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The Whole Enchilada

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7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
+1 831-633-3038
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food offered with so many choices it took us awhile to decide. I had a great virgin margarita & hubby had a non-alcoholic beer. Chips & salsa are presented & we ordered guacamole to accompany them. The beef fajitas were excellent & the "special burrito". We had not been to this restaurant for many years & we were so... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun atmosphere and delicious food. There are many fresh and authentic Mexican dishes prepared here that one will not find in other places. Antique shopping and the ocean are nearby so a visit it makes a nice visit and one of our favorite places.

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Walnut Creek, California
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Multiple dishes just fell flat. We eat a lot of Mexican food and we're very disappointed in this food and the prices. We won't be returning.

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Santa Rosa
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good eating here. They have a lime, cilantro, butter sauce that's great. Not a fancy place but good food, friendly service and at the coast.

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Orangevale, California
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380 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch/early dinner on a Saturday. we were seated right away. We ordered the deep fired artichokes and they were just okay. Should have ordered the steamed ones. The shrimp in lobster cilantro cream sauce was wonderful except the shrimp were way over cooked. It was served on tempura fried eggplant and rice with guacamole on... More 

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Fremont
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG....The chicken fajitas were amazing....I have to say it was some of the best grilled chicken I have ever had. It was pretty busy on a Saturday night but we were seated very quickly. I loved that they have some live music playing as we walked in. I would come back just for the chicken it was that good.

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Modesto, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fresh fish enchilada with mild red sauce ,rice and beans the best ever. Catch if the day .freshness. Great wait staff, personable owner

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were too starving to wait until Santa Cruz while driving back from Big Sur, and we decided to stop here without knowing what to expect. The portions are generous, and the food is delicious. Don't miss the steamed artichoke (amazing with a bit of salsa fresca on it) or the fish tacos. There are a number of daily specials... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I've driven past this place dozens of times in the 25 years I've lived in Santa Cruz. Last weekend was the first time we stopped and had a late lunch/early dinner. It was fantastic! I had the Philly Steak Burrito and a Cadillac Margarita. The margarita was a bit overpriced but that's understandable given the size. Don't order more than... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I've driven past this place so often in the years I've lived on the Central Coast and always wanted to try it. Now that I have, I can't wait to return! Colorful decor, easy parking, prices higher than average, but menu items you won't find elsewhere. Both entries were absolutely delicious (Oaxacan tamale in a banana leaf, and Philly Steak... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7990 Highway 1, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Moss Landing
  • Phone Number: +1 831-633-3038

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