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5170 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
+1 619-479-8024
09:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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162 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We eat frequently at Murieta's and enjoy its difference from the big chains. I especially like the combo plate with chicken enchiladas and green sauce. Food and plates are always nice and warm. Green and red salsa, carrots, and chips are tasty and they keep them refilled. Service is usually good and fast, although they can get quite busy in... More 

Thank 91914
San Diego
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126 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ok, I'll be honest with you. Once I had a few sips from the watermelon margarita, I was a happy diner. I ordered the Pollo con mole and my princess got the El Comal. Honestly, the drinks made everything taste delicious. If I was drinking water, I would've been more discriminating about the beans (I'm guessing not homemade), and the... More 

Thank SageTraveler
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

2nd time there. Salsa and churros were amazing. Thinking about going again while I am here for the week

Thank Theo W
Latchi, Cyprus
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Basic service. Basic food. Nothing to write home about and nothing to complain about. If a restaurant has TV's on the walls, and the food doesn't take your focus away from the TV's, then that's about it.

Thank m p
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good overall restaurant. Not the best, but good value. Decent mexican food but could be a little more authentic which would give it a better score, but nice place.

Thank kevin s
Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here dozens of times over the years and have found that they can do an excellent job or at times a fair job---usually depends on how busy they are. When they get a crush of customers, it's anyone's guess. However I've always found the fish ceviche to be outstanding, and I love the verde sauce. The combination... More 

Thank bytor1984
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We have not been in a couple years but decided to stay close to home for dinner. That was a mistake our walk to the table set the tone for the night. The waiter did not wait for us to be seated he just dropped the menus and left. The service was the worst we have had in a while.... More 

Thank Soccertraveler2
Chula Vista, California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have been many times at Murrieta's restaurant thru the years and it has never disappointed me. They serve genuine mexican food it is pleasantly decorated, the service is excellent, and the prices fair.

Thank Pap42
Flagstaff, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Per my title, good service, nice ambience offering over-priced, so-so Mexican fare. There is little more to say.

Thank Cathy H
Chula Vista, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

We've lived in Bonita/Chula Vista area over 30 years. This is one of our favorite Mexican restaurants in this area. Service is wonderful; food is reasonable & delicious; and margaritas are very good.

Thank Kim S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5170 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bonita
  • Phone Number: +1 619-479-8024

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