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Juanitas Taco Shop

290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
+1 760-943-9612
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“carnitas” (17 reviews)
“rolled tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food
290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great burritos, taco and taquitos. You must go there the best! There are a lot to choose from when it comes to Mexican in Encinitas try Juanita's first after that try the rest!

Thank jbmaverick
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We brought some visitors from the midwest here so they could see what real San Diego style Mexican food is like. They were completely confused by the menu which was a good sign. In the end, they loved it (as we do), and are as...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Service: Is okay, just remember it's a hole in the wall. Don't go there and expect high end service. Food: The fish tacos were excellent. The tortilla's were crisp, the mix of ingredients was ideal, and the fish was fresh. Seating: There is both indoor...More

Thank SorianoSharp
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like Carnitas, then Jaunita's Carnitas is the place for you! Very casual beachy atmosphere with inside picnic tables for seating.

Thank sandyaqh
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great prices and awesome food. My favorite is their veggie burrito and my kids adore the rolled chicken tacos. So good. Very low key.

Thank KrisPalouda
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Juanita was there working, very cordial and the food was great, portions were good, free distilled water and the prices were great too!

1  Thank K.T. R
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Best carnitas I've ever had! A 10 for sure and at a price that is unbelievable. You have to go here if you nearby.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 22 August 2016

On our last trip to SD, we rented a car for one day, mostly to go to Juanita's. The ambience and dining room are nothing fancy, but the tacos/burritos are out of this world.

Reviewed 14 July 2016

We lived in Leucadia for several years and then relocated to Northwest. We were visiting family in Rancho Bernardo, but chose to stay in our old "stomping grounds" and had to visit our favorite taco shop - still as good as ever! Although the lady...More

Thank Cabsare
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had for different kinds and the were all good. Pastor and chicken were my favorites. Guac was also worth adding on.

Thank Bc904
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-9612
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