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Cardiff State Beach Campground, 2050 S Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
+1 760-635-3595
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Austin, Texas
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little place is tucked into a campground area, so it can be a little tricky to spot. The spot sits on a bluff high above the ocean right on the beach below. We asked a couple of locals about where to get good fish tacos and this is where they recommended. While I think there are probably better tacos... More 

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Thank Bracksrock
Tahoe City, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The woman at the counter and they guy cooking up everything were both friendly. Yummy tacos, chips and salsa, and the best view made our visit perfect. We took a walk on the beach afterwards.

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Thank tahoedrg
Carlsbad, California
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

as a local, this is one of our go-to places to take visitors. First, the food is amazing, the staff is super friendly, and the atmosphere is 1st. class so-cal!

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Thank J R
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Bull Taco is located in the state park right on the cliffs overlooking the ocean! Tables are on the wooden deck, and the walk-up service is excellent. Food is fresh and delicious. Dog and kid friendly!

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Thank sandyaqh
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for an outstanding view of the ocean.. And the most amazing Taco's you'll ever have.. This is the place! Personally I recommend the California taco or burrito.. The crescendo of flavors is kicked off by a few tator tots on the top.. Sounds weird, but it's so damn good! The views are great, as is the food..... More 

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Thank Chad Y
Encinitas, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Greg has created a whole culture around his Inauthentic Mexican cuisine and let's face it, this restaurant may have the best location in all of North County. It is a casual, order at window and pick up affair but the homemade salsas (try the ghost pepper if you like some heat) and the great, if unusual combinations of flavors get... More 

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Thank Kim Y
Torrance, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

My friends and I have eaten at Bull Taco for years. It's been a ritual with my kids and myself to always have a breakfast burrito once on our camp trip. Never, ever had an issue with the food- so good and always a large serving. This weekend, I ordered three fish tacos and one shrimp taco to go. We... More 

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2 Thank Tarkingtons
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I was Here a few years ago it was something to brag about, It changed not the same I would not recommend this place, be careful on what you order on special deals and salmon is horrible and ask what they have to offer on fresh And if you are looking for fresh wrong place. we had burrito, tacos they... More 

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1 Thank agogowin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I camped at the San Elijo Beach Park and ate all our meals at Bull Taco. We couldn't get enough of their delicious tex-mex. The view is spectacular and one of the days we spotted a whale early in the morning while we devoured our breakfast tacos. Laid-back beach shack with fresh flavourful food.

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Thank GreenHippie
Encinitas, California
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139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is a place you come as you are: You order at the shack and pick up you order, utensils and water and find a place at one of the out door tables. Food choiced are written on a blackboard: pick taco, burrito, meal; i chose curry shrimp taco: small and tasty. No fountain soda but shaved ice. Views up... More 

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Thank bess32355

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cardiff State Beach Campground, 2050 S Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-635-3595

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