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Verdes El Ranchero

€€ - €€€Mexican,
7404 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5029
+1 858-459-5877
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese crisp” (6 reviews)
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
7404 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5029
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant really reminds me of those that exit in Mexico. It is quaint and cozy and very authentic as is the food. My only regret is they do not serve mole sauce. We had a wonderful pomegranate margarita and great enchiladas. The guacamole was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rohrshack
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We ate here a few times during out month long stay in La Jolla. Excellent food, great service and the best margaritas. The food is generous portions and they also provide a warm bowl of tortilla chips and salsa dip to get you started. Highly...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beanwandering
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Recommended by our Airbnb hosts as a restaurant where the locals eat and our first experience of Mexican food in California. It was really good. Our waitress (Zoey) was superb. Able to walk us through the menu and when I opted for enchiladas she suggested...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AndyG6
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We are not really familiar with Mexican food, but we wanted to go somewhere within walking distance of where we were staying in La Jolla, and just came across Verdes ER. We sat down and were immediately given a bowl of warm tortilla crisps and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is the real thing- a small(er) restaurant that serves generous portions of delicious Mexican food. As a local La Jollan, I can assure travelers this is THE place to go for Mexican food. ( I've tried them all and none can come close). The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank martamccarty
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Excellent service, excellent food, in this small but cozy restaurant just a short drive from the bustle of Prospect Street.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ericgE255MG
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

If you are searching reviews for a good place to grab some great Mexican food- GO HERE. I am a huge Mexican food fan and this is hands down the best I have ever had. The guacamole was fresh and so so delicious, the queso...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Emerrick
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Had a co-worker lunch here Friday afternoon. The drinks were great and the service was a little slow. Delicious.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CaribbeanFan79
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

One cannot beat this place. Menu is huge, food outstanding. The burritos are fabulous and so large, you’ll need to take some home. Don’t miss this place!!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank southerncal10
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We had the Tortilla Soup and the Albondigas (meat ball soup). Amazing. Would come back in a heart beat. 😊

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Guy-from-Cowtown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7404 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-5029
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-5877
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