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Garcia's Mexican Restaurant

2968 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-729-8565
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
2968 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Great service. Watch out for the Cadillac Margaritas!! They are strong!! They took great care of our large party celebrating a birthday

Thank debahrke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good lunch specials and nice Margarita. Always friendly and great service. Salsa has a kick to it!!!

Thank Magaroons
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were travelling and this was a really good place to stop for lunch. We enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. The food was quite standard Mexican, but really nicely prepared. The staff are friendly and nice.

Thank inezlucie
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I popped in here for dinner after scouting out the village for a while. It was a good choice. The Ricardo combo of Tostada and beef taco was wonderful. A great atmosphere in the place too.

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We've been coming here for years and the food is always good but the service can be hit or miss. Overall it's a nice place, check out the insane decor inside (ladies will love the women's bathroom accoutrements. Eclectic to say the least! The food...More

Thank mikesI1810RX
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We always try to eat here when in Carlsbad. We had drinks and food again this past week and it was delicious w/great, fast service on farmers market day! Fish taquitos were freat

Thank cowgirl509
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Went for a family lunch on a Saturday afternoon and sat outside as weather was perfect! Service was very good starting off with chips and salsa. Food was generally very good, fresh and tasty but nothing spectacular. Portions were large on the combination dishes and...More

Thank drjeff77
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Live music and an outdoor patio make this a very special spot! The chips and salsa are fresh and delicious. We had enchiladas, flautas, and tacos - all were wonderful! We have been coming here for years and love it every time:)

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The service is always great and the outdoor seating is a fun and vibrant place to people watch. This place has been here since 1960 and it just keeps getting better.

Thank 808BarbE
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The food was great, the margaritas delicious and the service was good. Hard to find parking as with any beach city. The local police even warned us about being towed away during street fair.

Thank Rmassoudi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2968 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-729-8565
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