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Rudy's Taco Shop

7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
3 Jan 2018
9 Dec 2017
“Cheap but tasty mexican”
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Fast food
7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible service, burnt food and filthy tables. There's a few Roberto's nearby that are always great. No Mas Rudy's!

Thank LostCapt
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Went with family.. large menu, tasty food and reasonable prices. Very nice guys run the place. Recommend

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Nice veg options. The tostada was great. Chips and salsa is a great option for takeout. Not so much room for eating and it is a fast-food setup.

Thank UpperCapeResident
Reviewed 19 November 2017

A little shop with pleasant employees and excellent Mexican food. Very low key. Extremely reasonable and delicious tacos. Great for take out og to eat there.

Thank reisermedfamilie
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped in here on the way back from Legoland. It had a very friendly atmosphere and good Mexican food at reasonable prices.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Popular locally owned using fresh ingredients. They offer beer (which is great with Mexican food). I often call in for take out if it's during a busy dinner hour. Service is quick and they have a 'condiment" bar to help yourself to several different salsas,...More

Thank joanieg1
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Bring out of town friends here for delicious Crispy Chicken tacos! They are delicious. Good Guacamole, Ice cold beer and A quesadilla , now that's Cali Mex at its best No frills but easy quick and oh so Tasty Love it

Thank Tattalat
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The rolled potato tacos were very good, they came with a healthy amount of guacamole and fresh pico de gallo. The kids enjoyed the loaded nachos. The prices were so reasonable that my husband two veggie burritos.

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was on my walk near the Omni La Costa. I stopped for a late breakfast/early lunch and was astounded by the quantity of food for such a low price. It was very good.

Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have been here before and the food was good. I know Cinco is a super busy day so maybe I just picked a bad day. I called and told them my order was not correct when I go home and they did give me...More

Thank Regina T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
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: 7662 El Camino Real Ste 102, Carlsbad, CA 92009-7903
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
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