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Pokez Mexican Restaurant

947 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6511
+1 619-702-7160
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tofu” (6 reviews)
“flautas” (4 reviews)
“machaca” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
947 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6511
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I am very thankful that there is a Mexican place with a lot more than beans and rice for vegetarians. I had a Chimichanga (a fried burrito) with tofu and my husband had a tofu fajita. The tofu was well seasoned and the food was...More

Thank JoeAndUma
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Just a quick solo visit. Casual dining and take out option. Fast service, friendly service, large portions of tasty goodies. Very inexpensive, enjoy!

Thank travelfacto
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We ate a great lunch meal here in 2014 upon the highest recommendation of my brother, a vegetarian and long time downtown San Diego resident. Back in town this week solo for a business convention and I walked a short mile past the many dozens...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Mexican is a go to for me with a Gluten free diet. We came in based on reviews we have seen on TR and elsewhere. We were not disappointed, the tortillas they provide you to start were great. I had the chillaquiles, not the best...More

Thank WNBAchica
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Pokez is great. It's funky, a local cornerstone of downtown before all of the money came into downtown for a facelift. Go support a local family's dream of providing affordable, delicious & generously portioned Mexican food for every member of your posey vegan to low...More

Thank seesumigo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The place is a very cool Mexican restaurant with vegetarian options and BIG portions. The food is quite good. Not fantastic or artsy, but pretty tasty. Sometimes more than others, but that's OK with me at this place. The salsa they serve with the chips...More

Thank Bos7of7
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We always love a vegetarian restaurant wherever we travel, especially with local food. This place didn't disappoint. It is not a fancy place but it had a nice selection of Mexican-American food.

Thank PMRNewYork
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I had friends coming to visit me and one of them was a vegetarian so we wanted to find a Mexican place that could accommodate for them, my meat eating friends, and my food allergies. We chose Pokez and boy are we glad we found...More

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had an excellent meal at Pokez with friends while visiting San Diego for the first time - the portions are huge, and they offer a huge selection of vegan and vegetarian Mexican food options. Prices are super reasonable, and the atmosphere reminded me of places...More

Thank Samimac
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great cheap food and service with a smile, nice portions with lots of flavour with a nice vibe inside.

Thank redkev07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 947 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-702-7160
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