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Juanitas Taco Shop

290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
+1 760-943-9612
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“carnitas” (16 reviews)
“guac” (4 reviews)
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290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Juanita was there working, very cordial and the food was great, portions were good, free distilled water and the prices were great too!

1  Thank K.T. R
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Best carnitas I've ever had! A 10 for sure and at a price that is unbelievable. You have to go here if you nearby.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 22 August 2016

On our last trip to SD, we rented a car for one day, mostly to go to Juanita's. The ambience and dining room are nothing fancy, but the tacos/burritos are out of this world.

Reviewed 14 July 2016

We lived in Leucadia for several years and then relocated to Northwest. We were visiting family in Rancho Bernardo, but chose to stay in our old "stomping grounds" and had to visit our favorite taco shop - still as good as ever! Although the lady...More

Thank Cabsare
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had for different kinds and the were all good. Pastor and chicken were my favorites. Guac was also worth adding on.

Thank Bc904
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

easy place to grab some tacos after enjoying a day of running around on the beach yummy. Visiting from Florida with my family and we needed something quick this place fit us perfectly. How about the picture of this guy and his cool car sitting...More

Thank RichAube
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Huge chimichangas! If you get the combination, you'll get cooked beans and rice, as well a little tomato, onions and avocado salad. The tacos are small, but filling. Everything was yummy! Loved the Jamaican hibiscus icetea.

Thank Licu321
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Whether you live here or are visiting the North County Coast, a stop to Juanitas is a MUST! I live here & frequent this taco shop for the best fish tacos & an orange bang! (Like an orange Julius or creamsicle) all their food is...More

Thank Napajuje
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Good quality authentic Mexican selections in this truly no frills setting reminiscent of Mexico's roadside stand cuisine.

Thank dewesters
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for 15 years when in town visiting. It is quick, cheap and fills our tummies! We like to sit outside on the picnic tables.

Thank sunnyskier
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-943-9612
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