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The Whole Enchilada

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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
+1 831-633-3038
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Sun City West, Arizona
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999 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 13 for lunch, and the service was great. Huge menu, with all the Mexican classics and some great seafood. Reasonable prices and tasty food. Outdoor area as well. Fun bar.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
Moss Landing, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience of this place with it's view of the Moss Landing harbor has made it a Central Coast favorite. Perfect for a rendezvous destination for friends to meet who live on opposite ends of Monterey Bay. It serves as the landdscaped northern entrance to one of the most charming little fishing villages on the West Coast. Just off the... More 

Thank nathansG7104WH
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food offered with so many choices it took us awhile to decide. I had a great virgin margarita & hubby had a non-alcoholic beer. Chips & salsa are presented & we ordered guacamole to accompany them. The beef fajitas were excellent & the "special burrito". We had not been to this restaurant for many years & we were so... More 

Thank Flowerful
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fun atmosphere and delicious food. There are many fresh and authentic Mexican dishes prepared here that one will not find in other places. Antique shopping and the ocean are nearby so a visit it makes a nice visit and one of our favorite places.

Thank Anatta2212
Walnut Creek, California
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Multiple dishes just fell flat. We eat a lot of Mexican food and we're very disappointed in this food and the prices. We won't be returning.

Thank dweiss77
Santa Rosa
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good eating here. They have a lime, cilantro, butter sauce that's great. Not a fancy place but good food, friendly service and at the coast.

Thank Linda R
Orangevale, California
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380 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stopped for a late lunch/early dinner on a Saturday. we were seated right away. We ordered the deep fired artichokes and they were just okay. Should have ordered the steamed ones. The shrimp in lobster cilantro cream sauce was wonderful except the shrimp were way over cooked. It was served on tempura fried eggplant and rice with guacamole on... More 

Thank NorCal-traveler08
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

OMG....The chicken fajitas were amazing....I have to say it was some of the best grilled chicken I have ever had. It was pretty busy on a Saturday night but we were seated very quickly. I loved that they have some live music playing as we walked in. I would come back just for the chicken it was that good.

Thank Veronica J
Modesto, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fresh fish enchilada with mild red sauce ,rice and beans the best ever. Catch if the day .freshness. Great wait staff, personable owner

Thank beowulf479
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were too starving to wait until Santa Cruz while driving back from Big Sur, and we decided to stop here without knowing what to expect. The portions are generous, and the food is delicious. Don't miss the steamed artichoke (amazing with a bit of salsa fresca on it) or the fish tacos. There are a number of daily specials... More 

Thank emarienyc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 831-633-3038

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