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Don Chuy Restaurant

650 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2429
+1 858-794-0535
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
12 Jan 2017
“Was a wonderful cozy Mexican Restaurant -- Now Closed”
3 Jan 2016
“Like You're In Mexico”
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
650 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2429
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2017

The food here was amazing, Great bar, reasonably priced drinks. I like the nopales dishes. We really enjoyed the several dinners we had here. Don Chuy will be missed.

Thank lovewarmwater
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Love this place. Always fresh, authentic, friendly service and good food time after time - this is a great local place that makes you feel like you're in Mexico.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a small family run restaurant. The service was friendly and the menu typical of Mexican restaurants...no surprises. The margaritas were great as we're the chips and salsa. Unfortunately, the food was average at best. We enjoyed the experience, the service and the mariachi's...More

Thank haymaker58
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We were with a bunch of friends we hadn't seen for ages and actually wanted to talk and not shout so we skipped Taco Tuesday at whatever bar that is in Del Mar, and went to Don Chuy's. It was about to close and was...More

Thank rtln
Reviewed 10 January 2014

It took us a few wrong turns to find this restaurant, as it's away from the main drag and we are from out of town - but it was worth it. Simple, classic Mexican decor, solid traditional food. If you want something you can't find...More

Thank LovesExploring
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Everyone in San Diego has their favorite Mexican restaurant. Our family has been going to Don Chuys for years. The menu is extensive and the food is authentic Mexican for a reasonable price. We have been here with small groups and groups of up to...More

2  Thank Mary0516
Reviewed 4 May 2012 via mobile

I love the Cadillac n tatas marg oh n the service is great.

Thank paolitalokita
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Not as good as Tony's Jacal (across the street). Fish tacos were great. Otherwise, food was ordinary.

Thank soccermommo
Reviewed 10 August 2011

I know those who live in Solana Beach love Fidel's and Tony Jacal's and while I find those to be wonderful restaurants, I think Don Chuy has the best Mexican dishes around town. At first glance, it looks like a hole in the wall, but...More

3  Thank Hedi9
Reviewed 5 October 2010

Decided to try this place in spite of some bad reviews. Drove up and it didn't look so great but we figured what the heck. Glad we went in. We sat outside. It's not fancy but nice atmosphere. The food was great and really plentiful....More

2  Thank petsitter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-794-0535
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