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El Viejo

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Calle 20 de Noviembre, Los Barriles, Mexico
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: I don't see reviews for any of Los Barriles' many restaurants or the local...
I don't see reviews for any of Los Barriles' many restaurants or the local attractions for that matter. I live here and would be glad to provide more information about this great little town if you are interested. pbbr2004@aol.com
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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great cheap tacos

we had scallop, shrimp, fish and beef tacos - $2.00 each - add a couple ice cold beers and lunch for 2 for $12 - their taco bar lets you put whatever you want on the tacos. Someone at a neighboring table had fish and chips that looked yummy - they close at like 3 so don't plan dinner there

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
jillchapman
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Elko, Nevada
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Elko, Nevada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we had scallop, shrimp, fish and beef tacos - $2.00 each - add a couple ice cold beers and lunch for 2 for $12 - their taco bar lets you put whatever you want on the tacos. Someone at a neighboring table had fish and chips that looked yummy - they close at like 3 so don't plan dinner there

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Los Barriles, Mexico
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good food and good service. Tacos a specialty withe lots of condiments. Lunch and breakfast. Flies in the far back a bit annoying but its Mexico.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you're looking for a lunch spot and enjoy tacos this is the place, it gets busy over lunch but it worth it.

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reno, nv
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Love this place! You order your tacos and they have an extensive salsa bar with all kinds of goodies to pile on to your taco. A locals fave and a true bang for your buck. There's a reason it is always packed.

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great stop for lunch..quick friendly service, clean, convenient, only gringos eating here....doesn't lend itself to an authentic experience of being away from home

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Kelowna, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Fish Tacos are fantastic and so is the rest of the menu - sandwiches, burgers, and other standard Mexico food such as quesadillas etc. We ate here a few times during our one week stay in Los Barriles. If you're looking for a small, local and cheap in price restaurant I would recommend to add this to your list.

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Kelowna, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great Tacos, amazing burgers, really well priced for lunch time meals, we had 13 tacos 8 beers all for $600 pesos you can`t go wrong with that.Service was very good although not many tables and chairs available it is a small place but big on value.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Tried to eat here twice but it was closed both times. The second time they were serving a table of guests when we told by a very smug waiter that they were closed. We won't try again. Instead go to El pirata.

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

El Viejo is a well visited place in 'downtown' Los Barriles . Small and very informal with a heavy tourist vibe . Gringo visitors seem to love it more than long termers . Food is good although the fly situation is problematic . If swatting flies off your food is your version of 'live entertainment' you will enjoy it more... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place has great tacos. What I think really makes the tacos are all the sauces available at the front of the restaurant. Everything you could imagine, very fresh & behind a glass case. We did notice a number of people having pancakes & eggs so if you are looking for a traditional breakfast it's available. Yes, the flies can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 20 de Noviembre, Los Barriles, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Barriles

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

I don't see reviews for any of Los Barriles' many restaurants or the local attractions for that matter. I live here and would be glad to provide more information about this great little town if you are interested. pbbr2004@aol.com
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 am

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