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The Whole Enchilada

7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
+1 831-633-3038
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I ate at the Whole Enchilada again while visiting Moss Landing, CA on Friday, October 7, 2016. The restaurant is a little taste of Mexico; very colorful, lively, and oozes ambiance. You enter through a cool outdoor patio. We were joined by...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went here after whale watching in Moss Creek for lunch. It was great food. Loved their salsa and the burrito I got was really good too. Very friendly staff.

Thank krashzmom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat and we're surprised how busy the place was on a weekday about 3PM, good sign I guess. We split a chimichanga which was just enough to tide us over until dinner. It was very good if...More

Thank skimaxer
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Superb chipotle-chicken soup, chips & salsa, and wonderful margaritas. We have eaten here 20 or more times in past years, and it is always a pleasure. The owner Ray Retez regularly greets & chats with customers, and is one of the finest and friendliest restaurant...More

Thank Dumontco
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Took a drive to find the restaurant. We were there around 4pm, so a very early dinner! The menu had tacos, enchiladas, a burrito. But also there were items like lobster ravioli,with shrimp, in a lobster bisque sauce. Several dishes with large shrimp. Good house...More

Thank 1Michelle
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We found this place three years ago on our way into Monterey and we haven't stopped talking about it since. The owner it the sweetest man and the food is the best Mexican I've had in my life. I had the pork carnitas enchiladas with...More

Thank Mackenzie B
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

No complaints about the food or the margaritas. An absolute must after whale watching! We ordered the seafood Mexican platter for two. Everything was fresh and the presentation was beautiful.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Ate at the bar as the wait for a table was over 40 minutes. Had beers, bar tostitos with salsa, deep fried artichoke hearts with yummy dipping sauce, very good NE Clam Chowder (not thick and floury) and fish tacos. Hit the spot and obviously...More

Thank rokamabe
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have eaten here many times over the years. I went to school at Moss Landing Marine Labs. The food keeps getting better... pretty gourmet for Mexican food with some unique and flavorful combinations. I had the "South Philly Steak Burrito" and really enjoyed it...More

Thank Bradley B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

so close to the road, it's always busy, nothing was hugely memorable, though nothing was bad, you really have to decide for yourself

Thank Dusk_Treader
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Marlyn M
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as with any bar, buyer beware, know what you're ordering and how much you will be spending...Buy Responsively and Drink as if this is your last one...but never, never, never drink and drive!!!!
10 May 2015|
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Response from Joanne J | Reviewed this property |
California restaurants do not allow dogs. Possibly on rhe patio would be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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