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El Nido

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Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
Today
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 109
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Food.

The first time I ate here was probably 20+ years ago prices have increased since lol. I've been there a couple time recently. My last visit was for Mother's Day as my daughter wanted to take me to dinner and my choice was to go here. They have from Mexican dishes which are very good and fairly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Yolanda92101
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

First visit the Bar and Ask for an Margarita, its authentic with no sweet and sour, Sergio will hook you up! Next go with something different from the kitchen, maybe the appetizer Quail prepared in Garlic Butter, or maybe the Venison, or on the weekends the hole lamb roasted on the fire pit. All in a slice of unexpected paradise!... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The first time I ate here was probably 20+ years ago prices have increased since lol. I've been there a couple time recently. My last visit was for Mother's Day as my daughter wanted to take me to dinner and my choice was to go here. They have from Mexican dishes which are very good and fairly priced to steaks... More 

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Oakley, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a steak house with excellend food and service, the food is better than at the famous Rosarito Hotel.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This iis by far my favorite restaurant in Rosarito. It is rustic, romantic and has a beautiful patio garden in the back of it.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I've been coming to El Nido on and off for the past 20 plus years. It's been an institution in Rosarito for much longer than that. Back in the day, it was the place to go for a good dinner, service and atmosphere. Now days, it's a little tired and their prices are much more than the competition which is... More 

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Murrieta, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We celebrated here for my sisters birthday, the food is delicious, and the drinks are strong. Everything was really reasonably priced and the service was really great!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

If you are ever in Rosarito, Mexico, you must have a meal here. Classic, old-style restauarant with an emphasis on grilled meats. The atmosphere in the back "garden" room is like something from a fairy tale. Very good service and fair prices.

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Santa Rosa, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Tender, tasty, grass-fed local beef. Shrimp is great. Love the Margaritas. Go to the back patio for a little bird & turtle habitat to sip your drink with some chips and guacamole. Easy walking distance from Rosarito Beach Hotel. Designated parking spaces in front of restaurant. Expect American prices.

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fullerton
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This restaurant has great atmosphere and great food. wide variety of menu items, including Steak, Venison, Quail, Rabbit, Lamb and Sea foods. The food was prepared to be delicious. Very friendly wait staff and a fun atmosphere with water falls, and fire pits. i would definitely recommend this restaurant when in town.

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Rosarito, Mexico
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

El Nido has been a classic in Rosarito forever, and it still delivers. Atmosphere is excellent, with rustic relics everywhere amid a woody and natural setting with ponds and small waterfalls, and even turtles in the back patio section (great for kids.) The smells of the tortillas being made and the meats grilling are inticing and the food is reliably... More 

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Additional Information about El Nido

Address: Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blvd. Benito Juarez, Rosarito, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Rosarito

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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