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El Pueblo

820 Birmingham Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1402
+1 760-436-9969
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
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LOCATION
820 Birmingham Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1402
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

It's one of the best Mexican food in San Diego , always crowded . It s fish tacos is famous , really yammy and so does the other plates . Staffs are very helpful and fast.it could be a little more clean.there is a non...More

Thank kokab u
Reviewed 15 May 2017

El pueblo is pretty legit mexican food especially for the clientele it serves on a daily basis. How can u beat $1 fish tacos all day every day. They make their food fresh. I definitely recommend stopping by when your in the area.

Thank michael m
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a small, mostly take-out place. The Super Breakfast Burrito with bacon is the best breakfast burrito I've ever had. They make it all day. I've had it for breakfast and dinner. Their salsa is made daily and it's served as a salsa bar...More

Thank CanadianAmericanGirl
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh Mexican food that's fantastic then look no further ! I've eaten at all of them and El Pueblo is really great. Only drawback is a long wait as this place is popular . I've had it all the burritos and tacos...More

Thank westcoaster92067
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I got a fish taco - 99 cents! And chili relleno...made from a large, positively meaty chili, which seemed like it had just been cooked for me. Wonderful. This place was recommended by a baker up in Leucadia. (Thanks, Taste & Sea Cakery). Open 24-hours....More

Thank AmyTheCatholic
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Anyone want to challenge me on this? I roll in at 3 am after a long flight and there are Mexican cooks from other restaurants in line ordering from here. Open 24 hrs and legit.

1  Thank KevinKocher
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I've lived in sd for my whole life and am critical of nasty mexican food. This place passes the test. Skip the dollar fish tacos though- my friends like them but they are flavorless.

1  Thank Dylan S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

There are several high priced, trendy restaurants in Cardiff by the Sea, some with ocean views. This place is nothing like those! This is a very small fast food restaurant attached to a gas station just off the 5 freeway at Birmingham. As everyone attests,...More

Thank gardog
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Now if you want great mexican food, no need to go anywhere else. Very, very good prices, great food and they are fast. You'll get more than your money's worth. Did I say that it's open 24 hours?????

Thank Nathaniel R
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in North County san Diego to get fish tacos. And can't go wrong when they're $1 each! I've been coming here for the past 3 years and I've got to say they're the best especially right after the beach :)

Thank Loeaye V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Birmingham Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-436-9969
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