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Karina's Taco Shop

916 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2049
+1 760-633-3300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“al pastor” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Fast food, Latin, Spanish
916 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2049
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Reviews (33)
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2017

I stopped by Karina's Mexican Seafood tacos and was impressed by the Fast service and the Huge size of the servings. The fish tacos were great with fresh salsa and crispy fish filet. My friend had a carne asada burrito that weighed 3 pounds it...More

Thank BigWET
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place is only open 8-5 not sure why. It seem if a restaurant is to make it in this economy it would be open for dinner as well. Food ok. Prices standard for the area but not friendly and parking is a flipping nightmare.

Thank glaslady
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

When I want Mexican food I think of Karina's. And when I'm in San Diego I make a point to be here. Order anything you won't be disappointed. The best North of the border.

Thank Rocky J
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Karina's serves up some really good tacos. Located right on the highway it is definitely worth a stop. I had the al pastor and carnitas tacos both we full of delicious pork and quacamole. They were well worth the $3 each price. Service was fast...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 22 May 2016

If you are hungry and need some good Mexican, this is a good place to go. I had tacos, which were great, but everything looked good.

Thank Nancy882
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Drove here on Easter and found that they closed early-totally disappointed. Came back two days later and stopped on way to Anaheim. I can not tell you how good this food was. Everything we had, there were four of us, was fresh made. Recommended by...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Right on the Hiway (West side) worth a stop in for a quick bite - can sit in, or sit outside and watch the traffic - tasty Fish Taco's and Chimichanga was our choice - good prices and brisk service...

Thank Ferenc V
Reviewed 5 February 2016

It was late afternoon and we needed a snack. The empty cafe save for 1 postal driver (that was a good sign but originally I thought he was family or staff) and the non locking restroom door had me thinking low expectations. The front counter...More

Thank Sheila Q
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

I've been for tacos and burritos. Indoor and outdoor seating off Hwy 101 in quaint Leucadia. Very affordable and burritos are easily splitable. My husband and I ordered the Al Pastor and Carnitas burritos, $12. Each comes with salsa picante and wedge of lime. They...More

Thank ckingw
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a locals paradise. We all love it... all walks of life This is a trademark food location for the beach. There is NOTHING that you can go wrong with. O.K. some items are healthier than others but there is something for everyone! Vegetarians,...More

Thank PrincessWildhair
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 916 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-2049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-633-3300
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