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Tony's Jacal

621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
+1 858-755-2274
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkey bacon” (18 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (9 reviews)
“carnitas” (14 reviews)
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621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool decor and atmosphere. Server wasn't that interested in providing good service. Food was very tasty, portions generous.

Thank cmoj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best chicken mole in California. Tender, moist meat, richly complex mole sauce. Even the rice and refried beans are the best anywhere. Service is friendly and efficient, and I love the decor. Can't beat the prices, either. Just go there!

Thank MissPitts
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been coming here since the mid 1970's. Of the two major restaurants in this area this has always been my favorite.

Thank rwsay53
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been eating at Tony's for over 30 years. Now run by Tony's children and grandchildren, you can count on the same quality of food and excellent service that are a long tradition. Everything is delicious,!!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were introduced to Tony's Jacal by friends of ours who live nearby. Since, we have been here a few on our way to/from Del Mar. It's off the beaten path, but way worth the search. The menu is extensive, so I'm sure they have...More

Thank CalifBeachBum
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Been coming her 40 years. Now We drive down from LA. If you want a special treat get the Chili Colorado. We are addicted! Kids have been coming here since 4 and 2, and they still make me stop and bring them back the Chili...More

Thank stewiel
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My first authentic Mexican food and setting and I was not disappointed. Great food, margaritas and service! The staff make great recommendations and are very accommodating. The most difficult thing was deciding what to order on such an extensive menu!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for over 50 years! Always have to fit in a meal at Tony's on my trips home to California. Great atmosphere and service, not to mention great food and drinks! Love the turkey tacos and the chile rellenos. The patio is a...More

Thank heather02359
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've eaten Tony's Jacal food since the mid-60's (scary!!)...and still love it. I love that the food and the vibe are still the same. The food is really very good - and I eat a lot of very good comida Mexicana. Fresh, well prepared -...More

Thank jhmvis
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It is our go to Mexican restaurant in North County. We, luckily, live here in Solana Beach and walk down regularly for delicious food.

Thank Gayle W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-2428
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solana Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2274
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