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Fulano's Mexican Cafe

145 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-1713
+1 760-753-1711
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good0%
  • Average9%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible27%
7 Apr 2017
“Ok food. Rest of the package is awful”
9 Dec 2016
“Just average Mexican food”
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145 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-1713
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Sat down at 6:30. For the next hour all we got was chips and drinks. There were maybe 10 or 12 people there when we got there including a large group of middle age ding dongs yelling their heads off which drove us outside. My...More

Thank dave820
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Finally tried Fulano's after many years living in Carlsbad. It was my outstanding that they were a gourmet Mexican restaurant. Well just ain't so. Just average food and average service. Lots of other really good Mexican restaurants in the area. Try one of them. They...More

Thank lubigolf
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Some restauranteurs forget a restaurant business is partly in the hospitality business. When you seek a restaurant like Fulano's it's for the EXPERIENCE... This place lacks any experience in atmosphere or decor or services... if you like Mexican food find a Mexican restaurant, if you're...More

Thank TravelXer
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fulano's is a small restaurant that is easy to miss, not being on the Coast Highway where most of the local eateries are found. It's food is exceptionally good, and more upscale than the typical fare in our other local Mexican restaurants, many of which...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

If you live in the Carlsbad -Encinitas area you should dine at this restaurant at least once. This place is not your usual taco shop.(Don't get me wrong, I love some taco shops) Leucadia is changing rapidly from sleepy coastal community to yoga, wine bars...More

1  Thank lorenrosalin
Reviewed 1 February 2015

On Friday evenings, they serve one of the best sea bass dishes I've ever tasted. Grilled with a hint of lime on a bed of mashed potatoes with a gorgeous, lightly spiced sauce. It's worth the visit just for that dish. The rest of the...More

Thank LaurieSRoth
Reviewed 3 August 2014

In my opinion the review of a restaurant will take many elements into consideration. Naturally, the food is of utmost importance. Also, it is important to evaluate the customer service, the physical facility, parking, and location. A great restaurant will have all of these elements...More

Thank TravelinMan760
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

Overpriced, rarely open, interesting owner-chef. Won't return. Sadly gone downhill from prior years' visits.

Thank BigPapa714
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I have tried to eat here several times - as it looks like it would be a good place. I have NEVER seen it open in my ten plus years of living in Leucadia. Please can someone find out what their hours are????

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 22 December 2011

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in San Diego. The chile rellano is so light and delicate with a delicious sauce. The pork dish with portobello mushroom has one of the most incredible sauces ever and it is served with great cole slaw. I don't...More

Thank PilotsWife27
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  • Address: 145 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024-1713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-1711
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