from Tijuana. when at La Querencia, the Duck... More 

Thank AlbertoMay
Mexico City, Mexico
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014 via mobile

The tradition of fishing and hunting is expressed in this restaurant. A fusion that reveals the BajaMed cuisine. Love the simplicity and the flavor of the dishes. Simply, delicious. As a Mexican, proud to find places like this one.

Thank adriochoa
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

I was taken by a couple of business friends to La Querencia for lunch and had one of the best meals I have ever had in the world and certainly the best in Mexico. Forget your idea of Mexican food being all burritos and refried beans. The BajaMed style at this place is wonderful. We started with a seared Ahi... More 

1 Thank BigE02882
San Diego, California
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72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

The parking lot in front of La Querencia is a little tight, and is shared with the neighboring El Grill. You park yourself, although there is an attendant. There is a blackboard menu, where I always look first, since these are generally special items. Sometimes the service is good, sometimes it is NOT so good.

Thank CharlesCorreia
San Diego, California, United States
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

I've been here three or four times, the most recent to celebrate my birthday. Everything was great-they had a big table waiting for us (with reservations) and there was nothing but delight when the food was served-to all 15 of us.

Thank Janice D
Toronto, Canada
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282 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Excellent place for authentic Mexican cuisine. Loved the food at this place and would definitely recommend trying it if ever in Tijuana.

Thank Toishome

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escuadron 201 No. 3110, Tijuana, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Tijuana
  • Phone Number: +52 664 972 9935

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?