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Talavera Azul

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365 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3928
+1 619-427-6476
07:30 - 14:00
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant features "chiles en nogada", "nopales y huevo", "chicharrones en salsa verde" and several varieties of excellent chilaquiles. They are open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank lainim
Seminole, Florida
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

We had the Lasagna, and some wine, enjoying dinner on a rainy afternoon. Accompanying bread was Delicious. Waitress was friendly and helpful. Pleasant atmosphere. This was another very good recommendation of our hosts at El Primero.

Thank Herb K
San Diego, California
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

highly touted local spot...lovely interior and the service is local styled and comfortable. i loved my tortilla soup but sadly dissapointed by my steak fajita... iand the salsa that came with it wasnt interesting either. I will come back coz i wanna try some oyher dishes....

Thank kiwilelei
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

arrived early was seated immediately,waitress was very attentive. Best nopales and eggs in the area, noticed when we were leaving at 9 am the restaurant had a line waiting out side

Thank oddrim
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to Talavera Azul for breakfast on a Sunday morning. It took about 30 minutes for us to get seated. After that our food arrived quickly. It was well worth the wait, the food was absolutely delicious. I can't wait to come back for lunch or dinner. The prices are very reasonable for the quality and... More 

Thank Patricia G
San Diego, California
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

real mexican food, one of the restaurants in san diego with the real taste of mexico, good service, plenty food selections to choose from.

Thank mikel725
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

We heard good reviews from TV and some on Yelp and decided we would drive the 2 hours to eat here for their Chilaquiles. We were told that this dish was great. We ordered Chilaquiles with Verde Sauce and had Punos, had the Cofe de Olla. The food was only so so, the chilaquiles was just ok. The Potatoes were... More 

Thank Bonana
San Diego
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Service by the owners makes you feel like you're eating at their house. Food is good, I tried every item on the menu, my favorite is the "Punos" and "Steak Picado". Mexican coffee is the best in San Diego. Very clean restaurant, problably the cleanest meaxican restaurant in all of San Diego/Chula Vista. Try their pinapple chessecake, cheesecake factory has... More 

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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

This is a place you don't want to be, food is so so not authentic, ex beans tast from out of a can. What rely kills it is you get a show with you breakfast. The owners and the employees speed loud and pretty much act out a soap opera in front of customers and it's rely displeasing. Oh and... More 

Thank Frenchmob
chula vista
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

the food for dinner here is amazing..we had the caesars salad and it was auhentic.. the toertilla soup is one of the best i have ever had..we ordered the tampiquena and the chile en nogada ...the steak was tender and the chile was one of the best new dishes i have ever tried...i will come back

Thank martha m

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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
Mexican, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910-3928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chula Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 619-427-6476

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