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5170 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
+1 619-479-8024
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Bonita, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego. Been going there weekly for thirty years. Carne Asada plate, Shrimp Caesar salad are two of my favorites. Also the Queso Fundido is the best in all of San Diego (cause I've looked!). Super friendly staff and excellent service!

Thank bethl896
Bonita, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing to write home about. We have business lunches and events here occasionally--solid and consistent pretty good food and great big margaritas.

Thank kathleen0
Bonita, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Love the Happy Hour Menu and the wait staff are terrific and on top of things! Not too noisy for seniors!

Thank Linda H
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162 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We eat frequently at Murieta's and enjoy its difference from the big chains. I especially like the combo plate with chicken enchiladas and green sauce. Food and plates are always nice and warm. Green and red salsa, carrots, and chips are tasty and they keep them refilled. Service is usually good and fast, although they can get quite busy in... More 

Thank 91914
San Diego
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126 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ok, I'll be honest with you. Once I had a few sips from the watermelon margarita, I was a happy diner. I ordered the Pollo con mole and my princess got the El Comal. Honestly, the drinks made everything taste delicious. If I was drinking water, I would've been more discriminating about the beans (I'm guessing not homemade), and the... More 

Thank SageTraveler
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

2nd time there. Salsa and churros were amazing. Thinking about going again while I am here for the week

Thank Theo W
Limassol, Cyprus
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Basic service. Basic food. Nothing to write home about and nothing to complain about. If a restaurant has TV's on the walls, and the food doesn't take your focus away from the TV's, then that's about it.

1 Thank Mark P
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good overall restaurant. Not the best, but good value. Decent mexican food but could be a little more authentic which would give it a better score, but nice place.

Thank kevin s
Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here dozens of times over the years and have found that they can do an excellent job or at times a fair job---usually depends on how busy they are. When they get a crush of customers, it's anyone's guess. However I've always found the fish ceviche to be outstanding, and I love the verde sauce. The combination... More 

Thank bytor1984
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We have not been in a couple years but decided to stay close to home for dinner. That was a mistake our walk to the table set the tone for the night. The waiter did not wait for us to be seated he just dropped the menus and left. The service was the worst we have had in a while.... More 

1 Thank Soccertraveler2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5170 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bonita
  • Phone Number: +1 619-479-8024

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