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Don Perico Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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9021 Grapevine Rd W, Lebec, CA 93243-9716
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a good drink and enchiladas that were very good as well. Did not care for the dessert of flan. Friendly and quick service.

Thank Sherdogma
Ventura, California
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256 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Felt the need for some food before completing the trip home, pulled off I-5 in Grapevine to see what was available. Don Perico's caught my eye, and the thought of some good Mexican food took hold of me. I was surprised at the size of the restaurant, bigger than I thought it would be, and very nicely appointed. My order... More 

Thank DonaldYokum
Whitefish, Montana
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

What a surprise! The food was excellent and the margaritas were great. The service was good. A well kept restaurant

Thank Ann D
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was traveling north on I-5 and became tired of the heavy holiday traffic. I took the Grapevine exit and found a room at a motel next door. While the decor is dated, the burrito was amazing. Their salsa has the right amount of heat for my liking. They also had some of my favorite beers on tap I will... More 

Thank Ken G
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We walked over here from the Ramada. It was fast and friendly service. The food was good and filling.

Thank dscottpdx
Sixpenny Handley
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a night at the nearby hotel & ventured in here for a beer. Friendliest, most genuine welcome we've had during our week in California. Beer was good, food was great, and the staff were great. Will definitely be back!

Thank Handy-Manly
Walnut Creek, California
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We didn't expect much, but only wanted a margarita and a light meal and there were no restaurants without driving down the freeway. This is dated in its decor and the service homey. We were surprised by the fabulous home made Mexican food. The carnitas was superb. I ordered an avocado salad which was in a mini tortilla bowl with... More 

Thank 328babe
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was one of the dirtiest restaurants we have eaten in. The entry door glass was filthy. The windows by our booth were full of cobwebs. There were flies throughout the restaurant. When we walked in for dinner, there was only one customer in the restaurant when we entered and no employees in sight. The customer must have either worked... More 

Thank Carl R
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

For those looking for a reasonable place to eat halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on Interstate 5 or Hwy 99, I would recommend the Mexican restaurant Don Perico, next to the Ramada Inn (west side of freeway). The food is very good with an extensive menu. Service is excellent, the dinning area roomy and pleasant, and the prices... More 

Thank Phil R
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This surprisingly good Mexican restaurant sits in a small exit on I-5 at the foot of the “Grapevine grade”. It only shares the location with a Shell station and convenience store and a very rest full Ramada Inn (separate review). It has great food in both quality and quantity. The menu is extensive and the flavors are a delightful blend... More 

Thank JAY B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9021 Grapevine Rd W, Lebec, CA 93243-9716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lebec
  • Phone Number: 6612486903

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