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El Indio Mexican Restaurant

3695 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
+1 619-299-0333
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“taquitos” (57 reviews)
“tortillas” (56 reviews)
“burrito” (48 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
3695 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Indio is really good. They're know especially for the taquitos, which are great. They also have horchata on tap! Make sure you get there early or late, as they can get pretty crowded. If it isn't too warm, i recommend eating outside across the...More

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good. Large menu with lots to pick from. Not the best at helping tourist figure out what to order. Line can get long but goes quickly. Food can be spicy. The fish tacos were excellent as are the homemade tortillas. Be sure...More

1  Thank GGfrom504
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's no mystery why this unassuming, family run restaurant has been a success for 77 years. It's because they serve generous helpings of scrumptious, authentically Mexican food at reasonable prices, and they make every customer feel at home. In fact, while we were there, the...More

1  Thank MisterMikeToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice unassuming, little place. Plenty of food and good prices. Friendly service. Great stop for a family.

Thank compton49er
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to eat in San Diego! The cheese quesadilla with guacamole is fantastic! Service is great and the portions are large. Definitely a stop when in the San Diego area!

Thank Babswilltravel333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My go to for Mexican food when in town. The food here is always good, and I try and have something different when I come here and have never been disappointed. I saw some comments on the Carnitas so that is what I decided to...More

Thank L R S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister took me and her family here, one of her favorite places. Prices are average but that compares with the average food. A busy place, we got there just in time before the lunch time rush on Saturday. Staff is nice and very friendly,...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going to San Diego then you must eat here at El Indio! The enchiladas are amazing but my favorite was the burrito style quesadilla with shredded beef! It is huge n cheap! You won't walk away hungry I assure you! The service...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This place came highly recommended and the food was decent, but certainly not memorable. You order at the counter and they call your name a few minutes later. The prices were a tad on the high side. One thing that actually impacted my meal was...More

1  Thank trm684
Reviewed 14 June 2017

a must-visit spot as you drive away from the airport. Inexpensive fish tacos with slaw and soft tortillas are perfect to hold you over till dinner. Wonderful chips, cold beers from Baja, and so many other classic dishes at great prices with in and out...More

Thank JoelZ195
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3695 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-299-0333
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