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El Tejate

205 W Mission Ave Ste R, Escondido, CA 92025-1733
+1 760-594-1231
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
16 Sep 2017
“Had lunch ...”
4 Jul 2016
“Fabulous!!! Authentic Mexican cuisine ”
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205 W Mission Ave Ste R, Escondido, CA 92025-1733
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Sorry for the short review. Real simple, it's real good. The food is very authentic and the service is good. We definitely recommend. Good luck - Ray and Hermie

Thank Ray and H
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Just by chance we ended up eating at El Tecaje Mexicans restaurant yesterday with a group of friends. Food is fantastic and authentic, order the mole, the fajitas and the tacos. We are retiring very soon.

Thank Adriana S
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great service by only one staff in front during lunch! Menu is good and the food great, 3 people for lunch and ordered three different things, tasted all and they all were fantastic. Looks like the torta offered a great bang for the buck and...More

Thank Eduardo_TJ
Reviewed 15 February 2016

El Tejate my new discovery and a good one. Mexican Restaurants are a dime a dozen but this one stick out because it offers "Gastronomia Oaxaquena", the cuisine of the city of Oxaca in southern Mexico. Almost all of the items in their menu are...More

Thank G B Nino C
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service was great. The owner came to the table to make sure everything was good.

Thank Merle C
Reviewed 24 August 2013

You can’t judge a book by its cover – nor even by its location. El Tejate in Escondido sits in a small strip mall in Escondido, with a very unassuming store front that emphasizes karaoke. There is nothing Mexican or Spanish about the entrance which...More

2  Thank Kip W
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I have eaten here twice and both times were excellent. The Chile Rellano and pork Tamal were outstanding. The Tamal was prepared in a banana leaf was the largest, most moist and flavorful tamale I have ever had. The authentic traditional dishes brought back great...More

2  Thank Dwight D
Reviewed 3 March 2010

It's easy not to see the restaurant as you drive by. It was recommended for it's great food and we are glad we found it. We just returned from our 3rd visit. Each time we try something new and have not been disappointed. They start...More

3  Thank SanDiegoBarbara
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Mission Ave Ste R, Escondido, CA 92025-1733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: +1 760-594-1231
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