We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Campos Mexican Foods

Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2008 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1716
+1 310-450-4477
Today
07:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 13: English reviews
Fort Worth, Texas
Level Contributor
74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered lunch from them with a group from work. It was ready fairly quickly and the prices were good. I had one of their burritos with enchilada sauce. Next time I think it'd get it without lettuce. Not bad for cheap eats.

Helpful?
Thank tink8009
Santa Monica, California
Level Contributor
38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place delivers good food for a fair price, with fast friendly service. They have seating, but you order at the counter and pick it up when ready. Lots of menu choices. It's favorite with the working man, student, traveler, and more. It's always busy at lunch but they move fast. The place is clean, safe, and friendly. Great for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Garry S
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

First let me say this is the original Campos which has been in its present location for the last 50 years or so. That said, the sad truth is what started out as a low cost, authentic Mexican cuisine fast food restaurant with a strong local following has degenerated into an overpriced, run of the mill taco place frequented primarily... More 

Helpful?
Thank bbchea
Newbury Park, California
Level Contributor
39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have been a fan of Campos chicken tacos for over 25 years. They always come out right. the Campos special w/out beans burrito is also a favorite here.

Helpful?
Thank Scott M
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
1,817 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 919 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Have driven past this institution for years but Friday was my first visit. Husband and I shared three rolled tacos and a carne asada burrito. Delicious! Order at the counter and pay, you'll get a number and you pick up your food when it's ready. Not romantic by any means, but homemade and delicious! I will return.

Helpful?
Thank Saranger
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Have been coming here for years since who knows when and it is always consistent, always neat and clean. It has a loyal following similar to Tommy's on Beverly and Pinks had before they became long lines of tourists destinations. But Campos deserves success so I won't mind if you all show up. YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED.

Helpful?
Thank Maurice D
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

OK, so when you are in LA, there are a bunch of options for Mexican food. There are food trucks and Mexican restaurants nearly everywhere. I make it to LA about once a year, but EVERY year, I plan a stop at Campos Mexican Food. It has kind of become a highlight of my LA journey. Please don't be mistaken,... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Eric G
Malibu, California
Level Contributor
1,097 reviews
573 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Campos has been here forever. I've eaten here every now and then for decades. Range of customers from blue-collar to college to mercedes. Standard Mexican food. Above average but nothing special. BTW, the bad review--from jersey--clearly clueless

Helpful?
Thank SanMo
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We visited Campos based on the recommendation of a local. We were thrilled with the low prices and tasty food! We also enjoyed the salsa bar. My friend from LA thought it was one of the best value meals she has had since moving to LA. The atmosphere is nothing special, but I would recommend this restaurant nonetheless!

Helpful?
Thank map32
New Jersey
Level Contributor
96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

I can't even call it Mexican food because that would be doing the cuisine a disservice. Never ever go here! We ordered chicken enchilada, fish tacos, shrimp tacos, rice & beans. All I can say is I hope I won't get sick. Guacamole was put in a blender and was bland. Beans def out of a can. Nothing but chopped... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bravegirl

Travellers who viewed Campos Mexican Foods also viewed

Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica, CA
 

Been to Campos Mexican Foods? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-450-4477

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Campos Mexican Foods staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santa Monica

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
Explore this neighbourhood