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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
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8657 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-2356
+1 858-554-1866
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Amite, Louisiana
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fast food Mexican restaurant offers a wide variety of burritos, bowls, and similar dishes. Service is fast and efficient. The food is very good.

Thank Mizzou_Engineer
San Diego
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I love the salad, usually get the chicken....but sheesh the dude always scoops up like a half spoonful of black bean juice with the beans and my salad turns into a soup. I guess I need to be more high maintenance and ask them to let the juice run out the bottom of the spoon before they plop it in... More 

Thank JakeBSD
San Diego, California
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158 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It's a Chipotle so you know what to expect. It's a fairly large Chipotle. If seating is tight, you can step outside and walk around the Trader Joe's and find a quiet place to sit at a table inside the mall. Parking at this location can be really tight most times of day.

Thank SDSteve
Coronado, California
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278 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

As the title suggests we dined there at lunch because our 11 year old charge likes Chipotle's food and this premise was close to where we picked him up. It was our first visit. Probably our last if we can help it. It was lunch time and it was busy but we had no problems getting a table.

Thank PeterandJinx
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

What kind of bad services by cheating on customers. Wow, I was so surprise when the girl charged my wife a large soda from our lunch and she never drinks soda. She drinks hot tea or coffee in the morning and just water for lunch. Food is not good and sometimes you are afraid of old food would give you... More 

Thank Ham N
Coronado, California
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347 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Seriously, one would expect, after recent health issues at some Chipotle restaurants, that everyone would be on board with temperature issues in the food. Not the case here! My chicken bowl was not even at room temperature. Watch out!

Thank prevere
La Jolla, California
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I came here one evening to get takeout to bring home with me, as I was on my way home for the evening. I ordered a bowl, not a burrito, which meant that it was essentially the filling ingredients without the tortilla. I was not especially hungry, so I didn't feel I needed the tortilla to fill me up. The... More 

Thank pyjamaslug
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Nothing in particular stood out about Chipotle. It is an assembly line restaurant. You choose what you like and which ingredients you want on your chosen meal, pay for it and sit down and eat it. It's similar to Barbacoa and not nearly good as Cafe Rio. It's nice for a quick meal if you don't have a lot of... More 

Thank Keesym
Carmel, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Chipotle for many years has been my choice of fast food type Mexican restaurant. However the quality control of the food and the level of service have diminished over the past year. What surprises me with the La Jolla location which is not a very busy store but the level service from Management to line staff is just not there.... More 

Thank Francella66
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2013

The Chipotle chain doesn't have much consistency in their food. The food here is below the average level of all the Chipotle that I've ever been to. But the atmosphere is good, the outside seats are the best.

Thank Zhongchao L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8657 Villa La Jolla Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-2356
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-554-1866

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