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Nico's Taco Shop

3860 Valley Centre Dr Ste 404, San Diego, CA 92130-3312
+1 858-481-2628
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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Closes in 1 min
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
3860 Valley Centre Dr Ste 404, San Diego, CA 92130-3312
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I ordered a carne asada taco today and the meat was so tough that I threw the meat away and only ate the corn tortilla. But worse, the cup of water from their cold water dispenser was dirty. I could see the sediment in the...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

After passing this shop for years, we decided to give it a try. We both ordered the #1 combo--a beef taco and cheese enchilada with rice and beans. You order at a counter and the meal is brought to your table in a styrofoam container....More

Thank lindymiles
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It's a nice little spot in the Piazza Carmel shopping area. Initially, I was not a huge fan of their burritos. I have since moved on to other items that I think are superb. I really have grown a liking towards their beef and chicken...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Stop here for a quick bite and left with much more. The best tacos in OB, food was fresh and delicious.

Thank Mac2105
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Not worth to get cash. Food was eh. How do places exist where they do not take cc. I have a feeling they are hiding money from the government. Shady place. Stay away.

Thank Paranoid56
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for over 15 years. First while I attended high school in the area. Then just stopping in from time to time. And now it's a must have when we come to visit (we no longer live in San Diego). It's cash...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Planned to eat here for dinner, but after placing my order, I was told that they only accepted cash. There may have been a sign, but I missed it. To be in a major metro area like San Diego and not accept cards is weird,...More

Thank Riley B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent food. Blown away by the quality... The burritos were especially good and the quesadilla was a big portion.

Thank pcunnin4
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Stayed in Ocean Beach for a week and we got take out from Nico's four or five times. The beans, rice, carne asada fries, California burrito, and tortillas are very good. I didn't like the red salsa though. Get the green salsa instead. We loved...More

1  Thank GoGo94
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Nico's Taco Shop, like its name implies, is a simple taco shop in a slightly upscale strip mall. The food is quick and simple...perfect if you need to grab a bite on the run. Lots of locals stop by and pick up food to go...More

Thank Vicki D
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3860 Valley Centre Dr Ste 404, San Diego, CA 92130-3312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-481-2628
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