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Jalapenos Mexican Food

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11835 Carmel Mountain Rd #1307, San Diego, CA 92128
+1 858-673-5204
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San Diego, California
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Meal good as used to be. Atmosphere needs improvement. We decided to use this place again stop going 6+ months ago. They had raised their prices, reduced their portions and the food was not as good. This last time I bought 4 meals and they were all good. But th portions are still small

Thank Takis P V
New York City, New York
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204 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We took out a bean and cheese and a veggie burrito and both were very good. Big and flavorful. Definitely worth a stop by if you are in the area.

Thank J L
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We were on our summer vacation all the way through California here and stayed a few nights at a hotel nearby. Read the good recommendations here on Tripadvisor and chose Jalapenos. We also took the fish burrito the other ones recommended - AND IT WAS AWESOME. Really fresh ingredients, great selfmade salsas, and nice staff made this the best meal... More 

Thank Franzi M
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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228 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

We got take out food from this restaurant and the carne asada burrito was really good. Would never have picked it on my own, but my brother-in-law recommended it and we liked the food.

Thank docallergy
San Jose
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Our hotel was in the area, and I found this place online. It sounded like a small, hole-in-the-wall Mexican place, which is always a good thing! It's located in a strip mall, so parking was easy. The good was good, fresh, and plentiful. Between dinner and lunch at a later time, we ate the veggie burrito, steak soft tacos, chicken... More 

Thank UnregisteredUser2013
San Diego
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Whenever I am lazy and do not want to cook, this is the place for me to go for a relaxing dinner. There are only two things that my husband and I will order: Shrimp Quesadilla and Seven seas soup. It is hard to describe the taste of shrimp quesadilla; the cheese is just melt in your mouth, the onion... More 

Thank Tina P
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is my wife and my favorite 'go-to' place for lunch. All of their offerings are good. I got hooked on their fish tacos when I first came to San Diego 12 years ago, and we've been coming back ever since. Other highlights are the al pastor taco special, and the carne asada burrito. This year they have renovated the... More 

Thank Mark S
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Whether I am in the mood for a burritto, tacos, or soup this place hits the spot! This is my go to restaurant for when friends are visiting in town, or I want to grab a burritto and head to the beach. I reccommend ordering some carne asada fries to share and some fish tacos for your main course so... More 

Thank Stephanie M
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232 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

We went out of our way to try this for Mexican because it was recommended by a friend. I love fish taco's but found this one to be over sauced with flavorless fish. Our local taco shop has much better fish taco's for half a dollar less. My husband had the cali burrito which was mediocre but the torta wasn't... More 

Thank lms1950
Flint Hill, Virginia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

At lunch Friday we had very generous fish tacos and a Chili Verde Burrito all of which was excellent. This place had been recommended by a San Diego friend and was everything he said it would be. Very reasonable prices, very fresh ingredients, and very generous portions mark this small strip mall restaurant as a place to return to, again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11835 Carmel Mountain Rd #1307, San Diego, CA 92128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-673-5204

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