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Rico's Taco Shop

165 S El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-4140
+1 760-944-7689
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
“taquitos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
PRICE
$
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Value
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LOCATION
165 S El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-4140
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1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic Mexican fast food. The tacos are good, and the guacamole is excellent. Order at counter and sit or take out.

Thank sandyaqh
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the best chicken/cilantro/lime soup ever! My crunchy chicken tacos were divine and my colleague had the chicken enchiladas. Beans and rice were superb! The place was clean although weathered! A definite yes!

Thank EmilyMarquez
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food in Encinitas. Justin burritos are huge, filling and tasty. Taquitos are bomb diggitdy and the guacamole is on point. Never had a bad meal here.

Thank farang2017
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Best real, authentic Mexican fast food, great owners, always happy to help and joke around. Complimentary fresh fruit available and Brownies are always on the counter. Try the home made hot sauce, one of the better ones you'll taste .

Thank Moira D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was really impressed with Rico's. Prices are reasonable & the items we ordered were delicious. All of the ingredients were very fresh & well prepared. We were house-sitting just down the street & on a whim I decided to try Rico's. I probably would...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent Mexican food. Family owned place with great food. The carnitas and carne asada are my go to orders, but can also recommend the flautas and taquitos.

Thank johndentonca
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Excellent Tacos ¨place, simple but great with fresh meat and vegeis. Very cheap, for sure you will go back the day after !

Thank FIOTBALFST
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here and it was okay. Not a horrible experience but I was hoping for more. Staff was friendly and place was clean but not super high on my return list.

Thank Ryan F
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is by far one of my favorite places for lunch, and Pavlos is always making improvements to the menu and to the restaurant. We love the new chicken salad, the meat is so tender (we substitute guacamole for the avocado slices). The whole wheat...More

Thank Marti R
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Super friendly and tasty. It's one of my go to places in north county. Everything here is pretty solid, they have chicken rolled tacos which is nice and good salsa bar!

Thank HotelDuderino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 S El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024-4140
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-944-7689
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