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631 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2228
+1 805-237-9697
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place for lunch, friendly service, great enchiladas. The prices were good. Atmosphere was colorful and casual.

Thank MathosJ
Ripon, California
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130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We came in here for an early dinner while vacationing in Paso Robles. The menu had the usual Mexican entrees. We ordered chili Colorado and chili verde. The sizes were very large, but the price fit the portions. The quality was good; a bit above the average Mexican restaurant. The service was okay, but nothing attentive or special. This is... More 

1 Thank Cindy S
Las Vegas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I can only speak for what I ate, but the food reminded me of what I grew up eating in a border town. Ahh, memories. The restaurant is off the downtown square I think catered more to locals than tourists; but as tourist we went twice during our stay. Give it a try and see if it's for you. I... More 

1 Thank HappyGirl2578
san marcos
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were really hungry when an antique shopkeeper recommended the "place next door". Looked like a 40 year old Mexican family restaurant outta East LA. Really big inside. The place filled up as we dined. Military, tourists, Europeans speaking French and Dutch, teens with boards, local business people.....well, the food speaks for itself. Not only volumes of food but really... More 

1 Thank waterwoman1
Irvine, CA
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I've always had the shredded beef tacos because I can't resist, however, this time I tried the carne aside tacos. They were very good but I'll go back to the shredded beef next time. My husband had chili rellanos and enchiladas which were also great. I think my problem with the carne asada was actually me. I just can't tolerate... More 

1 Thank cindyelizabeth
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place, I never have to worry if the food will taste the same because it always does!! The carne asana tacos are amazing! No other restaurant compares to them!

1 Thank Shutterbug30
San Jose, Ca
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121 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Passing through town, the gas station attendant recommended La Mexicana. We were seated and attended to promptly. The food was tasty- the enchilada reminded me of the homemade ones a friend's mom used to make. My friend had a flautas plate that she enjoyed immensely. The restaurant was bright and cheerful- in decor and personnel.

1 Thank LMRah
Lakeside, California, United States
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We arrived in Paso hungry for Mexican food. Didn't want anything fancy so we checked out this place (recommended by our hotel staff). It was perfect...bright and friendly inside, excellent food (husband loved their chili rellenos) and outstanding and quick service. Would recommend to anyone, great place for a family. Ample portions.

1 Thank Cathy H
San Jose, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

This family friendly restaurant will satisfy your craving for Mexican food quick, fast, and in a hurry! From the crunchy, salted perfectly chips to numerous entree selections you won't be disappointed. The owner and staff will treat like you family and your stomach will thank you!

1 Thank ValerieTingley
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We were on our way home to Fresno & in the mood for Menudo. I googled Menudo in Paso Robles & Trip Advisor listed La Mexicana with 4 Stars so we had to stop! We were not dissapointed, the Menudo was the best I've had since Grandmas & I personally give La Mexicana 5 Stars!! My Boyfriend had Pasole, we... More 

2 Thank Pati H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-237-9697

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