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631 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2228
+1 805-237-9697
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Paso Robles, California
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is best Mexican restaurant in Paso Robles. We have been coming here for years. We most recently visited in December with out of town friends. And they really enjoyed this place too!

Thank beaken66213
Paso Robles, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local restaurant run by a Mexican family. Good lunch specials and great combination plates for any time of day. Good prices and you won't lave hungry. Walking distance from the town center and park, so you can park anywhere and have a meal and then go wine tasting without having to get back in your car.

1 Thank DrRexT
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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262 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious Mexican food in a small friendly cafe. The chicken fajitas were wonderful, lots of tasty meat, peppers and onions on homemade tortillas. Carnitas burrito also good, lots of tender meat. Very good chips and salsa. The server and host made us feel very welcome.

Thank kay k
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Good place for lunch, friendly service, great enchiladas. The prices were good. Atmosphere was colorful and casual.

Thank MathosJ
Ripon, California
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We came in here for an early dinner while vacationing in Paso Robles. The menu had the usual Mexican entrees. We ordered chili Colorado and chili verde. The sizes were very large, but the price fit the portions. The quality was good; a bit above the average Mexican restaurant. The service was okay, but nothing attentive or special. This is... More 

2 Thank Cindy S
Las Vegas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I can only speak for what I ate, but the food reminded me of what I grew up eating in a border town. Ahh, memories. The restaurant is off the downtown square I think catered more to locals than tourists; but as tourist we went twice during our stay. Give it a try and see if it's for you. I... More 

1 Thank HappyGirl2578
san marcos
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were really hungry when an antique shopkeeper recommended the "place next door". Looked like a 40 year old Mexican family restaurant outta East LA. Really big inside. The place filled up as we dined. Military, tourists, Europeans speaking French and Dutch, teens with boards, local business people.....well, the food speaks for itself. Not only volumes of food but really... More 

3 Thank waterwoman1
Irvine, CA
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I've always had the shredded beef tacos because I can't resist, however, this time I tried the carne aside tacos. They were very good but I'll go back to the shredded beef next time. My husband had chili rellanos and enchiladas which were also great. I think my problem with the carne asada was actually me. I just can't tolerate... More 

1 Thank cindyelizabeth
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place, I never have to worry if the food will taste the same because it always does!! The carne asana tacos are amazing! No other restaurant compares to them!

1 Thank Shutterbug30
San Jose, Ca
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Passing through town, the gas station attendant recommended La Mexicana. We were seated and attended to promptly. The food was tasty- the enchilada reminded me of the homemade ones a friend's mom used to make. My friend had a flautas plate that she enjoyed immensely. The restaurant was bright and cheerful- in decor and personnel.

1 Thank LMRah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 13th St, Paso Robles, CA 93446-2228
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-237-9697

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?