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Old California Mining Co

1020 W San Marcos Blvd Ste 118, San Marcos, CA 92078-4031
+1 760-761-4900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“tri tip” (19 reviews)
“pork chop” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1020 W San Marcos Blvd Ste 118, San Marcos, CA 92078-4031
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resturant is clean and the staff very accommodating - The menue is very large and the food results were tasty and the volume sufficient to take home and have another meal.

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a few lunches here. The menu has so many great choices. The ice tea is great and they have draft beers. Patio seating with a large fire pit and large TV.

Thank sweetpeacalifornia
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Rustic decor may be a draw for some (kids?), so not only is it called Old but it purposefully looks and feels old. Food is pretty straightforward American meat and potatoes and is "just ok". My kids didn't love it, and they may have been...More

Thank knightmuves
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice variety in menu so those of us not attracted by the good size servings of meat and potatoes can happily dine on fish, salad, chicken. There are unusual entrees like liver and onions and meatloaf as well. My experience of several visits over several...More

Thank mlmound
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We wanted a casual place where we could go in our caps and jackets after a local college baseball game. This fit our needs perfectly. We had happy hour drinks at the bar with complimentary popcorn while we waited for all to arrive. Once we...More

Thank mzglorybeCA
Reviewed January 17, 2018

After being out of commission for over 8 months because of a fire, they're back. Good service, great food @ very popular prices. I had the tri tip open face sandwich & very tasty with very tender meat. (med. rare). Also bought the salad bar...More

Thank jerryatric
Reviewed January 15, 2018

My friend took me here while I was in California. What a neat place with all kinds of old mining equipment hanging around. I had the Tri-tip sandwich with fries and he had the special cheeseburger with fries. My sandwich was really piled up with...More

Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We've been eating here for years. We like to eat in the bar, cozy atmosphere. My husbands absolute favorite is their Tuna Melt and I have to agree. It's big! With Avocado and bacon. It is FABULOUS! They also have other great sandwiches, steaks, and...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Our first time to try this place. The half turkey on the bone toasted sandwich was sliced thinly with yummy honey-mustard served with 3 choices of soup. The turkey creole soup with rice was yummy with a spicy touch. We were quite pleased and will...More

Thank sweetpeacalifornia
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

Very reasonably priced food and alcoholic beverages. It has a Salad Bar which is hard to find anymore.

Thank pamanley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 W San Marcos Blvd Ste 118, San Marcos, CA 92078-4031
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-761-4900
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