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Bety's Tacos Restaurant

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1464 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2930
+1 760-632-1512
10:00 - 21:00
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Eaten at Bety's many times, have never been disappointed. Small, local and personal. The food is wonderful and the service is outstanding!

Thank J B
La Jolla
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Im Mexican and a picky food eater in Mexican Food.Ive been looking for an authentic meals like my mothers kitchen.I found it on a perfect timing!Im pregnant with twins and all I want is delicious Posole and burritos.Seriously I've gone to too many places that they always disappoint me.Iam so lucky to find this place.My husband loves all the soups... More 

Thank Thesexyojedas
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134 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Having just read about Bety's this week, we stopped in after a round of golf. The shrimp and fish tacos were amazing. Fresh and light. Perfect with a cold beer. Just wish they served margaritas.

Thank USAOnTheMove
Portland, Oregon
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236 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

The fish taco was just as another reviewer said. Bland bland bland. Chilli relleno was okay. Place was dingy, empty of other patrons, loud music and dirty. Neon lighting buzzed so much that we had to switch tables. Absolutely no ambiance whatsoever. We were disappointed. Best part was the sweet waitress who was extremely friendly.

Thank BarefootBuddies
Ontario, California
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

Just driving through town and found Betty's on my map. Great food, nice atmosphere. I love the water fountains and outdoor seating area. The gals in the front were friendly and pleasant. I'll certainly return whenever I'm in the area. I enjoyed the flavor of the little beef tacos better than the chicken.

Thank Cherished T
Los Angeles, California
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I wasn't sure what I was going to do for diner, when I saw two local Latinas with a bumper sticker on their car. Boy am I glad I followed my instinct because this was a good meal at a great price. In a strip mall/shopping center sort of place, like the rest of North County San Diego, but it's... More 

Thank misterfisher2006
Carlsbad, California
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

I've been to Bety's no fewer than 30 times over the past 3-4 years and without a doubt in my mind, it's a winner. Family-owned and operated, the food is always great, the atmosphere is fun (Everyone loves Taco, the parakeet that welcomes you at the front door) and the cost is reasonable. Bety, the owner, also makes tamales around... More 

Thank David M
Leucadia, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

Good, authentic and made to order-if you are in a hurry go to a taco shop like Raul's. This is a family run, tiny place. A favorite among locals. The huaraches and sopes are great. So is the tinga de pollo and pambaso sandwiches. if you want great touristy atmosphere with mariachis, you're better off at Casa de Bandini.

Thank Shellorca
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

The soups are authentic and hearty. They serve pozole here which is my favorite. So is the chile verde for that matter. The salsa is the best in all of san diego, yes, I said it!

Thank glamgardner
San Diego, California
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173 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

My BF and I were looking for a new restaurant to visit and decided to try this place. Upon entering, I was underwelmed by its decor. Everything looked tired. From the decoration to the employees. The service was slow but we still had high hopes for the food because of the positive reviews. We ordered a cheese quesadilla, cuatro tacos... More 

Thank lindagn1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1464 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-2930
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-632-1512

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