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Mustangs & Burros

$$ - $$$American, Mexican,
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
+1 877-728-0224
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (10 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Fanatic lunch. Empanadas and salad after a hike to the beach. Solid tequila selection. Jen was pleasant surprise - Boston transplant who knows her tequila and best cuisine in San Diego

Thank Don B
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Fresh salads and empanadas Double Barrel Herradua Tequila Especial to the Estancia la Jolla Friendly, attentive service Jen was spectacular sever and tequila aficionado 5 Star

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Cannot recommend the pulled pork mac n cheese and Red, White & Blue salad highly enough. The ceviche was just okay.

Thank TBone_NYC
Reviewed 7 May 2015

My company hosted a happy hour at this restaurant yesterday and I was very impressed and pleased with the service that Jen provided to us!! She treated us like VIPs and made sure we had everything we needed. She has a great personality and a...More

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The outdoor patio with fireplace is terrific for late afternoon early evening drinks, snacks or dining! The

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Great hidden treasure for visitors and locals alike. Gives you a feel that you are tucked away, even though this is right near the beach and Torrey Pines. Server Jen was the best, attention to detail and great recommendations.

Thank JJ J
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We love this spot - sunny at the end of the day, fresh squeezed lime in the margaritas, great food and lovely service - consistently.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I work at UC San Diego across the street from Estancia Hotel and Spa where the wonderful Mustangs and Burros is located. There is a quaint walking path to Mustangs from the street that keeps this little treasure hidden. I need not worry about running...More

1  Thank Mitchelle G
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I was staying at the Estancia and hung out here to work. My waitress Jen was very friendly and attentive. The cocktails were very good. I had the barrel-aged negroni, the local, and a smoked orange. All were delicious. Civiche was decent, but not comparable...More

Thank Tony_and_Erica
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We spent two nights here during our family wedding weekend. They have several fireplaces and will provide blankets if you are cool on the chilly nights. We did not eat as we were here late night for cocktails both nights after the festivities ended. Cool...More

Thank JeffB32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 877-728-0224
  • E-mail
Mustangs & Burros is a classic Territorial Ranch style restaurant with a cozy and intimate dining room, featuring a spacious patio reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. Both areas feature wonderful and inviting fireplaces. Enjoy delicious small plates inspired by the Southwest and extraordinary house crafted cocktails, including innovative margaritas & our very own M & B Sangria, or join us for dinner and experience Chef Kramers' regional cuisine inspired by the season. The Mustangs & Burros Culinary Team pride themselves on utilizing locally grown and sustainable ingredients in a fresh, unique and imaginative way.
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