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Rudy's Taco Shop

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7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Carlsbad, California
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popular locally owned using fresh ingredients. They offer beer (which is great with Mexican food). I often call in for take out if it's during a busy dinner hour. Service is quick and they have a 'condiment" bar to help yourself to several different salsas, Good prices and good portions. Has a small inside eating area and outside seating. Would... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Bring out of town friends here for delicious Crispy Chicken tacos! They are delicious. Good Guacamole, Ice cold beer and A quesadilla , now that's Cali Mex at its best No frills but easy quick and oh so Tasty Love it

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Thank Tattalat
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The rolled potato tacos were very good, they came with a healthy amount of guacamole and fresh pico de gallo. The kids enjoyed the loaded nachos. The prices were so reasonable that my husband two veggie burritos.

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Thank Kristi K
Iowa
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208 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was on my walk near the Omni La Costa. I stopped for a late breakfast/early lunch and was astounded by the quantity of food for such a low price. It was very good.

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Thank RyanfromIowa
Carlsbad, California
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77 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I have been here before and the food was good. I know Cinco is a super busy day so maybe I just picked a bad day. I called and told them my order was not correct when I go home and they did give me a credit for the next visit. I went back and had their chicken rolled tacos... More 

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Thank Regina T
Highland, California
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We discovered Rudy's on TripAdvisor a few years ago. The prices are reasonable and the food is spectacular. The staff is friendly and patient. Some days during the week, they have "happy hour' specials as well.

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Thank Suzanne D
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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104 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Rudy's Tacos in La Costa is consistently good. The Menu is Large and the food is prepared very nicely and service is quick! What sets it apart is managements attempts to expand the menu with home style cooking . I love their bean and egg burritos and people rave about their chile Rellanos and carne Asada. Tortilla soup, chicken Tacos... More 

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Thank Tattalat
Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We stayed at the Omni La Costa (1 minute away), and when we didn't want to pay the big bucks for a fancy meal, we headed to Rudy's. Almost every day for breakfast - the breakfast burritos are huge! Everything we had was excellent, service was quick and friendly. Exactly what we love!

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Thank TacoCity
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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192 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

I have been here as often as I can, and I recommend it highly. The large family is always happy with their food. They have a wide variety of sauces. You can count on great food here.

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Thank Nancy882
Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

This little hole in the wall is legit! There enchiladas are bomb and tacos are huge. You get a great portion of meat in them! And don't get me started on their chicken soup! Full of flavor and all that chicken! Need the recipe!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad

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