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POR Favor Mexican Restaurant

148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
+1 619-440-8228
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tostada” (4 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here and it was quite good. The portions are HUGE and could be split between two people. The chips were fresh and we really enjoyed the Pollo Fundido and green chili chicken enchilada. The decor is festive and there is a lovely outdoor...More

Thank PhxMermaid
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went on a Wednesday for dinner while there was a car show going on. We loved the place, my wife had the tostada compuesta. I had the Enchilada plate. all was good and the margarita's were perfect.

Thank Rickczap
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had a great dinner with friends last week. The enchiladas were great and the green sauce was the best flavor I've had. I ordered rice instead of beans and my order came out with beans. My waitress was very gracious to correct it and...More

Thank Grossmont9372
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Went to the El Cajon car show on Wednesday and stopped to eat at a favorite Mexican restaurant, Por Favor right on Main street as the car show was all around us. Pick a meal here you can't go wrong. I have the enchilada special...More

Thank Rickczap
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have gone here for years. We enjoy going to the Wednesday nite car show and going there for dinner. You can dine inside, or on the patio or out front to watch the cars go by. The prices are average, the food selection is...More

Thank Quiltingranny
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We always go to Por Favor when visiting family in San Diego. Nice atmosphere, especially during the Summer car shows, great margaritas and good food. Car show every Wednesday during the Summer, they close all of Main Street for 2-4 blocks, very fun.

Thank Geo G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

For years i have eaten here a few times and its always great! Its fun and lively and portions are huge!! Great food

Thank kathyraponi
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Fish tacos on lunch menu. Said they would be served crispy. The tortillas were room temperature straight out of the bag. The fish was raw. The sauce was more like tartar sauce than Mexican sauce. The rice tasted like minute rice with yellow food coloring....More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had never been to Por Favor. What was I thinking? The food is great. Service is courteous & fast! The patio is very fun to sit in. The colors of all the murals & tiles were beautiful.

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner, and had their Enchiladas del Mar. The shrimp was fresh and the sauces were good. Nice to be able to have a good draft IPA (Sculpin in this case) with dinner, instead of the usual beer choices at Mexican restaurants. I...More

Thank Bill T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-440-8228
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