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8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
+1 619-449-2365
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe I've never reviewed this location. This was our go-to spot when we lived in Santee (for over seven years), but I guess I started writing online reviews long after we left East County. At any rate, their salsa is still king. You...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place to go for Mexican authentic food on a consistent basis. Each time we go there the food is tasty, plentiful, and their chips and salsa are fresh and very tasty. Cadillac Margaritas are still the best around. I think the restaurant needs a facelift....More

Thank Redonion12
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Food was great as usual. This is our favourite lunch spot in Santee. I had chicken fajitas which were very good. My husband had beef enchiladas. The salsa here is excellent.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I love Mexican food & this place does not disappoint. Their enchiladas & tostadas are very good! Strong margaritas!

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

the best Mexican food in town for a sit down meal. Atmosphere is great, service is great, near shopping

Thank danandchele
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We are staying in Santee for the winter as we have done for a few years. We discovered Marieta’s about five years ago and have never been disappointed. They have a good lunch special which we have had many times. Their chips and salsa are...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A weekly dinner for us, good food and great service all the time. I would recommend giving them a try. Been going here for years.

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Hadn't been in the area for years, so we had to go back to Marieta's! Still the same great food, and even some of the same great staff! love the Chicken Mole, and the Cadillac Margaritas are still the best around. Try the Fajita's if...More

Thank ralph w
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We ate here twice on our last visit to San Diego. I've eaten here many times over the past 20 years and have never had a bad meal. Chips are warm and the salsa is very good. You can request pickled carrots and jalapenos. There...More

Thank 2goldensmom111
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I've been here 3 times with friends for lunch. Very, very reasonable lunch specials. We ordered specials off the placemats. And GOOD!

Thank toody99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8915 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-449-2365
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