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Mexicocina Restaurant

12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064
+1 858-748-6452
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
27 Oct 2017
“New owner”
12 May 2017
“Used to be a great place but not anymore”
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12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Well.....we had given up on Mexicocina after years of patronage. The former owner who bought from the original owner ran it the place downhill. We saw they had a new owner as of October 1st. Gave it a try tonight. Attentive and friendly service. Our...More

Thank Savuti
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I used to come here often for the great Mexican food. I stopped in last April and the service was fine but the food was not up the quality that I used to enjoy. I will not be back.

Thank LaCostaKeith
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A small restaurant in the back of a shopping center that is a favorite of locals. The salsa is pretty good and the margaritas are strong. Sometimes, that's all you need. I usually get chicken fajitas, so that would be my pick as a recommendation.

Thank mishywishy2016
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I used to like this place for their lunch specials on weekdays but my last lunch was a disappointment. Price went up quite a bit and portion size went way down. They also went from bowls of salsa to 2 tablespoon size cups and act...More

Thank xhotelcritic
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Unless you have been to Mexico, you might think this is authentic food. I must admit that the atmosphere was authentic but the the food was not. I have had better Mexican food at Chili's. The enchiladas tasted good except for the sauce and the...More

Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I have eaten at Mexicocina in the past - but admittedly not the recent past. I should have known something was up when I saw that there were not many diners there. I recall the patio being packed with happy diners! Last week, we had...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

This was hands down to the worst Mexican food I've ever eaten. It appeared that the chimichanga was one of those 99 cent burritos from the grocery stores at a deep fried and my carne asada nachos look more like it had cat food on...More

1  Thank Tralalala1
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We go to happy hour at Mexi Cocina at least once a week and the chicken quesadilla and the drinks are great. The outside patio on both sides is a great place to relax. When you are there say hey to Angie the owner, she...More

Thank steven m
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Mexicocina has everything you want in a mexican restaurant.- Extensive menu, good food, fast service, 2 covered outdoor patio's, one outside the full bar which has a nice size big screen TV, large parking lot. The bar is known for many drinks the rather large...More

2  Thank rickfoodandwine
Reviewed 11 April 2014

I used to come here pretty regularly when visiting family in CA. My last visit will be my last. The food was dreadful. Flavorless tacos on store-bought corn tortillas, bagged shredded (cheddar!) cheese and bland salsa. My dad's burrito wasn't even a burrito. This place...More

Thank Morpheus1041
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12213 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway
  • Phone Number: +1 858-748-6452
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