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Porkyland Restaurant

1030 Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4425
+1 858-459-1708
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
24 Sep 2016
“Surprisingly good”
10 Apr 2017
“Rich, full flavors & friendly staff”
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$
DETAILS
1030 Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4425
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We've had just about everything on their menu & never been disappointed. Their carnitas are delicious as if Grandma spent hours at the stove. The portions are larger than many fast food type places but the only have 3 locations so probably why the quality...More

Thank wardwells
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is surprisingly good Mexican food. My favorite dish, fish tacos. This is also the place I go to buy tortillas. The Chicharones are fresh, but something of a surprise if you are used to commercial 'cracklin's, as gringos call them.

Thank Papafish92037
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. Good food and fairly low prices. We had a spinach salad, fish tacos, and nachos. Good food all around

Thank medalguy
Gabriel C, General Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear medalguy, Thank you for taking the time to send your comments, we appreciate your kind words and are glad you had a nice experience. It will be a pleasure to have you again soon. Thank you for your feedback! Best, Gabriel Camacho. Porkyland.

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I picked up take out for my family. There were so many choices I eventually chose the specialty burro. I got each with sauce and guacamole. It was delicious. The various types of tacos have inspired me to go back. It was costly but good....More

Thank Npwalter
Gabriel C, General Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Npwalter, Thank you so much for taking the time to send your comments, we appreciate it. I am glad you had a good experience. We recently changed the menu and added few new items and salads. When you are in the area again, please...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016

First time at this restaurant today. Bought a bean and cheese burrito for a few cents under 6 dollars. It was okay. The flour tortilla was very good. The texture of the beans not so much. Also-I did not like their salsas (both red sauces...More

Thank Angelica S
Gabriel C, General Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Angelica, thank you so much for giving us a try on this your first time. I am sorry we could not delivery complete satisfaction. Our beans are home made and we smash them, it shouldn't. but different cooks might smash them more or less....More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

I got a terrible stomach ache after eating here the first time. When I called to tell the manager, he could have cared less. Too bad, I can't take the chance on going back...

Thank airbrush
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The food is great, but the center it's located in is difficult to park in. I have eaten their food for lunch and used their food for catered parties. Prices are reasonable and the food is prepared fresh. Great Mexican menu, but parking in the...More

2  Thank travelNReviewer
Gabriel C, Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you travelNReviewer, we appreciate the time you took to write a review, also we thank you for your visit, hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The team showed up on time. The food was fresh and flavorful and all our guests loved the selection. Will definitely use Porkyland again soon!

1  Thank Todd P
Gabriel C, Public Relations Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Todd, thank you for your comments, I appreciate it. I look forward to serving you again in the future. Best to you! Gabriel Camacho.

Reviewed 31 March 2015

I had planned to cook dinner on Saturday, however, as I headed into La Jolla for a photo shoot, I quickly realized that PORKYLAND was just ahead. Forget cooking, once you've got the idea in your head, there's no turning back. I caught them just...More

1  Thank BigKev395
Gabriel C, General Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear BigKev, This is one of the best reviews and glad to read we've had. One of those you want to put in a frame. Thank you for your kind and motivating words. I am glad you enjoy what we do and look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 March 2015

Porkyland catered an event for me last night for 120 people. The food was awesome - everyone went back for seconds and there were no leftovers. The staff was prompt (actually early), set up smoothly, took down when appropriate and were warm and friendly to...More

1  Thank danielengel
Gabriel C, Manager at Porkyland Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dan, we appreciate your words and your support in past events. We look forward to keep building on our business relationship. Thank you! Best, Gabriel Camacho Catering Director. Porkyland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4425
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-1708
  • E-mail
Description
San Diego Mexican Grill Restaurant & Catering since 1982. Making home-made fresh carnitas, chile rellenos, carne asada, pastor & much more for over 30 years. We cater all type of events, from 5 to 1,000 people. Check out our Facebook & Twitter