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Old Juan's Cantina

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649 Pier Ave, Oceano, CA 93445-9601
+1 805-489-5680
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant does not serve Mexican food. What is served is pseudo Mexican food made with non fresh ingredients smothered with melted cheese. The cheese probably is always added in order to hide the bland or awful taste of the food being served. I also ordered a tortilla soup that had a sharp piece of plastic in it!!!!!

Thank Norbert T
Felton. CA
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Despite good reviews, this restaurant has very bland Mexican food. Service was very, very slow. Save your money

Thank Pam L
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty food, fresh and hot (meaning in temperature) spice level, ask for their homemade habernaro sauce & add very little to your own taste of spice into their salsa. The service was excellent, Denise was our server & she was fantastic with call-backs, knew that I needed more napkins, very sincere with a fabulous personality. Thank you to Denise to... More 

Thank StampinSher P
Oceano, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have eaten here many times for dinner. The food is always good. They also have a full bar and happy hour. Free chips and salsa if just drinking watching sports. I will continue eating here. Good service and never a long wait. The food comes out fast.

Thank Steve B
Henderson, Nevada, United States
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and location. Service was good. I had the Chili verde and my husband had the chili Colorado--both were really delicious. Beer is cold and chips are plenty!

Thank Lisa B
Santa Clarita, California
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156 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Old Juan's Cantina located on PCH in Oceano is definitely worth the time and the money. The staff is nice and cordial. The food is good. The service excellent. And the prices reasonable.

Thank thibbs1955
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We think this place has GREAT food, fantastic service, & we stop there to eat often on our way home from a day of doctor appointments. Nice to bring some home for another meal enjoyed later too, YUMMM!

Thank Melinda G
Santa Rosa, California
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had the $5 Margarita's on their happy hour that runs to 7:00 PM. Really good so naturally we had another. The shrimp tacos had a great flavor but they had only 4 or 5 smallish shrimp on each taco. The rice was good. The tostada was filled with beef and very big and good. The service was not that... More 

Thank R J
Bakersfield, California
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239 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We come down to Pismo Beach every year for the Jazz Festival and we always pay a visit to Old Juan's. This trip was very good as usual. This time everyone in the group, 6 of us this time, all had the combination plates. Two of us had the Taco and Chile Relleno plate, which wasn't on the combo but... More 

Thank altonjk
Fresno, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in quickly for dinner... food was good, it has a very convenient location. We had the fish tacos.

Thank blmorgan1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Pier Ave, Oceano, CA 93445-9601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Oceano
  • Phone Number: +1 805-489-5680

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