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Trevino's Mexican Restaurant

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11795 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1749
+1 510-234-7462
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Oakland, California
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Customer service is TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Had my mind set on a beef enchilada with red sauce and extra green onions..... Waited for 15 minutes to be served. Waiter walks to my table, looks at the white couple who had come in 10 minutes after our arrival, and proceeds to take their order.. You gotta be kidding right? By this time my... More 

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Thank Robert W
Oakland, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband and I have been going to Trevino's for a long time. Never had a complaint until tonight. Something has changed. My food was horrible and the service sucked. When I complained about the quality of the tamale, it was suggested by the manager that "I take it home and give it to my dog". The little lady is... More 

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Richmond, California
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159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

We were expecting the same great quality and tasty food as in previous visits, but this time we were kind of disappointed with the food! The service is still at their best! We always welcome their signature soup and salad with the slice of beet, and shredded carrots and your choice of dressing! But, the last time the soup wasn't... More 

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Thank KEZC29
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We love Trevinos Always great food and service authentic Mexican food Alex the owner always very kind and friendly we love Terri the waitress its just a great place to eat at.. love the Salsa and chips, sopes, Pollo en su Crema awesome! Its in a great location you can experience down town and have lunch or dinner at Trevinos

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Thank Rudy G
Richmond, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

I wish there was another rating between "average" and "very good". "Good" would describe the experience more accurately. Not having a wide knowledge of Mexican cuisine, I cannot comment on the authenticity of the dishes, but I have enjoyed every one I have tried so far. I don't have a favorite and try something different every time. My husband is... More 

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Thank Evelyne B
Berkeley, California
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

For a while the food was inconsistent in quality; seems like they had a new chef every time we went. On good days, the food would be good; on bad days too salty/cold. Looks like they're regrouping, after the passing of the owner's daughter who managed the place--her sister and her sister's husband have taken over and seem to be... More 

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Thank Bruce P
El Cerrito, California, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

It's a neighborhood Mexican restaurant. The food is quite good, the Margaritas plenty, and the staff friendly. It's probably the closest to actual Mexican food that you can get in this area. Dinners come with an excellent tortilla soup, salad, and plenty of homemade chips.

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Thank manfred383
El Cerrito, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

The food is quite good. I like that it is close by and does not taste like the food is "pre-made". The salsa that comes with the chips is a little too spicy for my taste. I wish they would give you an option of hot or mild.

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Thank Julie W
Richmond, California
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159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

We have eaten here several times, and I have to say this is one of the few places around the area that has the closer flavor to real Mexican food. If you order lunch or dinner plate, it will comes with the sides of salad and soup: Salad: lettuce, shredded carrots and a slice of beet, with your choice of... More 

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Fairfield, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

I've been going to Trevino's for more than 30 years but I know they have been open longer. It is a long time favorite of mine and my best friend. The have a big menu and I have never seen a plate that I did not want to try but I am ever faithful to their Excellent Beef Taco's. Crispy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11795 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-1749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-234-7462

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