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490 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA
+1 760-436-8589
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Bushnell, Florida
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355 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Drove by a few times without even seeing it -- ! GPS your way to the neighborhood and walk it in. Quirky and authentic Cali-Mex. Tamales were on special; chicken and beef were both large sized and tasty. Carne Asada Burrito was huge -- could have served two if we'd had control. A hole in the wall that's worth digging... More 

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Thank VespagirL55
McKinleyville, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have been going to Raul's for many years and it never dissapoints! Carne Asada burrito, 3 rolled tacos with guacamole and an Orange Bang. The best lunch!

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Thank Alksb
Encinitas, California
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is my boys favorite Cali burrito location. Small shop, order at the window. Always fast and worth any wait you may have.

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Thank Efshany
Encinitas, California
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Can't describe how good the chili verde burrito plate is...unbelievable! Always enough to take some home for later. The pork is very tender and the beans don't overwhelm the plate.

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Thank Pris N
Pacific Grove, California
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184 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The cheese enchilada was the type submerged in sauce and cheese without being overly oily. The tortillas tasted like store-bought. The prices were quite low.

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Thank John H
Encinitas, California
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

My son asks for their CA burrito often. He loves it so much he will for go frozen yogurt that his brother and sister are getting to grab a burrito instead.

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Thank Efshany
Encinitas, California
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is the real deal. There are a lot of Mexican food restaurants in town. Of the fast food ones, this one claims the fame if you are a serious fan of chili verde. Oh they have tons of other stuff that they are good at but I always order the chili verde!

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Thank Pris N
Wausau, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

On the corner of D and Costal 101 in Encinitas. We stayed in Encinitas, and quickly leaned the "go-to" Mexican food place. This fast food restaurant has a very complete food menu to pick from, and boy, is it good. We would stop here and order tacos, and take them just two blocks to the beach for a picnic. The... More 

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Thank Pat M
Columbus, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Streetside shack just off main drag. Food was very good, hot and fresh. worth a stop if your in Encinitas. Good food selection. Small seating area outside.

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Thank Randy A
Moreno Valley, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Stopped by for dinner on a Saturday night. Delicious food. Chicken taco was yummy. But the chile relleno burrito was the star. Delicious beans. Also had the cheese quesadilla, which was very good. Friendly service. Will definately be going back next time we are in town after a day at the beach.

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Thank lizandmike2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-436-8589

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