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Carnitas Uruapan Mexican

4233 Spring St, Lemon Grove, CA 91941-7959
+1 619-337-2448
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“carnitas” (9 reviews)
“spring st” (2 reviews)
“la mesa” (2 reviews)
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4233 Spring St, Lemon Grove, CA 91941-7959
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Still great carnitas, even though they moved from their old Lemon Grove location to a mostly take out location.

Thank stanb47
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Eating here is like eating at my grandma’s house. The food is so authentic. The service is fast and friendly. You can order ahead and pick up att he drive thru.

Thank Drinab
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This restaurant used to be in Lemon Grove with the current picture shown on trip advisor, but they moved to La Mesa at the Spring St. address given. It is a much smaller location with a drive-thru, but the food is still great.

Thank sonora95
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

San Diego is home to many fine Mexican Restaurants due to its close proximity to the Mexican border. I often cross the border into Tijuana for a business lunch/dinner at one of Tijuana's finest Carnitas restaurant's - Carnitas Uruapan of Tijuana. They now have Carnitas...More

Thank Wulfgar44
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I've lived next door to this place for 4 years. The food and prices are great. Alot of taco shops have been having some major hikes in price but you can still get a burrito for about 5 bucks here. Their carnitas plate is hit...More

Thank Ahkilah A
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I cannot tell you enough of wonderful this family owned restaurant is! Our family goes often & they don't charge an arm and a leg. The family LOVES my husband and are very inviting every time we go there. Their carne asada ANYTHING is wonderful.

Thank Nene F
Reviewed 25 March 2016

If you love tacos Al Pastor like I do, you won't be disappointed by coming here! In the evenings on the weekend, Carnitas Uruapan cooks the Al Pastor fresh on the "spit" and charges just .99 cents per taco!!! Can't beat it!!!

Thank 1LoveSunsets1
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We San Diegans are blessed with over 1000 Mexican Restaurants. Well, our neighbor to the near south INVENTED them. So, with THIS bounty, there will be plenty of competition for the "best" meal. Carnitas have always been a great inexpensive family meal of juicy shredded...More

1  Thank jackswalley
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

A wonderful family owned n operated Mexican restaurant w/drive thru. Father and son are both incredible chefs. Tender juicy carnitas. The old man fixing street tacos literally on the street(parking lot). There green chile chicken enchiladas are amazing. Best green chile sauce outside of New...More

1  Thank articmarine
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We were staying at a Choice Hotel ad Carnitas Uruapan was across the street, visible from the parking lot. The hotel staff said their fish taco weekend special was great; so, we decided to try them. And oh my, were the homemade beef tacos delicious....More

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  • Address: 4233 Spring St, Lemon Grove, CA 91941-7959
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lemon Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 619-337-2448
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