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Finca Altozano

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Km 83 No.3 ensenada-tecate | Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, Mexico
+52 646 156 8045
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 13:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Ensenada, Mexico
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i have never been impressed with it. anything i have ever ordered, they don't have, even though it's on the menu. the venue is fabulous. javi's other restaurants are 100% better.

Thank Kathleen T
Ensenada, Baja California
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went with some friends of ours and we each ordered multiple samplings and shared, hubby has some sort of fresh raw fish (no, not sushi), that was flavored quite delishly with herbs and more. We will definately return.

Thank RCrider
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been many times in Finca Altosano and most of them were very good and pleasant. Unfortunately the last 2 times we were there our dinning experience was not as good. Mostly sea produce was not up yo theirprevious standards especially one of their prime dishes wich is seared octopus. Also their ceviche was not as fresh as one... More 

Thank Pau P
San Diego, California
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting reminded me of the dining room without walls at a mountain summer camp I attend as a kid and outdoor covered mess halls on some military bases or in remote outposts I enjoyed as a young adult. :-) As others have noted here, the road to Finca is dusty and bumpy. We arrived when it was still daylight,... More 

Thank Tom G
Santa Barbara, California
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so excited to come here. After dining throughout the Valle de Guadalupe. we had heard over and over that this place was a must try. The place is beautiful and fun for the entire family. The food itself was the biggest letdown. We ordered the Lechón, which was not really lechón in the end, but rather crispy pork... More 

Thank SeaweedGravel
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I eat here for our first anniversary and were a bit wary about the hype after being disappointed at Chef Javier Plascencia's restaurant in San Diego. Boy, are we glad we didn't let that deter us! We ordered the octopus mini tostadas so we could compare them to ones that disappointed us in San Diego and we... More 

Thank saf163
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and the view are both impressive!!!! The restaurant is an open air place of sorts. It has a roof but no walls so forget having the luxury of AC in the hot summer. You can see all the kitchen activity from the dining area. They use wood fired grills. Service is really good!!!! I ordered the local quail.... More 

Thank Empala
San Diego
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, try the borrego en caja china, the fresh seafood of the day. The freshly baked bread, european style (very crusty) is wonderful. On hot days the fresh cucumber or lemonade is wonderful. Nie slection of wine and beers. Great for lunch or dinner - reservation is recommended as they do get quite busy

Chula Vista, California
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142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 20 ppl at 1pm but it was hard to gather our group together on time and we had a delay of 30 mins. Beforehand we called the restaurant to let them know and they said that our spot was reserved till 3pm sooo if we can speed it up we would have much more time... More 

Thank ChickieCh
San Diego
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201 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad we had a tour bus to take us here (crossing the dry wash bed made the bus driver nervous, was afraid of getting stuck in the sand) and it was worth it. Very nice lunch. All outdoor seating, but on a great day it was beautiful. Lots of shaded seating. We never made it to the mains, we all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 83 No.3 ensenada-tecate | Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 156 8045

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