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Mustangs & Burros

$$ - $$$American, Mexican,
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
+1 877-728-0224
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Almost skipped this place. Decided to dine alone and thought to give it a try since i was staying at the Estancia. Had decided to leave - having been ignored for more than 20 minutes after being seated - but then the server appeared and...More

1  Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We enjoyed the happy hour. Thanks to the suggestion of our waitress, we only ordered the half portion of the chicken nachos. But even the half portion was a huge serving and strangely delicious. It went well with the house chardonay I ate it with....More

1  Thank Maria A
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My family stayed at the Estancia la Jolla from 7/21/16 to 7/24/16, and one of the dining options is Mustangs and Burros. We went there for dinner our first night because we thought it would be good quality, convenient and it didn't look too crowded....More

Thank Nick C
EstanciaHotelManager, General Manager at Mustangs & Burros, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Nick, thank you for choosing to dine at Mustangs & Burros while staying at Estancia and for taking the time to share your review. We sincerely apologize that your experience at our restaurant did not meet your expectations, nor was it reflective of the high...More

Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place is good for dinner at the resort but even better for drinks. They have a really good selection of fine Whisky, Tequila and Bourbon. And of course Wine! The bartenders are kind and attentive too!

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We had several appetizers and all were great especially the ceviche. The location outside was awesome. The staff were great. The lava cake was amazing

Thank stentdoc
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Cool place to get a couple of drinks and hang out in a low key but nice setting. It's easy to get too and a fun place to be.

Thank renaissancepeople
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Plus: Great outdoor atmosphere, low tables, lounge chairs and benches, dimmed lighting. They have a great selection of beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages. Minus: However, we're not impressed with their food. We tried the chips with guacamole as an appetizer, a mixed salad with...More

1  Thank Healthnut o
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Several of us had their Barrel Aged Estancia Mule. Never was one for craft cocktails but this one did the trick. Great flavor.

Thank Harlan2014
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Was dining alone so enjoyed a small meal at the bar. Bartender was very friendly and had good knowledge of menu. The indoor area is comfortable and the outdoor seating is relaxing and beautiful. Enjoyed the duck enchiladas!

1  Thank Rissa_13
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Very relaxed place to eat with a good selection on the menu. Good seating in- and outdoors with helpful staff and good services. Dinner was good, we had a good time!

Thank bjvink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
American, Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 877-728-0224
  • E-mail
Mustangs & Burros is a classic Territorial Ranch style restaurant with a cozy and intimate dining room, featuring a spacious patio reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda. Both areas feature wonderful and inviting fireplaces. Enjoy delicious small plates inspired by the Southwest and extraordinary house crafted cocktails, including innovative margaritas & our very own M & B Sangria, or join us for dinner and experience Chef Kramers' regional cuisine inspired by the season. The Mustangs & Burros Culinary Team pride themselves on utilizing locally grown and sustainable ingredients in a fresh, unique and imaginative way.
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