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El Fandango Restaurant - CLOSED

2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
+1 619-298-0120
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good19%
  • Average28%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible8%
23 Jun 2014
“Restaurant closed”
4 Sep 2013
“Worst Mexican food we had in San Diego”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 24 June 2014

Went to Old Town to have dinner here. Last visited several years ago. Walked by this week and the restaurant was closed down.

Thank Ehad2
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We ended up at the El Fandango after arriving in San Diego late on a Saturday evening with two tired and hungry children in tow. The children ordered burgers - I was suprised to see such poor quality as they were very thin and tasteless....More

1  Thank Lesly C
Reviewed 31 August 2013

After a long walk at Old Town San Diego, we decided to stop by the nearest restaurant to eat some lunch. El Fandango restaurant location is ideal, it is inside the center of the historic park. I personally loved the quiet atmosphere and the lovely...More

Thank VRaygoza
Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

Visiting old town and picked this place out of random choice. can't say it was anything special. everything was pretty average. the food came quickly and service was okay. good sides was that it was reasonably priced. the places up the street and out of...More

2  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 20 July 2013

My husband and I visited the Old Town on July 4th and went here for lunch. Place didn't seem too busy but staff were obviously not coping. Eventually someone took our order and brought our drinks. Waited ages and eventually were given a plate of...More

1  Thank AllyL
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Wait staff was very polite - food was great! If you don't like really hot salsa, avoid theirs. It was good, but it trended toward mouth-burning/numbing (drink LOTS of water). Highly recommended.

Thank B F
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We came to San Diego to visit some friends who wanted us to try "authentic" Mexican food and brought us here. I can't say if it was truly "authentic" but it was different than other Mexican places I have been to. The service was a...More

2  Thank Carol A
Reviewed 16 June 2013

As my family and I sat down I started to read the reviews on Trip Advisor. I thought to myself should I leave!! I decided to take a chance and hopefully the reviews before me may have been over exaggerated. I ordered the combo with...More

1  Thank BEN M
Reviewed 29 May 2013 via mobile

Before going to SD- I really thought Old Town was a must see. It wasn't. If you are well traveled you will instantly recognize this place for what it is- a tourist trap. While some of the restaurants in the area have very cute patios/old...More

2  Thank Rabbott1
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My family visited this restaurant during Memorial Day weekend, so granted it was a very busy weekend. However, the service was horrible. The host was inexperienced; they didn't have a formal wait list; he was taking people names on a folded, wrinkled paper. He kept...More

Thank Sunocean18
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2734 Calhoun St, San Diego, CA 92110-2706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-298-0120
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