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Cotijas Mexican Food

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7695 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-1607
+1 619-463-1643
08:00 - 23:00
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Lemon Grove, California
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for quick tacos or carne asada. It's a small mom&pop type fast food restaurant. They are efficient, clean, and cash-only.

Thank Mary A
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I have driven by this fast-food restaurant so many times and there's usually a line. I decided to give it a try today; well now I know why there's usually a line, I ordered a shredded beef taco which was under $3 and it was stuffed with deliciously seasoned shredded beef! Wow!

Thank Patty S
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Don't know what makes it so special.......but this is literally my breakfast burrito go to whenever I'm in the area. The hot sauce is so good that I find myself using almost the entire squeeze bottle!! Must try it if you haven't!!!

Thank 1LoveSunsets1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Been coming here forever Delicious Just love this place Burritos Tacos Beans rice All good and plenty of it Fast and clean

Thank Liorashamayne
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

The sign outside says, "home of the shrimp burrito." I tried that. It was very, very delicious. I will try my hardest to try something different next time, but that shrimp burrito may be worthy of a repeat. They only accept cash as payment, for which I was prepared. I guess nobody has told them about credit and debit cards!

Lemon Grove, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

We've been eating at Cotijas in Lemon Grove for over thirty years, they used to be across the street. For years Cotijas used to be our Friday night food source, now we probably order from them on average three times a month. I like both their Shrimp Burrito (not the Shrimp A La Diabla, the regular Shrimp Burrito is spicy... More 

Thank Brooks_M
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

I am addicted to their chicken tolled tacos. Their chimachangas are also very good. My only complaint is that they only accept cash. I often forget and am stuck paying an extra fee for their atm.

Thank Aishawal
San Diego, California
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310 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

i go here a lot of weekend for breakfast and i get there spanish omelette and it is always very good just like today

Thank randy7496
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

This is a cool spot for some basic mexican food.... Food is fresh... Not over seasoned.. priced fairly good... I have found you get better service during the week though.....They do a pretty good job on getting phone orders correct.. So far they are 10 for 15 with me.

Thank Sbwy4moe
San Diego, California
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2011

I always get chicken tacos and rice. Their rice is amazing. This place has very good food and it's definitely affordable. The lady that works there is always friendly. The only thing that bothers me about this place is the fact that they only take cash. And offer and ATM inside. Why not just accommodate the customer and get a... More 

Thank Ashleylynn85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7695 Broadway, Lemon Grove, CA 91945-1607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lemon Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 619-463-1643

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