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Cocina 35

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Mexican, Latin
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Mexican, Latin
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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All reviews brunch chilaquiles french toast torte pancakes aguas frescas mexican food aqua fresca cafe de olla pickled onions cafeteria style plate dishes
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

They claim to have the best Chilaquiles in town, and I would have to agree. Such a delicious place to eat right downstairs from the Holiday Inn. I only wish they were open longer hours.

Thank ChulaVistaTraveller
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I was out for a walk, came upon a place that had 15-20 people waiting outside. Got closer saw a sign that said old school Mexican. I thought to myself, wow! This place really has something. Went there for lunch a few hours later. Still...More

1  Thank tommyterri
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Authentic old school cuisine. Love this place. Offers tons of variety, accommodating staff, and the aqua fresca is fantastic!

Thank A W
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If chiliqulies is on the menu I order it, I really love chiliqulies and am always searching for a good one. When I crave chiliqulies this is where I go, they are the best! A variety of different types and meats, I like them all...More

1  Thank MinShack
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

If you want authenticate Mexican food this this is the place for you. It is not much on decor ,but the food is tasty,fresh and delicious. You come in a pick out your entree and side dishes. Service is courteous and fast. I would definitely...More

Thank Chriscal2
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Tasty Mexican breakfasts. Expect a wait. Everything they serve is good, without the heavy, bland aftertaste you often get from Mexican food. The price is a little high & you'll probably have to fill up on something else in a few hours, but the taste...More

Thank rudyboomer
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were in town before a cruise and wanted to get some "real Mexican" food since we were in the area. While this appears to be a place for locals to enjoy dishes that they are accustomed to, it was a huge disappointment for us...More

4  Thank HTOTMO
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a Saturday for brunch. We were quoted a 15 minute wait time, but it exceeded 40 minutes. The staff was very polite though. It's "cafeteria" style, which was new for us. You basically walk by a glass display and...More

2  Thank huertatravels
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The home style Mexican restaurant is very good. The breakfast plates and the lunch buffet is excellent. The chilaquiles are excellent and the pulled pork for lunch is also great.

Thank SingaporeJD
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

You like chilaquiles? Are you in San Diego? Well there's only one place to get them. Cocina35. Hands down the best ones I've ever had. Bar none.

1  Thank BettinaE180
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