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Tony's Jacal

621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
+1 858-755-2274
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkey” (24 reviews)
“carnitas” (12 reviews)
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621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has the best authentic Mexican food in the area. Its a family run place with the same owners for 40 years. If you do not want to eat heavy The Nacho's are the best I have had anywhere....pair it with a pitcher of...More

Thank 394dina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to Tony's Jacal for over 20 years. People are either For Tony's or for Fidel's right next door. We've been to both but we sure prefer Tony's. Fresh ingredients, home-made menu items, great carnitas, the beat slaw you'll evwr have, fabulous carne...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great margaritas, great food, great service. Having been taken to a previous Mexican restaurant touted as "the best" by a friend, we were skeptical when again a friend said Tony's was "the best". Well this one was right. Generous Margaritas were slightly slushy, very full...More

Thank PMJC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful garden setting and themed music. Food good but not exceptional. Friendly service! Expected more based on reviews, closed Tuesday so we tried it on Wednesday.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We've been coming to Tony's Jacal for years with my uncle, who has been coming here pretty much since they opened. The place is sprawling, it's been added on to numerous times. The service is quick and efficient, and the food is good and not...More

Thank jd068
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Free parking, 15 min. Wait time without reservation and bar waiting area. My husband ordered a mid prince sour and it was quite tasty! Our dinner was delicious!

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I travel a lot for work and when looking for places for dinner I like to find a busy establishment with a bar area and TV's or communal seating, or something so I'm not just sitting at a table by myself with nothing to do...More

Thank Lyssia M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went to Tony's Jacal for the first time a few nights ago, and arrived 4:40, which was perfect as the doors don't open until 5 PM. Within 45 minutes there was a long line out the door with an average wait of about 1...More

Thank steven e
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just the Best Local Food, Where you find Original Mexican Food, not to cheezy or greasy. The sauces make the food, chicken, Beef.

Thank McCausland
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Tony's is always a "must" visit when in the San Diego area. It has been there for ever and there is good reason for that. Great food and margaritas and prompt and efficient service. Highly recommend and a visit to San Diego is not complete...More

Thank Pat C
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Is it dog friendly
10 July 2016|
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Response from JimOB1 | Reviewed this property |
outside - we bring our border collie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2274
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