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El Compadre

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5735 El Camino Real, Ste O, Atascadero, CA 93422-3350
805-466-0460
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, good salsa bar and plenty of chips.

Stopped off for lunch. Had the fish tacos which were delicious. Good salsa bar with all the chips you want. Friendly service to boot!! I only have one recommendation. I went into your very clean restroom to wash my hands. The hot water at the sink was extremely HOT. You need to turn down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
stevebrutus
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Corona, California
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Corona, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Stopped off for lunch. Had the fish tacos which were delicious. Good salsa bar with all the chips you want. Friendly service to boot!! I only have one recommendation. I went into your very clean restroom to wash my hands. The hot water at the sink was extremely HOT. You need to turn down the temperature of your hot water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I love the carne asana tacos and carnitas , they are a little on the pricey side but the food is good

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Thank Lori G
Santa Margarita, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Loved their pork and chicken tacos as well as grilled Vegas, rice and beans. Looking forward to going to the restaurant in Atascadero. Staff very friendly and helpful!

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Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Chili verde tacos I had were very nice. Big and fat tacos and the salsa bar really helped. I enjoyed the green salsa the most on my tacos and the salsa fresca most on the chips. The four of us all had fun chatting and eating and every one said they were going to come back. Thanks Compadre!

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Thank CharleySays
Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

They have the best Carne Asada tacos we have ever had! Quality Ingredients. Chile relleno, green sauce, rice and beans all Excellent.

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Thank cici12015
Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We just love this authentic food. Love that we live about 2 miles from it, as well. The food and selection is great. Kind of a locals hang out because it's a little "off the beaten path". (Maybe another reason we love it :) I have recommended it to quite a few people. Have eaten there for years-----same food as... More 

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Thank Funlovinggrammie
Atascadero, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is our absolute favorite Mexican Restaurant. Not a fancy place, but the food is excellent and very reasonable. Very friendly staff. Highly recommended!

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Thank puglisa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

...and we understand why. Excellent, fresh, authentic food. A couple vegetarians in our group and the staff were understanding and really helpful. As good as dinner and the salsa bar was, the desserts were heavenly.

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Thank Jeff M
Atascadero, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Such authentic and delicious food. The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable. We love their salsa! The only down side is the interior. It's a bit dated and tacky. Plastic table clothes don't add to the atmosphere. But overall...give it a shot. We love doing lunch here.

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Thank clipingirl
Morro Bay
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

My family has eaten here many times in the past few years but tonights meal set the bar so high. I always order the same burrito no frills but tonight I ventured out of the box and ordered a Carnitas Sopes and a carne asada gordita. I have to say that this is the best meal I've had in years.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5735 El Camino Real, Ste O, Atascadero, CA 93422-3350
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: 805-466-0460

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?